Data Analyst Skills Development Programmes

Data Analyst Skills Development Programmes


Essential skills

While completing any data-related qualification you will develop other essential ‘human’ skills that employers look for.

These range from familiar ‘key skills’, such as team working, independent learning, innovation and problem solving, to more tricky-to-measure skills, such as:

• Presentation skills

• Communicating with colleagues, management, internal and external customers

• Understanding work practices and how different roles and departments function within an organisation.

Minimum Entry Requirements

There are no minimum entry requirements for these programmes, however confidence in English, Maths and Excel is recommended and we will always provide additional refresher support where required.

Remember, Data Analytics is a broad church starting with being able to analyse and present data from the world’s most commonly used analytics tool, Excel …

… and working towards being able to write your own analytics programmes as a data scientist, using machine learning and AI technologies such as Python and R.

Beginner – Intro to Data Analysis (6 week duration)

For anyone that would benefit from thinking analytically as part of their job role and developing some practical Excel analytics skills.

- For the unemployed, the furloughed and the employed

- This programme is delivered over six ½ day workshops

- Prior experience not required although an interest and enjoyment in Excel and maths is advised

- Useful for any job role as a CV enhancer, whether sales, HR, finance, operations, …

Delivery: Tutor-led Distance Learning (Microsoft Teams)

Accredited: Yes

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Intermediate – Data Analysis Bootcamp (12 x weekly sessions)

This programme will develop your practical data analysis knowledge and skills for roles in HR, finance, operations, audit, etc.

You will use Excel for data validation and analysis and Power Bi Desktop for visualisation and dashboarding.

Prior experience is not required although an interest and enjoyment in Excel and maths is advised

Delivery: Tutor-led Distance Learning (Microsoft Teams)

Accredited: Yes

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Advanced – Data Analysis Bootcamp (12 x weekly sessions)


This programme will enhance your data analysis knowledge and skills for roles in HR, finance, operations, audit, etc.

You will prepare, analyse and present data using a range of tools including any or all of Excel, Power BI Desktop and Arbutus Analyzer.

Additional coaching and mentoring support is available to develop SQL and VBA skills as required.

Develop knowledge and skills to identify data, understand data structures and formats (e.g. PDF), importing, cleaning, transforming, analysing, writing routines and procedures, automating routines, scheduling for routines for continuous auditing/monitoring and dashboarding.

Delivery: Tutor-led Distance Learning (Microsoft Teams)

Accredited: Yes

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