PDA (SCQF Level 7)


  • Computing

Why take this course?

Data science is one of a number of emerging technologies that is becoming increasingly important in modern society. Most contemporary jobs require data skills of some kind, and the ability to manipulate data, and draw insights from it, is a valuable skill for any employee.

Specifically learners will develop statistical and communication skills as they relate to data science. Learners will also develop analytical skills to gain insights into datasets and make data-driven decisions in a business or organisational context.

The PDA in Data Science Level 7 assumes no prior knowledge of computing/programming or data science. It is suitable for all learners with a basic numeracy level.

What you will experience

You will cover the following:

  • Working and Communicating with data
  • Basic Python Programming skills
  • Skills in Microsoft Excel and Tableau