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The length of time to complete this qualification is nine (9) weeks, online.



Not available to international students.

Course code



SQL is the standard language for creating, manipulating and accessing relational database management
systems. This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to retrieve and manipulate information stored in information systems using a query language.

It applies to those who are involved in a range of work environments, who are required to extract information from a relational database by creating and running queries.

Career opportunities

Occupations relevant to this qualification in industry sectors such as programming include:
>Assistant database developer
>Assistant database support
>Data warehouse support

Please note, as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations, the above list should be used as a guide only.

Credit transfers and advanced standing

Skill recognition

Skills recognition is not applicable to this course. CDU's short courses are highly targeted courses designed to help you improve a specific skill. They will help you improve your career prospects, maintain currency in your field, or allow you to try out something completely new.


VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline.

Further training pathways from this program include but are not limited to ICT40120 - Certificate IV in Information Technology.


2023 course fee for students who are eligible for an NT Government supported place is $210.00, and for students who are not eligible is $1,200.00.

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Whether you learn on campus or online, you will be studying with a proud multi-sector university that’s a leader in research and flexible study delivery. CDU is innovative, industry-relevant and student-centred. Our students are at the heart of all that we do.

  • Benefit from smaller class sizes for more personalised attention
  • Online learners receive the same support as their on-campus peers
  • Enjoy inclusive, welcoming learning environments
  • Utilise our deep connections with industry, businesses and communities in the Northern Territory, across Australia, and beyond

What will I study?

To achieve the vocational training program VTP376 - Apply query language in relational databases, a total of one (1) unit of competency must be completed as listed below.

Course structure

Students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment upon successful completion.

The total Nominal Hours for this training program is 60.

CodeModule/Unit of CompetencyHours
ICTPRG431Apply query language in relational databases60
 Total nominal hours for the training program60


Entry requirements

Admission criteria

The delivery of this VTP is subject to student numbers. If the minimum student numbers are not achieved, interested VTP students will have the option to join the mainstream equivalent unit which is delivered over a longer duration.

Assessment of students capability to study online and at a distance will be undertaken, this will ensure each student has the requirements to study online and undertake training and assessment from home.

Students will need to demonstrate an appropriate level of language, literacy, numeracy and digital literacy skills to undertake this program with a LLN assessment and an interview to determine suitability for the Program.

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Course details


This is a non-award course and a Statement of Attainment will be issued for nationally recognised units of competency successfully completed.

Location and study mode

Delivery at all locations is subject to sufficient demand and resources.


Study Mode:Online

Subject to demand other locations and modes may become available throughout the year.

Additional information

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Industry groups
Occupation types
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Area of study
Information Technology, IT and Network Engineering

Contact details Phone: 1800 061 963 (free call).

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How to apply direct to CDU

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.


You will need a valid email address to create your online account.


Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.


There is no application fee when you apply online.

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Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from theAustralian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.


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