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Data science courses on the DataCamp website

Open to
All staff in the Government Statistical Service
Training category
Data science, Using statistical computer programs
Type of training
Learning Academy


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 you can take charge of your progression.

Learning outcomes:

Each course has learning outcomes on the first chapter.

How to book:

Go to the DataCamp website to set up a free account that will allow you to try out the first chapter in any premium course.

If you would like to complete further chapters on a course you will need to contact the Learning Academy  so they can provide you with login details (email

These login details will give you access for three weeks, but you can reapply as many times as you like.

There is usually a waiting list of around three to four weeks before you can get the login details from the Learning Academy.

Please let them know of any additional learning needs  you have, for example if you need extra time due to a disability or working part time. All information will be treated as confidential.


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