Hone your SQL skills with our interactive course: 86 online SQL practice exercises for beginners using real-world databases.
“Practice is the best of all instructors.” This is especially true for all practical skills, such as writing SQL queries. To become a proficient SQL user, you must write dozens of SQL queries on real-world databases.
We know how difficult it is to find good SQL practice exercises for beginners. That’s why every other month we publish a new beginner-friendly SQL practice course at LearnSQL.com. Each monthly practice course is based on a real-world scenario. It contains an introduction to the online practice database and 8-10 interactive SQL exercises that use this database.
Our monthly practice courses are greatly appreciated by our users. Here’s what they say about them:
“Please keep the monthly challenges coming! Keep new materials varied so I can keep learning new things while refreshing older/more common skills.”
“New SQL challenge each month adds a lot of value to the platform.”
Unlock your SQL potential with our “2023 Monthly SQL Practice Sets – Basic” course, a comprehensive compilation of beginner-level SQL exercises published throughout 2023. This great set of hands-on exercises offers a cost-effective and convenient solution, replacing the need to purchase six separate courses.
Elevate your SQL skills with this curated collection of monthly practice exercises!
This practice set has 6 parts, each corresponding to one of our monthly SQL practice courses from 2023. You’ll experience real-world scenarios and practice on different databases:
All queries and solutions you learn can be readily adapted and applied to your business context. Whether it's optimizing an online store or handling complex data in game development, you'll acquire transferable SQL expertise that can enhance and streamline your business operations.
This practice set is perfect for beginners looking for realistic skill-building exercises. To take it, you should be familiar with the basics of SQL covered in our SQL Basics course or have the equivalent knowledge. You should be familiar with
GROUP BY, aggregate functions,
JOIN and its different types, and subqueries.
In this practice set, you will practice various topics, like selecting data from a single table using
SELECT and filtering it with
WHERE. You will sort information using
ORDER BY. You will combine information from multiple tables using
RIGHT JOIN, and
FULL JOIN. You will compute statistics using aggregate functions like
MAX() and you’ll prepare reports using
GROUP BY and
HAVING. You’ll also find exercises that include simple or complex subqueries.
The course contains 86 exercises, equivalent to about 6 hours of coding.
Boost your SQL proficiency with our interactive course as you write, run, and refine your queries on a live database. Our platform offers immediate feedback, fostering your SQL learning and skill development. Each successful exercise builds your confidence – ensuring a practical, hands-on SQL experience.
After you finish the course, you will get a certificate that you can publish on your LinkedIn profile.
Hazel needs help managing the local gym. Are you ready to test your database skills and answer his questions?
Emma wants to improve her game development tournaments. Are you ready to resolve her business problems?
David manages an online pet store, which sells food and accessories for various animals. Use your database skills to help him track various statistics about his store’s performance.
Abigail is the manager of a local healthcare clinic. She would like to gather data to help her run the clinic more effectively. Can you help her?
Sophie owns a publishing company. She needs your help to leverage the database and grow her business. Are you ready to test your database skills and answer her questions?
John manages a cooking website that publishes articles, tutorials, and recipes and provides feedback from readers. Can you use your SQL skills to help him gather important data?