Master the art of advanced concepts within the Data Science arena. Tackle Regression, Classification and Unsupervised Learning within this Nano-qualification.

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  • Course Duration:
    5 months

    At 10 hrs/week

  • Course starts:

    July 12, 2021

    Applications Close:

    July 11, 2021

  • PREREQUISITES:
    Basic Analytical Background

Boost your employability with a portfolio of data skills

EXPLORE's comprehensive nano-qualifications are SETA accredited and offer a cluster of data skills which equip learners to tackle specific problems or projects. Skill sets are curated to ensure they can be applied in the workplace from day 1.

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

Join the ranks of thousands of EXPLORERs who have made waves in the workplace.

Machine Learning

This course is designed for learners who are familiar with data management and tools, and want to take their skills to next level using Machine Learning techniques.
After the foundations have been set, participants will master the model building process and the various machine learning algorithms to use when predicting or classifying data as well as exploring techniques such as clustering and natural language processing.

Machine Learning

  • Regression

    Linear Regression models
    Decision trees, Random Forests, SVMs
    Test model output - MSE, MAE, RMSE
    Tuning hyperparameters for model optimisation.

  • Classification

    Logistic Regression Models
    Regularization techniques - Ridge, Lasso
    Principal Component Analysis
    Support vector machines and K-nearest neighbours

  • Unsupervised Learning

    Clustering techniques
    Dimensionality reduction techniques
    Measures of item similarity
    Build a Recommendation Engine

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EXPLORE Services

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  • THRIVE

    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.

  • 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.

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:

  • Machine Learning

    A solid foundation in the theories behind Machine Learning make applying the tools that much easier.

  • Unsupervised Learning

    Using advanced Machine Learning techniques is a superpower - learn from the best!

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.

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  • The faculty are incredible and intelligent people!

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  • I got to see how valuable data is because the way the content is structured you get to "EXPLORE" how to tackle some real-life problems (using recent data) for insights and possible solutions.

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Meet our EXPLORERS

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.

  • Dewald Botha
    Course Designer

    Dewald is an actuary and senior data scientist. He was one of the first brave souls to join the EXPLORE ship.. He helped design and manage EXPLORE's learning platform, and is now leading it’s Financial Services business.

  • Jaco Jansen van Rensburg
    Lead facilitator

    Jaco is a 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.

  • Joanne Moonsamy
    Facilitator

    Armed with a business degree, Joanne ventured into the world of media, and then cosmetics, before finding a home in Data Science. She believes in the power of storytelling with data and is passionate about alternative education, and solving problems in under-serviced communities. Joanne is decidedly not a morning person unless primed with a cup of [good] coffee.

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    Candidates will have 36 months to pay.
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