Microsoft Access 2016 Level 1

​In Access 2016 Level 1 students learn the basic skills and concepts needed to use Microsoft Access 2016 productively and efficiently. Topics covered include reviewing the Access 2016 environment, effectively planning databases, creating tables, organizing fields and records, and working with data entry rules. Students will also learn how to create basic queries, and how to work with forms and reports.

Course Outline

Lesson 1:  Getting Started with Access 2016

  • Identify the Elements of the User Interface

  • Identify the Tabs and Commands on the Ribbon

  • Obtain Help in Access


Lesson 2: Identifying the Components of a Database

  • Define Database Concepts

  • Identify the Components of a Database

  • Examine the Relational Database Design Process


Lesson 3: Organizing Data in Tables

  • Create a Table

  • Modify Table Data and Properties

  • Create a Table Relationship


Lesson 4: Fields and Records

  • Changing the design of a table

  • Finding and Editing Records

  • Organizing records


Lesson 5: Data Entry rules

  • Setting Field Properties

  • Working with Input Masks

  • Setting Validation Rules


Lesson 6: Basic queries

  • Creating and Using Queries

  • Modifying Query Results and Queries

  • Performing Operations in Queries


Lesson 7: Using Forms

  • Creating Forms

  • Using Design View

  • Sorting and Filtering Records

Audience

​This course is designed for students who wish to learn the basic operations of the Microsoft Access Database program to perform their day-to-day responsibilities, and to understand the advantages that using a relational database program can bring to their business processes. This Level 1 course is for the individual whose job responsibilities include designing and creating new databases, tables, and relationships; creating and maintaining records; locating records; and producing reports based on the information in the database.

To be successful in this course, students should have a basic understanding of the Windows operating system, including how to launch an application and create and save files. Some knowledge of basic database concepts is also helpful.