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Data science courses on the DataCamp website

Description: Courses offered by the DataCamp website take you from a complete data science beginner through to data visualisation, machine learning, forecasting, and beyond. All the learning takes place through your web browser, so there is no need to have extra software installed. There are currently over 100 different courses available, arranged into clear learning tracks so […]

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Training category
Data science, Using statistical computer programs
Type of training
Online
Length
Various
Provider
DataCamp
Location
Online

Introduction to administrative data

Description: This course aims to provide participants with an introduction to administrative data by: explaining the differences between survey and administrative data highlighting some of the challenges when linking different datasets providing an insight into the legal issues around acquiring administrative data Learning outcomes: By the end of the course, participants will have developed an […]

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Training category
Analytical
Type of training
Face to face, Online
Length
Half day
Provider
Office for National Statistics
Location
London, Newport, Titchfield, Online

Introduction to data ethics

Description: This short online course, comprising of two modules, will help you identify and successfully manage ethical issues that may arise as part of statistical research and the production of statistics. It is designed to help you apply ethical principles to your research. How to book: Find this course on the Learning Academy eventbrite webpage. To […]

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Training category
Analytical
Type of training
Online
Length
30 to 40 minutes
Provider
Office for National Statistics
Location
Online

Introduction to data linking

Description: This course is aimed at providing participants with an introduction to the principles, theory and practice of data linking. Data linking is playing an increasing role in producing statistics, to support a wide range of users and uses, through integration of data from multiple sources. Please note that this course does not include any […]

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Training category
Analytical
Type of training
Face to face, Online
Length
One day
Provider
Office for National Statistics
Location
London, Newport, Titchfield

Introduction to editing and imputation

Description: This course aims to introduce participants to the processes of editing and imputing in surveys. The course considers the editing process of detecting and correcting errors in survey response data, as well as the imputation process of estimating for non-response in surveys. The focus of the course and practical examples will mostly relate to […]

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Training category
Analytical
Type of training
Face to face, Online
Length
One day
Provider
Office for National Statistics
Location
London, Newport, Online

Introduction to forecasting

Description: This online training module is the second of three bite-size online learning training modules that make up the Time series basics for official statistics’ course. The other two modules are: Introduction to time series Introduction to seasonal adjustment It is recommended that the online module Introduction to time series is completed first. This online training […]

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Type of training
Online
Length
30 to 40 minutes
Provider
Learning Academy
Location
Online

Introduction to quality in statistics

Description: The aim of this online course is to give an overall awareness of quality in statistics. It is developed as an introductory course to be done before the quality statistics in government course. Learning outcomes: By the end of this workshop, participants will have: a deeper understanding of quality assurance, quality control and quality […]

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Training category
Quality
Type of training
Online
Length
30 to 40 minutes
Provider
Learning Academy
Location
Online

Introduction to seasonal adjustment

Description: This online training module is the third of three bite-size online learning training modules that make up the Time series basics for official statistics’ course. The other two modules are: Introduction to time series Introduction to forecasting It is recommended that the online module Introduction to time series is completed first. This online training […]

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Type of training
Online
Length
30 to 40 minutes
Provider
Learning Academy
Location
Online

Introduction to statistical disclosure control

Description: This classroom based session aims to introduce participants to potential disclosure risks and available statistical disclosure control methods. Learning outcomes: By the end of the course, participants will understand: what is meant by statistical disclosure risk and statistical disclosure control why there is a need to protect data against disclosure how to recognise situations […]

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Training category
Analytical
Type of training
Face to face, Online
Length
One day
Provider
Office for National Statistics
Location
London, Newport, Titchfield

Introduction to time series

Description: This online training module is the first of three bite-size online learning training modules that make up the Time series basics for official statistics’ course. The other two modules are: Introduction to seasonal adjustment Introduction to forecasting This online training module aims to introduce the basic concept of a time series. No prior knowledge […]

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Type of training
Online
Length
30 to 40 minutes
Provider
Learning Academy
Location
Online
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