The CIW Database Design Specialist course validates knowledge of database design principals and theory, and their application to the most popular database platforms. The associated course prepares you for a better understanding of DB2, Oracle Database 11g, Microsoft SQL and mySQL.
To earn the CIW Database Design Specialist, you must take and pass one certification exam:
CIW Database Design Specialist: CIW Certification Exam (1D0-541).
The CIW Database Design Specialist course also discusses Structured Query Language (SQL) and optimisation of databases through normalisation. You will apply your knowledge with hands-on labs designed to teach the intricacies of database design methodology.
- CIW Database Design Specialist (click for description & topics)
Course ComponentsIncludes the following components:
- Courseware study E-Books (Electronic Copy)
- Supplemental materials
- Practice exams
- Online exercises
- Certification exam voucher (optional)
- Relational database fundamentals
- Database design methodology, including logical and physical database design
- Optimisation and normalisation
- Structured Query Language (SQL)
- Relational algebra
- Transactions and database security
- Database developers
- Database administrators
- Enterprise developers
- Software programmers
- Web development professionals
- Application developers
- IT managers/directors
Practice exams are provided online to most closely simulate the experience of the Certification Exam. The aim of practice exams is to support learning and help assess specific knowledge in all learning objectives. They include objective reviews and quizzes, reinforcement tests, self-assessment tests and a time-limited test that consists of a random selection of questions.
CIW Data Analyst course prepare candidates to take the CIW 1D0-622 examination, once achieved, awards the student with the CIW Data Analyst Certification. For our CIW self-study kits, we are now moving to our new exam provider PSI for the exams for distance learning students. The PSI remote video proctoring service lets the student take CIW exams from the comfort of their own home or office. The system requires an active webcam and stable high-speed Internet connection. A live proctor will visually monitor the student and the exam during the entire testing session.
Course Lenght & Technical Support
This course can be completed in your own time, as a home study course you will have approximately 100 hours of study and 12 months to complete. All the technical support is provided directly by CIW via their student web portal.
It is recommended that students have a basic knowledge of the purpose and function of a database. Also, students should be familiar with an operating system such as Microsoft Windows before taking this course.