Access 2010 - Beginner

4 Hours, 25 Minutes


Delivery Method

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Course Overview

This course covers the basics functions of Access 2010. After an introduction to database concepts and the Access environment and Help systems, you will learn how to open and use existing databases and design and create databases. Next, you will work with tables, fields, and records; sort, search and filter data; and set field properties and data entry rules. You also will learn to create queries, forms, and reports.

Course Objectives

Introducing Access 2010, Opening an Existing Database, Creating a New Database, Working with Tables, Creating a Select Query, Creating Simple Forms, Creating Simple Reports

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.


1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Introducing Access 2010

  • Using the File Tab
  • Using Templates
  • Reviewing the Ribbon
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Understanding the Navigation Pane

3 - Opening an Existing Database

  • Opening a Database
  • Using the Navigation Pane
  • Reviewing the Anatomy of a Table
  • Adding a Record
  • Using the Navigation Buttons
  • Using the Search Text Box
  • Using the Field Quick Filter Button
  • Reordering Columns

4 - Creating a New Database

  • Creating a New Table in Design View
  • Understanding the Table Design View
  • Understanding the Different Data Types
  • Adding Fields
  • Adding Calculated Fields
  • Adding and Validating Record Data
  • Using the Datasheet View
  • Adding Pre-Defined Fields
  • Modifying Fields

5 - Working with Tables

  • Searching with Wildcards
  • Using the Replace Feature
  • Adding Totals
  • Understanding Table Relationships
  • Adding the Subdatasheet

6 - Creating a Select Query

  • Using the Query Wizard
  • Using the Query Design View
  • Setting Query Criteria
  • Creating a New Query
  • Using Range Operators

7 - Creating Simple Forms

  • Creating Simple Forms Using the Form Wizard
  • Understanding the Form Design View
  • Selecting, Moving, and Resizing Controls
  • Creating a Simple Form Using the Form Button
  • Using Labels
  • Formatting Controls
  • Setting Tab Order

8 - Creating Simple Reports

  • Creating Simple Reports Using the Report Wizard
  • Selecting, Moving, and Resizing Controls
  • Using Report Bands
  • Using Groups
  • Using Controls
  • Changing the Page Layout

9 - Conclusion

  • Course Recap

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