Oracle SQL and PL/SQL + Python Developer
Whether you're new to programming or just want to learn a new language, this in-depth online course will teach you the ins and outs of Oracle SQL and programming in Python. You will start coding quickly while learning from readings, presentations, exercises, and a final project. By course completion, you will have the skills you need to enter the job market as an entry-level Oracle programmer or Python programmer.
University of the District of Columbia
What you will learn
- To build applications or generate business reports using Structured Query Language (SQL)
- To master SQL using an Oracle database
- To use PL/SQL extension language to write sophisticated queries against an Oracle database
- How Python works and what it's good for
- To understand Python's place in the world of programming languages
How you will benefit
- Prepare for an entry-level job as a Python programmer and/or Oracle SQL developer
- Enhance your programming ability and add a new skill to your resume
- Become more confident in your ability to use the Python programming language
- Set yourself apart from competitors by taking a challenging course in PL/SQL development
How the course is taught
- Self-paced, online course
- 12 Months to complete
- Open enrollment, begin anytime
- 275 course hours
- Oracle SQL
- Relational Database Basics
- Creating Tables
- Basic Selects
- Oracle SQL Functions
- Aggregate Functions
- Set Operators
- Conditional Processing with CASE
- Data Manipulation Language
- Creating Views
- Oracle PL/SQL
- PL/SQL Basics
- Conditional Processing
- Introduction to Python
- Python Basics
- Functions and Modules
- Python Strings
- Iterables: Sequences, Dictionaries, and Sets
- Virtual Environments, Packages, and pip
- Flow Control
- Exception Handling
- Python Dates and Times
- File Processing
- PEP8 and Pylint
- Advanced Python
- Advanced Python Concepts
- Regular Expressions
- Working with Data
- Testing and Debugging
- Classes and Objects
- Python Data Analysis with NumPy and pandas
Nat Dunn founded Webucator in 2003 to combine his passion for technical training with his business expertise and to help companies benefit from both. His previous experience was in sales, business and technical training, and management. Nat has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in International Relations from Pomona College.
There are no prerequisites to take this course, however, some prior programming language knowledge is helpful.
- This course must be taken on a PC. Mac is not compatible.
- Dual monitors are helpful but not required.
- PC: Windows 10 or later (not the Home Edition).
- Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.
- Python (download and installation instructions are provided in course)
- Oracle Database Express Edition (XE) - Free edition of Oracle RDBMS (download and installation instructions are provided in course).
- Oracle SQL Developer - The client interface for connecting to Oracle (download and installation instructions are provided in course).
- Visual Studio Code (download and installation instructions provided in course)
- Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
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This course does not prepare you for a certification but prepares you to enter the job market as an entry-Oracle SQL and/or Python Developer.
This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive twelve (12) months to complete the course.
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact the student advising team to see what options you may have available to work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
The course instructor will be available by email to answer any questions and provide feedback on your performance. Occasionally, your course may be supported by a team of industry experts. You will also receive support from the student advising team.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. 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. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more about financial assistance.
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