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ACSL3: Microsoft Access - Creating Complex Databases

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Code: ACSL3
Length: 1 Day

Create complex Access databases by structuring existing data, writing advanced queries, making use of forms & reports, & performing database maintenance.

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This course is suited to database administrators or prospective database administrators who have experience working with Access and need to learn advanced skills.

To ensure your success it is recommended you have completed the Microsoft Access 2016 Creating Relational Databases course or have experience working with Microsoft Access 2016, including a working knowledge of database design and creation, form design and creation, report design and creation, a working knowledge of database querying and the various table relationships. 


After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Customise a form layout to improve usability and efficiency of data entry.
  • Share data across applications.
  • Use macros to improve user interface design.
  • Use VBA to enhance tasks.
  • Organise data into appropriate tables to ensure data dependency and minimize redundancy.
  • Lock down and prepare a database for distribution to multiple users.
  • Create and modify a database switchboard and set the startup options.

Implementing Advanced Form Design 
 Add Controls to Forms 
 Enhance Navigation and Organization of Forms 
 Apply Conditional Formatting 

Sharing Data Across Applications 
 Import Data into Access 
 Export Access Data 
 Link Tables to External Data Sources 
 Create a Mail Merge 

Using Macros to Improve User Interface Design 
 Create a Macro 
 Restrict Records Using a Condition 
 Validate Data Using a Macro 
 Automate Data Entry Using a Macro 

Using VBA 
 Getting Started with VBA 
 Enhance Access Using VBA
Using Advanced Database Management 
 Manage a Database 
 Determine Object Dependency 
 Document a Database 

Distributing and Securing a Database 
 Splitting a Database for Multiple User Access 
 Implement Security 
 Convert an Access Database to an ACCDE File 
 Package a Database with a Digital Signature 

Managing Switchboards 
 Create a Database Switchboard 
 Modify a Database Switchboard 
 Set Startup Options

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