IT Short Course - IT in Business - Databases

What is special about this course?

Develop an understanding of database management software and the use of databases in business to help in the decision-making process, of particular interest to anyone interested in a career focussing on information management.

This course can be undertaken as a standalone unit or as part of the HNC in Administration and Information Technology.

Entry requirements

ICT Level 5 or equivalent. You should have a good working knowledge of MS Access.

 

Course content includes:

  • Introduction to Relational
  • Database Design
  • Designing a database; primary keys; field properties; relationship modelling; referential integrity
  • Inputting and storing data
  • Working with fields; setting field properties; working with forms; wildcardsLearn
  • Using the database to gather and present information
  • Working with queries; reports; using wizards; creating totals; groupings

How will I study my course?

  • Flexible
  • Open Access

Open access with online tutor support.


How long will my course last?


34 Hours

34 hours which can be studied at your own pace over around 7 weeks.

 


Where can I study my course?

    Start date

    Flexible start dates

    Fees

    Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

    Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    This course can be undertaken as a standalone unit or as part of the HNC in Administration and Information Technology.

    Is there more information available online?

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