Duration: 2 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course Title: SQL (Skill Development Course)

Duration: 2 Months (Part-Time)

Course Objectives:

  • Equip students with fundamental knowledge and practical skills in SQL (Structured Query Language).
  • Teach students how to retrieve, update, insert, and delete data from databases.
  • Familiarize students with sorting, filtering, and advanced filtering techniques.
  • Provide an understanding of data grouping and SQL functions.
  • Prepare students for self-employment opportunities and career growth in database management and development.
  • Highlight the importance of SQL skills in the IT industry.

Course Overview: The 2-month part-time SQL Skill Development Course is designed to empower Indian students with the essential skills required for working with databases using SQL. The curriculum covers SQL fundamentals, database querying, and basic data manipulation. The course can be adapted to accommodate learners with different levels of prior knowledge and can be customized to meet specific learner or location requirements.

Course Teaching Methodology:

  • Classroom Instruction: Theory and concepts related to SQL.
  • Hands-On Practical Training: Students will practice SQL queries in a database environment.
  • Demonstrations: Instructors will demonstrate SQL querying techniques.
  • Group Projects: Collaborative learning and real-world problem-solving.
  • Assignments and Assessments: Regular assessments to gauge student progress.

Importance for Learner in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

  • Graduates of this course will be well-prepared for careers in database management, development, and data analysis.
  • It provides a strong foundation for self-employment opportunities as students can offer database services to businesses.
  • Offers potential for career growth in the IT industry, where SQL skills are highly sought after.

Course Contents:

Module 1: Introduction to SQL

  • What is SQL?
  • History and importance of SQL
  • SQL dialects and standards

Module 2: Retrieving Data

  • SELECT statement basics
  • Retrieving data from a single table
  • Aliasing columns and tables
  • Filtering rows with WHERE clause

Module 3: Updating Data

  • UPDATE statement for modifying existing data
  • Changing multiple rows with a single query
  • Using subqueries in updates

Module 4: Inserting Data

  • INSERT statement for adding new data
  • Inserting data into specific columns
  • Copying data from one table to another

Module 5: Deleting Data

  • DELETE statement for removing data
  • Deleting specific rows based on conditions
  • Truncating a table

Module 6: Sorting and Filtering Data

  • Sorting data with ORDER BY
  • Ascending and descending order
  • Using DISTINCT to filter unique values

Module 7: Advanced Filtering

  • Combining conditions with AND and OR
  • Using parentheses for complex filtering
  • NULL values and IS NULL/IS NOT NULL

Module 8: Grouping Data

  • GROUP BY clause for data aggregation
  • Aggregating functions (SUM, COUNT, AVG, MIN, MAX)
  • HAVING clause for filtering grouped data

Module 9: SQL Functions

  • Common SQL functions (e.g., CONCAT, UPPER, LOWER, SUBSTRING)
  • Mathematical functions (e.g., ROUND, CEIL, FLOOR)
  • Date and time functions

Module 10: Joining Tables

  • Self-joins and cross joins
  • Joining multiple tables

Module 11: Managing Tables

  • Creating and altering tables
  • Adding, modifying, and dropping columns
  • Renaming tables

Note: The course content can be adjusted to meet specific learner requirements or regional variations.

Upon successful completion of this SQL Skill Development Course, students will have the knowledge and practical skills needed for a rewarding career in database management and development or the ability to establish their own self-employment ventures in the IT industry. This course provides a strong foundation for individuals seeking opportunities in India's growing technology sector.

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