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SQL Fundamentals of Querying

1 Day Instructor-led
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Course Information

Overview

Students will learn what SQL is and how it can help them query a database to answer business questions.

Target Student

Students should be familiar with the components that make up the PC, including input, output, and storage devices. They should also be familiar with concepts related to database structure and terminology.

Benefits

Students will learn how to use SQL statements to query a database.

Prerequisites

Windows Introduction or equivalent knowledge.

What's Next

SQL Fundamentals of Querying is the first course in this series. Students who want to learn more advanced features of the language can take SQL Advanced Querying.

Course Outline

1. Introduction to databases and SQL
  • Database concepts
  • Understanding SQL concepts
2. Introduction to the SELECT statement
  • An overview of the SELECT statement
  • Syntax rules you’ll want to know
3. Calculating data
  • Aggregate functions
  • Column aliases
  • Performing calculations
  • Date functions
4. Selecting specific rows
  • The WHERE clause
  • The ORDER BY clause
5. Working with other operators
  • Searching for text
  • Logical operators
  • NULLs
6. Grouping data
  • The GROUP BY clause
  • The HAVING clause
  • Comparing the WHERE and HAVING clauses
7. Multi-table queries
  • Joins
  • Joining tables
  • Outer joins
8. Querying a database using Access
  • Connecting to a database
  • Querying a database
  • Generating a report of the data

Dates & Availability

We currently don’t have any dates scheduled for this training course but offer it as a corporate, private course for your own team.

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Private Courses

We can arrange your own private SQL course.

Tailored

Have us build a custom private course tailored to your needs.

Cost Effective

If you are looking to training a group of people private courses can be very cost effective.

Post Course Support

Unlimited post course email support on the course topics.

What Our Clients Think

I took so much away from this course and felt Stuart's teaching method was exceptional.

Rowanne Kiehl - SSE

Very informative and was at a good pace. Lots of extra useful tips too.

Harry Finch - Lancashire Insurance

Very informative course, very useful tips on how to work with SQL Management Studio. A lot of SQL quirks explained, a lot of good examples.

Magdalena Piekarska - Veolia

Really enjoyed this course. It delivered exactly what I wanted out it.

Malkit Singh - Regatta Ltd

This course was great, the trainer was very knowledgeable and has improved my knowledge considerably. The facilities are fantastic. Thank You!

Kurtis Fleming - HM Revenue & Customs

Really good course. lots of hands on practice and clear explanations.

fiona dawe - Covetrus Global Software Services

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