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Applied Data Analysis Skill Set

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Do you have the skills and confidence to unlock the power of Big Data?

The more data you have, the better business decisions you can make.

This course shows you the basics of how to mine it. You will learn how to collate, analyse, and report structured data; and get an introduction to unstructured analysis and Big Data.

We’ll show you how to start from the basics, such as Microsoft Excel, working your way up to industry-standard tools to collate, analyse, and visualise data such as Power Bi.

This skill set is a great first step, or suited to people who work within in a broad range of industries who are responsible for processing data sets for a business, including data mining and machine learning activities with big data within medium to large organisations.

  • Clean and verify data obtained from a variety of sources. 
  • Use analytic techniques to review and ensure data quality
  • Follow industry best-practices and organisational policies, procedures, and protocols
  • Use advanced techniques, including machine learning to analyse unstructured peta-scale data

The following applies to you: 

  • Enjoy manipulating data to provide various outcomes
  • Need to go beyond Microsoft Excel in analysing data
  • Being able to programmatically query, manipulate, and present data will enhance job prospects


Free in 2023

This course will be FREE from 1 January 2023. The course fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA State Government.

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Free in '23  page for further information.

Classes will run for one night per week over two semesters, Wednesdays, 5.30pm - 9.30pm.

Timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.

There is high demand for this course and our semester 1, 2023 intake is now full. The next available intake will be in semester 2, 2023.

Other job titles may include:

  • Business Manager
  • Data Analyst

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

$50.00 (resource fees).
In 2023 no tuition fees will be charged for this skill set, only the resource fees as listed above.


*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2023. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

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Semester 2, 2023

Perth - On Campus

Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 2, 2023
Where Perth
How On campus

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