Are you curious about acquiring data skills but unsure of where to begin? In the 21st Century, data skills have become as essential as reading and writing were in the 20th Century. With data skills being in demand across almost every job sector, from healthcare to astronomy, Scotland is in need of more people with these skills. By developing foundational data skills, you can prepare yourself for a career or pursue advanced learning opportunities in this dynamic field.

This 3-day Bootcamp is free of charge to women earning less than £24K per year who live or work in the following areas:

  • Angus
  • Dundee
  • Perth & Kinross
  • Fife
  • East Lothian
  • West Lothian
  • Edinburgh
  • Scottish Borders

The course is designed to help you adapt to the demands of increasingly digitalised, automated and data-driven workplaces.

This course is supported by Data Skills for Work at The Data Lab through the Tay Cities Deal Digital Skills Project, funded by the Scottish Government.

• Data literacy
• Data ethics and governance
• Data analytics
• Data visualisation

3 days:

30 November, 7 December and 14 December (9.30-4.30pm)

Part 1 - Digital Literacy Skills:
1. Assess your current level of digital literacy
2. Develop a baseline set of digital skills for everyday tasks
Part 2 - Data Skills:
1. Understanding how data is used
2. Learn how to interpret data in different formats
3. Use a range of tools and techniques to analyse simple data

There are no formal entry requirements, however the course is taught entirely online, so you will require a laptop/computer and internet access to participate on the course.


Further education courses and NPA Data Science courses.

  • Entry level Data Worker
  • Digital roles