Access: The Basics

Learning Objectives

  • Open a database
  • Create, design, and modify tables to hold data 
  • Enter, edit, and delete data
  • Import data from an Excel spreadsheet
  • Create and use select queries
  • Define relationships between tables
  • Create a simple relational form
  • Create a simple report

Prerequisite Skills

  • Structure data in a spreadsheet
  • Navigate in a spreadsheet
  • Enter and modify data
  • Identify and use number and text formats

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This online course is free to everyone and available for enrollment through IU Expand.

This course consists of a series of short lessons, examples, demonstrations, practice quizzes, and hands-on exercises.

To complete the course content, you will need:

  • a web browser and internet access to use the course material on IU Expand.
  • a copy of the software relevant to the training installed on your computer.