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  • Code Division Data and Excel a course for people with barriers to employment

    Created: 31/08/2023
    News/Events Category: Employability
    This item will show under the following categories: Technology   Training and Learning  

    Code Division is running a series of courses over the later part of the year to support those with barriers to the labour market into gaining more advanced data management skills, “Data and Excel” is part of this programme.

    See a leaflet here for details of other data management courses run by Code Division later this year.

    Course details below:


    • Pre -Course: Excel Fundamentals (self-paced)
    • SQA Level: Level 7
    • Course Length: 6 weeks
    • Delivery: 2 x evening workshops per week (6-8pm)
    • Starts: Join waiting list (cohort 3) October 2023

    Learning outcomes:

    • Using Excel as a tool to strengthen vital analytical thinking and creative problem-solving skills;
    • Extracting and cleaning data;
    • Data manipulation using pivot tables;
    • Charting and formulae;
    • Statistical analysis and dashboard creation.

    Learning support is available in the form of:

    • Six month pre-paid sim cards;
    • Chat GPT translation and business English Resources;
    • Industry workshops offering potential digital job roles.

    To be eligible, applicants must live in Tayside regions (Dundee, Angus, North East Fife, Perth and Kinross) and places are offered to:

    • Women;
    • People from ethnic minority backgrounds;
    • Refugees;
    • People living with a disability;
    • People earning below £24K;
    • People who are underemployed or unemployed.

    An online application form can be found here.

    Contact Frank Duffy for more information: [email protected]

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