Data Analytics

This Skills Bootcamp, delivered with one of our industry partners, is designed to help people with no prior tech knowledge to enter the workforce as skilled Data Analysts and DevOps specialists, which includes a guaranteed interview upon completion of the programme.


You’ll gain knowledge of Data Analytics, AI Fundamentals, and Cloud Engineering.

The course will be split into four sections:

  • CompTIA fundamentals sessions

  • MS Excel and database sessions

  • Project and exam prep sessions

  • Teamwork, wellbeing, and career progression

Apply now to start on the 31st of October.

As well as the criteria listed on the apply page, the general requirements for this course:
  • This is a part-time course, over 16 weeks, individuals must be willing to commit to this part time model. Time commitment will range from 20-25 hours per week (inclusive of independent study, employability skills and personal development work).

  • Individuals with a strong interest in Data Analytics.

  • Access to a laptop that can run Microsoft Teams and Zoom and includes a microphone and camera.

  • Keen to progress into a Data, cloud or DevOps role.



  • Some basic understanding of what Data Analytics is.

  • Some technical knowledge or experience in industry working with data.


You can then go on to complete a range of associate qualifications to further develop your skills:

  • CompTIA Network+

  • CompTIA projects+

  • CompTIA Cloud essentials

  • You can also go down the platform specific route and look at exams such as the Azure Data Essentials (DP-900)

Potential job roles after completing this course:

  • Administrator

  • Business User

  • Developer

  • Technology Manager

  • Data Analyst

  • Data Scientist

  • DevOps

  • Project manager

Skills City has been awarded funding by Greater Manchester Combined Authority to deliver bespoke Skills Bootcamps in the city-region, which form part of the Government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee, helping everyone gain skills for life.


Students will be able to take one of the following exams dependent on the pathway of their course:

  • CompTIA Data+ (DA0-001)

  • Data Concepts and Environments

  • Employability and Personal development

  • Data Mining

  • Data Analysis

  • Data Governance, Quality, and Controls

  • Course projects


  • Develop competency of labs in sandbox environments so that you get “hands-on” experience using Azure.

  • Through participation in client facing and capstone projects, you will work towards a brief to further develop your personal and technical skills.


In addition to weekly mentoring with the Skills City team, open office sessions and ad-hoc one to one opportunities with a variety of industry professions we are thrilled to have partnered with Tree of Knowledge to deliver an extensive personal development programme, including sessions on the following:

  • Your Vibe

  • Flourish

  • What do you transmit

  • Aspirational Team

  • Interview Ready

  • Personal Project

Apply Now

Places are limited on our Skills Bootcamps, so if you're ready to start your career in tech then click the button below and apply!

Join our waiting list to start on the 31st of October.

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