Microsoft Access - Introduction Course


This course aims to give new users of Microsoft Access the skills to create and maintain database tables, queries, screen forms and reports using this powerful database management program.



Access Screen Elements   

  • The Ribbon & the backstage area
  • The quick access toolbar

Database Concepts

  • Designing and scoping your database
  • Relational database concepts
  • Database objects

Database Tables

  • Design and create database tables
  • Working with lookup tables
  • Working with table structure
  • Using the primary key
  • Creating calculating fields in a table
  • Working with transactional records
  • Sorting and filtering data on a table

Select Queries

  • Query concepts
  • Designing a select query
  • Setting query criteria
  • Using wildcards in query criteria
  • Create calculations in queries

Working with Forms and Reports

  • Create a form using the form wizard
  • Create a report using the report wizard
  • Working with grouped reports
  • Creating statistical reports
  • Printing reports


Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, participants will have an understanding of important database management concepts and be able to create and maintain database tables, queries, screen forms and reports.



A familiarity with the computer keyboard and Windows is desirable.



1 day


Software versions

Availlable for 2010, 2013, 2016 & 365


Further development

Access Intermediate


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Standard Course Information


  • Take home course manual
  • Facilitator led training
  • Qualified trainer
  • Certificate of Attendance for participants
  • Post-course Help Desk support
  • Morning & afternoon refreshments
  • Lunch

Training venue:

Cloisters Level 1, 863 Hay Street
Perth CBD
Additional information:

  • IT standard training day runs from 9.00am - 4.00pm
  • 1 hour lunch break for full day courses
  • ½ day courses vary, please contact us for timings
  • Prices quoted are standard rates
  • Government and other discounts may apply and will be confirmed on invoice


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