Introduction to data analytics
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Join our Data analyst Prep course to discover the Tech world and learn the basic skills of a new job. It's the best way to test at your own pace if it's a good fit for you before considering a career change in this field.

Prerequisites of our Introduction to data analytics

This course is designed for anyone regardless of their background or skill set. Even if you are totally unfamiliar with data analytics, this course will quickly help you get familiarized to make a decision on upskilling or a career change. We know some of you may be busy and that flexibility is very important. So we have designed this course to be accessible anywhere in the world and fully compatible with all experience levels.

Learn more about our free Intro to Data Analytics course — enroll to join other energetic Wilders who are also wanting to venture into this exciting new world!

Syllabus Detailed

Wild Code School’s Intro to Data Analytics course will give you a strong introduction to the basics of data analysis. You’ll gain a primer on what data is, what the job of a data analyst is, and learn the concepts of data cleansing, data mining, visualization, statistics and mathematical calculations, using Excel for data analysis, datasets, a primer on Python and more. If you’re ready to enter the fast moving word of data analytics, make sure to enroll today!

Learn the Basics of Data Analysis in 10 Hours

Although this course does not dive deep into data analytics, it provides you with a solid basis to build from. Through a series of lectures, quizzes and exercises, you’ll quickly get familiarized with the world of data analytics. Start or pause the course anytime at your own pace, and complete it online, independently, at your own pace. At the end of the course, you will have a much better understanding of whether or not data analysis is the right field for you, and whether you should pursue further learning in our 5-month Data Analytics Course or not.

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Independent Learning and Practice

Maybe the best part of this course is that you can complete it whenever it’s convenient for you! Whether you’re traveling and have some down time or have a few extra hours in your schedule, you can get through this entire course with a small time commitment across a week or two. Like an ancient hero’s tale, this is your call to adventure on an exciting new quest that may bring you new wealth, accomplishments and personal progress. Don’t worry, you shouldn’t meet any dragons or trolls along the way.

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We Guide You Toward The Next Step

If you find that you like data analysis and are intrigued, we have the perfect next step for you: our 5-month Data Analytics Course. This full time course gives you a real foundation to get a job and trains you in depth on the core requirements that would be asked of you in a data analyst role. You will get the support of our team during this course, and if you are interested in enrollment after completing this, we’re happy to meet with you as needed to answer your questions and help you make a decision. Personalized coaching will be available via phone after the course is completed.

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What is the best way to learn data analysis for a beginner?

A structured data analytics course like our 5-month course can be the perfect way to quickly build the skills you need without having to get a degree. In just 5 months, full time or part time, you can get the skills you need to work on data analysis projects at an employer. 

We currently offer two different training courses in the sector:


You’ll learn new concepts about data analytics on our Odyssey platform and hone your skills with the dedicated support of our instructors. You’ll gain plentiful real world experience with hands-on projects to apply your new data analytics skills. 


You will also be able to leverage over 1,000 partner companies with a large alumni base for job opportunities to help you land your first tech industry job in Europe.


With practical and theoretical training you will gain the basics of programming in Python, SQL, statistics, and common data visualization tools like Tableau or Power BI


You will learn data processing for all stages of the data life cycle from collection, to preparation/cleansing,  and visualization. You’ll also get an introduction to machine learning as a part of the program.

Can I take the data analyst training online?

Yes, you can complete our 5-month data analyst course 100% online if you so choose, or if you are near one of our campus locations you can take the course in person as well. 



Become a data analyst after 5 months

How can I become a data analyst? How to find a job after the data analyst training?

We assist you with finding a job throughout by working on three key areas throughout your 5-month training:


  • Expanding your professional network: we help you connect with more opportunities by simply meeting more people and companies. You’ll be involved with client projects, datathons, presentations by experts and more to help you branch out.

  • Improving your soft skills: you’ll learn how to work remotely more efficiently, better understand client needs, collaborate with your peers, and gain additional soft skills valued by recruiters.

  • Improvement of your resume and candidate profile: with coaching, individual meetings as needed, and involvement with workshops. Participate in mock interviews and get LinkedIn help to improve your profile and the strength of your candidacy.

What is the job placement rate of your students in the data analysis program?

"Will I find a job after my training?" That's a question everyone asks before upgrading their skills or starting a training program (and rightfully so!). At Wild Code School, our main goal is to train and support our students to ultimately achieve employment. 

84% of our alumni are employed 1 year after graduation, 86% of them on permanent contracts. Learn more about the rate of employment of our Wilders, their fields of specialization, and the companies that trust us in our 2021 annual job placement report.

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What does the job of data analyst consist of? What is his role?

Data analysts analyze data and extract insights to help guide the strategic decisions of a company and its growth. 

The data analyst works directly with data extensively as a part of the profession and has three main goals:

  • Collect raw data

  • Structure the data

  • Transform the data into insightful visualizations


Data analysts have been increasingly sought after by companies because they allow them to manipulate their data with finesse and make smarter data driven decisions. Data analyst skills are among the most in demand, ahead of programming skills, and skills related to software design. 


For more details about what data analysts do, check out our detailed job description.

Do I need experience to start this course?

No experience is required at all. Enroll in our free intro to data analysis course and start your journey. Complete the course online at your own pace and whenever you have free time. Click on the registration link on this page to get started, click the confirmation link in the email you receive and then get started!

How do I register for the online course?

Just register using any of the links on this page, fill out the form, and click on the confirmation link you’ll be emailed to get started!

Will this course help me get a job?

This course is not designed to help you get a job, if that is your goal, you should enroll in our 5-month full time Data Analysis Course

The objective of this course is to give you a basic primer in data analysis so that you have a better understanding of the tools and technologies used by data analysts and more knowledge about what the job typically entails. 

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