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31st January 2018

The Learning Academy is offering Advanced level training on R.

If you have already attended the Introduction to R course and/or feel that you have a good level of working experience on R, please see this learning opportunity below.

The ”Advanced R” course is a one day classroom based course and there are still places available on the 31st January 2018 in ONS Titchfield.

Please note that for ONS & other Government staff, the course fee is £129 for both days.

This module is aimed at those familiar with the basics of the R language who require knowledge

of more advanced data handling techniques and formal code development. Topics will be
selected based on specific requirements, but could include:

  • Advanced Data Objects and Data Manipulation
  • The Apply Family of Functions
  • Advanced Graphics – lattice, ggplot2 and grid
  • The R Class System
  • Advanced Function Writing
  • Unit Testing and Building R Packages

This module will use hands-on exercises throughout based on relevant datasets and tasks.

For GSS members only: if you wish to pay via Purchase Order could you please provide us an electronic copy of the Purchase Order in order to use that in the invoice.

Learning Academy will contact you regarding payments.

This course will require to have your laptop.

If you don’t have a work laptop please feel free to bring your home laptop.

If you wish to register please follow this link:

If you have any questions please feel free to contact