SQL Intermediate

Expand your knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL), the industry standard database programming language.
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NZD$412.34 RRP $634.94

Quick Facts

  • Delivery Method Online
  • Professional Certificate
  • 24hrs Suggested Study Time
  • 8 Weeks Access
  • Tutor Support
  • Mobile and Tablet Friendly
  • 3630 Students

What's it all about?

Expand your knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL), the industry standard database programming language.

In this course, you'll learn techniques that will enable you to write powerful queries that perform complicated searches and sorts on your data. First, you'll explore how to write and implement complex queries on multiple tables simultaneously and how to apply advanced filtering techniques. You'll learn to create union queries that combine records from multiple queries, and you'll discover how to use union queries to exclude or include duplicate records. In addition, you'll find out how to use text strings within union queries.

Next, you'll master advanced techniques for updating various types of data stored in your tables. You'll learn how to update a single field, multiple fields, multiple records, date fields, and calculated fields. And you'll see how to update and set NULL values using an update statement.

In addition, you'lluse advanced insertion techniques to add data to your tables and learn how to create, query, and modify temporary tables. You'll also see how toimplement techniques to handle duplicate values stored in a table and how to limit the results of a result set. And finally, you'll discover how to usestring functions to perform complicated searcheson strings,how to implement date and time functions to insertand extract portions of a date, and how tocreate queriesthat accept input fromusers.

By the end of this course, you'll be able to use a wide range of advanced SQL techniques with confidence. Your new skills with databases will enhance your competitiveness in the technical fields of software development and database administration.

Courses are delivered to you through expertly executed lessons, online instruction and interaction with like-minded students. Our courses are designed to deliver all of the benefits of studying in a classroom whilst giving you the flexibility to study at a time and place to suit your needs. You can access your classroom 24/7 from any device with an internet connection.

New sessions of each course start monthly and last for six weeks. You’ll gain access to two lessons a week (for a total of 12 lessons) helping you pace your learning. There are no set times for you to study, you can log in and out at any time and complete the course at your own pace. Your expert tutor will guide and facilitate your course, answering any questions you have and providing guidance and feedback. You’ll complete comprehensive lessons, quizzes and assignments before submitting your final exam at the end of the course to achieve your certificate.

Session start dates are listed below. Has the start date already passed? Don’t worry, you can join a class up to 2 weeks after the start date!

Start Dates:

  • 16 October
  • 13 November
  • 11 December
  • 15 January

Who's the instructor?

Cecelia Allison

Cecelia Allison is an experienced software tester and technicalspecialist with more than 15years of hands-on experience using and teaching SQL. She is also a technical writer, a published author, and a university instructor. Sheholds a Bachelor of... Read more

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What's involved?

  • Lesson 1- SQL Review
  • Lesson 2- Creating Complex Subqueries
  • Lesson 3- Creating Unions
  • Lesson 4- Creating Complex Joins
  • Lesson 5- Advanced Update Queries
  • Lesson 6- Advanced Data Insertion
  • Lesson 7- <strong></strong> <p>Advanced LIKE Operator Queries</p>
  • Lesson 8- Working With Temporary Tables
  • Lesson 9- Handling Duplicate Values and Limiting Result Sets
  • Lesson 10- String Functions
  • Lesson 11- Date and Time Functions
  • Lesson 12- Parameter Queries

What do others think?

‘Great course by Cecilia. It was well written, easy to read and understand. The assignments enforced what was presented in the lesson.’

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The Learning Environment

From the moment that you enrol in SQL Intermediate you will become an integral part of our learning community. You will experience the perks of classroom studies such as chatting by the water cooler or sharing your opinion on a specific task, all in your own home.

Tutor support during your learning is flawless, friendly and encouraging. You will learn from your professional tutor who is not only knowledgeable and highly skilled but is a passionate industry expert. Our ethos is that if you succeed, we succeed. As with any studies, learning can be intense, yet you will soon realise that your hard work and commitment will be both personally and professionally rewarding.

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