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Mastering SQL Programming

Level 7 QLS Endorsed | 24/7 Student Support | 50% OFF Certificate & Transcript

887 Students enrolled on this course 4.8 (5 Reviews)

clock Last updated May 10, 2024

The digital age has created an explosion of data. But without the right tools, it’s just a vast, untapped ocean. This Level 7 Mastering SQL Programming course, endorsed by QLS and accredited by CPD UK, equips you with the ultimate deep-sea diving suit – the power of SQL.

The Mastering SQL Programming course aims to teach you how to optimise the accessibility and maintenance of data with the Structured Query Language SQL programming language and gain a solid foundation for building, querying, and manipulating databases.

Are you ready to unlock the secrets hidden within mountains of data? Enrol Now!

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Learning Outcomes

Why choose this course

Who is this course for

Entry requirements

A basic understanding of databases and some experience with computers are generally recommended. Prior programming experience can be beneficial but not always mandatory. 

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Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

Upon successful completion of the final assessment, you will be eligible to apply for the Quality Licence Scheme Endorsed Certificate of achievement. This certificate will be delivered to your doorstep through the post for £119. An extra £10 postage charge will be required for students leaving overseas. 

CPD Accredited Certificate

After the successful completion of the final assessment, you will receive a CPD-accredited certificate of achievement. The PDF certificate is for 9.99, and it will be sent to you immediately after through e-mail. You can get the hard copy for 15.99, which will reach your doorsteps by post.  


Method of Assessment

At the end of the course, there will be an online MCQ assessment. In order to pass this exam, you must score at least 60%. When you submit the assessment, you will get the results immediately and can apply for your QLS-endorsed certificate.

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Course Curriculum

Module: 01
Introduction FREE 00:16:00
Tools for Creating Views 00:11:00
Examples 00:21:00
Updating Data Using a View 00:13:00
Columns and Indexed Views 00:18:00
Module: 02
Introduction Stored Procedures 00:18:00
Creating Stored Procedures 00:19:00
Returning Data 00:14:00
Module: 03
Testing and Debugging 00:17:00
Execute with Result Sets 00:11:00
Creating Triggers 00:26:00
Module: 04
Overview and Scalar Functions 00:20:00
Inline Table Valued Functions 00:11:00
Multi Statement 00:16:00
Views and Stored Procedures 00:18:00
Module: 05
Transaction Concepts 00:30:00
Applications and Transactions 00:13:00
Creating Explicit Transactions 00:29:00
Structured Error Handling 00:25:00
Module: 06
Introduction to SQL CLR 00:08:00
Writing SQL CLR Code 00:24:00
Using SQL CLR Code 00:22:00
SQL CLR Code 00:13:00
SQL CLR Security 00:20:00
Module: 01
Topic A Aggregates 00:27:00
Topic B User Defined Types 00:17:00
Topic C Table and Functions 00:10:00
Topic D Managing Code Modules 00:08:00
Module: 02
Topic A Introduction Data Tools 00:19:00
Topic B Connected Database Development 00:20:00
Topic C Updating a Connected Database 00:16:00
Module: 03
Topic A Creating New Objects with TSQL 00:12:00
Topic B Comparing Database Schemas 00:10:00
Topic C Offline Database Development 00:13:00
Topic D Database Project Settings 00:18:00
Module: 04
Topic A Using APPLY 00:15:00
Topic B MERGE Statement 00:23:00
Topic C Creating Recursive Queries 00:08:00
Topic D Grouping Sets 00:12:00
Module: 05
Topic A ROLLUP and CUBE Operators 00:12:00
Topic B Creating Pivot Queries 00:14:00
Topic C Executing Dynamic SQL 00:28:00
Module: 06
Topic A Complex Query Execution 00:26:00
Topic B Using Execution Plans 00:16:00
Topic C Execution Plan Operators 00:12:00
Topic D Common Join Operators 00:16:00
Module: 07
Topic A Hierarchy ID Data Type 00:12:00
Topic B Exploring a Hierarchy 00:09:00
Topic C Sparse Columns 00:16:00
Topic D Column Sets 00:12:00
Module: 08
Topic A Filtered Indexes 00:09:00
Topic B FILESTREAM Storage 00:22:00
Topic C Adding Sequences to Queries 00:22:00
Module: 09
Topic A Introduction to Spatial Data 00:13:00
Topic B Spatial Data in SQL Server 00:23:00
Topic C Manipulating Spatial Shapes 00:10:00
Topic D Interactions Between Objects 00:09:00
Module: 01
Topic A Partitioning 00:20:00
Topic B Creating Partition Tables 00:30:00
Topic C Querying Partitions 00:14:00
Topic D Managing Partitions 00:17:00
Module: 02
Topic A Complex Querying 00:22:00
Topic B Rankings 00:15:00
Topic C SubQueries 00:21:00
Topic D Common Table Expressions 00:17:00
Module: 03
Topic A Complex Data and Structures 00:26:00
Topic B Efficient Queries 00:36:00
Topic C Complex Queries 00:17:00
Module: 04
Topic A XML Data Type 00:28:00
Topic B XML Schemas 00:17:00
Topic C Querying XML 00:20:00
Topic D Best Practices 00:08:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Mastering SQL Programming 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Mastering SQL Programming 00:20:00
Assignment – Mastering SQL Programming 1 week, 3 days
Recommended Materials
Workbook – Mastering SQL Programming 2 weeks, 1 day
Order Your Certificate
Order your Certificate QLS 00:00:00

