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Introduction to SQL Course Outline

This Introduction to SQL training course explores the following modules:

SQL – An Overview

  • Relational Databases
  • Using SQL
  • Using Object Explorer
  • Hiding system objects

Creating databases

  • Designing databases
  • Primary keys
  • Indexing fields

Working with tables

  • Creating tables
  • Allowing nulls
  • Identity fields
  • Database diagrams
  • Designing database diagrams
  • Joining tables

Data Manipulation Language

  • SELECT, DISTINCT Operations
  • Functions
  • Ordering Data
  • Inserting, Updating & Deleting rows

Queries

  • Writing queries
  • Indentation and case
  • Setting criteria using WHERE
  • Wildcards
  • Setting criteria for dates
  • Dealing with nulls

Exporting

  • Results, text, and grid options
  • Copying and pasting column headings
  • Exporting using SQL & the menu

Calculations

  • Calculated columns
  • Aliases
  • String functions and concatenation
  • Using GetDate
  • Converting dates
  • Useful date functions

Joins

  • Inner joins
  • Table aliases
  • Left and right outer joins
  • Cross joins
  • Full outer joins
  • Self joins

Aggregation and grouping

  • SUM, AVG, MIN, MAX
  • Counts
  • Grouping by fields
  • Using HAVING to filter results

Views

  • The view designer
  • Limitations of the designer
  • Scripting views

What will you gain from this Introduction to SQL Course?

During this course you will:

  • Learn how read SQL
  • Learn how to write queries
  • Learn how to work with tables and fields
  • Learn how to join multiple tables together in a query
  • Learn how to output data for analysis

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Who should this SQL Training Course?

This training course is designed for anyone who is interested in learning more about SQL language and databases.

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites - this course is open to any individuals looking to develop their knowledge of Structured Query Language. Some experience of using Windows and relational databases would be useful but is not compulsory.

Introduction to SQL Course Overview

SQL (Structured Query Language) is the most popular database language in the world. It is used widely by a variety of database systems to create queries and manipulate data. SQL is generic and compatible with many database systems, which explains its widespread use and why SQL certified individuals are highly valued by businesses.

During this SQL training course, delegates will be introduced to the fundamentals of SQL and will gain an insight into the essentials of relational databases. As this is a 1-day course, delegates will quickly acquire an understanding of vital querying language concepts and will emerge from this course as well-informed individuals who are able to implement their knowledge immediately within their own organisation.

Throughout this training course, delegates will engage in tasks and exercises to ensure that they become familiar with the basic features of SQL in practical terms. On course completion, delegates will be able to comfortably use SQL to select, organise, insert, delete, and review data within a database. They will also understand some advanced SQL statements and be familiar with the main functions of SQL such as conversions, SQL syntax, and dates.

Attendees will not be experts (if this is desired, see our Advanced SQL training course), but will be able to use SQL to conduct daily tasks and queries.

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What's Included in this Introduction to SQL Course?

  • A Comprehensive SQL Course Folder 
  • Full Access to Training Slides and Trainer Notes
  • Certificate of Attendance 
  • 24/7 Support Before, During & After your Course
  • Refreshments Available Throughout the Day (Classroom Only)

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

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SQL (Structured Query Language) is the world’s most widely used database language, used by a large variety of database systems for creating queries and manipulating data.
Along with 1 day of training with an experienced instructor, all delegates will be provided with a course manual and refreshments.
Our experienced trainers are always prepared to answer any questions you might have, and they are available throughout the course to support you and your learning.
Please arrive at the venue for 8.45am.
The price for Introduction to SQL certification in the United States starts from $995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Introduction to SQL.
Please see our SQL Training courses available in the United States

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