+44 (0)1737 821590
Oracle SQL Foundation  |    A 3 day   hands on   training course

Oracle SQL training course description

The Oracle SQL course is designed to give delegates practical experience in writing SQL statements and scripts using Oracle SQL. The basic SELECT statement, the use of SQL functions and the basic table and view handling statements are introduced.

What will you learn
  • Create SQL statements to query database tables.
  • Use standard aggregate functions and related SELECT statement clauses.
  • Join Tables.
  • Use basic subqueries and the set operators.
  • Use numeric, character and date functions.
  • Use conversion and other miscellaneous functions.
  • Use SQL parameters.
  • Use complex subqueries.
  • Create and alter tables and views.
  • Insert, update and delete rows in database tables.
  • Manage sequences and synonyms.
Oracle SQL training course details
  • Who will benefit:
  • Anyone who needs to use and understand Oracle SQL to query and update data in an Oracle database.

  • Prerequisites:
  • None.

  • Duration
  • 3 days

  • Dates & prices
  • Click here

Oracle SQL training course contents

  • Retrieving data with the SELECT statement
  • The SELECT statement, The SELECT and FROM clauses, Conditions and the WHERE clause, Other conditional operators, Logical operators, The ORDER BY clause, Column aliases, Arithmetic expressions, Precedence of operators.

  • Aggregate functions
  • Overview of built In aggregate functions, The GROUP BY clause, The HAVING clause.

  • Joining tables
  • Overview of table joins, Inner joins, Table aliases, Outer joins, Self joins, ANSI standard joins.

  • Basic subqueries and set operators
  • Overview of subqueries, Basic subqueries, Set operators, The union, intersect and ,minus operators.

  • Numeric, character and data functions
  • Function types, Using the table dual to try out functions, Numeric functions, Character functions, String concatenation, Date arithmetic and date functions.

  • Conversion and miscellaneous functions
  • Conversion functions, The NVL and NVL2 functions, The DECODE function, CASE expressions, The COALESCE and NULLIF functions.

  • SQL parameters
  • Command line substitution parameters, The accept command, The define and undefine commands.

  • Complex subqueries
  • Subqueries usage, In-line views, Top-N queries, Subqueries with joins, Multi column subqueries, Correlated subqueries, Subquery rules, Using the ANY, ALL and SOME operators.

  • Managing data
  • Inserting rows, Updating rows, Deleting rows, Verifying updates, Transaction control, Commit and rollback, Savepoints, Commits and constraints, Amending data in SQL developer.

  • Managing tables
  • Creating tables, Specifying constraints, Altering tables, columns and constraints, Dropping tables, columns and constraints, Recovering dropped tables, Copying tables.

  • Managing indexes and views
  • Creating indexes, Dropping indexes, Listing indexes, Creating and using views, Dropping views, Listing views.

  • Managing sequences and synonyms
  • Create a sequence, View sequence details, Create a synonym, List synonyms.

Learning path



Based on overall reviews

C. W. - BBC NI

"I had no knowledge at the start of the course and the instructions were excellent."

F. D. - BBC NI

"Very good"

Training approach

This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning. Hands on sessions are used throughout to allow delegates to consolidate their new skills.