ECDL® Certification
Using Databases

How to use a database application to quickly input, securely store and easily find information.


Create and modify a database structure with tables and appropriate field types.

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Create forms for entering information, and for updating and removing records.

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Sort and filter your data, and create queries to retrieve specific information.

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Format the content and layout of reports from the information in your database.

What you will learn

Gain the knowledge and skills to create and modify tables, queries, forms and reports. Learn how to relate tables, and how to retrieve and manipulate information from a database by using query and sort tools.


Understand what a database is and how it is organised and operated


Create a simple database and view the database content in various modes


Create a table, define and modify fields and their properties; enter and edit data in a table


Sort and filter a table or form; create, modify and run queries to retrieve specific information from a database


Understand what a form is and create a form to enter, modify and delete records and data in records


Create routine reports and prepare outputs ready for distribution

Who we work with.
What we offer.

Online programme delivery, learner administration, training content development, online testing and certification, telephone and online support, membership, event and project management, and digital marketing and brand promotion – these are among the services provided by ICS Skills. Here are a few of the clients we serve:

ECDL Ireland Ltd. trading as ICS Skills. Registered in Dublin, Ireland No. 265078. ICS Skills is a Registered Charity in Ireland No. CHY 12259