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Microsoft® Office Access™ 2016: Level 3 Course Description

Associated Certification: Microsoft Certified Application Specialist: Using Microsoft® Office Access™ 2016

Course Description: This is the advanced level Microsoft® Office Access™ 2016 course. Your training in and use of Microsoft® Office Access™ 2016 has provided you with a solid foundation in the basic and intermediate skills of working in Microsoft® Office Access™ 2016. You have worked with the various Access objects, such as tables, queries, forms, and reports. In this course, you will extend your knowledge into some of the more specialized and advanced capabilities of Access by structuring existing data, writing advanced queries, working with macros, enhancing forms and reports, and maintaining a database.

Course Length: 1.0 day

Course Objective
: You will create complex Access databases by structuring existing data, writing advanced queries, working with macros, making effective use of forms and reports, and performing database maintenance.

Target Student: This course is for the individual whose job responsibilities include working with related tables; creating advanced queries, forms, and reports; writing macros to automate common tasks; and performing general database maintenance. It is also designed as one in a series of courses for students pursuing the Microsoft® Office Specialist Certification for Microsoft® Office Access™ 2016, and it is a prerequisite to take more advanced courses in Microsoft® Office Access™ 2016.

Prerequisites: To ensure your success, knowledge of basic and intermediate features of Access tables, relationships, and queries, forms, and reports is recommended. The following courses or equivalent knowledge are recommended: Microsoft® Office Access™ 2016: Level 1 and Microsoft® Office Access™ 2016: Level 2

Performance-Based Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Restructure data into appropriate tables to ensure data dependency and minimize redundancy.
  • Write advanced queries to analyze and summarize data.
  • Create and revise Microsoft® Office Access™ 2016 macros.
  • Display data more effectively in a form.
  • Customize reports by using various Microsoft® Office Access™ 2016 features, making them more effective.
  • Maintain your database using tools provided by Microsoft® Office Access™ 2016.