USING DATABASES

This module allows candidates to understand the concept of a database and demonstrate competence in using a database.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Understand what a database is and how it is organised and operated.

  • Create a simple database and view the database content in various modes.

  • Create a table; define and modify fields and their properties; enter and edit data in a table.

  • Sort and filter a table or form; create, modify and run queries to retrieve specific information from a database.

  • Understand what a form is; create a form to enter, modify, and delete records and data in records.

  • Create routine reports and prepare outputs ready for distribution.

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BENEFITS

  • Covers the key skills needed to organise and operate a database.

  • Can be applied to a range of database software from vendor packages to ‘freeware’.

  • Certifies best practice in effective database software use.

  • Developed with input from computer users, subject matter experts, and practising computer professionals
    from all over the world. This process ensures the relevance and range of module content.

SYLLABUS

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