Microsoft Access - Intermediate Course


The objectives of this course are to give participants an understanding of multi-table relational databases, the design and application of complex queries and tips and techniques for the design of forms and reports. 



Review of Introductory concepts

  • Overview of topics covered during Intermediate Access course

Table Field Properties

  • Required fields
  • Validating data
  • Lookup fields

Action Queries

  • Make table queries
  • Delete, append & update queries
  • Parameter queries
  • Calculating queries
  • Crosstab queries

Table Relationships

  • Create relationships between tables
  • Relational database concepts
  • Referential integrity settings

Complex Query Design

  • Multi-table queries
  • Creating and using joins

Designing Forms and Reports

  • Create forms and reports using the wizard
  • Using the design view to modify forms and reports
  • Form/report component properties
  • Using combo boxes, option buttons, toggle buttons and option groups

 Special Design Options

  • Use design effects for forms and reports
  • Create sub forms and sub reports
  • Use sections and grouping for Report analysis


Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course, participants will have an understanding of multi-table database relationships, designing complex queries and design techniques for forms and reports.


Completion of the Access Introduction course or equivalent knowledge is required.



1 day

Software versions

Availlable for 2010, 2013, 2016 & 365


Certification Options: Microsoft Office Specialist

Microsoft Office User Certification in Access.

Further development

Access Advanced


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