In Goodwill’s free SQL Server training course, which we refer to as “Database Associate – SQL,” you will learn how to use Microsoft SQL Server, which is a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) developed my Microsoft. As a database server, SQL is a software product used to store and retrieve data as requested by other software applications—which may run either on the same computer or on another computer across a network. In Goodwill’s free SQL Server training course, you will learn:

  • Data skills: SQL, data manipulation
  • Tech skills: T-SQL, TCL (Transactional Control Language), stored procedures, triggers, modeling and diagram, usability testing, agile methodologies and XML data type
  • Business skills: Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, SharePoint, Visio and Project), user research, agile management, customer value

2021 Training Dates

Goodwill’s SQL Server training course is offered twice per year, usually in the first and third quarter.

Registration Period Assessments Interviews Training Dates
May 17 – June 11 May 17 – June 20 June 28 – July 30 August 9 – October 29

Course Timeframe

Goodwill’s SQL Server training course lasts 12 weeks. Class meets virtually from 6 – 9 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays for a total of nine hours each week.

Course Details

To learn more about this course’s topic outline, tools, methods of instruction and instructor credentials, download the SQL Server syllabus.

Certification Opportunities

A CAP Project is required to achieve certificate of completion.


In order to take Goodwill’s SQL Server training course, you must have an Associate’s degree. In order to apply to this course, you must complete an assessment and go through a selection process.

Requirements for Completion

To successfully complete Goodwill’s SQL Server course, you must:

  • Have at least an 85% attendance rate
  • Present all class projects
  • Complete a final project
  • Internship (if any) is mandatory

Related Careers

To find our more information about potential careers you can launch after completing Goodwill’s SQL Server course, visit O*Net Online.

Job Search Support

As a participant in one of Goodwill’s training courses, you’ll have access to a Career Navigator who can help you with your resume and interview skills. You’ll also have the opportunity to work with our Employer Engagement Team, who can help you find and secure employment.

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