Database with SQL (PLA)

L2 Level 2
Part Time
23 January 2024 — 12 March 2024
This course is available at other locations or at different start dates/levels.
PLA: This course is free for employed adults eligible for a Personal Learning Account (PLA). To see if you could be eligible for a PLA go to - For a full list of PLA courses go to

About this course

Our level 2 Advanced Database with SQL is a part-time qualification designed for those that wish to gain an understanding of data handling within a Database Management System.  It will also explore the use of Structured Query Language (SQL) with a particular emphasis on SELECT statements.

This FREE course is only available to adults that are eligible for a Personal Learning Account (PLA). Personal Learning Accounts, funded by the Welsh Government, are available to employed adults living in Wales that wish to develop skills to progress or change career. 
Find out if you're eligible today.

What you will study

This course will develop knowledge and performance skills in:                                            

  1. Data security, data consistency, legal storage of data
  2. Database management system using Access 
  3. Structured Query language (SQL) - SELECT statements (including joins, groups, functions) 
  4. Data reports

On successful completion, you will receive a certificate from Agored Cymru.
This course will be taught with a tutor remotely via Microsoft Teams.  You will not need to purchase any software for this course but you will need a Microsoft Windows computer with an internet connection. A microphone would be useful but not essential.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a keen interest in the topic and be prepared to do some self studying.

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18.
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities.
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect.
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice.
  • Course fees are subject to change. Your fee will be confirmed prior to enrolment.
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  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers.
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information

Start date

23 January 2024

End date

12 March 2024

Time of day

Night Time

Part Time

3 hours per week


Maps & directions
PLA: This course is free for employed adults eligible for a Personal Learning Account (PLA). To see if you could be eligible for a PLA go to - For a full list of PLA courses go to

Course code



CM42CY007 Data Management Software



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