Microsoft Access Level II

If your job calls for you to expand your knowledge of relational database design, write advanced queries, structure existing data, share data across applications and customize reports – this course is for you. Extend your knowledge of Microsoft Access 2013 for a more robust, functional database for your users.

This class is taught in Microsoft Office 2013. The UWM School of Continuing Education computer lab provides a hands-on learning environment that includes training from an instructor with real-world experience.

This course can be applied to the Data Analysis Certificate.


Scott Lovy

Scott Lovy

Scott Lovy is a life-long resident of the Milwaukee area. He received his B.S. in electrical engineering from UW-Platteville in 1988. He is currently employed at a benefit management solutions company, where he is able to utilize all of his ... read more

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for students wishing to gain intermediate-level skills and individuals whose job responsibilities include constructing relational databases, performing database maintenance, creating advanced queries and reports or integrating Access with other programs.

Course Outline/Topics

Course Content Microsoft Access Level II

Lesson 1: Designing a Relational Database

Relational Database Design
Create a Table
Create Table Relationships

Lesson 2: Joining Tables

Create Query Joins
Join Tables That Have No Common Fields
Relate Data Within a Table
Work with Subdatasheets
Create Subqueries

Lesson 3: Organizing a Database for Efficiency

Data Normalization
Create a Junction Table
Improve Table Structure

Lesson 4: Sharing Data Across Applications

Import Data into Access
Export Data to Text File Formats
Export Access Data to Excel
Create a Mail Merge

Lesson 5: Advanced Reporting

Organize Report Information
Format Reports
Include Control Formatting in a Report
Add a Calculated Field to a Report
Add a Subreport to an Existing Report


Access 2010/2013 – Level I (or equivalent experience)


Public courses on Microsoft Excel and Access are taught in Office 2013. If you are using Office 2010 – the functions and features you learn are similar to 2013 and can be applied in the 2010 environment. If you would like group training on any MS Office 2010 programs, please contact Pam Nellen at or 414-227-3208


"What I liked most about the program was that the instructor used people’s real-life scenarios as examples on what a database would look like. I thought it was very helpful and informative."  —  Amber R., Planning Staff Assistant, Employ Milwaukee

"Access level II was great. Book/instructor directions were very easy to follow. Looking forward to level III."  —  Damian, GIS Technician, 2018

All sessions are Face-to-Face unless otherwise noted.

Date: Sat, Nov 23

Time: 8:30am-4:30pm

Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Scott Lovy


$249 by Sat., Nov. 9.
$274 after Sat., Nov. 9.

CEUs: 0.7

Enrollment Limit: 20

Program Number: 5070-12275

Registration Deadline: Sat., Nov. 23

Registration is Closed.