Data Skills Framework

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Advance your data skills with a professional certification programme, delivered through integrated learning and skills development to provide a pathway to continuously advance in a data driven world.


The Data Skills Frameworks contains four training pathways designed by our member organisations to allow you to continuously advance your team’s knowledge and expertise – from Data Practitioner level all the way to Data Leadership level. Training for your team can be delivered in person or online and can be adapted and customised to your business requirements. Training is delivered by leading experts who work in the field. All four training pathways lead to exams and professional certification. 

Designed by an expert group of business and data professionals, our Data Skills Framework is a graduated professional certification programme providing a pathway to continuously advancement in a data driven world. It rapidly equips staff from any part of the business to apply data-driven analysis and decision-making. 


Programmes are co-funded by the Technology Ireland Digital Skillnet to reduce your training costs and to provide world class training and certification at a reduced cost.


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Learn more about the framework and each pathway in our Data Skills Framework PDF.

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Is the Data Skills Framework programmes only suitable for companies?


No, we offer both open programmes (suitable for individuals and bookings of less than 6 people) and closed programmes (suitable for organisations)

Is the Data Skills Framework programmes only suitable for companies?


Closed programmes can be tailored for organsiations. They can choose the times and dates they want the programme to run and also include their own datasets to match the learning to real-world exmaples. 

Is the programme funded?


The programme is run by Technology Ireland Digital Skillnet in association with the Analytics Institute. The programme is part-funded allowing organisations and individuals to benefit from a reduced course cost. 

Is the programme certified?


The programme is certified by the Analytics Insitute. 

How do I book onto a course?


Please contact us to discuss your requirements and we will find the right course for you. 

Can I pick a course or do I have to start at Practitioner level.


You choose the course that suits your needs. You do not need to start at Practitioner level. If you are having difficulty choosing the right course, please contact us, we are happy to help.