Querying Data with Transact-SQL 2016


This course is designed to introduce students to Transact-SQL. It is designed in such a way that the first three days can be taught as a course to students requiring the knowledge for other courses in the SQL Server curriculum. Days four and five teach the remaining skills required to take exam 70-761.

Audience Profile

The main purpose of the course is to give students a good understanding of the Transact-SQL language which is used by all SQL Server-related disciplines; namely, Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence. As such, the primary target audience for this course is: Database Administrators, Database Developers and BI professionals.


Students should have:
  • working knowledge of relational databases
  • basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.


After completing this course,  students will be able to:

  • describe key capabilities and components of SQL Server
  • describe T-SQL, sets, and predicate logic
  • write a single table SELECT statement
  • write a multi-table SELECT statement
  • write SELECT statements with filtering and sorting
  • describe how SQL Server uses data types
  • write DML statements
  • write queries that use built-in functions
  • write queries that aggregate data
  • write subqueries
  • create and implement views and table-valued functions
  • use set operators to combine query results
  • write queries that use window ranking, offset, and aggregate functions
  • transform data by implementing pivot, unpivot, rollup and cube
  • create and implement stored procedures
  • add programming constructs such as variables, conditions, and loops to T-SQL code.

Onsite Training?

If you need training for three or more people, ask us about training at your site. You can enjoy the convenience of reduced travel cost and time, as well as a familiar environment for your staff. Additionally, we can customise the course for your business needs.

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Course Info


  • Virtual Classroom AEDT
  • 15/03/2021 - 19/03/2021
  • 19/04/2021 - 23/04/2021
  • 24/05/2021 - 28/05/2021
  • 21/06/2021 - 25/06/2021

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