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Learn SQL

In this SQL course, you’ll learn how to manage large datasets and analyze real data using the standard data management language.

4.55 out of 5 stars
1,221,813 learners enrolled
  • Skill level

    Beginner
  • Time to complete

    5 hours
  • Certificate of completion

    Included with paid plans
  • Prerequisites

    None

About this course

Information is all around us. You can put it to use by learning SQL basics. Used in data science, analytics, and engineering, SQL makes it easy to work with data and make more informed strategy, operations, and business decisions. It’s a helpful skill for anyone who works with data (even in non-tech roles). In this SQL course, you’ll learn how to manage large datasets and analyze real data.

Skills you'll gain

  • Work with databases using SQL

  • Create queries for tables

  • Build SQL projects

Syllabus

4 lessons • 5 projects • 4 quizzes

The platform

Hands-on learning

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Learn SQL course ratings and reviews

4.55 out of 5 stars
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  • This course is great for people with no prior knowledge on SQL. I feel that it digs deep without overwhelming you with too much information and you can really learn at your own speed. Great overall.
    Anthony T.
    Verified Learner
  • I really enjoyed how the course touches on the essential with just enough context. It was exactly what I was looking for to start using SQL to query data the next day. The practice ground and guide was very useful as well
    Y. A.
    Verified Learner
  • I learned SQL in my college course but I liked they way codecademy taught it a lot better! I liked the visual graphics of how the tables transform when they merge together since I have issues visualizing the actual changes.
    Chelsey N.
    Verified Learner

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Frequently asked questions about SQL

  • SQL (Structured Query Language) is a programming language used to manage data stored in relational databases, which store structured data in tables. Its syntax is easy to read, so it’s easy to pick up on even if you’re completely new to programming, and it’s even useful for non-technical careers.

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    Guided projects that help you solidify the skills and concepts you're learning.
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    Auto-graded quizzes and immediate feedback help you reinforce your skills as you learn.
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