Keen to take your analytical skills to the next level? This course is designed specifically for the analyst community. We cover the fundamentals of the Data Scientist toolkit as well as a broad set of machine learning algorithms.Enrol Now
At 10 hrs/week
July 25, 2021
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.
This course will provide analyst students with the knowledge, skills and experience to be an effective Data Scientist It covers a mix of programming and statistical understanding. We cover the fundamentals of the Data Scientist toolkit as well as a broad set of machine learning algorithms.
Logic, boolean and conditional statements
Working with algorithms
Building complex functions
Basic SQL commands
Optimising queries for performance
Cleaning, extracting and transforming data
Preparing Data for Modelling
Steps to build a model
Natural Language Processing
Hard and Hierarchical Clustering
Convolutional Neural Networks
Recurrent Neural Networks
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EXPLORE has your best interests at heart. We want to give you the best chance of success!
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
Dedicated people who obviously believe in what they're doing and have a vocation for the work that they do.
EXPLORE hasn't only given me the courage to always set the bar higher but also acknowledge the human factor in all of us. They're not only equipping you with the best skills but also personally developing you into becoming better all the time.
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 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 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.
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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At EXPLORE we believe that talented individuals should be able to access opportunities to uncover their potential and realise their dreams. We are dedicated to make learning more accessible.
The EXPLORE loan is designed to do exactly that. With 36 months to pay off your studies, our intention is to offer a competitive and affordable financing option.
Naturally, we need some details and documents from you to get your application started.
The next step in your application journey is to complete a 30 question multiple choice aptitude quiz. We’re looking at your logic, problem-solving and numeracy skills. No preparation is required.
You can access the quiz from the Assessments tab of your Student Dashboard at any time.