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Free SQL Course of the Month – Creating Basic SQL Reports

Do you want to create good SQL reports from scratch? Are you looking for a course that will help you spread your analytical wings? What if I told you that throughout April 2021, you could access one of the best SQL Reports courses for FREE? Here it is: Creating Basic SQL Reports.

What's the catch? There is none. provides one of their courses for free from time to time. Thousands of users have already benefited from them. Why shouldn't you as well? By paying nothing, you risk nothing – but you can gain so much. Give yourself a chance.

Creating Basic SQL Reports Course

Why Would You Need to Create SQL Reports?

You already know that SQL is the language used to work with relational databases, right? We use SQL queries to retrieve the data we need in various situations. Thanks to SQL, we can, for example, create reports that will later become the basis for making key business decisions.

Based on data collected by your company, you could create a report showing when you have the highest product sales, when is the best time to start a specific marketing campaign, and when to plan promotions. SQL reports can give you a real market advantage; the one who knows more than the competition gets more customers!

Using SQL and data analytics is just smart. Why guess when you can use data to make better strategic decisions and grow your business?

Here's what you need to do to learn SQL Reports for FREE:

  • Create a free account or log in if you already have one.
  • Start the course. You will have free access to its content until the end of April.

If you want to avoid the mistakes often made by online learners, read Kamila's great article on 5 Reasons You Might Fail to Learn SQL. If you need more business examples, you’ll find them here.

What Will You Learn in This Course?

Creating Basic SQL Reports

First of all, you’ll learn some effective data analysis techniques. This course largely focuses on the GROUP BY clause and will deepen your knowledge of it; it’s crucial for creating SQL reports. GROUP BY also appears in our SQL Basics course, but here we extend its use considerably. This course is also a great place to practice popular SQL aggregate functions like COUNT() and SUM().

What is GROUP BY useful for? It will help you compute various statistics in SQL: totals, averages, counts, and so on. It is the basis for all business reports prepared in SQL. Use these reports to analyze your results and achieve your business goals.

Equally important is the ability to control your SQL queries. Thanks to the knowledge gained in this course, you will be able to clean up your long queries and make them more readable and understandable to others. Your colleagues will thank you for it.

In this free SQL report course, you’ll learn how to:

  • Use popular SQL aggregate functions like COUNT() or SUM() to summarize data.
  • Create custom data classifications using the CASE WHEN syntax
  • Use classifications to group objects with the GROUP BY clause.
  • Calculate average values, maximum averages, and minimum averages.
  • Organize long queries.
  • Include multiple metrics in one report.
  • Calculate ratios and percentages.
  • Compare global and granular metrics.
  • Compare different business groups in a single report; we teach you three methods to use.
  • Use common table expressions (CTEs).

Why Choose the Creating Basic SQL Reports at

This great course contains about 100 interactive exercises. We estimate that it will take about 10 hours to complete them all. You’ll solve problems and get hands-on experience by writing real SQL queries. And don’t worry about setting anything up – all you need to learn is a browser and an internet connection.

Our advantage LearnSQL has over other platforms is that you write your own SQL query that is immediately checked. You know right away when you’ve made a mistake.

Our exercises are also not abstract. The tasks you will be solving are based on realistic business scenarios, giving you the truest picture of creating SQL Reports. After completing the course, you should be able to start working on your own reports and projects right away.

SQL Reporting

We have created this course for people who want to deepen their SQL skills. Are you an analyst and need to refresh your knowledge? Or maybe you advise the management board of your company and you want to start doing your own data analysis yourself? This course is also useful for anyone thinking about a career in data science as well as for students preparing for database exams.

The queries demonstrated in the course will work (possibly with minor adjustments) in all popular database engines: SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Oracle, and MySQL. However, for those interested in a specific database, we have versions of this course available in SQL Server (SQL Reporting in MS SQL Server) and PostgreSQL (Creating Basic SQL Reports in PostgreSQL).

After completing the course, as with all SQL courses at, you will receive a personal certificate of completion that you can include in your LinkedIn profile. Here's a quick tutorial on how to add it to your profile. You could also show your certificate to your boss to prove your new skills (and maybe ask for a raise?).

Why Learn SQL Reporting for Free in April 2021

Creating Basic SQL Reports will give you a solid foundation for analyzing and creating reports. If you want to develop your skills further, you can take our SQL Reporting track. It is designed for people who are hungry for SQL knowledge and improvement. In includes three courses:

Do you want to know more? My colleague Pierre wrote an article explaining how to start creating SQL Reports; check it out for further details.

We are always working on more courses! If you want to have access to all of them, maybe you should consider buying a LearnSQL Forever Plan. Check out our current promotions and always make time to learn SQL!