Online Class: Microsoft Access Level 1

"Microsoft Access Level 1" is a detailed course designed for both beginners and those with previous experience, focusing on teaching the functionalities of Microsoft Access for effective data management and analysis. This course is ideal for anyone looking to improve their data management skills, transition from Excel to Access, or pursue careers in data analysis, administration, or management.

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Course Description

"Microsoft Access Level 1" offers a comprehensive introduction to Microsoft Access, targeting both beginners and those with prior experience. Our aim is to provide you with a robust understanding of Access's functionalities, guiding you from fundamental concepts to advanced features.

Why Microsoft Access? Microsoft Access is a powerful information management tool, ideal for storing, reporting, and analyzing large datasets. Unlike Excel, which is perfect for smaller datasets, Access excels in managing larger, more complex data collections. This course will demonstrate how Access, as a database management system, outperforms spreadsheet tools like Excel in handling extensive records, thereby minimizing errors and optimizing data analysis.

Course Structure: The course consists of 22 lessons, each focusing on a unique aspect of Access. Here's an overview:

  1. Discovering Microsoft Access: Introduction to Access, its uses, and benefits over other data management tools.

  2. System Requirements and Setup for MS Access: Guide to setting up Access, focusing on technical requirements for optimal performance.

  3. Foundations of Databases: Basics of database concepts, their structure, and significance in data management.

  4. Exploring Database Objects: A look into the various database objects in Access, crucial for handling relational datasets.

  5. Mastering MS Access Navigation: Techniques for efficient navigation through the Access interface.

  6. Building Your First Database: Step-by-step instructions on creating and managing your first database, including table creation.

  7. Utilizing Object Views in MS Access: Understanding various views for enhanced database management.

  8. Designing Forms in Access: Crafting user-friendly database applications through form creation.

  9. Mastery of Form Controls and Styling: Advanced techniques in form control and customization.

  10. Deep Dive into Queries: Exploring queries, their structure, and their role in data analysis.

  11. Criteria, Operators, and Wildcards in Queries: Techniques for refining data retrieval using query criteria.

  12. The Art of Parameter Queries: Creating interactive queries that prompt for user input.

  13. Creating and Managing Relationships in Access: Techniques to define and utilize table relationships effectively.

  14. Database Normalization Explained: Understanding data organization and efficiency in databases.

  15. Crafting Calculated Expressions: Utilizing expressions for calculations and data manipulation.

  16. Aggregating Data with Queries: Using aggregate queries for computing statistics.

  17. Report Generation in Access: Basics of generating and viewing data reports.

  18. Advanced Report Design and Customization: Developing sophisticated report designs tailored to data presentation needs.

  19. Enhanced Report Formatting Techniques: Advanced report formatting, including grouping and sorting functionalities.

  20. Efficient Report Printing and Exporting: Ensuring high-quality output for Access reports.

  21. Data Import and Export Mechanics: Learning data interchange methods for Access.

  22. Exploring the Latest in Access: Keeping up with the newest features and updates in Microsoft Access.

Practical Applications: Each lesson is designed to provide you with practical, hands-on experience. You'll engage in creating databases, formulating queries, designing forms and reports, and much more. Real-world examples and exercises will enable you to apply what you've learned directly to practical scenarios, enhancing your proficiency in data management and analysis.

Who Should Enroll? This course is ideal for individuals seeking to:

  • Enhance their data management skills.
  • Transition from Excel to a more robust database system.
  • Pursue careers in data analysis, administration, or management.

Requirements: Participants are encouraged to install Microsoft Access on their computers. Options include purchasing Microsoft Office or subscribing to Office 365 for monthly access.

In summary, this course promises a thorough, practical, and up-to-date education in Microsoft Access, equipping you with the skills to efficiently manage and analyze data in various professional contexts. Whether you're a beginner or looking to update your knowledge, this course is a valuable step in advancing your data management capabilities.

