Oracle PL/SQL

Oracle PL/SQL

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Oracle PL/SQL Course Overview

The Oracle PL/SQL course is designed to introduce Oracle DBAs, software development personnel and database support staff to the primary features and constructs of the PL/SQL Programming Language.

The delegate will learn and acquire skills as follows:

  • Writing and running PL/SQL programs from SQL*Plus or SQL Developer
  • Declaring and using variables and constants
  • Assigning and manipulating values
  • Using SQL statements within PL/SQL
  • Implementing conditional execution and loop constructs
  • Declaring and using cursors with and without parameters
  • Updating data with cursors
  • Trapping and handling errors and exceptions in code
  • Implementing nested and labelled loops and blocks
  • Raising exceptions
  • Handling PL/SQL records and tables
  • Using PL/SQL table built-in functions

Who will the Course Benefit?

Oracle database administrators, software development personnel and database support staff who need to write PL/SQL scripts to enhance their productivity in manipulating data.

Course Objectives

To provide the skills needed to write stand-alone programs using the main features of Oracle's PL/SQL Programming Language.

Examinations

Together with the Oracle PL/SQL Stored Program Units course, the Oracle PL/SQL course is suitable for delegates intending to sit the #1Z0-144 - Oracle Database 11g: Program with PL/SQL examination.

Before taking any exam, ensure you have the recommended experience. The Oracle website lists all exam requirements and these are updated regularly.

Exams are not included as part of the course.

Requirements

A working knowledge of SQL*Plus or SQL Developer and Oracle SQL is required along with practical experience in writing SQL statements. This can be obtained by attendance on the pre-requisite course. Some previous programming experience will also prove advantageous.

Pre-Requisite Courses

Follow-On Courses

NOTE: Course technical content is subject to change without notice.


Oracle PL/SQL Training Course

Course Introduction

  • Administration and Course Materials
  • Course Structure and Agenda
  • Delegate and Trainer Introductions

Session 1: PL/SQL FUNDAMENTALS

  • What is PL/SQL?
  • Basic Elements
  • Variables and Constants
  • Data Types
  • Initialising Variables and Assigning Values
  • Using SQL Statements in Code
  • Generating Output to SQL or SQL Developer

Session 2: PROGRAM LOGIC

  • IF THEN ELSIF ELSE Statements
  • CASE Statements
  • The Basic Loop Construct
  • WHILE and FOR Loops
  • Nested and Labelled Loops
  • The GOTO Statement
  • The CONTINUE Statement

Session 3: USING CURSORS

  • What is a Cursor?
  • Implicit and Explicit Cursors
  • Cursor Operations
  • Declaring, Opening and Closing Cursors
  • Fetching Rows
  • Status Checking
  • Using Cursors FOR UPDATE
  • The Cursor FOR Loop
  • Parameterised Cursors

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Session 4: EXCEPTIONS AND NESTED BLOCKS

  • The EXCEPTION Section
  • Types of Exception
  • Handling Named System-Raised Exceptions
  • Handling Un-named System-Raised Exceptions
  • User-Declared Exceptions and Application Errors
  • WHEN OTHERS THEN NULL
  • Nested and Labelled Blocks
  • Propagation of Exceptions
  • Scope of Variables and Cursors
  • Scope of Goto Statements

Session 5: PL/SQL RECORDS AND INDEX-BY TABLES

  • Declaring Record Types
  • Handling PL/SQL Records
  • Nested Records
  • Declaring PL/SQL Index-By Tables or Associative Arrays
  • PL/SQL Table Built-in Functions
  • Manipulating PL/SQL Tables or Associative Arrays
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The trainer was extremely helpful, very pleasant atmosphere and an overall positive experience.

Kamila - Trainee Oracle Developer - IT - September 2017


Course content was well explained and we were given plenty of time to work on practical examples. All examples were explained in detail so even if I struggled with completing the exercises on first reading, subsequent explanation meant I understood the logic behind the example and could use it going forward. Workbook contains a great deal of content and useful references to practice what we learned going forward. Thank you for a great course!

Abbi - Production Support 1st Line Analyst - Insurance - April 2017


Really enjoyed this course and feel that I've learned everything. I've taken away the hand outs and course material and will continue and definitely feel that I can utilize the skills I've been taught in day-to-day roll. Excellent instructor who explained everything really clearly, gave us the time and attention we needed to get a good all round knowledge of the course. Thanks to the trainer and StayAhead!

Andy - System Support Analyst - Housing Association / Managed - December 2016


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Brilliant course, found it really helpful, tutor really helpful can't thank him enough, this course will enable me to bring new skills to the company and help the company use manipulating the data etc more effectively, already have plenty of idea's on how I can use my new skills in my day to day roll.

Chris - Senior Application Support Analyst - Housing Association / Managed - December 2016


The course was taught at a good pace. Teacher explained things fully and was willing to go through things again if not fully understood. Good documentation for the course also!

Emma - Trainee Analyst Programmer - Finance


Thank you very much Stayahead. The things I have learnt will help me do my job.

Nick - Housing Systems Manager - Government


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