Course Description

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to SQL (Structured Query Language) and the fundamentals of relational databases. You will get familiarized with database design fundamentals, learn to manipulate data using SQL queries, and understand the principles of updating, creating, and querying relational databases. Upon completion of the course, you will have a strong introduction to SQL and will be able to interact with relational databases confidently.

What You'll Learn

  • 1

    Course Overview

    • Welcome

    • Tell Us About Yourself

    • Course Overview

  • 2

    Introduction to SQL and Relational Databases

    • Database Components

    • Quiz: Database Components

    • Introduction to SQL

    • Quiz: Introduction to SQL

    • SQL Data Types

    • Quiz: Data Types in SQL

    • Introduction to RDBMS

    • Quiz: Understanding RDBMS

    • Installing DB Browser

    • Using DB Browser

  • 3

    Wrap Up

    • Course Summary

    • Share your feedback with us!

    • Congratulations and the Next Steps

Why Should You Learn SQL?

In today's data-driven world, having a versatile skill like SQL can open the door to various opportunities. By developing the ability to work efficiently with databases, manipulate data effortlessly, and extract valuable insights, you can improve your career outlook. Whether you have a passion for data, want to become an analyst, or work in business, mastering SQL can significantly impact your professional journey.

  • In demand: Acquiring a highly sought-after skill can make you a more competitive candidate in the job market and open doors to various positions across industries.

  • Versatile: SQL is a universal skill applicable in various roles, allowing you to explore different career paths within the data domain.

  • Just the beginning: SQL is a foundational skill that can serve as a stepping stone for further exploration into advanced data analysis and database management technologies.

Meet Your Instructor

Instructor, Lighthouse Labs

Warren Uhrich

Having spent a decade in the industry, Warren discovered his passion for mentoring and teaching junior developers, which led him to a fulfilling career as an instructor. With a love for programming and a desire to share his knowledge, he went on to write the University of Alberta’s Full Stack Web Development Diploma and certificate programs. Now, Warren works full-time with Lighthouse Labs to train the next generation of tech enthusiasts!

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This course is being offered at no cost as part of the ICT Boost Initiative. Funded by the Government of Canada’s Sectoral Workforce Solutions Program.