Course Reviews


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  1. Sarah Lowe


    I’m a programmer. took the course for learnig SQL in details… and it satisfied me very much.

  2. Robert Connor


    very very informative course!!! for all who wants to be professional SQL programmer.

  3. Juan Montgomery


    Awesome!!!! At last found a great source of contents about SQL advanced lessons. Very happy with that.

  4. Wendy Glaser


    Found many modules which arranged in a good sequence. easy to catch the topic from beginner to advance.

  5. Eleanor Williams


    Great course of SQL learning!!!!


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Frequently asked questions

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How long will it take to learn SQL?

The time it takes to learn SQL can vary depending on your background and commitment. For someone new to programming, a basic understanding of SQL could be achieved within a few weeks of regular study. However, becoming proficient, especially in more complex database operations or specific SQL databases (like PostgreSQL or Microsoft SQL Server), might take several months of practice.

Is SQL better than Python?

SQL and Python serve different purposes, so one isn't inherently better than the other. SQL is specialized for managing and querying databases, while Python is a general-purpose programming language that can handle a wide range of tasks, including data analysis, web development, and automation. For data-related jobs, both skills are often complementary rather than competitive.

Is SQL harder than Python?

For most beginners, SQL is often seen as easier to learn than Python because it has a narrower focus, dealing primarily with database manipulations. Python, while versatile, has a broader range of syntax and programming paradigms that can be more challenging to master initially.

Can I teach myself SQL?

Yes, SQL is well-suited for self-study. There are numerous resources available online, including tutorials, video lessons, and interactive platforms like Codecademy, Khan Academy, and freeCodeCamp, where you can learn and practise SQL at your own pace.

Is an SQL course easy?

An SQL course can be relatively easy for individuals who are comfortable with logical thinking and basic mathematics. The complexity of an SQL course would depend on the depth of material covered. Introductory courses that cover basics such as SELECT statements, basic functions, and simple joins are generally not difficult for most learners.

Can I learn SQL without coding?

Learning SQL does involve coding, but SQL code is quite different from other programming languages as it is declarative and specifically designed for database interactions. It's generally more straightforward and easier to grasp for those without a traditional programming background.

Is SQL a good job?

Proficiency in SQL can lead to various promising career paths in fields like database administration, data analysis, software development, and system management. Jobs that require SQL are often well-paid and in high demand.

Is SQL enough to get a job?

While SQL is a valuable skill, having additional skills related to the specific job you're interested in can be crucial. For example, data analysts might need to know Python and data visualization tools like Tableau or PowerBI, while database administrators might need in-depth knowledge of database architecture and security.

Is SQL in high demand?

Yes, SQL remains in high demand because it is crucial for almost all databases, business intelligence, and data management jobs. It's considered a foundational skill for many roles in IT and data-related fields, making it a valuable skill to learn.

Are there any prerequisites for taking the course?

There are no specific prerequisites for this course, nor are there any formal entry requirements. All you need is an internet connection, a good understanding of English and a passion for learning for this course.

How long will I have access to the course?

For this course, you will have access to the course materials for 1 year only. This means you can review the content as often as you like within the year, even after you've completed the course. However, if you buy Lifetime Access for the course, you will be able to access the course for a lifetime.

Is there a certificate of completion provided after completing the course?

Yes, upon successfully completing the course, you will receive a certificate of completion. This certificate can be a valuable addition to your professional portfolio and can be shared on your various social networks.

Can I switch courses or get a refund if I'm not satisfied with the course?

We want you to have a positive learning experience. If you're not satisfied with the course, you can request a course transfer or refund within 14 days of the initial purchase.

How do I track my progress in the course?

Our platform provides tracking tools and progress indicators for each course. You can monitor your progress, completed lessons, and assessments through your learner dashboard for the course.

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