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Introduction to Microsoft Access

Introduction to Microsoft Access

Learn the basics of databases in UCOL's free Introduction to Microsoft Access course.

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Quick info

Locations: UCOL Manawatū in Palmerston North, UCOL Whanganui, UCOL Wairarapa in Masterton

Duration: Flexible days and times to complete 40 hours of learning.

16 Jan 2023 - 08 Dec 2023

Palmerston North
Mon - Fri, 9am-12pm
Mon and Tue, 5pm-7pm

Mon and Tue, 9am-11am and 5pm-7pm

Mon 4pm-6pm
Wed 4pm-6pm
Fri 4pm-5pm

Domestic Fees: *
Nil fees

International Fees:*
Not applicable

Additional Fees
Compulsory course costs may apply.

* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). The fee shown is for one year of study.

Following on from UCOL's Introduction to Computing course, continue your learning experience with this Introduction to Microsoft Access Course.

Whether you need to organise a large amount of information, generate reports or analyse data, Microsoft Access is the tool to use. Learn how to work with databases in UCOL's Introduction to Microsoft Access course - 40 hours of free learning at your own pace in a facilitated environment. It's free and it's easy.

You choose the hours you wish to study and the facilitators are there to assist you when you need it.

Learn, update or refresh the essential database skills needed to undertake a special project, take on tertiary study, or get ahead in your job.

 Career & Study Outcomes

At the completion of this course you can elect to enrol into one of the 40 hour related programmes below.

 Course Information

The course covers the basics of working with databases including:

  • Using tables
  • Creating reports
  • Using forms
  • Running queries

Previous Related Programmes

UCOL's Introduction to Microsoft Access course was formely known as Free and Easy.

 Domestic Entry Requirements

Open entry. No previous academic qualifications needed.


For more information about NCEA Credits see the UCOL Te Pūkenga NCEA explained page.

 International Entry Requirements

Not applicable.