Course Description

Databases play a vital role in the business operations of most organizations. They are the central repository for critical information on products, customers, suppliers, sales, and a host of other essential information. Learn how a relational database works while learning to use Microsoft Access. Plan and build tables (naming conventions, data types, primary keys, importing, and table relationships). Learn how to find and sort records. Work with forms to ease data entry and design reports to make your data readable and professional. Not a developers course (data modelling not included).


Designed for intermediate computer users with Word Level 1 and/or Excel Level 1 or equivalent skills, plus strong file management skills.

Students should ensure they have access to a cloud (such as Dropbox, GDrive, OneDrive, Icloud etc. ) and ensure they know their username and password for class.


  • “As always, Caroline was meticulous breaking down the content into chunks and effectively elaborating on their relationship and purpose in a way I could easily apply. I feel so much more confident with Access.” A.V.
  • "Caroline is great. Keep her as an instructor at all costs. The book is great, but the combo (teacher and book) is essential to learn Access!" S.J. 

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


Course Details

Section Title
Access - Relational Database Concepts
T, W, Th
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dec 03, 2019 to Dec 05, 2019
Schedule and Location
Total Course Hours
Delivery Options
In Class  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $500.00
Reading List / Textbook
Purchase required textbook before first class (approx $43). See course outline for detailed list of topics.

Camosun College campuses are located on the traditional territories of the Lkwungen and WSÁNEĆ peoples.
We acknowledge their welcome and graciousness to the students who seek knowledge here.

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