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1 Yonge Street

Suite 2700

Toronto, ON M5E 1W7


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Microsoft Access: Introduction Course for Beginners (1 Day Training Course) | Online in Virtual Classroom Format or in Toronto

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Microsoft® Access® Introduction Course (1 Day)

Course Dates: November 3, 3021 (Virtual classroom) | December 17, 2021 (Virtual classroom)| Check for more dates >

Duration: 1 day - 9 am - 4 pm (ET)

Microsoft Access Versions: 2013 | 2016 | 2019 | 365 (Windows)

Delivery Methods: Instructor-led, in-person (live classroom) training or virtual classroom training

Course Fee: $245 CDN per person + HST (Virtual classroom), $275 CDN per person + HST (Bring your own device for live classroom courses) or $325 CDN per person + HST (Avantix Learning provides device for live classroom courses)*

Virtual Classroom: Virtual classroom courses are led by a live instructor and run from 9 am to 4 pm (Eastern Time) with a 15 minute break in the morning and in the afternoon and a 1 hour break for lunch.

In-person (Live Classroom) Course Location: Our live classroom courses are offered in downtown Toronto at the Toronto Eaton Centre or at the Toronto Star Building (some Avantix Learning courses may be held at an alternate downtown Toronto location). Location will be confirmed when you register.

Delivery Method: Instructor-led classroom training or virtual classrom training

Learning Path: Level 1 (Beginner)

Preqrequisite: Microsoft Excel: Introduction

Next Course in Series: Microsoft Access:  Intermediate / Advanced

Custom training: Available on request. Contact us to arrange a date.

During this instructor-led Microsoft Access training course, beginners will learn basic skills to work effectively with Microsoft Access databases. Students will learn to work with this powerful relational database program to create and edit Microsoft Access databases with tables, queries, forms and reports. Tables will be designed with various types of fields and properties including fields with drop-down menus and then used in tables and forms. Students will generate select, delete and update queries to extract data and will also create queries with calculated fields. Simple relationships between tables will also be created. Students will also create and format basic forms and reports. Throughout the course, the instructor will include numerous tips, tricks and shortcuts. Each student will also receive a full course manual.

Course topics

Working in the Microsoft Access Environment

  • Working with the Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Creating the four basic objects – tables, queries, forms and reports
  • Working with the Navigation pane
  • Creating and saving a new database

Designing Tables

  • Designing tables with different field types including text, number, date and hyperlink
  • Specifying properties for fields
  • Creating drop-down menus in fields
  • Entering and editing records in datasheet view
  • Saving a table
  • Navigating between Design and Datasheet views

Designing Data Entry Forms

  • Creating a simple form for user entry
  • Using Form view and Design view
  • Formatting a form in Design view
  • Understanding bound and unbound controls
  • Setting properties
  • Working with control layouts and removing controls from control layouts
  • Saving a form

Setting up a Simple Relationship

  • Setting up a relationship between tables based on a key field
  • Using referential integrity
  • Extracting information from related tables in forms, reports and queries

Creating Select Queries to Extract Records

  • Creating select queries using various wildcards and operators to extract information
  • Running a query
  • Saving a query

Creating Simple Calculations in Queries

  • Creating a query with calculated fields

Designing Reports

  • Creating and running a simple report
  • Grouping data in a report through the wizard
  • Using different views with reports
  • Formatting a report


Who will benefit

This course has been designed for beginners who are just getting started with Access. No prior experience with Microsoft Access is required.

Can I bring my own device?

Absolutely! If you choose to bring your own device to an in-person (live classroom) course, you will receive a reduced rate. Be sure to bring a power cord and a mouse is helpful.

What's included

Included in this course:

  • Comprehensive course manual
  • Keyboard shortcuts quick reference
  • Sample and exercise files
  • Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
  • Certificate of completion
  • Follow-up email support

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About Avantix Learning courses

Avantix Learning offers live instructor-led classroom and virtual classroom courses allowing personal interaction between the students and the instructor. We specialize in small classes, typically ranging from 6 to 8 students to ensure an optimal student to instructor ratio.

Live classroom courses are offered in downtown Toronto at 1 Yonge Street (Toronto Star Building), Suite 1801, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Our top-notch instructors have years of experience in the business world and students are encouraged to ask questions during our courses. Avantix Learning senior instructors have 15 or more years of experience. A complete profile of the instructor leading a specific course is available on request.


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Suite 2700

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Avantix Learning offers live instructor-led classroom (ILC) courses in downtown Toronto. We specialize in small classes with top-notch instructors. Public courses are offered at 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801, Toronto Star Building, Toronto, Ontario, Canada and at alternate downtown Toronto locations. We also offer courses in virtual classroom format.

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