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Person spec - what is QL?

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thunderbird69 Mon 27-Jul-15 15:17:32

I'm looking at applying for a job. One of the items on the person spec is to have experience of using computerised systems, particularly QL. I don't know if I meet that requirements as I've no idea what QL means!

Anyone?

MrsLeighHalfpenny Mon 27-Jul-15 15:23:02

Quantum Lite?

LazyLouLou Mon 27-Jul-15 15:23:30

QL is a Sinclair thing but it can't be that as it is bloody ancient!

Could they mean a label maker? Brother QL is a little label maker...

But other than that, I am really sorry, I haven't a clue either.

Maybe it is a trick question... to see who has the nerve to ring and ask what it is!!??

jessplussomeonenew Mon 27-Jul-15 15:25:38

SQL without the S?

thunderbird69 Mon 27-Jul-15 15:47:20

It is within higher education if that makes any difference!

I wondered if it was a generic term or a specific system that they use

LazyLouLou Mon 27-Jul-15 16:29:25

Ah! I checked analysis software

solarb.mssl.ucl.ac.uk/SolarB/index_lkh.htm

EIS Quick Look, maybe... but I think you may have to ring and ask.

Sorry.

But good luck smile

thunderbird69 Mon 27-Jul-15 16:32:42

thanks loulou

Permanentlyexhausted Fri 31-Jul-15 23:04:53

Query Language?

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Query_language

EekBarbaraitsaDalek Fri 31-Jul-15 23:12:41

We use a system called QL. It's for housing management.

GinBunny Fri 31-Jul-15 23:41:01

QL is an access based database. We use it at work - FE, so similar. You have the students details in and the course details and use them to link to create registers. If you have a good understanding of databases created in access you will be fine.

thunderbird69 Tue 04-Aug-15 16:00:30

Well I didn't even get offered an interview, so guess I didn't meet the criteria.

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