Data Science Vendor Training
Introduction to Data Science


This introductory course takes learner inside the world of data science, you will learn the basics of data science, data analytics, and data engineering to understand how machine learning is shaping the future of business, healthcare, education, and more. Data science professionals who can provide actionable insights for data-driven decisions are in high demand all over the world.


No prerequisite required but would be advantage to have good mathematics/statistics knowledge.

Course Objective:

What is Data?

Big Data

Machine Learning

Artificial Intelligence

Preparing for a Career in Data Analytics

Job Roles/ Career Opportunities:

Learners will be able to advance their career/roles in jobs such as:

  1. Data Entry Operators
  2. Junior Data Analytics
  3. AI Core/Specialist
  4. AI & Data Career Accelerator

What will you learn?

Experience Analytics

  1. Introduction
  2. What’s is Data
  3. Data is All around us
  4. Business Understanding


Data Collection and Storage

  1. Introduction
  2. Understanding Big data
  3. Understanding Big Data Management
  4. Data Collection and Gathering Summary


Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

  1. Introduction
  2. AI fact and Fiction
  3. Big Data and Machine Learning
  4. AI and ML summary


Embarking on Your Career in Data Analytics

  1. Introduction
  2. Preparing for a Career in Data Analytics
  3. Taking the Next Steps
  4. Embarking on Your Career in Data Analytics Summary


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Hands on Experience

The features of the course include practical exercises and labs and easy to understand lessons. This course is adequate to provide trainees with the required knowledge and practical skills to be a Data Entry Officer in AI or ML.

Exams & SQA Framework:
There will be an opportunity for leaners to attain a PDA (Professional Development Award) from SQA upon completion successfully (passing all relevant exams) as this qualification is aligned with the PDA DATA Science @ SCQF level 8. Learner can earn up to 40 SCQF credit points upon passing all exams successfully. All SQA exams costs are included in the funding.

Cisco Badge can be earned upon passing exam appropriately.

Course Completion certificate will also be awarded upon cures completion.

Modes of Course Delivery & Attendance:

ITPT is currently providing different method of learning opportunities to our learners. Many people are looking for learning diversity to enhance their qualifications, but they don’t have the time to take on full-time instructor led study or attending courses regularly at their appropriate venues.

Online, distance and blended learning is a popular solution helping busy people study flexibly around their needs and requirements. We want to be the first choice for those potential online and distance learners so we are introducing variety of different study channels so the people can facilitate themselves accordingly.

We have made available diverse and flexible learning methods to accommodate a wider variety of learners:



Modes of Course Delivery



     Modes of Attendance


  1. Face to Face (F2F) Tutor-Led learning
  1. Part Time
  1. Virtual learning (VL) Tutor-Led learning
  1. Weekends


  1. Blended Learning (F2F + VL)


  1. Fast Track  
4.     Online Distance Learning / eLearning’s (Self-paced with tutor assistance learning) 4.  Weekdays



Target Audiences:

The IT training classes which we are currently offering are suitable for a wide range of candidates including:

  1. Individuals who are in employment and wish to enhance their career prospects
  2. Individuals who wish to start a new career in IT
  3. Individuals who want to get promotion at work
  4. Individuals who want to upgrade in their IT skills
  5. Individuals who intend to progress their career after the study of either the NQ in Computing, the NQ in Information Systems
  6. Individuals who wish to study on a part-time or day-release mode
  7. School leavers
  8. Adult returnees to education
  9. Any Age groups
  10. Diversity

Course funding: Scottish Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS PTFG)

This course is fully SAAS PTFG funded and available to eligible individuals only;

SAAS General funding eligibility requirement:

  1. You have to be a resident of Scotland
  2. Either employed and earning less than 25k a year or can be unemployed as well
  3. Have not used the SAAS funding in this Academic Year.


Other criteria:

  1. Students do not need to pay it back as this is a grant not a loan.
  2. This Part time funding can be used/applied by someone who previously granted a funding for a degree, postgrad or any other full time studies (HNC/HND) etc.
  3. Part time funding cannot be receive in a same session if someone is already receiving any part/full time funding for other courses.
  4. Part Time funding can only be utilised for one course in each academic year
  5. SAAS part time funding academic year runs from 1st Aug to 31st July.

To check your funding eligibility:

Please follow the below link to check if you qualify for the course funding;


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