Microsoft Access curriculum has two tracks: proprietary
and national standard. Our proprietary courses are custom designed to assist end-users
in quickly getting up to speed on Access. It is assumed students are looking
to acquire skills readily applied in the workplace. We
offer both accelerated and focus courses to support
these students. Often these classes are customized for
corporate groups and private training sessions.
In addition, we offer the standard Microsoft Access courses available
through the leading courseware providers such as
Logical Operations. These courses provide a an
excellent foundation in Microsoft Access. In conjunction
with the lab materials these courses can also help
students prepare for Microsoft certification. After most classes students will have ongoing access to on-line backup material such as assessments and videos.
courses require some background in using Microsoft Office. Students
should also be comfortable navigating the Windows interface. This is
due to the fast pace and intensive hands-on nature of the courses.
you or members of your group do not have this background check with
us for recommendations.
- For our proprietary track The basic starting course is AIA101.
Often this is all you will need.
- This is the entry point for our standardized courses.
This course also serves as an excellent introduction to
Microsoft Access, especially if followed by AIN100B.
most of our Access courses are geared towards end users. VBA is an
exception, being better suited to those familiar with programming
concepts (variables, etc.).
Those expecting to design their own Microsoft Access database for
departmental or company use should consider taking the DBD231A
Database Design course first. The other objects in your database such
as the forms and reports will then be much easier to build.
the other hand, if you will be working exclusively with small
personal databases, or an existing Access database you can probably pick up
what you need to know from our regular courses and some reading along
Microsoft Access Curricula
are some suggested course sequences:
AIN100A/AIN100B - Introductory sequence based on the
standardized curriculum. These two courses can be
purchased as the AIN100 discount package if desired.
2) AIA101 - Our basic proprietary course
which covers all of Microsoft Access in an accelerated
DBD231A/AIA101/AIN104 - If you will be building an Access database
application for departmental or company use and you need
in-depth coverage, possibly in a custom tailored
AIA101/AIN102 - If you will be doing extensive querying of existing
databases. Possibly using Access as a "front-end" to an
enterprise database such as Oracle or SQL Server.
5) AIN100A/AIN100B/AIN103/AIN104K - This
is the standard 4 day Access certification track. We have an
inexpensive training passport which may be applied to