Module 6

Using Databases

This module allows candidates to understand the concept of a database and demonstrate competence in using a database.

On completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

    - Understand what a database is and how it is organized and operated
    - Create a simple database and view the database content in various modes
    - Create a table; define and modify fields and their properties; enter and edit data in a table
    - Sort and filter a table or form; create, modify and run queries to retrieve specific information from a database
    - Understand what a form is; create a form to enter, modify, and delete records and data in records
    - Create routine reports and prepare outputs ready for distribution

What are the benefits of this module?

    - Covers the key skills needed to organize and operate a database
    - Can be applied to a range of database software from vendor packages to ‘freeware’
    - Certifies best practice in effective database software use
    - Developed with input from computer users, subject matter experts, and practicing computer professionals from
      all over the world. This process ensures the relevance and range of module content