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You can use Access to build powerful databases with relatively little effort. Microsoft Access is extremely versatile, and applications can range from linking simple data lists to fully functional accounts and invoicing systems.
With Activia, delegates can check their skill level which ensures they book on the correct course. This facility is also invaluable when putting together training programmes or bespoke courses for numbers of delegates.
We can also tailor your Microsoft Access training to your needs, or to your company project requirements, taking you from first principles to whatever level you want to achieve.
About Microsoft Access
Access is a Relational Database Management System (or RDBMS for short). As you may know, all databases store information -- but Access is a relational system, in that it links together data stored in separate lists, or tables. As an example, one table could contain a list of customers while another might show orders placed. A connection would be made via an account number or ID appearing in both tables, thus enabling Access to recognise and work with the shared relationship.
Microsoft Access is one of the most powerful applications in the Microsoft Office suite, and requirements for Microsoft Access training can be extremely varied.
Activia courses are fully interactive, allowing delegates to engage with the course material. Our fees are competitive too and can be accommodated in to your training budget.
History Of Microsoft Access
Compared to earlier releases of the software, Access 2000 boasted much-improved security features – thanks to an intuitively designed Wizard that allowed users to customise their preferences. It was also possible to protect password data using the Visual Basics for Application feature. An added advantage of this version was that it could easily be converted in to an Access 1997 format.
The linked report and form control features updated automatically in this version. The 2003 release was also accessible to inexperienced users, providing them with a choice of 25 apps and 10 templates. Access 2003 also worked with a range of data sources, including ODBC and XML. From a visual perspective it was appealing too – providing an aesthetically pleasing front end that was easy to navigate.
The toolbar was removed in Access 2007 and was replaced with the ribbon. This feature grouped related functions in to tabs along the top of the screen, making it easier for users to access them. The 2007 release also ushered in the era of the Microsoft Button, which centralised core functions, ultimately making them more accessible.
Although Access 2010 had its problems, most people agree that its Macro Designer feature was a good idea. This feature worked in two ways – acting either before or after a key event. The program provided five unique types of Macro, each prefixed with the term 'Before' or 'After' to make its use value clear.
With the release of the 2013 version of Access, Microsoft shifted the emphasis from 'database' to 'database creation tool.' This meant users could create apps – so long as they were able to use SharePoint. Access 2013 now also works in line with other programs in the suite by directly connecting to Microsoft's Cloud service.
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Feedback from Delegates on our Microsoft Access CoursesAverage Review 4.5/5 based on 79 reviews.
"Very comfortable course, and the trainer was extremely knowleadgeable and helpful - kept taking me back a step when I was racing off, which means I have a more thorough knowledge than I otherwise would have!" Kristy Holland Sep 5 2014
"Thank you very much for an excellent training course. It was useful, enjoyable and very applicable to what I needed. Steve was excellent and really gave a good training session. It was easy to follow and nicely put together as to build the knowledge during the day. Thank you - I would definitely recommend! " Kerry Tyson Sep 3 2014
"I want to thank Activia for a really personal interest in my training needs. I met some really excellent and talented teachers. I am very grateful for your service and the interest of the team at Activia." Sarah Moore Aug 28 2014
"I really enjoyed the training. It was both interesting and presented in a way that held my attacntion the whole time. Very good training and trainer in my opinion." Paul Bird Aug 18 2014
"I found the tutor to be extremely knowledgeable and approachable which made me feel comfortable and able to ask relevant questions." Natasha Pratt Aug 13 2014
"Jamie is very likeable and made sure we understood what he was doing at every stage." Ros Marshall Jul 22 2014
"Excellent tutor and enjoyed every minute" Imran Shah Jul 16 2014
"Excellent Tutor" Mr Imran Shah Jul 16 2014
"Excellent Tutor" Mr Imran Shah Jul 15 2014
"Found it really useful. I need to practice now as to not forget though it is good to know I have online support, thanks." Christine Memory May 27 2014
"Fantastic trainer who obviously loves what he does and takes great pride in his profession. Being an advanced course it was a bit heavy at times but the trainer explained things really well in a fun manner." Daniel Cleary May 23 2014
"Excellent trainer, explained things well in a clear and concise manner." Daniel Cleary May 21 2014
"Our trainer, Lara was very good. It did help in that there were two of us from the same company and so the course was able to adapt to help strengthen our knowledge in a compatible way." Alison Crow Apr 29 2014
"Now interested in doing the Intermediate and Advance courses " Sue Keel Apr 28 2014
"Tutor was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic." Janice Philpott Apr 15 2014
"excellent teacher- made the day very enjoyable and much less tedious than I had imagined!" Jenny Phelan Mar 31 2014
"The trainer David made me feel welcome, was very helpful and answered any questions I had. " Paula Dennis Mar 27 2014
"The trainer tailored the course to the our skill level. He only briefly touched the very basic stuff and went straight to how to create a database and the theory behind it which was much more useful." Rachael Bassett Mar 12 2014
"I enjoyed the day and the trainer (Liz) was very patient and helpful." Kristina Charalambous Mar 12 2014
"The trainer, Sarah, was fantastic. I cannot praise her enough." Janet Bowerman Feb 19 2014
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Access Training Courses from ActiviaWe can provide training in Access at any of our seventeen centres UK wide, or we can come to your offices.
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