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Microsoft® Office Access® 2019/2021: Part 1

Microsoft® Office Access® 2019/2021: Part 1

Course Description Overview

Course Number:
Course Length:
1 day
Course Description Overview:
Data is everywhere. Most job roles today involve some form of data management. Virtually everyone is affected in some way by the need to manage data. A relational database application such as Microsoft® Office Access® can help you and your organization with this task. This course is the first part of a three-course series that covers the skills needed to perform database design and development in Access. 

Microsoft® Office Access® 2019/2021: Part 1 (this course): Focuses on the design and construction of an Access database —viewing, navigating, searching, and entering data in a database, as well as basic relational database design and creating simple tables, queries, forms, and reports. 

Microsoft® Office Access® 2019/2021: Part 2 : Focuses on optimization of an Access database, including optimizing performance and normalizing data, data validation, usability, and advanced queries, forms, and reports. 

Microsoft® Office Access® 2019/2021: Part 3 : Focuses on managing the database and supporting complex database designs , including import and export of data, using action queries to manage data, creating complex forms and reports, macros and VBA, and tools and strategies to manage, distribute, and secure a database. 

This material will benefit users of any current Office version. The classroom environment setup is based on Office 2019. 

This course covers Microsoft Office Specialist Program exam objectives to help you prepare for the Access Expert (Office 363 and Office 2019): Exam MO-500 certification.
Course Objectives:
In this course, you will create and manage an Access 2019 database. 

You will: 
Navigate within the Access application environment, create a simple database, and customize Access configuration options. 
Organize and manage data stored within Access tables. 
Use queries to join, sort, and filter data from different tables. 
Use forms to make it easier to view, access, and input data. 
Create and format custom reports.
Target Student:
This course is designed for students looking to establish a foundational understanding of Microsoft Office Access 2019/2021, including the skills necessary to create a new database, construct data tables, design forms and reports, and create queries.
To ensure your success in this course, you should have end-user skills with any current version of Windows, including being able to start programs, switch between programs, locate saved files, close programs, and use a browser to access websites. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking either of the following South African Career Campus courses, or any similar courses in general Microsoft Windows skills: 

Using Microsoft® Windows® 10 
Microsoft® Windows® 10: Transition from Windows® 7
Course-specific Technical Requirements Hardware:
For this course, you will need one computer for each student and one for the instructor. 
Each computer will need the following minimum hardware configurations: 
1.6 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) multi-core processor 
4 gigabyte (GB) RAM (64-bit) or 2 GB RAM (32-bit) 
20 GB available hard disk space (64-bit) or 16 GB (32-bit) 
Keyboard and mouse (or other pointing device) 
1280 × 1024 or higher resolution monitor recommended 
Network cards and cabling for local network access 
Internet access (contact your local network administrator) 
Printer (optional) or an installed printer driver Projection system to display the instructor's computer screen
Course-specific Technical Requirements Software:
Microsoft® Windows® 10 Professional or Enterprise 
Microsoft® Office 2019 Professional Plus
Course Content:
Lesson 1: Getting Started with Access 2019 
Topic A: Launch Access and Open a Database 
Topic B: Use Tables to Store Data 
Topic C: Use Queries to Combine, Find, Filter, and Sort Data 
Topic D: Use Forms to View, Add, and Update Data 
Topic E: Use Reports to Present Data 
Topic F: Get Help and Configure Options in Microsoft Access 

Lesson 2: Creating Tables 
Topic A: Plan an Access Database 
Topic B: Start a New Access Database 
Topic C: Create a New Table 
Topic D: Establish Table Relationships 

Lesson 3: Creating Queries 
Topic A: Create Basic Queries 
Topic B: Perform Calculations in a Query 
Topic C: Sort and Filter Data in a Query 

Lesson 4: Creating Forms 
Topic A: Start a New Form 
Topic B: Enhance a Form 

Lesson 5: Creating Reports 
Topic A: Start a New Report 
Topic B: Enhance Report Layout 

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to Access Expert (Office 365 and Office 2019): Exam MO-500 
Appendix B: Microsoft® Office Access® 2019 Common Keyboard Shortcuts
Certification reference (where applicable)
Remote Software Environments