Data Analyst Career Programme

Gain sought-after skills and boost your career with this in-deamand Data Analyst Career Programme.

Become a Data Analyst

A one of a kind Data Analyst package

Learn valuable skills and qualify for a rewarding career in the high-growth field of data analytics.

With ITonlinelearning, you’ll have access to professional training with practice environments, study coaching, career coaching and recruitment services to springboard your career into top employers.

Data analysis involves collecting raw data and finding patterns and trends in the data using mechanical techniques and algorithms. A Data Analyst uses this information to help businesses grow and thrive, which is why they are so important.

We’re here to help you in your career journey, which is why our Data Analyst course also includes a job/money-back guarantee*.

With us you get:

  • Fully accredited courses
  • Your own mentor
  • Your own career advisor
  • Tutor support
  • Flexible finance options
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PACKAGES BUILT AROUND YOU

  • Job/Money-back guarantee*
  • Six engaging courses that include practice environments
  • A Study Coach and Mentor to keep your studies on track
  • Tutor support
  • Access to recruitment services for one year
  • CV review, LinkedIn review and full recruitment services
  • Relevant exams for the package
  • One-year access to all study material
  • Finance options available
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What is Data Analysis and why is it important?

A Data Analyst gains meaningful information, which is vital in making accurate predictions and decisions to help businesses grow and thrive. Effective data analysis allows businesses to operate more efficiently, provide better customer service and remain relevant.

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Why Pursue a Career in Data Analytics

Easy to learn and start: With the study coaching, mentoring and tutor support from ITonlinelearning, you have the best chance of successfully completing your studies and enjoying career success.

Job opportunities: With a simple job search on job boards like reed.co.uk, you will see the thousands of jobs requiring entry level Data Analysts and Junior Analysts across the UK.

High demand: The demand for data analysts is high, and it only keeps increasing due to the insight they bring to businesses processes for their employers. As an expert in the field with this Data Analyst course, you will enjoy job security and a strong career.

High salary: According to ITJobsWatch.co.uk, which measures salary trends across all UK job boards, the average salary for a Data Analyst in the UK is £40,000. The average salary for Junior Data Analysts is £32,000. Entry level data analysis roles typically start at £25,000 depending on location.

What do different analysts do?

Below is a brief summary of the tasks carried out in different analyst roles that learners on this pathway will be prepared for:

Data Analyst

• Identify sources for data collection
• Collect and analyse data
• Report and present findings

Product Analyst

• Conduct market research
• Product evaluation and performance forecasting
• Produce reports and presentations based on research finding

Business Analyst

• Create detailed business analysis
• Defining business requirements
• Variance analysis

Sales Analyst

• Analyse sales data
• Review customers
• Create detailed reports

Financial Analyst

• Analyse business financial data and performance
• Explore investment opportunities
• Prepare and present analysis reports

Quality Assurance Analyst

• Create and carry out product testing plans
• Conduct software audits
• Create and perform quality testing procedures

Who is this career programme for?

No prior experience is needed. Data analytics will especially suit you if you are organised and detail-oriented and like working in a structured environment.

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From the moment you register with us, you will have the guidance and advice you need to successfully qualify and find work in your new career.

Our specialist recruitment consultants support you each step of your job seeking journey, while our qualified tutors and mentors provide you with all the support you need to learn new skills and qualify.

  • Support from a team of experts
  • Your own study coach and mentor to keep your studies on track and motivate you
  • Engaging courses, practice environments and more
  • Quizes and exam revision support
  • All relevant exams
  • Recruitment support from our specialist recruitment team
  • A professional CV review and rewrite
  • An updated LinkedIn profile
  • Interview support
  • Job seeking support
  • Job/ money-back guarantee*

What courses are included?

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  • CompTIA Data+ STEP 1

    As the importance for data analytics grows, more job roles are required to set context and better communicate vital business intelligence. Collecting, analysing, and reporting on data can drive priorities and lead business decision-making.

    This official CompTIA course is a great starting point for learners to gain the essential skills needed for data analysis. This comprehensive course covers:

    • Mining data
    • Manipulating data
    • Visualising and reporting data
    • Applying basic statistical methods
    • Analysing complex datasets while adhering to governance and quality standards throughout the entire data life cycle
    • Learn Microsoft Excel for Data Analysis STEP 2.1

      Microsoft Excel is one of the most popular tools used in the business world for data analysis. Excel is designed for storing and analysing data, with built-in features to help you transform data into useful business insights. Excel is a valuable skill to have in any career at any level of data analysis or business intelligence.

