Certiport - IT Specialist - Databases

Duration

Duration:

Only 3 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

10/6/2024 (Monday)

Overview

On this accelerated 3-day Certiport IT Specialist Databases course, you’ll learn a broad range of entry-level IT skills in software development, database administration, networking and security, mobility and device management, and coding.

At the end of this course, you'll sit the Certiport IT Specialist Databases exam and achieve your certification. Through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you’ll get access to courseware, and achieve your certification at twice the speed of traditional training.

Audience

Candidates for this exam are seeking to prove introductory knowledge of how to design, create and query relational databases, such as MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, or Oracle.

Candidates should have at least 150 hours of instruction or hands-on experience with database design and object management, data retrieval and manipulation, and related troubleshooting. Candidates should be able to write ANSI SQL statements and troubleshoot syntax errors and runtime errors.

The syntax in the exam is provided in ANSI SQL.

Benefits

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass the first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course the first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9 am – 5 pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day of quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in the Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 135,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts

Curriculum

  • Section 1: Database Design
    • Module 1: Given a scenario, design tables for storing data
    • Module 2: Given a scenario, identify the appropriate primary key
    • Module 3: Given a scenario, choose data types to meet requirements
    • Module 4: Given a scenario, design relationships between tables
    • Module 5: Normalise a database
    • Module 6: Given a scenario, identify data protection measures
  • Section 2: Database Object Management using DDL
    • Module 1: Construct and analyse queries that create, alter, and drop tables
    • Module 2: Construct and analyse queries that create, alter and drop views
    • Module 3: Construct and analyse stored procedures and functions
    • Module 4: Given a scenario, choose between clustered and non-clustered indexes
  • Section 3: Data Retrieval
    • Module 1: Construct and analyse queries that select data
    • Module 2: Construct and analyse queries that sort and filter data
    • Module 3: Construct and analyse queries that aggregate data
  • Section 4: Data Manipulation using DML
    • Module 1: Construct and analyse INSERT statements
    • Module 2: Construct and analyse UPDATE statements
    • Module 3: Construct and analyse DELETE statements
  • Section 4: Troubleshooting
    • Module 1: Troubleshoot data object management query failures
    • Module 2: Troubleshoot data retrieval query failures
    • Module 3: Troubleshoot data manipulation query failures

Exam Track

As part of your accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

Certiport IT Specialist Database (ITS-201)

35-45 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Duration - 50 Minutes

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.

Prerequisites

To be successful on the test, the candidate is also expected to have the following prerequisite knowledge and skills:

  • 8th grade reading skills
  • Some familiarity with data organisation concepts
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Digital literacy skills, including the ability to research, create content, and solve problems using technology.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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"The tutors are exceptional, offering practical knowledge that's directly applicable. Their depth of experience in the field is evident, which is incredibly reassuring. While some concepts may initially feel overwhelming, the tutors have a knack for simplifying complex material, ensuring a solid understanding without the intimidation factor. Special thanks to the instructor."
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