Learn SQL in 1 Hour - SQL Basics for Beginners

This YouTube tutorial, by Joey Blue, is a true crash course in SQL. In just one hour, it covers all of the fundamental lessons for working with SQL, and it does so in a presentation geared for beginners. Its designed to be the absolute first place you need to look to start learning SQL.

Created by: Joey Blue

Produced in 2017

What you will learn

  • Creating databases
  • Creating tables
  • Managing data
  • Select statements
  • Where clauses
  • Editing statements and comments
  • Products tables
  • Orders tables

Quality Score

Content Quality
Video Quality
Qualified Instructor
Course Pace
Course Depth & Coverage

Overall Score : 0 / 100

Live Chat with CourseDuck's Co-Founder for Help

Need help deciding on a sql course? Or looking for more detail on Joey Blue's Learn SQL in 1 Hour - SQL Basics for Beginners? Feel free to chat below.
Join CourseDuck's Online Learning Discord Community

Course Description

sql Awards Best Crash Course

A crash course in SQL. How to write SQL from scratch in 1 hour.In this video I show you how to write SQL using SQL Server and SQL Server Management Studio. We go through Creating a Database, Creating Tables, Inserting, Updating, Deleting, Selecting, Grouping, Summing, Indexing, Joining, and every basic you need to get starting writing SQL.



    • Course is one of the shortest on the topic without sacrificing thoroughness or effective communication.
    • Every script in the course is available for download for further study and tinkering.
    • One of the most informationally organized YouTube tutorials you can find.
    • Additional support is minimal. Questions on the YouTube page might be answered eventually, but the video is old enough that the community has died down.
    • While the course is impressive for being only an hour long, the limited time forces ideas and concepts to be cut from the tutorial. Course is best used as a supplemental tutorial rather than a primary learning resource.
    • Course does not connect to a more advanced dive into SQL, leaving students stranded with limited information on the topic.

Instructor Details

Joey Blue

Joey has been working with Business Intelligence, Relational Databases, Analytics Tools, and Reporting Tools for over 18 years. He founded and works as a consultant with Embark Blue, helping small and large companies get better and more timely information for decision making.



0 total reviews

5 star 4 star 3 star 2 star 1 star
% Complete
% Complete
% Complete
% Complete
% Complete

By Pamela Malthouse on 05/06/2019

Brilliant I have learned more in under 1 hour than I did participating on a course for 3. Excellent so glad I found the video

By Sourabh Pawar on 02/23/2019

Really helped me out. It has been really long time i haven't written any SQL query this helped me in refreshing stuff.

By juceagso on 03/25/2018

Good video. Good pace, good voice, good mood, good examples I'm learning.

By OphidianAngel on 09/21/2019

Thanks alot for the clear instruction. I've been struggling with SQL for some while but somehow while watching your video(s) I noticed I'm becoming more and more handy with SQL and it's actions.

By sanjeev singh on 06/05/2019

Thank you for this great tutorial. It has very good pace. I looked at the end first and then I thought OMG, its very complicated and how I am going to understand this in one hour. But, you made is so simple and brick by brick from beginning.

By Rahee11 on 11/03/2019

This is the best introduction on SQL I found so far. It starts simple and gradually builds on the simple start. Really helpful for beginners like me.

By aravind appaji on 12/26/2019

I haven't written any SQL query since my degree and this helped me in refreshing stuff. I would recommendd this video to beginners

By Olumide Afariogun on 04/14/2019

Fantastic insight. Very very good in breaking things down.

By Stephen Truong on 01/24/2020

Thank you so much for creating this video. Great logic and pace especially for beginners trying to understand this world.

By Zhang Xian on 05/02/2019

It's my first video of SQL. Definitely a very clear and a good start.

By Game Ovais on 11/06/2019

Thank you the excellent tutorial which goes through a basic but very understandable scenario. Brilliant stuff.

By ShaolinMonkster on 03/21/2020

The best tutorial I've found. Time to expand my understanding after this. Would like some exercises to work on what I learnt on this video.