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$ 990
Duration:2 days
Level 3
321 Pitt St
Sydney NSW 2000
Participants:Max 10
Length:9:00 to 16:30
Break Times:
10:30 (15mins)
12:30 (1hr)
14:45 (15mins)
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Location: Level 2
80 Mount St
North Sydney
NSW 2060
Break Times:
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12:30 (1hr)
14:45 (15mins)
Duration: 2 days Participants: Max 10
Course Length: 9:00 to 16:30 Price:
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Access Advanced 2013 Course

Course Overview

This course is designed for people who have attended the Access Essentials course or have a comprehensive working knowledge of Access. They should be confident in designing tables, forms queries and reports.

Upon completion of the Advanced Access course students will be able to work with Select and Action queries, they will gain understanding of the impact of relationships including enforcing referential integrity, cascade and delete updates when creating and designing a relational database. They will be able to work confidently with properties and expressions in queries, calculations in forms, pivot table and pivot chart creation and macro design. This course also introduces the concept and use of VBA in database design.

Course Prerequisites

Microsoft Access Essentials Course 2010 or equivalent

Course Inclusions

FREE Course Re-sit

8 months

When you book a public course at Raisng the Bar we offer you a FREE course re-sit for up to 8 months from the scheduled course date.

FREE Email Support

12 months

Free email support for up to 12 months from the scheduled course date.

Small Class Sizes

10 students

All of our courses are capped at a maximum of 10 students to maximise your learning experience.

Classroom Training

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Course Manual

With each course we provide you with a comprehensive course manual for you to practice post course.

Computer Lab

No need to bring your own laptop. Our training courses are conducted in fully equipped computer labs with free Wi-Fi.

Course Certificate

Every student receives a certificate of completion at the end of course to recognise your new skills.

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Course Outline

Designing Relational Databases

  • Designing a Relational Database
  • Scoping the Project
  • Determining the Fields
  • Database Normalisation
  • First Normal Form (1NF)
  • Second Normal Form (2NF)
  • Second Normal Form – Case Study
  • Third Normal Form (3NF)
  • Indexing a Database

Creating Relational Databases

  • Creating a New Database in Access
  • Creating Lookup Tables (Child)
  • Defining the Primary Key
  • Saving and Closing a Table
  • Creating Additional Tables in the Database

Defining Table Relationships

  • Understanding Table Relationships
  • Understanding Lookup Relationships
  • Looking Up the Employees Table
  • Looking Up the Expense Types Table
  • Viewing Table Relationships
  • Understanding Table Join Types
  • Changing a Table Join
  • Editing an Existing Table Join
  • Creating a New Table Join
  • Printing a Relationship Report

Importing and Exporting Records

  • Exporting Data to Microsoft Excel
  • Exporting Data to a Text File
  • Importing Data From Microsoft Excel
  • Importing Data From a Text File
  • Linking To an External Data Sources

Multiple Table Queries

  • Understanding Relational Queries
  • Creating a Multiple Table Query
  • Filtering a Multiple Table Query
  • Filtering Related Fields
  • Adding Additional Tables and Fields
  • Utilising Hidden Fields in a Query
  • Understanding Query Joins
  • Creating an Inner Join in a Query
  • Creating a Left Outer Join in a Query
  • Creating a Right Outer Join in a Query

Parameter Queries

  • Creating Parameter Queries
  • Displaying All Records in Parameter Queries
  • Using Parameters to Display a Range of Values
  • Using Parameters in Query Expressions
  • Utilising Wildcards in Parameter Queries

Calculations in Queries

  • Creating Calculated Fields
  • Formatting Calculated Fields
  • Summarising Data in Queries
  • Changing Data Grouping
  • Date Calculations
  • Use Filter Criteria in Calculations
  • Concatenating Fields

Aggregating Data in Queries

  • Creating an Aggregate Query
  • Working with Aggregate Queries
  • Multiple Aggregates in Queries
  • Modifying Aggregate Field Names
  • Aggregate Calculated Fields
  • Applying Criteria to Aggregate Calculations
  • Understanding Nested Queries (Sub Queries)
  • Creating an Assembly Query
  • Creating a Nesting Query

Action Queries

  • Make Table Query
  • Creating and Using a Make Table Query
  • Understanding Expressions in Update Queries
  • Preparing and Running an Update Query
  • Updating Fields Using Expressions
  • Expression-Based Update Queries
  • Creating a Delete Query
  • Running a Delete Query
  • Creating an Append Query to Copy Records
  • Running an Append Query
  • Suppressing Action Messages

Modifying Access Forms

  • Understanding Form Layout and Design
  • Switching Form Views
  • Selecting Form Objects and Controls
  • Working With a Control Stack
  • Setting Control Widths
  • Moving Controls on a Form
  • Aligning Controls on a Form
  • Understanding Form and Control Properties
  • Changing Captions on a Label
  • Adding an Unbound Control to a Form
  • Adding a Control Source Property
  • Formatting a Form Control
  • Setting the Form Tab Order
  • Changing the Form Tab Order
  • Inserting the Date into a Control

Do It Yourself Forms

  • Creating a Main Form Subform
  • Adjusting the Layout of a Form
  • Typing Into a Form Layout
  • Disabling and Hiding Fields
  • DIY Sub Forms
  • Removing SubForm Redundancy
  • Merging and Splitting Table Layout Cells
  • Adding an Easy Lookup Field (Combobox)
  • Adding Buttons to a Form Using a Wizard
  • Adjusting Form Properties

Creating and Running Macros

  • Macros vs VBA
  • Creating a Simple Macro
  • Running Macros
  • Modify an Existing Macro
  • Interaction With the Database User
  • Stepping Through Macros
  • Documenting Macros

Macro Techniques

  • Creating a Print Macro
  • Adding Conditions to Enhance a Macro
  • Creating a Sequence of Conditions
  • Understanding the Versatility of MsgBox (Message Box)
  • Using the MsgBox Function
  • Reconfiguring a MsgBox
  • Request Information Using an InputBox

Running Macros on Forms

  • Understanding Macros on Forms
  • Creating Navigation Macros
  • Linking Macros to an Event
  • Creating Unbound Buttons
  • Working with Events
  • Running a Macro via an Event
  • Modifying an Macro via an Event
  • Setting Echo Off Property
  • Adding a Close Button to a Form
  • Creating a Find Macro
  • Running the Find Macro
  • Understanding the Find Macro
  • Naming and Renaming Macros
  • Referencing Macro Sheet Macros

Maintaining a Database

  • Compacting and Repairing a Database
  • Understanding Database Splitting
  • Splitting a Database using the Wizard
  • Managing Linked Tables
  • Checking Database Object Dependencies
  • Analysing Database Performance
  • Documenting a Database

Introduction to VBA

  • Understanding VBA
  • Coding VBA via an Event
  • Running Event Driven VBA Code
  • Understanding MsgBox and InputBox in VBA
  • Modifying an Existing Sub Procedure
  • Understanding the Modified VBA Code
  • Creating a Standard Module in VBA
  • Loan Simulator VBA Code
  • Running the VBA Code
  • Understanding the Loan Simulator Code
  • Creating a Button for the Loan Simulator
  • Binding the Simulator Code

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