Access 2016: advanced
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
This course is FREE if a) you live in London and your job is at risk of redundancy or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit) and your monthly take home pay is less than £343. For more information click here
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: CDB06
Duration: 5 sessions (over 5 weeks)
What is the course about?
The course builds on the Access Essentials course. You will be introduced to some of the more advanced features and explore macros for automating tasks. You will be given prepared files for use and will not be required to enter large amounts of data.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
• Creating relationships
• Advanced tables
• Multi-table, parameter and action queries
• Advanced form design
• Advanced reports
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• Recognise the need for data analysis as a prelude to setting up a database
• Identify the role of forms and develop additional form functionality
• Recognise the need for data validation to ensure accurate data capture, and make use of it
• Formulate complex queries to extract and manipulate data
• Produce reports which group and sort data, transforming data into information
• Use macros to automate functions and processes.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You should have completed the Access Essentials course or have equivalent knowledge. If you have not done the Access Essentials course, please check the course outline to see that you are familiar with what was covered.
You should also be able to follow spoken and written instructions and be comfortable carrying out mathematical calculations.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Step by step instruction, with demonstrations where appropriate, will help you grasp the concepts. Course notes will be provided by the tutor in Google Classroom.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
There are no other costs, however you need to have Microsoft Access installed, preferably 2016 or later.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Introduction to programming, a beginner’s guide to SQL, introduction to SQL and Microsoft SQL server, 'ECDL advanced'.
Aurica Jalba has been lecturing for over 5 years MS Office at City Lit and providing Bloomberg training to undergraduate and MBA students at the University of East London (UEL). Aurica developed her teaching passion during her studies at university and strongly believes that education is for everyone and she is passionate about long-life learning. Her main priority is to treat everyone inclusive and support in the classroom and outside the classroom. She is well known for her patience, dedication, and clarity in teaching. She has developed some courses at City Lit, bespoke training for an Indian Delegation, and providing training for companies as a freelancer. From September 2019 she has been appointed as a Coordinator for the Business and Technology department. Aurica holds a Diploma in Ecology, BSs Economics, MS Finance and Risk, is an Associate to the Chartered Banker Institute (CBI) and BMC (Bloomberg Market Concepts) among others. In 2016, she was awarded the 3rd Place Winner leading a team at the UK University Trading challenge in trading. In 2015 she was involved in a research project about the feasibility of a 1mln pounds investment in Ghana.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.