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Access 2013 Advanced Course

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About the Course

This 2-day course builds on the foundations covered in the Microsoft Access 2013 Essentials course. Participants will extend their Microsoft Access skills to an advanced level; by learning advanced sql syntax and queries, creating relational databases, creating and using advanced macro techniques, basic VBA commands and other advanced features. Our courses are delivered in a prectical, hands-on manner to facilitate learning in a real-world context.

Who should do this course?

This course is suitable for participants who want to upgrade their Access 2013 skills to an advanced level. Upon completion of this course participants should be able to effectively design secure and scalable multi-user databases.

Prerequisites

Participants should have completed our Access 2013 Essentials course, or have equivalent practical knowledge; including creating databases, tables, queries, forms and reports.

Course Details

Course Dates

  • Sydney Class Dates

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    Level 11, 32 Walker Street, North Sydney , NSW 2060

    02 - 03 Nov 17 Thu - Fri
    11 - 12 Jan 18 Thu - Fri
    26 - 27 Feb 18 Mon - Tue
    19 - 20 Apr 18 Thu - Fri
    12 - 13 Jun 18 Tue - Wed
  • Melbourne Class Dates

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    Level 12, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne , VIC 3000

    06 - 07 Dec 17 Wed - Thu
    22 - 23 Jan 18 Mon - Tue
    13 - 14 Mar 18 Tue - Wed
    03 - 04 May 18 Thu - Fri
    20 - 21 Jun 18 Wed - Thu
  • Brisbane Class Dates

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    Level 6, 371 Queen Street, Brisbane , QLD 4000

    13 - 14 Nov 17 Mon - Tue
    08 - 09 Feb 18 Thu - Fri
    30 Apr - 01 May 18 Mon - Tue
    23 - 24 Jul 18 Mon - Tue
    18 - 19 Oct 18 Thu - Fri
  • Canberra Class Dates

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    Level 1, 33 Ainslie Place, Canberra , ACT 2601

    13 - 14 Nov 17 Mon - Tue
    05 - 06 Feb 18 Mon - Tue
    03 - 04 May 18 Thu - Fri
    23 - 24 Jul 18 Mon - Tue
    18 - 19 Oct 18 Thu - Fri
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    19 Young Street, Adelaide , SA 5000

    31 Oct - 01 Nov 17 Tue - Wed
    22 - 23 Jan 18 Mon - Tue
    19 - 20 Apr 18 Thu - Fri
    09 - 10 Jul 18 Mon - Tue
    04 - 05 Oct 18 Thu - Fri
  • Perth Class Dates

    Level 1, 140 St Georges Terrace, Perth , WA 6000

    Classes scheduled on demand in Perth

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Course Units

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Unit 1: Relational Database Design

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  • Designing a Relational Database
  • Scoping the System
  • Determining the Inputs
  • Normalising a Database
  • First Normal Form (1NF)
  • Second Normal Form (2NF)
  • Second Normal Form – Case Study
  • Third Normal Form (3NF)
  • Database Indexing

Unit 2: Creating a Relational Database

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  • Creating a New Database File
  • Creating Lookup Tables
  • Defining a Primary Key
  • Saving and Closing a Table
  • Creating the Expense Type Table
  • Creating the Transactions Table
  • Creating the Details Table

Unit 3: Setting Table Relationships

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  • Understanding Table Relationships
  • Understanding Lookup Relationships
  • Looking Up the Employees Table
  • Looking Up the Expense Types Table
  • Viewing Table Relationships
  • Understanding Table Joins
  • Editing the Employee Table Join
  • Editing the Expense Type Table Join
  • Creating a New Join
  • Creating a Relationship Report

Unit 4: Importing and Exporting Records

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  • Exporting Records to Microsoft Excel
  • Exporting Records to a Text File
  • Importing From Microsoft Excel
  • Importing From a Text File
  • Linking To an External Source

Unit 5: Multi Table Queries

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  • Understanding Relational Queries
  • Creating a Relational Query Design
  • Filtering a Relational Query
  • Filtering Related Fields
  • Adding More Tables and Fields
  • Utilising Hidden Fields
  • Understanding Query Joins
  • Creating an Inner Join
  • Creating a Left Outer Join
  • Creating a Right Outer Join

Unit 6: Parameter Queries

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  • Creating a Parameter Query
  • Displaying All Records
  • Using Parameters to Display a Range
  • Using Parameters in Expressions
  • Using Parameters with Wildcards

