Access Advanced Class

This course, builds on the skills and concepts taught in Access Intermediate. Students will learn how to query with SQL; create crosstab, parameter, and action queries; create macros; import, export, and link database objects; work with XML documents; work with Windows SharePoint Services; optimize databases; password-protect and encrypt databases; set Access options and properties; create hyperlink fields; and use Microsoft Outlook to update data.

Querying with SQL

  • SQL and Access
  • Writing SQL statements
  • Attaching SQL queries to controls

Advanced queries

  • Creating crosstab queries
  • Creating parameter queries
  • Using action queries


  • Creating, running, and modifying macros
  • Attaching macros to the events of database objects

Advanced macros

  • Creating macros to provide user interaction
  • Creating macros that require user input
  • Creating the AutoKeys and AutoExec macros
  • Creating macros for data transfer

Importing, exporting, and linking

  • Importing and Exporting objects
  • Interacting with XML documents
  • Linking Access objects
  • Working with Windows SharePoint Services

Database management

  • Optimizing resources
  • Protecting databases
  • Setting options and properties

Internet integration

  • Hyperlink fields
  • Working with Outlook

Access classes are offered at four locations: