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Access 2007 module 1

Two day program

Target group:

Academic and general staff who are interested in learning how to use Microsoft Access 2007 to create and manipulate databases

Group size:Minimum 5 - Maximum 12
Level 1 program:
  • No prior knowledge of Access is assumed
  • Use of Windows operating system and working with files and folders
Date:To be advised
Time:To be advised
Venue:To be advised
Apply by:To be advised
Cost: Monash Staff /Students - $340
Catering:Morning and afternoon tea will be provided.
To apply:Register your interest


This workshop will cover the basic requirements to create and use an Access database.

Intended Outcomes

To be able to create an Access database, store data, extract specific data using queries and present the data in a report format. 

Course Content

On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • start an exit from Access and understand what a database object is
  • understand some elementary database theory
  • design a database structure
  • set table relationships in a database
  • add records to a relational database
  • import data into an Access table from a variety of sources
  • work with records in a relational database
  • use a range of data validation techniques to protect data integrity
  • create simple queries using more than one table
  • create select queries for a relational database
  • add calculated fields to queries
  • add parameters to queries to capture criteria data
  • create forms using the Form Wizard
  • create reports using the Report Wizard
  • use the Switchboard Manager to create a menu system
  • access the computer's help system and safely work with a computer

Learning Approach

  • Hands-on workshop
  • Practice exercises


A booklet of notes will be provided.