Introduction to R

Open to
All staff in the Government Statistical Service
Training category
Data science, Using statistical computer programs
Type of training
Face to face, Online
Length
Two days
Organiser
GSS Capability
Provider
GSS Capability
Location
London, Newport, Titchfield, Leeds, Online, Other locations available on request

Description:

This is a two-day course with a week between the sessions to allow assimilation of learning and time to practice.

Learners must commit and sign up to both days. Anyone who does not sign up for both days will be removed from the course.

This course focuses on applying skills and building confidence, independence and resilience so that you can continue your learning beyond the classroom.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the course you will:

  • be confident using the RStudio environment
  • be able to install and use libraries
  • be able to perform basic coding
  • know how to create and use data
  • know how to import and export data
  • be able to manipulate basic data
  • be able to perform descriptive statistics
  • be able to perform linear regression
  • be able to perform basic data visualisation
  • gain hands-on experience of working in R

How to book:

Please use your Learning Hub account to enrol on this course.

If you do not have a Learning Hub account, please contact gss.capability@statistics.gov.uk.

Contact:

Email: gss.capability@statistics.gov.uk

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Data science courses on the DataCamp website

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