Access Advanced Part 3



Microsoft Access Advanced Part 3


You’ve covered many of the basic functions of Microsoft® Office Access® 2016, and now you’re ready to learn advanced Access features such as database management, advanced form design, packaging a database, encrypting a database, preparing a database for multiple-user access, and more. Knowledge of these features separate database professionals from the casual database users or occasional designers.

This course is the third part of a three-course series that covers the skills needed to perform database design and development in Access.
– Microsoft Office Access 2016: Part 1
– Microsoft Office Access 2016: Part 2
– Microsoft Office Access 2016: Part 3 (this course)

You can also use the course to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exam for Microsoft Access 2016.

Completion of this course will earn 0.575 CEUs.

Concepts Covered:

In this course, you will manage an Access database and add complex database features to improve its usability, efficiency, performance, and security.

You will:
– Share data across applications.
– Use action, unmatched, and duplicate queries to manage data.
– Create complex reports and forms.
– Use macros to improve user interface design.
– Use VBA to extend database capabilities.
– Perform database management tasks such as backup, compacting, repairing, performance analysis, checking object dependencies, and documenting.
– Implement security strategies and distribute a database to multiple users.

Target Student:

Students taking this course are database administrators or prospective database administrators who have experience working with Microsoft Access for Office 365 and need to learn advanced skills.


To ensure your success in this course, you should have experience working with Access for Office 365, including a working knowledge of database design and creation, form design and creation, report design and creation, and a working knowledge of database querying and the various table relationships. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the following Logical Operations courses:

Microsoft® Access® for Office 365™: Part 1
Microsoft® Access® for Office 365™: Part 2


  • Lesson 1: Implementing Advanced Form Design

    • Topic A: Add Controls to Forms
    • Topic B: Enhance Navigation and Organization of Forms
    • Topic C: Apply Conditional Formatting
  • Lesson 2: Sharing Data Across Applications

    • Topic A: Import Data into Access
    • Topic B: Export Access Data
    • Topic C: Link Tables to External Data Sources
    • Topic D: Create a Mail Merge
  • Lesson 3: Using Macros to Improve User Interface Design

    • Topic A: Create a Macro
    • Topic B: Restrict Records Using a Condition
    • Topic C: Validate Data Using a Macro
    • Topic D: Automate Data Entry Using a Macro
  • Lesson 4: Using VBA

    • Topic A: Getting Started with VBA
    • Topic B: Enhance Access Using VBA
  • Lesson 5: Using Advanced Database Management

    • Topic A: Manage a Database
    • Topic B: Determine Object Dependency
    • Topic C: Document a Database
  • Lesson 6: Distributing and Securing a Database

    • Topic A: Splitting a Database for Multiple User Access
    • Topic B: Implement Security
    • Topic C: Convert an Access Database to an ACCDE File
    • Topic D: Package a Database with a Digital Signature
  • Lesson 7: Managing Switchboards

    • Topic A: Create a Database Switchboard
    • Topic B: Modify a Database Switchboard
    • Topic C: Set Startup Options

Additional information


Call (260) 432-9077 or email to schedule In-Person Training, Monday, August 23, 2022 (VIRTUAL), Wednesday, September 28, 2002 (VIRTUAL)