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  • 6 Months to Complete
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Course Lessons

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Lesson 1: Discovering Microsoft Access

Explore the powerful capabilities of Microsoft Access, a versatile tool for managing large volumes of data, outperforming Excel in complex data management tasks. 7 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete Assignment: An Introduction
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Exam

Lesson 2: System Requirements and Setup for MS Access

Delve into the technical requirements and setup procedures to optimize MS Access performance on your system. 6 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 2 Exam

Lesson 3: Foundations of Databases

Understand the basics of databases, including their structure, functionality, and the importance of using them in data management. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 3 Exam

Lesson 4: Exploring Database Objects

Learn about the various database objects in MS Access, which are essential for storing and querying large, relational datasets. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 4 Exam

Lesson 5: Mastering MS Access Navigation

Gain insights on effectively navigating the user interface and menus of MS Access to enhance your productivity. 8 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 5 Exam

Lesson 6: Building Your First Database

Step-by-step guide on creating, saving, and populating your first database in Access, including table creation. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 6 Exam

Lesson 7: Utilizing Object Views in MS Access

Understand the different perspectives of viewing and working with objects in Access to enhance database management. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 7 Exam

Lesson 8: Designing Forms in Access

Learn to create and utilize forms in Access, an essential component for crafting user-friendly database applications. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 8 Exam

Lesson 9: Mastery of Form Controls and Styling

Discover the intricacies of using various form controls and techniques to style and customize forms in Access. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 9 Exam

Lesson 10: Deep Dive into Queries

Explore the world of queries in Access, understanding their structure and application in data analysis. 16 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 10 Exam

Lesson 11: Criteria, Operators, and Wildcards in Queries

Master the use of query criteria, operators, and wildcards to refine and target data retrieval in Access. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 11 Exam

Lesson 12: The Art of Parameter Queries

Learn to create dynamic, interactive queries that prompt for user input each time they are run in Access. 6 Total Points
  • Lesson 12 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 12 Exam

Lesson 13: Creating and Managing Relationships in Access

Discover how to define and use relationships between tables in Access to manage data more effectively. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 13 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 13 Exam

Lesson 14: Database Normalization Explained

Understand the concept of normalization and its importance in organizing database data efficiently. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 14 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 14 Exam

Lesson 15: Crafting Calculated Expressions

Learn to create and use expressions in Access for various purposes including calculations, text manipulation, and data validation. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 15 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 15 Exam

Lesson 16: Aggregating Data with Queries

Master the use of aggregate queries in Access for computing statistics like sum, average, and count. 6 Total Points
  • Lesson 16 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 16 Exam

Report Generation in Access

Get ready to use Access's reporting tool, learn how to quickly generate and view data reports. 8 Total Points
  • Lesson 17 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 17 Exam

Lesson 18: Advanced Report Design and Customization

Explore advanced techniques for designing and customizing reports to suit your data presentation needs in Access. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 18 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 18 Exam

Lesson 19: Enhanced Report Formatting Techniques

Learn advanced formatting options for Access reports, including group and sort functionalities. 6 Total Points
  • Lesson 19 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 19 Exam

Lesson 20: Efficient Report Printing and Exporting

Master the processes of printing and exporting reports, ensuring high-quality output of your Access data. 12 Total Points
  • Lesson 20 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 20 Exam

Lesson 21: Data Import and Export Mechanics

Discover the various methods for importing and exporting data to and from Access, enhancing data interchangeability. 8 Total Points
  • Lesson 21 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 21 Exam

Lesson 22: Exploring the Latest in Access

Stay up-to-date with the newest features and updates in the latest version of Microsoft Access. 160 Total Points
  • Lesson 22 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Course Comments; Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Assessment: The Final Exam
Total Course Points

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Course Title: Microsoft Access Level 1
Course Number: 57700135
Lessons Rating: 5.0 / 5 Stars (52 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Texas.
Last Updated: October 2023
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 0.8 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: UniversalClass Instructional Team
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $170.00 U.S. dollars

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