Access 2013 Module 1 - Overview of Access 2013 and Database Design Theory

Aimed At: Staff who would benefit from an overview of relational databases and especially for staff who use Access to build or maintain simple databases. All staff are strongly advised to attend this module before any of the succeeding modules to gain an understanding of the essential database theories that underpin all Access work.

Workshop Overview

This workshop is suitable for new users to Microsoft Access but staff should be aware that this application requires users to gain a basic understanding of database theory.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

  • Aware of Relational Database theory
  • Build and modify tables
  • Define relationships
  • Build and modify forms
  • Design and run a query
  • Produce and modify reports
  • Use some features new to Access 2013
Outline Programme

The workshop programme is as follows:

  • Introduction to relational databases
  • Creating tables
  • Set primary keys and field properties
  • Establish relationships between tables
  • Create simple forms
  • Modify form design
  • Enter records using a form
  • Enter records using a datasheet
  • Delete, find, sort and filter records
  • Create select queries
  • Create and modify simple reports
  • Import data from Excel

In addition to our taught provision for Access 2013 we have online courses available to staff through SDU's Learning Resource Centre.

Booking Details

Valerie Stuart

9:15am - 4:30pm

    It is not possible to access the workshop booking form unless connected to the University's campus network, should you wish to book a place on this workshop please contact the Staff Development Unit on 0191 208 6119 direct.


    1 Day


    Vicky Beesley Ext. 83424

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