Level 1 Database Software


Level 1 Database Software course introduces delegates to basic database software tools, enabling them to enter information, set up single tables and retrieve information by running database queries. ​

You will receive an Academy certificate on completion of this course.

By the end of Level 1 Database Software you will be able to:

• Identify Database Software.
• Produce a Database document using editing and formatting techniques.
​• Demonstrate techniques to retrieve information.

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Tuition Time:

10 hours


This is a roll-on, roll-off course and learners can enrol at any time

Course Location:

Riverside Innovation Centre, 1 Castle Drive, Chester CH1 1SL
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​This course can be offered as group training, please click here for a quote.


Level 1 Database Software course is suitable for those who are either self-taught or new to Database Software and would like to improve the quality and efficiency of their documents. Users are required to be able to use a keyboard and mouse and comfortable with Windows 10.

Course Content
Getting started with Microsoft Access
• Introduction to Database
• Opening a Database file
• Closing a Database file
• Using Help
• Working with the Ribbon
• Customising the Quick Access ToolbarTables
• Use the Table Wizard
• Fields, Data Types and PropertiesData Input and Selection
• Amending records using the Table View
• Adding records
• Deleting records
• Using data fieldsEditing a Database
• Search and replace
• Search using two criteria
• Widening columns
• Using Headers and Footers

• Using Print Preview
• Printing records
• Printing in landscape

File Management
• Creating and saving a database
• Rename a database
• Deleting a database

• Create a query
• Run a query using one criteria
• Sort a query

About the Provider

​We are two highly qualified teachers with extensive experience of working in further education and can provide a range of digital training opportunities. We offer a high quality customised service that recognises each organisation’s challenges. We will also provide digital skills training for individuals so they can reap the benefits of long-term success.

We offer:

  • Upskilling ‘non-qualification’ training
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Cost and time effective
  • Delivered by ‘Outstanding Treachers’ as recently identified by Ofsted
  • Consultation to identify your specific training needs

Want to know more

To find out more about our tailored Digital Skills Training for Businesses, Groups and Individuals, please email: info@cdsacademy.co.uk or telephone us for an initial informal chat on 01244 515525 to discuss your requirements.