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Microsoft Access Level 2 (Advanced)
(2013, 2016, 2019, 2021, 365)

What You'll Learn in Microsoft Access Level 2 (Advanced)

Course Length:

6 hours (1 day)

Learning Objectives

In the Access Level 2 course, you will become familiar with its more advanced features. You will cover how to complete advanced form design tasks, add field and record validation, conduct advanced database management, distribute and secure a database, and manage switchboards to easily navigate between the different forms and reports within a database. You will:

  • Add controls to forms and set form controls
  • Use data validation
  • Create and modify a database switchboard and set start-up options
  • Link tables to external data sources
  • Determine object dependency
  • Analyze the performance of a database
  • Split a database for multiple user access
  • Convert an Access database to an ACCDE file

Target Student

Users who are familiar with the basics of Access and would like to perform more advanced database management tasks such as completing advanced form design, adding field and record validation, distributing and securing a database, and managing switchboards.

Course Outline

Section 1: Managing Data Entry in Tables

Use Field Validation

Use Record Validation

Mark Fields as Required

Mark Fields for Indexing

Lookups Review

Understand the Input Mask Syntax

Use the Table Analyzer Wizard

Section 2: Implementing Advanced Form Design

Form Layouts

Types of Controls

Add and Move Form Controls

Form Control Properties

Manage Labels

Add Command Buttons

Change Tab Order

Create Subforms

Insert Images

Insert Headers and Footers

Sort Records

Apply Themes

Insert Backgrounds

Apply Conditional Formatting

Set Navigation Options

Section 3: Implementing Advanced Report Design

Including Charts in a Report

Adding a Calculated Field to a Report

Adding a Subreport to an Existing Report

Section 4: Creating Subforms

Create a Subform

Use a Subform

Format a Subform within the Main Form

Section 5: Organize Information with Tab Pages

What Is a Tab Page?

Create a Tab Page

Section 6: Creating Split Forms

Create a Split Form

Split an Existing Form

Use a Split Form

Fix the Form Separator

Section 7: Creating Navigation Forms and Switchboards

Navigation Forms vs. Switchboards

Create a Navigation Form

Create a Switchboard

Database Startup Options

Section 8: Implementing Advanced Query Tasks

Make Table Queries

Update Table Queries

Append Table Queries

Delete Table Queries

Union Queries

Section 9: Creating Advanced Reports

Grouping an Existing Report

Add Calculated Fields

Export Reports in Different Formats

Adding Charts to Reports

Section 10: Using Advanced Database Management

Link Tables to External Data Sources

Database Access Modes

Exclusive Mode

Back Up a Database

Compact and Repair a Database

Determine Object Dependency

Document a Database

Analyze the Performance of a Database

Section 11: Distributing and Securing a Database

Split a Database for Multiple User Access

Implement Security

Set Passwords

Convert an Access Database to an ACCDE File

Package a Database with a Digital Signature

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Microsoft Access Level 2 (Advanced)

Upcoming Classes

All Public classes are held online
with a live instructor
Dates Price Qty
July 8, 2024
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$375.00 Online
October 8, 2024
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$375.00 Online
April 10, 2025
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$375.00 Online
* Applicable taxes will be applied on checkout

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