Microsoft Access 2003 Level 3 - DAC03L3

Your training in and use of Microsoft Office Access 2003 has provided you with a solid foundation in the basic and intermediate skills for working in Microsoft Office Access 2003. You're now ready to extend your knowledge into some of the more specialized and advanced capabilities. You will create complex Access databases using forms, reports, and macros.

Target Audience:

This course is designed for the delegate who wishes to learn intermediate and advanced operations of the Microsoft Office Access 2003 database program. The Level 3 course is for the individual whose job responsibilities include working with heavily 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 delegates pursuing the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification for Microsoft Office Access 2003, and it is a prerequisite to taking more advanced courses in Microsoft Office Access 2003.


  • Structuring Existing Data
  • Import Data
  • Analyse Tables
  • Create a Junction Table
  • Improve Table Structure
  • Simplifying Tasks with Macros
  • Create a Macro
  • Attach a Macro to a Command Button
  • Restrict Records Using a Where Condition
  • Adding Interaction and Automation with Macros
  • Require Data Entry with a Macro
  • Display a Message Box with a Macro
  • Automate Data Entry
  • Making Forms More Effective
  • Change the Display of Data Conditionally
  • Display a Calendar on a Form
  • Organize Information with Tab Pages
  • Writing Advanced Queries
  • Create Unmatched and Duplicates Queries
  • Group and Summarize Records Using the Criteria Field
  • Summarize Data with a Crosstab Query
  • Create a PivotTable and a PivotChart
  • Display a Graphical Summary on a Form
  • Making Reports More Effective
  • Cancel Printing of a Blank Report
  • Include a Chart in a Report
  • Arrange Data in Columns
  • Create a Report Snapshot
  • Maintaining an Access Database
  • Link Tables to External Data Sources
  • Back Up a Database
  • Compact and Repair a Database
  • Protect a Database with a Password
  • Determine Object Dependency
  • Document a Database
  • Analyse the Performance of a Database
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Course Information

  • Understand the steps required to properly design a database
  • Create a database
  • Create tables and table relationships
  • Control data entry with field properties
  • Create queries and understand query joins
  • Create forms and subforms
  • Create reports and subreports
  • Add and format controls on forms and reports
  • Export data

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Restructure an existing set of data to improve the design of a database
  • Use a variety of techniques to summarize and present data with queries
  • Create and revise basic Access macros
  • Create macros that improve data entry efficiency and integrity
  • Improve the effectiveness of data entry in forms
  • Improve the effectiveness of data displayed in reports
  • Maintain an Access database by using various utility tools

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