Our SQL curriculum is custom designed to assist working professionals in
getting up to speed on SQL. It is assumed students are looking to
acquire skills readily applied in the workplace.
Courses are not geared towards certification tests, although they do provide
a good background for many topics. They are also excellent
"starter" courses as preparation for a series of
certification classes from traditional certification training companies.
We have found many of our clients are geared towards querying and data analytics, not
updating data. Our curriculum includes shorter "read-only" courses.
should have some background with query systems, such as Microsoft
Access. Our AIN102
would provide an excellent background.
you or members of your group do not have this background check with
us for recommendations.
Students can purchase a combo
passport which enables them
to take multiple days of Access, SQL and database training at a
should start with SQL202, SQL212 OR SQL201W. If you
already know SQL you may want to just take SQL302. Most classes cover roughly the same
material but give you a choice of environments: Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, or MySQL. We even have a class,
SQL200A. oriented towards MS Access users.
Those expecting to design their own database for
departmental or company use should consider taking a Database
Design course first. The rest of your application will then be
much easier to build.
On the other hand, if you will be working exclusively with small
personal databases, or an existing database you can probably pick up
what you need to know from our regular courses and some reading along
SQL Course Suggestions
1) SQL200 - Basic introduction to the standard SQL
programming language. Take this for a complete
introduction to querying and updating data. SQL202 is
taught in a SQL Server environment; SQL212 in an Oracle
environment and SQL201W in MySQL. (All are 1 and 1/2
SQL202S/SQL212S - Shorter, read-only versions of above. Save yourself a
little time if your focus is strictly retrieving data. (1 day)
SQL302 and 302S - Intermediate SQL (1 and 1/2
days). 302S is the shorter, 1 day, read-only version.
Currently taught on SQL Server only, Oracle by custom
order. Take this class to learn
how to use some of the newer SQL functions such as table
expressions and window functions not often taught
SQL204 - Introduction to Transact SQL programming extensions. Take
this if interested in Microsoft SQL Server extensions to standard SQL. (1/2 day)
SQL214 - Introduction to Oracle SQL (PL/SQL) programming extensions.
most of our SQL courses are geared more towards power users and
analysts rather than programmers. The exceptions are SQL204 and SQL214 which introduce much
more advanced material (triggers, cursors, etc.)