Fully funded by the Digital Start Fund administered by SDS
on behalf of the Scottish Government
"I learned multiple tools for data analysis and different topics about how do to data analysis. The projects we did were really helpful."
"The course project allowed me to put a variety of skills I developed during the course into practice."
"The course was very intense but a lot of help was offered."
"I strong believe that the ability to think critically and approach problems in the right way is a core value that is always useful to have these skills. This course helped me develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills."
"This course help me to make first step into Tech. I have done it during my maternity leave and the qualification and course helped me to move on to a job in sector I can coordinate with my baby schedule.
I got part time hybrid job as a operations assistant."
Data supports crucial decisions about where to focus limited energy, time and budget using evidence not assumptions. It enhances faster decision making, gives a clear understanding of patterns and provides an environment for innovation. Harnessing data reduces costs, drives revenues and increases engagement with both clients and customers.
"Scotland’s future will be forged in a digital world. It’s a world in which data and digital technologies are transforming every element of our nation and our lives – people, place, economy and government." A Changing Nation: How Scotland will Thrive in a Digital World (Scottish Govt 11/03/2021)
"I have been working in accounting and finance for many years. I have had a few long stints of being out of work and felt strongly that I was falling behind on the data skills front and missing out on opportunities. This course has provided the fundamental skills needed to analyse and visualise data and made me feel more empowered on a personal and professional level."
- Jolene Russell
"I’ve recently been made Data Manager in my team with the aim of making use of more automated reporting and creating cool and informative visualisations with Python."
- Kelsey Pearson
"I have a degree in Biology, but I never found a job in science. I was told that they were not for me. Code Division showed me that women can be data analysts."
- Ester Gimenez