This Microsoft Access 2013 Exam 77-424 is designed for candidates who have a fundamental understanding of the Access 2013 environment and the ability to complete tasks independently. They should know and demonstrate the correct application of the principal features of Access 2013.
The new Access 2013 certification exam uses practical, performance-based scenarios to evaluate their real-world capabilities with project and standards-based outcome testing.Certified candidates will demonstrate their ability to use principle Access 2013 features to independently create custom, browser-based database applications. Tasks will include creating and managing a database, building tables, creating queries, creating forms and creating reports.
This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area in the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area in the exam.
Create and manage a database (20–25%)
Build tables (25–30%)
Create queries (15–20%)
Create forms (15–20%)
Create reports (15–20%)
The Microsoft Access 2013 exam is more relevant than past exams, featuring comprehensive, project-based testing. This means candidates are responsible for demonstrating the ability to complete a realistic Microsoft Office Specialist Access 2013 project.