Are you someone who gets data delivered and spend hours knocking it into shape? Then this is the course you need. Designed for the data consumer and business user it is designed to help you understand the art of the possible in the way data is prepared for you.
We will arm you to be more informed and ask intelligent questions alongside your data specialists to ensure the value, accuracy and relevance of the data you need is delivering its full potential.
Data users such as Project Managers, Accountants, Business Analysts, managers or any role that needs to get more out of data reports
This course enables absolute beginners who've never worked with relational databases to be fully self-sufficient in writing SQL queries & extracting data from enterprise level databases. Upon completion of this course, you will have attained the following skills:
1. Extracting data from relationship data bases with SQL
2. Filter data (Where and Operands)
3. Transforming data (Aggregate functions)
4. Grouping / pivoting data (Group By)
5. Sorting / Ordering data (Order By)
6. Bucketing data (Case statements)
7. Joining / Combing data (Joins)
8. Combing queries (Nested queries)
9. Processing text (Like function)
10. Slicing data (Having)
11. Processing timestamped data
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How do QA’s virtual classroom courses work?
Our virtual classroom courses allow you to access award-winning classroom training, without leaving your home or office. Our learning professionals are specially trained on how to interact with remote attendees and our remote labs ensure all participants can take part in hands-on exercises wherever they are.
We use the WebEx video conferencing platform by Cisco. Before you book, check that you meet the WebEx system requirements and run a test meeting (more details in the link below) to ensure the software is compatible with your firewall settings. If it doesn’t work, try adjusting your settings or contact your IT department about permitting the website.
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How do QA’s online courses work?
QA online courses, also commonly known as distance learning courses or elearning courses, take the form of interactive software designed for individual learning, but you will also have access to full support from our subject-matter experts for the duration of your course. When you book a QA online learning course you will receive immediate access to it through our e-learning platform and you can start to learn straight away, from any compatible device. Access to the online learning platform is valid for one year from the booking date.
All courses are built around case studies and presented in an engaging format, which includes storytelling elements, video, audio and humour. Every case study is supported by sample documents and a collection of Knowledge Nuggets that provide more in-depth detail on the wider processes.
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When will I receive my joining instructions?
Joining instructions for QA courses are sent two weeks prior to the course start date, or immediately if the booking is confirmed within this timeframe. For course bookings made via QA but delivered by a third-party supplier, joining instructions are sent to attendees prior to the training course, but timescales vary depending on each supplier’s terms. Read more FAQs.
When will I receive my certificate?
Certificates of Achievement are issued at the end the course, either as a hard copy or via email. Read more here.