What you'll learn in this access class:You will examine the basic database concepts, and create and modify databases and their various objects using the Microsoft Office Access 2010 relational database application.
Most organizations maintain and manage large amounts of information. One of the most efficient and powerful ways of managing data is by using relational databases. Information can be stored, linked, and managed using a single relational database application and its associated tools. 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.The 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. It also provides the fundamental knowledge and techniques needed to advance to more complex Access responsibilities such as maintaining databases and using programming techniques that enhance Access applications.Students will receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of this course and may retake the same course as many times as they want.Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:identify the components of the Microsoft Access 2010 environmentidentify the components of a databaseorganize data in tablesview data in tablesquery a databasedesign formsgenerate reportsPrerequisites: Before taking this course, students should have a basic understanding of Windows, including how to use files and folders.The Course Curriculum for Microsoft Access 2010 Level 1:Lesson 1: Getting Started with Access 2010Topic 1A: Identify the Elements of the User InterfaceTopic 1B: Identify the Tabs and Commands on the RibbonTopic 1C: Obtain Help in AccessLesson 2: Identifying the Components of a DatabaseTopic 2A: Define Database ConceptsTopic 2B: Identify the Components of a DatabaseTopic 2C: Examine the Relational Database Design ProcessLesson 3: Organizing Data in TablesTopic 3A: Create a TableTopic 3B: Modify Table Data and PropertiesTopic 3C: Create a Table RelationshipLesson 4: Viewing Data in TablesTopic 4A: Sort RecordsTopic 4B: Filter RecordsTopic 4C: View Data from Related TablesLesson 5: Querying a DatabaseTopic 5A: Create a QueryTopic 5B: Add Criteria to a QueryTopic 5C: Add a Calculated Field to a QueryTopic 5D: Perform Calculations on a Record GroupingLesson 6: Designing FormsTopic 6A: Create a FormTopic 6B: View Data Using an Access FormTopic 6C: Modify a FormLesson 7: Generating ReportsTopic 7A: View an Access ReportTopic 7B: Create a ReportTopic 7C: Add a Calculated Field to a ReportTopic 7D: Format the Controls in a ReportTopic 7E: Apply a Theme to a ReportTopic 7F: Prepare a Report for Print