Within months you will learn one of the highest paid and fastest growing skills in the Tech Industry: Data Science. This world-class course will teach you how to solve difficult problems using the latest advances in the Data Science realm.

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  • 78DAYS
  • 11HRS
  • 34MIN
  • 13SEC
  • Course Duration
    12 months

    At 10 hrs/week

  • Course starts

    January 18, 2021

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Our expert scientists have crafted world-class content to ensure learning happens in an engaging, friendly and professional way. Each course allows for varied levels of experience and expertise.

Learning with EXPLORE isn't simply studying, it's an experience!

Boost your career with a Data centred Qualification

EXPLORE's comprehensive long course qualifications are SETA accredited and offer a broad spectrum of data skills, thoughtfully crafted to ensure they can be applied in the workplace immediately.

You'll learn theory, tools and technology in a fast-paced and fun environment, supported by wise and generous tech specialists who delight in learning.

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Data Science

Data Science

Learners will gain an overview of Data Science and Machine Learning - the skills required to be a data scientist.
In the Fundamentals phase they learn how to clean, analyse and visualise data as well as how to effectively communicate the findings.

During Machine Learning, students solve real-world problems by building regression, classification and unsupervised learning algorithms in Python. This involves data exploration insight building, improving and communicating models from a raw and unstructured dataset.

Data Science Fundamentals

  • SQL

    Create and query a SQL database to extract valuable information

  • Python Programming

    Query and analyse datasets in Python by using Numpy, Pandas and Pyodbc

  • Visualisation

    Building dynamic and interactive dashboards using Power BI

Machine Learning

  • Regression

    Building linear regression models in Python and testing the results of predictions

  • Classification

    Building a logistic regression model in Python and optimising models to enhance performance

  • Unsupervised Learning

    Learn to apply unsupervised techniques, such as k-means clustering and dimensionality reduction, to your data. Gather insight and derive patterns from unstructured data.

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Join the sexiest career of the 21st Century

Data roles are the fastest growing careers with some of the highest paid salaries on offer.

  • Work with the Best

    Our facilitators and support team have been there and done that - experienced practitioners with a range of data mastery in Utilities, Retail and Financial Services. They are your champions and cheerleaders.

  • Learn How to Solve Problems

    The course is built around solving actual problems, whilst learning the latest tools and technologies. Based on the issues that our renowned scientists have helped to solve, each course was designed by a team with years of experience at a global level.

  • Apply Your Skills

    EXPLORE prides itself on the practicality of its courses. Participants must be able to apply the skills and knowledge that they acquire to do Amazing Things. Specialists have put their incredible skills together to ensure that learning adds value and not just 'nice-to-know'.

  • Extended Access to Material

    Participants will have extended access to the material that is covered in the course, allowing them to revisit the techniques whenever they choose to.

Top Student Reviews

  • The fact that I was allowed to use different methods to achieve a given task was freeing. I felt as if I was given a paint brush and an infinite array of colors to paint my solution without being put into a box.

    Ntwanano Matjokane
  • EXPLORE was like my soul revamping unit.

    I could always find happiness in being at EXPLORE and most of my highlights would be the networking or rather peers that I met.

    Thembisile Damon
  • [A highlight was…] Learning new technologies and being able to apply them to real world problems. And also meeting smart people with similar mindsets to that of myself.

    Tahir Hargey

Engaging, interactive and entertaining learning

At EXPLORE we firmly believe that learning can be fun, even when the content is complex. Our highly experienced course designers are able to share their insights and wisdom through our innovative learning platform and video-first approach. Take a look at what you can expect when joining us:

  • Data Science Online Course

    An overview of what to expect from EXPLORE's online Data Science programme

  • Data Science On-Campus Course

    Learning on-campus with us is an experience not to be missed - working alongside passionate scientists is inspiring. See what to expect...

  • Python Programming

    Programming in Python makes using you data simple & easy, get a feel for how you'll master this art

Course Curriculum

Carefully created and curated content ensures that learning is always relevant and practical. Our experienced Scientists promise you only the best experience.

EXPLORE Services

At EXPLORE, we don't just train technical skills, we empower learners to unlock their full potential

  • A Proven Job Search Framework

    After years of helping students get hired, we’ve developed a proven framework for leading a successful job search. Nearly every single student who has followed these guidelines has been hired

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    EXPLORE's personal development curriculum, THRIVE, forms part of each student's learning journey. Creative, fun content delivered through a cutting-edge platform exposes participants to a host of additional content to support, guide, stretch and stimulate learning.

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  • Dedicated Career Coaching

    Every student has access to a dedicated career coach who will mentor students through an effective job search via resume review, mock interviews, and strategies for building a job opportunity pipeline and getting a foot in the door at top-choice companies.

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We take teaching seriously. Great teachers inspire us to connect with topics on a profound level. With experience in the field and the classroom, our course designers and instructors are unmatched.
Simply put: students learn from the best.

  • Shaun Dipnnall
    Course Designer

    Shaun is the CEO of the EXPLORE Group of Companies. These include a Digital Skills Academy that delivers scarce digital skills at scale into South Africa as well as a Utilities and Financial Services products and services business.

  • Jaco Jansen van Rensburg
    Lead Instructor

    Jaco is a Chief EXPLORER and Lead Data Scientist in the EXPLORE Data Science Academy. He has spent the bulk of his career on scientific and industrial research and holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on mathematical modelling and optimisation.

  • Trevor Senyane

    Trevor is a Data Science, Machine learning and Artificial intelligence enthusiast. He has a Bsc degree majoring in Physics and Mathematics. He is a dynamic problem solver who recognizes that problems have to be approached at a 3rd dimensional point of view. Trevor is an omnivert and adventurist who enjoys exploring parts of the world.

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