Course Description


Data analysts pull data from huge databases then gather and organise this data to provide information which can be used by businesses to make informed decisions.  Over the past number of years, there has been an enormous increase in the amount of data being collected resulting in a worldwide shortage of data analysts.  Data analytics is currently one of the top ten in demand jobs is set to continue to be as more and more organisations start working with big data. This course will give students a good foundation in data analytics and offer students progression to study data analytics to University degree level.

CollegeKillester College of Further Education
Course LocationKillester, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 5
Course CategoryData Analytics, IT
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsSoftware Development
Course Start Date12th September 2022
Course End Date26th May 2023
Course Durationone academic year
Course Fee€300
Entry RequirementsA student over 16 yrs seeking entry to this programme does not need a previous formal qualification. However, the student must demonstrate at interview the capacity to successfully participate on this programme. Should the student have previous qualifications, one of the following may be advantageous for admission to the programme: Leaving Certificate/LCA QQI Level 4 Award Applicants must have attained a Pass grade in Leaving Cert Ordinary Level Maths or equivalent Students who have/are taking LCA or Leaving Certificate Foundation Maths must sit a short Maths test in Killester College as part of the Application process. Students who may not have formal academic requirements but who have the ability to successfully participate on the course will be considered (RPL Recognition of Prior Learning). They will also be asked to sit a short Maths test at application stage. Interview
Carear PathStudents may also progress to participating Higher Education Institutions (HEI’s) through the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme. DC123 Data Science DCU DC120 Computing for Business DCU DC121 Computer Science DCU DC241 Digital Business & Innovation DCU DK823 Mathematics & Data Science Dundalk IT NC025 Data Science NCI TU856 Computer Science TU DN201 Computer Science UCD Colleges nationwide
Phone(01) 8337686
Course Code5M0529
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Collins Avenue Killester Dublin 5 D05 TW21, Killester, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: D05 TW21

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Killester College of Further Education
Collins Avenue Killester Dublin 5 D05 TW21
Killester, Dublin
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