Microsoft Access Training Courses and E-learning

Learn to use this powerful relational database management system

Microsoft Access is a powerful database management system, designed for storing, reporting and analyzing large groups of data. Used both for backend programming and administrative data storage such as payroll, Access is relational database software and allows users to store and manipulate data with fewer limitations than Excel and similar spreadsheet programs.

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Microsoft Access Introduction
Learning Tree International
4 days
2,990 USD
Multiple (4)
You Will Learn How To Develop and support robust applications to query data, create forms, and design reports Build applications...
Microsoft Access 2010
Keystone Learning Systems
7 hours
149 USD
Online
This 7 hour Microsoft Access 2010 training course is made up of short, concise, individual subjects. By formatting the course...
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Explore the possibilities with Access
Microsoft Access Training Courses

Microsoft Access is a relational database management system, designed for a variety of both programming and front-end, office administration uses. Access is, in fact, more than just a data storage system. It is capable of complex data reports and analysis and can work in conjunction with multiple other Microsoft programsStay current with updates and changes to Access.

Learn Access 2013 and gain a clear understanding of some of the crucial changes and additions in this newest version of the program. Updates include:

  • New and numerous table templates
  • Using the cloud to host databases
  • Creating and polishing apps for SharePoint

Many courses in access and other Microsoft Office programs also offer training options in past versions of the software. Consider taking an older version of Access, such as Access 2010, in order to ensure that the course material is relevant to the version in use at your workplace. Learning how to navigate the right interface is crucial to feeling comfortable in day-to-day program use.

Go from beginner to expert

Beginner courses in access are intended to familiarize learners with skills for creating databases, building data tables and designing reports. Advanced courses tend to focus more on the needs of programmers and database administrators-

Access for beginners will vary based on the type and focus of the course, but introductory access courses generally include sections on:

  • Creating and modifying table data
  • Combining data from multiple tables in a query
  • Creating and designing a report
  • Designing a relational database
  • Sharing databases 
  • Securing databases

Intermediate and advanced courses in access go into greater detail on some of the primary functions of Microsoft Access, as well as additional complex capabilities. Courses will vary dependent on a number of factors, advanced courses generally cover:

  • Analyzing database performance
  • Linking tables to external data sources
  • Automation of repetitive tasks with Macros

Access as an SQL solution

Much of the versatility and overall attraction of Access as a data management system is that it can adopt a split database structure. This means that data tables can display as both “front-end” and “back-end”(acting as SQL) versions which are linked together. This is useful for a number of reason, paramount of which being that the front-end requires less technical familiarity from the user. Learn how to make the most out of Access for both technical and operational purposes.

Other Microsoft Office products

Access is just one of several powerful and versatile computer programs for professionals. Offered as part of the Microsoft Office Professional Suite, Access is packaged along with Word, Excel, PowerPoint Learn to use access in conjunction with these other Microsoft Office programs and take advantage of their compatibility, or take these courses separately to enhance the range of your Office program skills.