This Unit is designed to provide candidates with the knowledge and skills for further study or employment in an administrative or IT environment. It introduces the database as a tool to help store, process and produce information in such a way as to be relevant to a manager and thus assist with management decision-making. Initially, you will focus on the analysis of a business problem, then the design and use of a database to collate data and turn it into information. On completion of the Unit you will be able to:
Design a relational database structure from source documents; Modify and store data using a relational database; Query and present information to aid decision-making.
Credit points and level: 1 HN credit at SCQF Level 7: (8 SCQF credit points at SCQF
Previous experience in using a computer and database software would beneficial. It is essential that you have experience in using a computer, the Windows interface and Windows terminology.
Distance and Flexible learning