      In this course, you’ll learn how to take raw data and use Excel’s tools for formulas, sorting and filtering, pivot tables, and charts. You will also learn the best practices for managing, protecting, and cleaning data in Excel. This comprehensive course covers:

      • Welcome to Learn Microsoft Excel for Data Analysis
      • Exploring Data
      • Visualizing Data
      • Handling Data
      • Analyze Bitcoin Data in Excel
    • Learn SQL STEP 2.2

      Organisations are run using data, we live in a data-driven world, data analysts search through data to find insights to help make decisions, plan strategies, plan marketing campaigns, improve operations, analyse key business areas like sales, production and customer service plus use insights for a host of other purposes.

      In this course you will learn how to communicate with relational databases through SQL and practice with 4 projects learning how to manipulate data and build queries that communicate with more than one table. The SQL training is broken down into 4 key areas:

      Manipulation: Learn how to use SQL to access, create, and update data stored in databases.

      Queries: Perform more complex queries by learning essential query keywords and functionality.

      Aggregate Functions: Learn powerful functions for performing complex database operations with ease.

      Multiple Tables: Expand your SQL skills by creating and manipulating databases with multiple related tables.

    • Learn Python 3 STEP 2.3

      Python can be used for everything from web development to software development and data science applications. The Python 3 course is a great introduction to the Python programming language as well as fundamental programming concepts.

      Python has grown exponentially in popularity as it is a versatile, general purpose programming language that is concise and easy to read, a good language to have in any programmer’s stack.

      Python 3 is the most up-to-date version of the language with many improvements made to increase the efficiency and simplicity of the Python code that you write. Below is a breakdown of the key areas of the Python 3 course:

      Get Started: Get started with Python syntax in this lesson and then create a point-of-sale system for a furniture store!

      Control Flow: Learn how to build control flow into your python code by including if, else, and elif statements. Expect to learn all you need to know about boolean variables and logical operators.

      Lists: Learn about lists, a data structure in Python used to store ordered groups of data.

      Loops: Loops are structures that let you repeat Python code over and over. Learn how to read loops and write them to solve your own problems.

      Functions: Learn about code reuse with Python functions. Apply that knowledge to create functions for famous physics formulas.

      Python Code Challenge: Code challenge to test your Python knowledge!

      Strings: Learn all about the Python string object. Figure out how to automatically create, rearrange, reassign, disassemble, and reassemble blocks of text!

      Modules: Learn how modules work in the Python programming language.

      Dictionaries: Learn all about the Python dictionary structure and how to create and use key-value pairs in your code.

      Files: Learn how to work with files in an automated way! Investigate the properties of text, CSV, and JSON files by reading and writing to them!

      Classes: Learn about the differences between data types in Python and how to create your own classes, objects, and interfaces.

      Python Code Challenge 2: Code challenge to test your Python knowledge!

    • Learn Tableau for Data Visualisation STEP 2.4

      The Tableau course teaches you how to build visually appealing, interactive dashboards and visualisations. You will learn how to load and join data, develop effective and interactive visualisations, and build compelling data stories using Tableau. Lastly, you will put your knowledge to practice with both an end-to-end guided project and an independent capstone project.

      Visualisations are key to telling compelling data stories and Tableau empowers you to tell a story with data regardless of your coding experience. Tableau is a leading (BI) platform known for its friendly user experience and strong community. The Tableau course is broken down into these key areas:

      Data Setup: Learn the basics of setting up data in Tableau.

      Making Visualisations: Learn the basics of data visualisation in Tableau.

      More on Storytelling: Learn techniques and tricks for telling compelling data stories in Tableau.

      Final Project: Make a portfolio-worthy project in Tableau!

    • BCS Business Analysis Foundation Course STEP 3

      In an ever-changing world, business analysis is used to identify and articulate the need for change in how organisations work, and to facilitate that change. Therefore, business analysts can work in any area of business where change is necessary. Understandably, business analysis is a flourishing career to be in or pursue.

      The Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis course will lay an excellent foundation for Business Analysis studies. After completing this course, you will understand how to identify and evaluate options for improving an organisation and you will develop skills and knowledge to support successful business change programmes within the organisation. This course covers these key areas:

      • The role and competencies of a Business Analyst.
      • How to identify and evaluate options for improving your business.
      • Investigative techniques, including interviews, workshops, prototyping and scenarios.
      • How to categorise, analyse and manage stakeholders.
      • Making a business case and assessing feasibility.
      • How to document, manage and validate requirements.

