InstructorUlulo Admin
TypeOnline Course
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Introduction to Data Capturing

This programme focuses on the practical aspects of relational database implementation. It
covers the implementation of databases in a software package where learners will acquire
the skills to create databases, forms, reports, queries and maintaining databases.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Description

A Data Capturer enters data into computer files via keyboards. The data may or may not be in a
coded form. Data is then reviewed for accuracy and corrections are made. Data Capturers may
also type up computer programmes and set up instructions or programmes for the computer to
follow. They may also need to make margin changes, line adjustments and other routine typing
decisions.

Typical Job Activities

Enters number data, codes and text from original material into the computer for storage
Receives invoices, forms, records and other documents for data capturing
Imports and exports data between different databases
Operates bookkeeping and calculating equipment
Checks accuracy of data and correct incorrect data when required

What natural skills and/or aptitudes do Data Capturers need?

Be accurate, alert and attentive
Have good typing skills and finger dexterity
Have good eye-hand coordination
Have the ability to concentrate for long periods
Have good eye for detail
Be an orderly thinker and worker

Possible Employers of Data Capturers

Businesses
Industry
Educational and health care institutions
Government department’s
Market research organizations
Temp employment agencies
Self-employment, as a freelance data capturer or through a temp agency

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Section 1
Lecture 1COMPONENTS OF A DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Lecture 2COMPONENTS OF DBMS
Lecture 3APPLICATIONS OF DBMS
Lecture 4ADVANTAGES OF DBMS
Lecture 5DISADVANTAGES OF DBMS
Lecture 6WHY USE MICROSOFT ACCESS?
Lecture 7ACCESS DATABASE COMPONENTS
Lecture 8PRACTICAL DATA CAPTURING IN MICROSOFT ACCESS