Microsoft Access 2016 (77-730)


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Hands-On Labs
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Get certified for the MOS 77-730 exam with the Microsoft Access 2016 course and lab. The lab is cloud-based, device-enabled, and can easily be integrated with an LMS. The Microsoft Access training course and lab cover the 77-730 exam objectives and impart the skills required for creating and managing a database, building tables, creating queries, creating forms, and creating reports.

Here's what you will get

The Microsoft Access 2016 77-730 exam validates a candidate's knowledge of the Access 2016 application's environment and fundamental database design principles. The certified candidates of this exam know the correct application of the basic characteristics of Access 2016 and they can create and maintain basic Access database objects, including data entry forms, tables, relationships, multi-level reports, and multi-table queries.


15+ Lessons | 142+ Quizzes | 82+ Flashcards | 82+ Glossary of terms


17+ Pre Assessment Questions | 17+ Post Assessment Questions |

Hands-On Labs

36+ LiveLab | 40+ Video tutorials | 02:20+ Hours

Video Lessons

124+ Videos | 07:14+ Hours

Here's what you will learn

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Lessons 1: Introduction to Access 2016

  • Getting Started
  • Working in the Access Interface
  • Summary

Lessons 2: Creating Database Tables

  • Introducing Tables
  • Creating a Table
  • Saving and Modifying a Table
  • Summary

Lessons 3: Working with Tables and Database Records

  • Navigating Specific Records
  • Adding, Updating, and Deleting Records
  • Working with Primary Keys
  • Finding and Replacing Data
  • Sorting and Filtering Data and Setting Field Viewing Options Within a Table
  • Understanding Table Relationships
  • Summary

Lessons 4: Modifying Tables and Fields

  • Creating Fields and Modifying Field Properties
  • Modifying Database Tables and Fields
  • Summary

Lessons 5: Creating Forms

  • Creating a Form
  • Sorting and Filtering Data in a Form
  • Summary

Lessons 6: Creating Reports

  • Creating a Report
  • Working With Reports
  • Summary

Lessons 7: Creating and Modifying Queries

  • Creating a Query
  • Modifying a Query
  • Sorting and Filtering Data in a Query
  • Format Fields Within Queries
  • Summary

Lessons 8: Using Controls in Forms and Reports

  • Controls
  • Defining Control Tab Order
  • Formatting Controls
  • Arranging Control Alignment, Size, and Position
  • Adjusting Page Margins and Changing Page Orientations for Forms and Reports
  • Summary

Lessons 9: Understanding Advanced Forms

  • Creating Advanced Forms
  • Using Application Parts to Create Blank Forms
  • Creating and Modifying a Navigation Form
  • Summary

Lessons 10: Creating Advanced Reports

  • Defining Groups
  • Creating Aggregate Fields
  • Creating a Subform on a Report
  • Creating the Print Layout
  • Using the Label Wizard
  • Summary

Lessons 11: Creating Advanced Queries

  • Creating Crosstab Queries
  • Creating a Subquery
  • Filtering and Saving a Filter as a Query
  • Creating Action Queries
  • Understanding Advanced Query Modification
  • Summary

Lessons 12: Displaying and Sharing Data

  • Creating a Chart Using the Chart Wizard
  • Formatting a Chart
  • Changing Chart Types
  • Saving a Database Object as Another File Type and Printing
  • Summary

Lessons 13: Importing and Exporting Data

  • Importing Data
  • Exporting Data
  • Saving and Running Import/Export Specifications
  • Summary

Lessons 14: Understanding Database Tools

  • Maintaining a Database
  • Using Database Tools
  • Encrypting and Decrypting a Database
  • Navigating in Access Database
  • Improving User Interface Design by Using Macros
  • Summary

Appendix: 3D Avatar-based Simulation

Hands-on LAB Activities

Introduction to Access 2016

  • Creating a Blank Database
  • Creating a Database from a Template

Creating Database Tables

  • Creating a New Table and Changing its Font Style and Size
  • Changing Gridlines to Vertical

Working with Tables and Database Records

  • Deleting a Record
  • Adding Records to a Database Table
  • Finding and Replacing a Specific Value
  • Calculating Average and Exporting a Table in Text Format
  • Hiding the Fields
  • Creating a Relationship Between Tables

Modifying Tables and Fields

  • Opening a Table in Design View and Editing its Field Properties
  • Renaming a Table
  • Deleting a Table from a Database
  • Changing the Title Bar Text with the Caption Property
  • Creating Multivalued Lookup Fields

Creating Forms

  • Creating and Viewing a Form in Form View
  • Using the Filter By Form Option

Creating Reports

  • Creating a New Report and Binding it to a Query
  • Sorting a Field of Reports

Creating and Modifying Queries

  • Using a Find Duplicates Query Wizard
  • Finding Unmatched Records

Using Controls in Forms and Reports

  • Changing Date/Time Controls
  • Changing the Width of a Form
  • Creating a Basic Form and Applying Themes
  • Inserting a Background Image in a Form

Understanding Advanced Forms

  • Creating a Split Form

Creating Advanced Reports

  • Creating Labels Using the Label Wizard

Creating Advanced Queries

  • Creating Crosstab Queries
  • Saving a Filter as a Query
  • Creating an Append Query

Displaying and Sharing Data

  • Printing a Database Object

Importing and Exporting Data

  • Importing a Table from Another Access Database
  • Exporting Objects to Other Access Databases

Understanding Database Tools

  • Compacting and Repairing a Database
  • Backing Up a Database
  • Splitting a Database

Exam FAQs

There are no technical prerequisites for the certification exam.

USD 100

The exam consists of performance based questions and is conducted in a live or simulated environment. 

The exam contains 40-60 questions.

90 minutes

The passing score varies from exam to exam and is provided on the score report.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam retake policy

  1. If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam.
  2. If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait 2 days (48 hours) before retaking the exam a third time.
  3. A two-day waiting period will be imposed between each subsequent exam retake.
  4. There is no annual limit on the number of attempts on the same exam.
  5. If a candidate achieves a passing score on an Office exam, the candidate may take it again.

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