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Creating queries in Access 2013


Queries help you see your data in different ways, compare data from different tables and can even update fields.

There are many different types of Access queries. This course focuses on select queries and includes some grouping and aggregation.

Note that this course can be attended by people using Access 2010.  There are some differences between the two versions but most features are the same.


You should have attended, or be familiar with the concepts covered in, the Using databases in Access course and the Designing and Developing Databases in Access course.


  • creating select queries in design view
  • retrieving data using criteria
  • parameters in queries
  • queries on linked (related) tables
  • grouping and aggregating records

Delivery:  Trainer Led

This is 3-hour trainer-led course.

To see when the next session of this course is running, please check our training calendars:


All ISD IT Training course materials are now available to download from the Moodle course: ISD IT Training

You will need to login to Moodle using your UCL user ID and password.

Materials are organised by application name e.g. SPSS or Excel 2013 then by course.

Whenever possible please ensure that you have downloaded the course materials prior to attending a booked course.