Data science is one of the fastest-growing areas. The DDI fund has been established to allow as many people as possible from all skill backgrounds and fields of employment and study to be able to add this qualification to their CV, for free.

This course is delivered online over 18 weeks with weekly tutor led sessions.

  • Software Skills
  • IT Skills
  • Data Analysis Skills
  • Communication 
  • Part-time (Online)
  • Tutor led sessions Fridays 9-5pm each week, over 18 weeks
  • Independent study should also take place out with these sessions.


  • Data Security
  • Data Science
  • Data Citizenship
  • One Higher or relevant experience
  • You must be comfortable using a computer for working with the basics of spreadsheets, word documents and databases using Microsoft Office or Office 365 suite of programs

On successful completion of this course you could gain entry to the following course;

  • Certificate: Computing with Computer Games Design & Cyber Security SCQF Level 4     

Gaining a National Progression Award provides the necessary knowledge, skills and confidence required to progress to either full-time or part-time further study at Fife College.

  • Data or Business Analyst
  • Data Mining Specialist
  • Online application