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1. Setting up and creating tables and fields 2. Formatting Fields. 3. Creating Primary Key and Relationships 4. Searching and Creating Reports 5. Editing Reports
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The candidate must demonstrate knowledge and understanding, practical skills and problem solving based on the following content statements:

Database Fundamentals:

  • Description of the benefits of an electronic database system in comparison with manual data storage, including searching and sorting, data retrieval, data storage and updating, data analysis and reporting.
  • Entities and Data Relationships
  • Description and exemplification of simple data entities, in terms of the following attributes: name, multi-valued or single valued, data type (text, integer, real, object, date, time).

Data Modelling Concepts

  • Design and creation of data tables, including consideration of: table names, fields (name and type), keys (primary and foreign), validation (presence, restricted choice).
  • Description and exemplification of the following field types: text, number, object, link, date, time, Boolean.
  • Identification of the limitations of flat file databases, and the advantages of linked tables (relational databases).


  • Explanation of normalisation.
  • Identification of entities with a single one-to-many relationship between them in a single source document.
  • Identification and removal of multi-valued fields in records.


  • Implementation of database system based on data table.
  • Description and implementation of simple queries including: sorting (two fields, ascending/descending), searching (two fields).
  • Description and implementation of data input forms and simple reports.
  • Implementation of consistent, user-friendly user interface and screen design.




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