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Oracle SQL and PL/SQL Developer

The Oracle SQL Developer program teaches you how to use SQL to build applications or generate business reports and helps you master SQL using an Oracle database. You will also learn PL/SQL extension language to write sophisticated queries against an Oracle database. 

This program prepares you to enter the job market as an entry-level Oracle SQL Developer or take on more responsibility within your current career. Designed for those new to writing SQL queries, this program is perfect for those who love to learn and like working with data.

6 Months / 120 Course Hrs
Open Enrollment

Offered in Partnership with your Preferred School

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Financial Assistance Available*

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Learning Method

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Oracle SQL and PL/SQL Developer

Learning Method

Instructor-led Self-Paced: Study at your own schedule

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Oracle SQL and PL/SQL Developer Details + Objective

Course Code: GES336

You Will Learn
  • Build applications or generate business reports using Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Master SQL using an Oracle database
  • Use PL/SQL extension language to write sophisticated queries against an Oracle database
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 12 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 120 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Turn your passion for working with data into a profession by learning to write SQL queries
  • Prepare to enter the job market as an entry-level Oracle SQL Developer or to take on more responsibility in your current role
  • Set yourself apart from competitors by taking a challenging course in PL/SQL development
Oracle SQL and PL/SQL Developer Outline
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Introduction to SQL

Begin the course by learning about relational database basics, simple SELECTs, and more.

Advanced SELECTs

Move on to understand advanced SELECTs, subqueries, joins, and unions.

Advanced Oracle SQL Queries

Learn about users and schemas, pseudo columns and functions, using subqueries, joining tables, and more.

SQL Functions

Understand the difference between SQL character and non-character functions, and how to effectively use the two.

Oracle PL/SQL Training

Explore the environment for PL/SQL development, as well as PL/SQL basics. Learn how to declare variables and work within the block.

Uses of PL/SQL

Complete the course by mastering a detailed list of uses for PL/SQL. Master an understanding of nested blocks, subprograms, stored procedures and functions, packages, database triggers, data retrieval techniques, and specialized topics.

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Oracle SQL and PL/SQL Developer Instructors
Roger Sakowski

Roger Sakowski has over 35 years of experience in technical training, programming, data management, network administration, and technical writing for companies such as NASA, Sun Microsystems, Bell Labs, GTE, GE, and Lucent among other Fortune 100 companies. Roger has been an instructor for Webucator for 6 years and previously trained for other prominent technical training companies.

Note: This course is supported by multiple instructors at Webucator, a national training and courseware development company, all of whom are experts in their fields.

Oracle SQL and PL/SQL Developer Requirements / Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course; however, some prior programming language knowledge is helpful.

This program can be taken only on a PC. It is compatible with the Windows XP (Service Pack 2) and later operating systems and with the latest versions of any of the following browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Google Chrome.

Note: Dual monitors are helpful but NOT required.

Oracle

Oracle Database 10g/11g

You need to have full administrative access to Oracle 10g or 11g. If you do not, you can use Oracle 11g Express Edition:

1. Download Oracle Database Express Edition for either 32 or 64 bit OS: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/database-technologies/express-edition/overview/index.html?ssSourceSiteId=ocomen. Note: you will need to register for a free account to gain access to the download.

2. Execute the file you downloaded by double-clicking on the folder and then double-clicking on Setup.exe.

3. Run through the Installer accepting all the defaults. Make your password system (all lowercase). Make sure to write down and keep your password.

Note: for any IT Department personnel who are setting up a work computer for a student: (1) This class requires the use of the Oracle supplied HR demo schema, with the permissions and objects in the state in which Oracle created them. The HR schema is created by default during an install but is not always unlocked. Please unlock the schema, assigning a password. Please make sure the student has the password. (2) If you will be using a work laptop at home, then install Oracle at home. If your IT department is installing it at work, make sure they disconnect from both the internet and the intranet before launching the install. The safest way to do this is to remove the ethernet connection from your laptop and turn off your wireless connection

Oracle Client Options

1. Install Oracle SQL Developer. 1. If you are on a Windows 32 bit platform click here. Download "Windows 32-bit - zip file includes the JDK1.6.0_35".  2. For Windows 64 bit and other platforms, click here. NOTE: For Windows 64 bit platforms download "Windows 64-bit - zip file includes the JDK 7".

2. Create a folder called sqldeveloper in the Oracle folder located on c: and then extract the sqldeveloper.zip to that sqldeveloper folder you just created.

3. Within that folder, open the sqldeveloper folder.

4. Double-click sqldeveloper.exe to start SQL Developer

Class Files

1. Download the class files.

2. After downloading the class files, create a directory on your hard drive named "Webucator" that can be found easily.

3. On Windows it is recommended the new folder have a path of C:\Webucator.*

4. Extract the files to the folder you just created.

* If you are using XAMPP (e.g, for PHP classes), you must place the Webucator folder on the C:\xampp\htdocs folder.

Unlocking the HR Account

1. In SQL Developer, log in using this connection

  • Connection name: system
  • Username: system
  • Password: system (This should be the password you created when you installed Oracle)

2. Open the HR_Unlock_Account.sql file from your class files.

3. Click on the second green play button (F5) to execute the sql query.

4. To continue setup, click on the green + under the Connections tab, and add the criteria below:

  • Connection Name: hr
  • Username: hr
  • Password: hr
  • Click on Connect. A worksheet should open up on a tab that's labeled "hr".

5. Now that you're connected to HR, you're ready to test.

  • Enter the following in the worksheet: select * from regions;
  • Click on the "green arrow" to execute your code.
  • If you get back 2 columns and 4 rows then you are all set.
Oracle SQL and PL/SQL Developer Frequently Asked Questions
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Can I register for programs if I am an international student?

Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

How long does it take to complete a program?

All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. When you register, you’ll receive twelve (12) months to complete the program.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my program within the time frame provided?

The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.

Do I have to buy additional materials?

No.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.

What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion

Am I guaranteed a job?

ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Who will be my instructor?

Each student is paired with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.

What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?

In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don’t have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is the best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

Can I use a Mac?

No.

How can I get more information about this program?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via LIVE chat (click the button above). If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the “Contact Us” form to the right. You may also call us at 1-877-221-5151. We will answer your questions promptly.

When can I start the program?

Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.

Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

Does this program prepare for a certification?

This program does not prepare you for a certification but prepares you to enter the job market as an entry-level Oracle SQL Developer. 

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