PHP & MySQL Essentials

PHP & MySQL Essentials Course.

Course Aims

This essentials courses covers the basic techniques of writing scripts in PHP and creating and managing MySQL databases. No prior knowledge of PHP is required. However participants need to be proficiency with HTML and CSS coding.

Part 1 – Introduction:
Understanding how PHP works
Server-Side Scripting Vs. Client-Side Scripting

Part 2 – Understanding the PHP language: Introduction to PHP scripts
Introduction to using variables, data and strings Introduction to statements and operations Introduction to passing information in PHP

Part 3 – MySQL Databases:
The basics of MySQL data storage
Introduction to using tables
Using key tools – such as DROP, CREATE and PRIMARY KEY

Part 4 – Entry Management:
Introduction to Entry Database Tables Introduction to Entry Input Forms
Introduction to PHP scripting to process and verify
Connecting to the MySQL database and saving data to the database.
Introduction to retrieving and displaying entries.

Entry Entry is open.

No prior qualifications are required to join the course. However it is important that your have a good grounding in HTML and CSS .


The course runs over one day.


Participants receive the Griffin College Certificate in PHP/MySQL Essentials Skills.