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Two days (09:30 to 16:30 UK time each day)
This course is available in the following formats (all prices exclude VAT):
You should only attend this course if you have either attended our two-day introduction to SQL course or if you are comfortable creating queries using SQL. The course shows how to write the dialect of SQL used by Microsoft (called T-SQL), using SQL Server Management Studio as a development environment.
Here are our next few Advanced SQL course dates:
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Got a handful of like-minded people in your organisation? You could consider booking your own customised onsite course, whereby you get to pick the dates and venue!
Learning to write SQL involves two things. First, you need to learn how to write SELECT statements to interrogate your corporate database (including joining tables, setting criteria and grouping data). For this our two-day Introduction to SQL course is ideal. This is where most people choose to stop.
However, SQL is so much more than just the SELECT statement. Our advanced SQL course will teach you how to program in SQL, including:
Creating and running stored procedures (programs in SQL), including passing parameters
Creating your own user-defined functions
Inserting, updating and deleting rows and tables
Working with temporary tables and table variables
Creating Common Table Expressions (CTEs)
You should only consider attending this course if you already understand how to select data in SQL (including joining tables).
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Below are some notes on how Wise Owl courses work, to help you decide whether they're for you or not.
If you book on a classroom course, the only thing you need to bring to the course is ... yourself! We even provide a notepad and a suprisingly nice pen for you to take notes with.
For online training you'll need two things:
You can see full details of our online course requirements here.
If you book a place on one of our courses:
Whatever type of course you book, we will also send you out a reminder a few days before the course is due to take place - not that (we hope) you'll have forgotten!
For classroom training, you won't need a computer - we (obviously) will provide that. However, you're welcome to use your own laptop if you prefer, providing that you have the correct software installed.
For online training you will need a computer, but you won't need to have any software installed. This is because you'll use Windows Remote Desktop to connect to our computers, and these will have all of the necessary files and software installed.
For online courses you will be able to join up to half an hour before the course begins. This will give you time to:
For classroom training it's always nice if people arrive a bit early too, to give people time to meet each other (and drink coffee).
After the course finishes you'll receive a digital certificate proving your attendance (we will gladly send a paper copy on request also).
We don't have any formal arrangement for answering questions after the course, but if you get stuck on something and email your trainer they should (and nearly always do!) respond as quickly as their training schedule allows.
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