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Data Analyst Skills Bootcamp

12 weeks programme. 10 x 1 day release mid-week or weekends Online Instructor Led, Online directed self-paced, practicals, assignments and online webinars


During this course you will understand understand the different types of data, including open and public data, administrative data, research data, the data life cycle, differences between structured and unstructured data, the importance of clearly defining customer requirements for data analysis, quality issues that can arise with data and how to avoid and/or resolve these, steps involved in carrying out routine data analysis tasks and the range of data protection and legal issues.

Advancing to the fundamentals of data structures, database system design, implementation and maintenance, understanding an organisation's data architecture, analysing & visualising data with Excel, presenting visual insights with dashboards in Excel, performing statistical analysis, modelling and analysing data with Power Pivot.


Aimed for individuals wishing to follow these following roles:

Data Analyst, Departmental Data Analyst Problem Analyst, Junior Analyst, Marketing Data Analyst, Data Manager, Data Scientist, Data Modeller, Data Architect, Data Engineer


Data Analysis and Visualization with Microsoft Excel

 Course Objectives:

In this course, you will analyze and visualize data using Microsoft Excel and associated tools. You will:

  • Perform data analysis fundamentals.
  • Visualize data with Excel.
  • Analyze data with formulas and functions.
  • Analyze data with PivotTables.
  • Present visual insights with dashboards in Excel.
  • Create geospatial visualization with Excel.
  • Perform statistical analysis.
  • Get and transform data.
  • Model and analyze data with Power Pivot.
  • Present insights with reports.

BCS Data Analysis Concepts

Course Overview

On this course, you’ll explore different types of data; understanding the data life-cycle and learning the fundamentals of data structures. Our expert instructors will take you through the steps of carrying out routine data analysis task and database system design. You’ll also grasp:

  • The importance of clearly defining customer requirements for data analysis
  • Quality issues that arise with data and how to avoid and/or resolve these
  • The organisation’s data architecture
  • The range of data protection and legal issues
  • The importance of the domain context for data analytics

Why a career in technology?

The days of working in one industry in one role have passed. Statistically the typical worker changes their job around 12 times before they retire. This should be reassuring news if you’re contemplating a new career. If you’re looking to get into IT, you may be surprised at why people love it. Here are our top seven reasons to work in IT.

1. You don’t have to be a math whiz.

Contrary to popular belief, dedication and soft skills go a long way in making IT professionals successful. While technical skills are important, they can be learned more easily than a strong work ethic, a natural curiosity and the ability to work well with others. A person with dedication and motivation will take the initiative to learn hardware, cybersecurity, coding or whatever the technical skill may be that will help them move ahead. Millions of individuals working in tech have non-technical backgrounds,  it’s not just a skills gap, but a confidence gap, that’s affecting the IT workforce.

2. You’ll get to show off your creative side.

The most impactful IT workers are also often the most creative. Every day in IT, you’ll need to come up with innovative solutions to complex problems. And you often won’t arrive at those solutions through linear thinking alone. Creativity is the secret sauce that will help you meet your goals on a day-to-day basis.

3. A big part of your job will involve helping people.

Whether you’re helping people solve their daily technology problems or developing technology behind the scenes, a big part of your career will involve making other people’s lives simpler with your specialized knowledge. You'll work closely with others to understand the challenges they face and what they need technology to do. Your ability to problem solve and innovate will help them do their jobs better and help your organization to succeed.

4. There’s no shortage of IT jobs.

Job opportunities are endless for IT professionals with the right skills. Read about Microsoft Get On 2021 programme to understand the vast opportunities that lie ahead for the global workforce of the future, the need for IT workers will only grow. If you feel stifled in your career and feel like you don’t have enough opportunities to move up the ladder, consider expanding your opportunities in the IT realm..

5. IT pays well.

This is one of the major draws for many people who transition to careers in IT. Research available shows the average salary for an IT role is over £45K. As with any profession, there’s a wide range of salaries dependent on numerous factors, but it shows there’s ample opportunity for advancement in terms of both responsibility and salary.  

6. You’ll always be challenged.

The IT realm is constantly in flux in terms of innovation. As an IT professional, you’ll be expected to keep up with industry changes and new technology, which means there will never be a dull moment in your career. If you love learning and are up for a challenge, an IT job may be right up your alley.  

7. A variety of industries need people with your skills.

The sky’s the limit when it comes to where you’ll be able to find employment, and your opportunities won’t be limited to the corporate world. Nonprofits, health care organizations and universities all need smart people to join their IT teams. You’ll get to pick your own adventure and work in a field that you feel truly aligns with your interests.

No matter your reason, if you have an interest in IT, there is a way to get into it. Is IT right for you ? Either register for our information webinars related to the regional government funded programmes or register your interest in the specific bootcamp and one of our advisors will happily discuss how your skills could translate to an IT career.


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