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What you get
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create simple two-table relational databases with reports and queries, for storage and retrieval of information.
It applies to individuals that may provide administrative support within an enterprise, or may be independently responsible for storage and retrieval of data relating to their own work roles.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
By the end of this training course, participants will:
|1. Create a simple database||
1.1. Design a simple database, with at least two tables, using a database application, basic design principles, software functions and simple formulae
1.2. Develop a table with fields and attributes according to database usage, as well as data considerations and user requirements
1.3. Create a primary key for each table
1.4. Modify table layout and field attributes as required
1.5. Create a relationship between the two tables
1.6. Check and amend data entered, in accordance with organisational and task requirements
|2. Create reports and queries||
2.1. Determine information output, database tables to be used and report layout to meet task requirements
2.2. Determine data groupings, search and sort criteria to meet task requirements
2.3. Run reports and queries to check that results and formulae provide the required data
2.4. Modify reports to include or exclude additional requirements
|3. Use database||
3.1. Ensure data input meets designated time lines and organisational requirements for speed and accuracy
3.2. Use manuals, user documentation and online help to overcome problems with database design and production
3.3. Preview, adjust and print database reports or forms in accordance with organisational and task requirements
3.4. Name and store databases, in accordance with organisational requirements, and exit application without data loss or damage
3.5. Prepare and distribute reports to appropriate person in a suitable format