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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 Courses
Average Review 4.5/5 based on 59 reviews.
"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
"The trainer, Sarah, was fantastic. I cannot praise her enough. The building and room that the training was held in was really professional, modern and clean and was a really nice environment to learn in. Lastly, the manager of team I booked it with, Simon, dealt with a complaint I had in exactly the way any customer would hope a complaint to be dealt with. I felt like I was listened to and taken seriously by Simon and I'm now definitely a happy customer. Thank you Activia." Janet Bowerman Feb 18 2014
"Excellent training. We will certainly use Activia again." TANJA THOMAS Nov 28 2013
"The training provided was excellent. I was the only delegate doing introduction and intermediate and the trainer adapted the delivery of the training to make more efficient use of the time and enalbe more detailed explanation/exaples. The trainer was superb, easy to understand with a clear training style - I thororugh enjoyed the course and came away with a greater level of understanding accross the two days than I thought I would. Thank you." Melissa Tomblin Nov 13 2013
"VERY HELPFUL TRAINER, ABLE TO PART CUSTOMIZE THE COURSE FOR ME, MAKING EXAMPLES RELEVENT TO MY LINE OF WORK." Rich Railton Nov 5 2013
"VERY HELPFUL TRAINER, HAPPY TO ELABORATE CERTAIN AREAS AND EXPLAIN IN LARGER DETAILS THE AREAS I NEEDED TO FOCUS ON." Rich Railton Nov 4 2013
"good introduction to access " Sim Galsinh Oct 30 2013
"The teacher was excellent and passionate about this subject, you couldn't help but enjoy the lesson, and learn!" Angela Krupinski Oct 16 2013
"The trainer was very good, made it easy to learn!" Angela Krupinski Oct 15 2013
"the trainer was 100% excellent. He motivated and made it enjoyable." Philip Tait Oct 14 2013
"The teacher was fantastic, very enjoyable session" Angela Krupinski Oct 14 2013
"The course was good, I now feel more confident to use some the features." Helen Sharp Sep 6 2013
"Trainer was very helpful! A great teacher." Amy Claxton Aug 14 2013
"Trainer, was excellelent, very patient and liked his style." Maureen Bancroft Aug 13 2013
"Trainer was excellent." Maureen Bancroft Aug 12 2013
"It is good that you run the course even when there is only one attendee." Zoe Brass Aug 5 2013
"This was an excellent course that I got a lot out of to achieve some good results at work with Access." Karen Burgess Aug 5 2013
"Great teacher! " Daniela Ciccarello Jul 22 2013
"Great trainer " Lisa Todd-White Jun 12 2013
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With seventeen fully equipped training centres , Activia should be your first choice for training in Access wherever you are in the UK.
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For in house delivery of Microsoft Access Training, you can expect the same standard of training and service for your courses for Microsoft Access as you get at our centres, conveniently delivered at your offices.
To book your in-house classes for Microsoft Access 2013, 2010, 2007 and 2003, you need look no further than Activia.
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