SQL Fundamentals Training Course

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Course Language

This course is delivered in French or English.

Course Code


Duration Duration

14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Basic computer skills.

Overview Overview

This SQL training course is for people who want to gain the necessary skills to extract and analyse data from any database and create reports. Course members will learn:

  • how to write SQL queries
  • what relational databases are and how we can use them
  • what are relations and how to create them
  • the structure of data
  • differences between SQL dialects (Oracle, T-SQL, ANSI)
  • practical skills for writing queries

This SQL course deals with generic ANSI SQL. It can be used in any database, including Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server, DB2, Informix, PostgreSQL any other relational databases.

Course Outline Course Outline

RDBMS (Relational DataBase Management System)

Relational Operators

SQL as Declarative Language

SQL Syntax

SQL Sublanguages DQL, DML, DDL, DCL

DQL (Data Query Language) in Detail

  • SELECT clause
  • Column aliases
  • Table aliases
  • Date types and Date functions
  • Group function
  • Table joins
  • JOIN clause
  • UNION operator
  • Nested queries
  • Correlated subqueries

DML (Data Manipulation Language) Overview

  • Inserting rows (INSERT)
  • Inserting rows using subquery
  • Updating rows (UPDATE)
  • Deleting rows (DELETE)

DDL (Data Definition Language) Overview

  • Creating, altering and dropping objects (CREATE, ALTER, DROP)
  • Creating tables using subquery (CREATE TABLE .... AS SELECT...)


  • CONSTRAINT clause
  • ENUM type
  • SET type
  • DEFAULT clause

Transactions Overview

  • Implicit and explicit rollbacks and commits

SQL Dialects Overview

  • MySQL
  • Microsoft Access and SQL Server
  • Oracle and PostgreSQL

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Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From 2430EUR
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From 1930EUR
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 2430EUR 1930EUR
2 1565EUR 1265EUR
3 1277EUR 1043EUR
4 1133EUR 933EUR
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