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MOS: Microsoft Access 2013

ISBN : 9781616915704

Start your prep for the Microsoft Access 2013 77-424 exam with the MOS: Microsoft Access 2013 course. The course focuses on the objectives covered in the MOS 77-424 exam and provides the knowledge required to create and manage databases; build tables; create queries; create queries; create forms; create reports, and more. The course is designed to provide all the skills required to compact, repair, and back up databases, print, and export a database, and more.

The Microsoft 77-424 exam is designed for candidates who have a fundamental understanding of the Access 2013 environment and can complete tasks independently. The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the correct application of the principal features of Access 2013. The MOS Access 77-424 exam validates candidate's skills to use principle Access 2013 features to independently create custom, browser-based database applications.

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Exam related FAQs
Where do I take the exam? Certiport
What is the format of the exam? The exam consists of performance-based questions and is conducted in a live or simulated environment.
What are the pre-requisites of the exam? There are no technical pre-requisites for this certification.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the exam's retake policy?

As of 1 July 2014, Microsoft's retake policy changed to the following:

  • 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.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait 48 hours before retaking the exam.
  • A two-day waiting period is imposed for each subsequent exam retake.
  • If a candidate achieves a passing score on an exam, the candidate may take it again.
What is the validity of the certification? Microsoft Office Specialist does not expire. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes their policy.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 77-424, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
  • The Database Terminology of Access
  • Relational Databases
  • Access Database Objects
  • A Five-Step Design Method
  • The Access Welcome Screen
  • How to Create a Blank Desktop Database
  • The Access 2013 Interface
  • Bulletproofing an Application
  • Table Types
  • Creating a New Table
  • Creating tblCustomers
  • Changing a Table Design
  • Understanding tblCustomers Field Properties
  • Setting the Primary Key
  • Saving the Completed Table
  • Manipulating Tables
  • Adding Records to a Database Table
  • Understanding Attachment Fields
  • Building Bulletproof Databases
  • Data Normalization and Denormalization
  • Table Relationships
  • Integrity Rules
  • Keys
  • Understanding Datasheets
  • Looking at the Datasheet Window
  • Opening a Datasheet
  • Entering New Data
  • Navigating Records in a Datasheet
  • Changing Values in a Datasheet
  • Using the Undo Feature
  • Copying and Pasting Values
  • Replacing Values
  • Adding New Records
  • Deleting Records
  • Displaying Records
  • Sorting and Filtering Records in a Datasheet
  • Aggregating Data
  • Printing Records
  • How Access Works with External Data
  • Options for Importing and Exporting
  • How to Import External Data
  • How to Export to External Formats
  • Linking External Data
  • Working with Linked Tables
  • Introducing Queries
  • Creating a Query
  • Working with Query Fields
  • Adding Criteria to Your Queries
  • Printing a Query's Recordset
  • Saving a Query
  • Creating Multi-Table Queries
  • Working with the Table Pane
  • Introducing Operators
  • Using Operators and Expressions in Queries
  • Entering Single-Value Field Criteria
  • Using Multiple Criteria in a Query
  • Entering Criteria in Multiple Fields
  • Action Queries
  • Crosstab Queries
  • Using Calculations in Your Analyses
  • Using Dates in Your Analyses
  • Using Parameter Queries
  • Using Conditional Functions
  • Understanding Basic SQL
  • Getting Fancy with Advanced SQL Statements
  • Using SQL Specific Queries
  • Enhancing Your Analyses with Subqueries
  • Domain Aggregate Functions
  • Formulating Forms
  • Working with Controls
  • Introducing Properties
  • Using Form View
  • Changing Values in a Form
  • Printing a Form
  • Working with Form Properties
  • Adding a Form Header or Footer
  • Working with Section Properties
  • Changing the Layout
  • Converting a Form to a Report
  • Setting Control Properties
  • Creating a Calculated Control
  • Working with Subforms
  • Form Design Tips
  • Tackling Advanced Forms Techniques
  • Using the Tab Control
  • Designing a Form from Scratch
  • Introducing Reports
  • Creating a Report, from Beginning to End
  • Banded Report Design Concepts
  • Creating a Report from Scratch
  • Improving the Report's Appearance
  • Grouping and Sorting Data
  • Formatting Data
  • Adding Data
  • Trying More Techniques
  • Transforming Data in Access
  • Introducing Visual Basic for Applications
  • Understanding VBA Terminology
  • Adding an Unbound Combo Box to a Form to Find Data
  • Filtering a Form
  • Function Reference for Data Analysts
  • Video Tutorials