Microsoft Access 2016: Level 2

Length: 1 day(s) | Audience: Information Worker | Level: 2

Your training and experience using Microsoft® Access® 2016 has given you basic database management skills, such as creating tables, designing forms and reports, and building queries. In this course, you will expand your knowledge of relational database design, write advanced queries, structure existing data, validate data entered into a database, and customize reports. Extending your knowledge of Microsoft Access 2016 will result in a robust, functional database for your users.

This course is designed for students wishing to gain intermediate-level skills or individuals whose job responsibilities include constructing relational databases, performing database maintenance, or creating advanced queries and reports.

Lesson 1: Designing a Relational Database

  • Relational Database Design
  • Create a Table
  • Create Table Relationships

Lesson 2: Joining Tables

  • Create Query Joins
  • Relate Data Within a Table
  • Work with Subdatasheets

Lesson 3: Using Data Validation

  • Use Field Validation
  • Use Form and Record Validation

Lesson 4: Creating Advanced Queries

  • Create Parameter Queries
  • Summarize Data
  • Create Subqueries
  • Create Action Queries
  • Create Unmatched and Duplicate Queries

Lesson 5: Organizing a Database for Efficiency

  • Data Normalization
  • Create a Junction Table
  • Improve Table Structure

Lesson 6: Using Advanced Reporting Techniques

  • Include Control Formatting in a Report
  • Add a Calculated Field to a Report
  • Add a Sub report to an Existing Report

To ensure your success, it is recommended you have completed Microsoft® Office Access® 2016: Part 1 or possess equivalent knowledge. It is also suggested that you have end-user skills with any current version of Windows, including being able to start programs, switch between programs, locate saved files, close programs, and use a browser to access websites.

You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking either of the following courses, or any similar courses in general Microsoft Windows skills:

  • Using Microsoft® Windows® 10
  • Microsoft® Office Access® 2016: Level 1