Be a Microsoft SQL Server Administrator.
Microsoft SQL server is still among the top 3 database management system in 2018*.
With the introduction of an option to run SQL server on the highly popular Linux OS in 2017, Microsoft SQL server looks to continue its dominance in the database management arena for years to come.
It is therefore career critical for tech professionals who are looking for a fulfilling career in database management to equip with the right skills in Microsoft SQL server.
Our Express Database Administrator programme will empower you with the skills to install, configure and administer Microsoft SQL Server. We deliver affordable learning with up to 95% SSG funding and SkillsFuture Credit claimable. Job placement service is available as well to enable a smooth career transition to Database Administration job roles
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Our Express Database Administrator gives you all the knowledge and skills required to be a Microsoft SQL Server Administrator:
- Understand database concepts such as data modeling, normalization, relationships and performance due to database design.
- Design and develop tables, indexes, views and store procedure in SQL databases.
- Set user privileges within the database environment.
- Install and configure SQL server and databases.
- Plan and implement database backup, restoration, security and maintenance.
- Migrate and manage databases on cloud.
- Be eligible for MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Development and MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Administration certification exams.
Our blended learning solution combines online content and e-learning with offline, face-to-face learning.
Online, learners can engage in self-paced e-learning with 24/7 access to econtent. For learners who need more help, virtual tutors will be available to provide 1-on-1 support regarding course materials or technical matters.
Offline, learners will attend flipped class lectures. By preparing for class, learning will be more active and effective as guidance can be given to ensure the correct skills are learnt. Through mentoring workshops which range from group mentoring sessions to 1-on-1 mentoring sessions, learners can be assured that assignments and projects can be completed effectively using relevant skills.
With access to our virtual labs, learners will be able to practice on proprietary software hands-on. Each learner will also be part of our peer-2-peer forums to engage in guided peer to peer learning with additional help from mentors and learning facilitators.
Finally, through assessments, learners can ensure that their knowledge is retained, learning outcomes are achieved and progress towards skills mastery.
We have 5 delivery modes to provide a complete online and offline learning experience. First, face-to-face delivery with campus lectures, mentoring sessions and short group work sessions. Second, livestream delivery for online flipped classroom and online live mentoring. Third, self-paced delivery as leaners have access to learning materials and video lessons online. Fourth, helpdesk support for 1-on-1 guidance for course material questions and technical issues and finally, peer-2-peer delivery with forums for discussions with coursemates.
“This is how I found my first IT job with a good pay.”
Nicholas was hired as a Programmer Analyst after completing his Express IT course. He often draws on the skills he learned during the courses whilst at work. Thus, he felt the modules taught were very relevant and applicable in the real-world context. Nicholas secured his first IT job with a good salary at Lithan’s Recruitment Drive. He plans on pursing further studies in the future.
- Nicholas Low, Express IT
“Helped me get a job very fast, within 3 days.”
After completing Express IT course, Stenley obtained a total of five job interviews due to Lithan’s Recruitment Drive. As he could demonstrate his IT expertise during his job interview, he was hired the following day. Stenley felt Lithan had trained and prepared him well for his new job as a Deskside Engineer. Thus, Stanley had recommended his friends to enrol in Lithan.
- Stenley Ho Chun Fan, Express IT
“Gained more eligibility in workplace.”
Radhika chose Lithan as Lithan can help her obtain better employment prospects with a higher salary. After equipping herself with IT essentials, Radhika was recruited as a Level 2 Support Desktop Engineer through Lithan’s Recruitment Drive. The Recruitment Drive was very effective as she was offered her desired job with an attractive salary and benefits the very next day. In addition, the skills and knowledge she learned are relevant to her daily tasks at work.
- Radhika D/O V Rajandeeran, Express IT and Professional Diploma in Systems Support
“What I learn here is all related to what I am doing right now.”
The Express IT course had given Namazie the confidence and technical skills to kick-start his IT career. Namazie found the skills and knowledge he learned extremely relevant in his work and he still refers to his course materials from time to time. Moreover, he chose Lithan as the course fees were affordable, especially with the subsidies provided by SSG. Namazie recommended two of his relatives to study in Lithan and they are currently performing well.
- Muhammad Namazie, Express IT, Professional Diploma in Systems Support (PDSS)
“Lithan is a very conducive place to study.”
After attending the Express IT course, Radhiah gained the confidence and knowledge to apply for her current job, IT Service Request Coordinator. She found Lithan a conducive learning environment and the modules learnt made her more proficient in her professional field. Radhiah looks forward to furthering her studies so that she could advance in her career.
- Siti Radhiah Binte Ishak, Express IT
“These personalised schedule are really convenient for any student who are only available at certain point of time.”
Nur Muhammad found the Express IT course comprehensive and suitable for students who have no prior knowledge in IT. The lecturers’ clear and concise teaching strategies made it easy for him pick up new skills. In addition, Nur Muhammed commended the flexibility of Lithan’s personalised schedules courses. He believes the certifications he earned at Lithan will open many careers opportunities for him in the future. He plans to continue his study in IT and had recommended his friends and family to Lithan.
- Nur Muhammad Bin Sazali, Express IT (Part Time)
“Funding lightened our fee in paying for the course.”
James is a trading representative who is interested in expanding his IT knowledge and skills. Lithan’s teaching and delivery made his learning interesting and he found the facilities available for him to try out fascinating. Also, lecturers being practising professionals in their respective fields delivered their modules effectively. In addition, he appreciates the SSG funding that lightened his course fees.
- James Chua Kai Soo, Express IT
“The troubleshooting course helped me the most in my work.”
As a Project Coordinator who handles ICT, Wei Guo found Lithan courses very informative and useful in his work. He stated that his salary after his career switch was comparable to IT diploma graduates. Guo Wei enjoyed his time studying at Lithan, with its conducive learning environment and helpful lecturers who inspired a keen interest of IT in him. Furthermore, the lecturers were professional, thorough and consistently going the extra mile.
- Liong Guo Wei, Express IT and Professional Diploma in Systems Support (PDSS)
“I believe Lithan is always best place to study.”
Fauzy relaunched his career from temporary service desk jobs to being a Level 2 Systems Engineer after completing Lithan's Express IT course. He felt that the course was well-planned, interactive and fun with a lot of emphasis placed on practices related to the workplace. With his mentor's guidance, he managed to boost his IT knowledge and could answer his job interviewer’s queries about IT with ease, thereby securing the job.
- Muhammad Fauzy, Express IT and Professional Diploma in Systems Support
“They prepared us for the real IT world.”
Siti was previously unemployed and took the Express IT course to better her employment prospects. Despite having minimal experience, Lithan provided Siti the skills and knowledge to venture into the IT industry. She was able to apply what she learned in the practical field and got hired through Lithan’s Recruitment Drive. From now on, Siti aims to upgrade herself to advance further in her IT career.
- Siti Noranisah, Express IT
“Lithan provides a very good infrastructure in terms of materials, lecturers and environments. “
Arsath was a business development manager and is now a part time lab tutor in Lithan. Lithan was recommended to him by his WDA employment coach for their array of relevant IT courses. Lithan’s ambiance, knowledgeable lecturers and helpful consultants endeared Arsath to Lithan. Arsath believes IT skills are very beneficial and in high demand as they will provide people with greater career opportunities and a higher salary. He recommends Express IT for those who are thinking of doing a career switch to the IT industry.
- Arsath Hussain, Express IT