Unit 7: Calculations in Queries

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  • Creating a Calculated Field
  • Formatting Calculated Fields
  • Summarising Data Using a Query
  • Changing the Grouping
  • Calculating With Dates
  • Using Criteria in Calculations
  • Concatenating String Fields

Unit 8: Aggregation Queries

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  • Creating an Aggregation Query
  • Working with Aggregation Queries
  • Multiple Aggregations
  • Modifying Aggregation Headings
  • Aggregating Calculated Fields
  • Applying Criteria to Aggregates
  • Understanding Nested Queries
  • Creating an Assembly Query
  • Creating the Nesting Query

Unit 9: Action Queries

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  • Creating a Make Table Query
  • Using a Make Table Query
  • Understanding Expressions and Update Queries
  • Preparing an Update Query
  • Running an Update Query
  • Updating Using Expressions
  • Running an Expression-Based Update
  • Creating a Delete Query
  • Running a Delete Query
  • Creating an Append Query
  • Running an Append Query
  • Turning Action Messages Off

Unit 10: Modifying Forms

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  • Understanding Form Design and Layout
  • Switching Between Form Views
  • Selecting Form Objects
  • Working With a Control Stack
  • Changing Control Widths
  • Moving Controls on a Form
  • Aligning Controls
  • Understanding Properties
  • Changing Label Captions
  • Adding an Unbound Control
  • Adding a Control Source
  • Formatting a Control
  • Checking the Current Tab Order
  • Changing the Tab Order
  • Inserting the Date into the Form Header

Unit 11: DIY Forms

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  • Creating a Multiple Item Form
  • Adjusting the Layout of a Form
  • Typing Into a Form Layout
  • Disabling Fields
  • DIY Sub Forms
  • Removing SubForm Redundancy
  • Splitting and Merging Layout Cells
  • Adding an Easy Lookup Field
  • Adding Buttons to a Form
  • Adjusting Form Properties

Unit 12: Creating and Using Macros

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  • Understanding Macros and VBA
  • Creating a Macro
  • Running a Macro
  • Modifying an Existing Macro
  • Interacting With the User
  • Stepping Through a Macro
  • Documenting Macros

Unit 13: Macro Techniques

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  • Creating a Print Macro
  • Using Conditions to Enhance a Macro
  • Creating a Sequence of Conditions
  • Understanding the Versatility of MsgBox
  • Using the MsgBox Function
  • Reconfiguring a Message Box
  • Using the InputBox Function

Unit 14: Macros on Forms

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  • Understanding Macros on Forms
  • Creating Navigation Macros
  • Accessing Event Macros
  • Creating Unassigned Buttons
  • Programming an Event
  • Running an Event Macro
  • Modifying an Event Macro
  • Setting Echo Off
  • Adding a Close Button
  • Creating a Search Macro
  • Running the Search Macro
  • Understanding the Search Macro
  • Naming Macros
  • Referencing Macro Sheet Macros

Unit 15: Database Wellness

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  • Compacting and Repairing a Database
  • Understanding Database Splitting
  • Using the Database Splitter
  • Managing Linked Tables
  • Checking Object Dependencies
  • Analysing Database Performance
  • Documenting a Database

Unit 16: An Introduction to VBA

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  • Understanding VBA
  • Coding VBA for an Event
  • Running VBA Event Code
  • Understanding MsgBox and InputBox
  • Modifying an Existing Procedure
  • Understanding the Modified Code
  • Creating a Standard Module
  • Loan Simulator Code
  • Running the Code
  • Understanding the Loan Simulator Code
  • Creating a Button for the Simulator
  • Attaching the Simulator Code

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Course Reviews

(5.00 out of 5) Jarrad V [ 08 August, 2017 ]
This is the second course that I have completed with Domenic and can confidently say he has a sound knowledge of this material. I would recommend this course to others in my organisation.
(5.00 out of 5) Razia [ 08 August, 2017 ]
Enjoyed it very much and provided valuable insight into what goes on behind everyday Access which was very helpful to learn.
(5.00 out of 5) Angela [ 09 May, 2017 ]
Very valuable course. Alex's real life experience in designing databases proved invaluable in answering specific questions.
(5.00 out of 5) James O [ 28 March, 2017 ]
Course delivery was excellent and the course material well structured. The course handbook was very easy to follow and will provide a useful resource into the future. In summary, the course exceeded my expectations and I'm confident in developing databases into the future.

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