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SQL Essentials Course

(4.80 out of 5) 419 Student Reviews

About the Course

During this 2-day Microsoft SQL course you will learn how to develop skills in the use of Structured Query Language. Upon completion of this SQL course will be used to create, populate and manipulate databases as well as to retrieve data in a variety of ways. This training course will teach you the parts of SQL you need to know starting with simple data retrieval and quickly going on to more complex topics including the use of joins, subqueries, views and stored procedures.

Who should do this course?

This course is suitable for anyone who want to learn fundamentals of SQL database programming language and gain an understanding of Data management.

Prerequisites

This course assumes no prior knowledge of Microsoft SQL however a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system is required.

Course Details

Course Dates

  • Sydney Class Dates

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    Level 11, 32 Walker Street, North Sydney , NSW 2060

    08 - 09 Nov 17 Wed - Thu
    12 - 13 Dec 17 Tue - Wed
    09 - 10 Jan 18 Tue - Wed
    01 - 02 Feb 18 Thu - Fri
    01 - 02 Mar 18 Thu - Fri
    28 - 29 Mar 18 Wed - Thu
  • Melbourne Class Dates

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    Level 12, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne , VIC 3000

    19 - 20 Oct 17 Thu - Fri
    30 - 31 Oct 17 Mon - Tue
    15 - 16 Nov 17 Wed - Thu
    27 - 28 Nov 17 Mon - Tue
    14 - 15 Dec 17 Thu - Fri
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  • Brisbane Class Dates

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    Level 6, 371 Queen Street, Brisbane , QLD 4000

    02 - 03 Nov 17 Thu - Fri
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    19 - 20 Apr 18 Thu - Fri
    28 - 29 May 18 Mon - Tue
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    Level 1, 33 Ainslie Place, Canberra , ACT 2601

    06 - 07 Nov 17 Mon - Tue
    21 - 22 Dec 17 Thu - Fri
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    30 Apr - 01 May 18 Mon - Tue
    14 - 15 Jun 18 Thu - Fri
  • Adelaide Class Dates

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    19 Young Street, Adelaide , SA 5000

    06 - 07 Nov 17 Mon - Tue
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    26 - 27 Apr 18 Thu - Fri
    04 - 05 Jun 18 Mon - Tue
  • Perth Class Dates

    Level 1, 140 St Georges Terrace, Perth , WA 6000

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Course Units

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Unit 1: Understanding SQL

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  • Database Basics
  • Introduction to SQL

Unit 2: Retrieving Data

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  • The SELECT Statement
  • Retrieving Individual Columns
  • Retrieving Multiple Columns
  • Retrieving All Columns
  • Retrieving Distinct Rows
  • Limiting Results
  • Using Comments

Unit 3: Sorting Retrieved Data

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  • Sorting Data
  • Sorting by Multiple Columns
  • Sorting by Column Position
  • Specifying Sort Direction

Unit 4: Filtering Data

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  • Using the WHERE Clause
  • The WHERE Clause Operators

Unit 5: Advanced Data Filtering

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  • Combining WHERE Clauses
  • Using the IN Operator
  • Using the NOT Operator

Unit 6: Using Wildcard Filtering

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  • Using the LIKE Operator
  • Tips for Using Wildcards

Unit 7: Creating Calculated Fields

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  • Understanding Calculated Fields
  • Concatenating Fields
  • Performing Mathematical Calculations

Unit 8: Using Data Manipulation Functions

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  • Understanding Functions
  • Using Functions

Unit 9: Summarising Data

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  • Using Aggregate Functions
  • Aggregates on Distinct Values
  • Combining Aggregate Functions

Unit 10: Grouping Data

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  • Understanding Data Grouping
  • Creating Groups
  • Filtering Groups
  • Grouping and Sorting
  • SELECT Clause Ordering

Unit 11: Working with Subqueries

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  • Understanding Subqueries
  • Filtering by Subquery
  • Using Subqueries as Calculated Fields

Unit 12: Joining Tables

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  • Understanding Joins
  • Creating a Join

Unit 13: Creating Advanced Joins

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  • Using Table Aliases
  • Using Different Join Types
  • Using Joins with Aggregate Functions
  • Using Joins and Join Conditions

Unit 14: Combining Queries

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  • Understanding Combined Queries
  • Creating Combined Queries

Unit 15: Inserting Data

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  • Understanding Data Insertion
  • Copying from One Table to Another

Unit 16: Updating and Deleting Data

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  • Updating Data
  • Deleting Data
  • Guidelines for Updating and Deleting Data

Unit 17: Creating and Manipulating Tables

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  • Creating Tables
  • Updating Tables
  • Deleting Tables
  • Renaming Tables

Unit 18: Using Views

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  • Understanding Views
  • Creating Views

Unit 19: Working with Stored Procedures

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  • Understanding Stored Procedures
  • Why to Use Stored Procedures
  • Executing Stored Procedures
  • Creating Stored Procedures

Unit 20: Managing Transaction Processing

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  • Understanding Transaction Processing
  • Controlling Transactions

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Course Reviews

(5.00 out of 5) Ryan T [ 02 October, 2017 ]
Mark was(is) really patient, taking the time to explain concepts. He is extremely knowledgeable and provided great real-life examples, as well as anecdotes to keep things fresh.
(5.00 out of 5) Steven A [ 02 October, 2017 ]
The course material was delivered in an engaging manner with a with an clear passion for teaching. Thank you.
(5.00 out of 5) catalina [ 02 October, 2017 ]
Great course, the teacher was very clear and easy to understand everything what explained . I'm very happy with what I learned in this course so far.
(5.00 out of 5) Leonie T [ 26 September, 2017 ]
Absolutely fantastic course for SQL beginners. Marco was a fantastic instructor and traveled through the course material at a great pace. I would definitely recommend this for anyone moving into the database space. No pre-requisite knowledge needed!

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