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Average salary

CAREER PATHS AND AVERAGE ANNUAL SALARY

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Source: Adzuna
Average Salary
Senior Data Analyst
£53k
Average Salary
You Can Earn
£40k
Average Salary
Data Administrator
£26k

Salary Projection

Average salary of
Data Analysts

£40k

You can earn an average of £40,445.85 a year

There are currently 5857+ Data Analyst jobs in the UK.

Source: Adzuna

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These are some of our most frequently asked questions. Please fill out the form below for one of our Career Advisors to call you to answer any further questions you have and to help you get your new career journey started.

Are your courses accredited?

We are a CMI, APMG, PeopleCert and BCS, CompTIA and CodeCademy authorised training centre.

What finance options do you offer?

We offer finance through our third-party finance partners, Omni Finance and Premium Credit where you can spread the cost of your study package and exams over affordable monthly payments. This is the preferred option for our students not paying in full.

As an alternative where students do not qualify for Omni Finance or Premium Credit, we offer monthly spread payments in-house (ITOL Finance) which are interest-free and cover the cost of the course component only. ITOL Finance therefore does not finance the cost of exams and manuals. You can, however, at any time contact the exam booking team and pay for exams and manuals as you need them.

Are exams included in the price?

As stated above, if you have paid in full or been accepted through Omni Finance or Premium Credit, then all exams are included including the cost of the oral exam.

Why must I complete my exams before getting a job?

Hiring managers consider qualified jobseekers to be a lower recruitment risk who can hit the ground running and be more productive quickly. You must put yourself in the shoes of a busy recruiting manager to understand why this is always the case. This course, however, also includes a practical element that requires mastery.

What recruitment support do you offer?

Once you have completed your exams and the project management assessments, you are then supported by our recruitment team. They will provide you with a professional CV review & LinkedIn profile, job seeking advice, interview advice and support you each step of the job seeking process.

Our aim is to empower you, so you have all the skills needed to secure interviews, master interviews and land the job you want to get. These are skills for life and can help you at any point in your career when you want to change jobs. You will proactively work with our recruitment team as they support you.

How will I benefit from completing this programme?

A rewarding career enables you to grow and develop. You will harvest what you invest in yourself. After this programme you will have learned new skills and validated this through exams and mastery of skills. This adds value to your CV and opens doors to career opportunities where you can further grow.

How long on average before I can find a new job opportunity?

This depends on how long it will take you to pass your exams. It also depends on your location and the number of opportunities close to you. We aim to ensure you secure a new job opportunity within 12 months of completing your last exam. However, on average most students secure a role within four months of passing their last exam. Please note, our recruitment support only kicks in once you have passed all your exams, as this is when your CV will stand out with your new certifications and skills.

How does your job guarantee work?

In the event that you have passed all certification exams in this package at first attempt within 12 months of registering with us and do not secure a job placement within one year after passing your last exam, we will refund your study fees less the cost of your exams subject to you conducting yourself in a professional manner, accepting reasonable job offers and working proactively with our recruitment team. It is also subject to you being a UK resident for at least five years, having a good command of English, paying your study package in full or if you are paying via spread payments, it is subject to you not missing any monthly payments. Our Terms and Conditions / Terms of Learning also apply.

Can I opt out of recruitment services and your job/ money-back guarantee?

Yes, you can opt out of recruitment services and the job/ money-back guarantee. If you do not need these services, the cost of your package will be reduced, however this can only be done prior to registering for this study package.

What is the best study path for me to follow?

The first step is the study the official CompTIA Data+ course to
give you a solid foundation knowledge, prepare for the official
exam and take the CompTIA Data+ exam. You will then study,
practice and master Microsoft Excel for Data Analysis. Next study,
practice and master SQL with the Learn SQL course. Next study,
practice and master Python with the Lean Python 3 course.
Next study, practice and master Tableau. Lastly, study the BA
Foundation course and prepare and take the official exam.

What are average study times for each course?

This varies from course to course and from person to person. Foundation courses typically take 20 hours or more to study and prepare for exams. Programming courses require mastery of each language.

I’m already working, can I study around my current job?

Yes, this study and job programme is flexible and designed for career starters and career changers that might be working in jobs that do not align with their career goals.

If I run out of time, can I renew my training?

You can renew your studies for another year if you need to. You can also add other courses at that time to meet your career requirements. We have a renewals team and a renewals advisor will be in contact as you near the end of your study term.

Once I have completed my studies, can I study further?

Yes, there are further UK accredited project manager, business improvement, best practice and manager courses we offer to further strengthen your CV and portfolio of skills.

What if I have other questions?

Please fill the form in below and one of our Advisors will call you and help answer any questions you have.

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