Original: Beginning Databases

Date: TBC
Time: TBC
Venue: Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, S1 1WB

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Register your place

On this module you would learn how to modernise, improve and optimise how you use your data. Data issues can appear because data is not effectively stored or properly managed. You may have too much data in spreadsheets that are used by different people. This course will allow you to analyse and document your data and help identify weaknesses while specifying how improvements could be made.  



  • Basic understanding of what is data i.e. sizes, knows what a table is


  • Knows basic querying (in either SQL, MSSQL, TSQL, NOSQL, KQL, MONGO etc)
  • Has had some exposure to table reads
  • Has some exposure with indexing and or record locking

To qualify for this course, you must be employed in South Yorkshire.

Who should attend?

You should attend if you want to learn about how databases are organized collections of data that are simple to access, manage, and update. This module will give you insights on how databases share information relating to your industry and how database systems are crucial to your firm.


  • Databases, Tables, Fields and Records
  • Entities and database design
  • Implementing a database using SQL
  • Queries and Reports
  • Further SQL

Additional information:

Places are limited to 20 persons, and we will operate a first-come-first-served basis. 

Due to the requirements of our funding body, we will need to collect some information from you. This is to confirm eligibility and employment status, prior to the course enrolment. Registering for this event will be taken as consent for us to contact you for details required to check eligibility.

Should you have any questions prior to the event, please do not hesitate to email us at advancingdigital@shu.ac.uk


We are currently offering bespoke modules to companies!