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Institute of Data provides career services for data & IT professionals. We accelerate and develop careers through our network of education and industry partners to maximise job opportunities and promotions. Our main focus is connecting individuals to the growing big data industry with education programmes and qualified professionals at all stages of their career.

The programme starts straight away when you enrol into the programme with the pre-work online training. The pre-work online training takes about 40-60 hours to complete. The in-class room training starts every 3-6 months.

Although we do not guarantee a job, the program is very successful to land a job in the industry with a 93% job success rate in 180 days. Furthermore, the Institute of Data actively assists and supports members to find new employment opportunities and/or land a promotion through IoD’s network of mentors, employers, industry partners and career advisors.

Applications for the programme are reviewed on either of the following criteria:

  1. Motivation, previous work experience, character and/or financial need; or
  2. Gaming test scores on our python quizzes.

The Institute of Data selects the leading education providers in the industry for its training. We focus on education providers that provide job-ready skills using in-demand technology for the industry. Please refer to the relevant brochure or course outline about the education partners for your programme.

The programme is delivered by an instructor in a real and virtual (remote) classroom. This is the most effective training to develop practical job-ready skills. The pre-work is online, on-demand before the training commences.

An enrolment fee and deposit is required before the start of the first in-class courses. This includes a pre-payment to secure your seat in the programme.

The course fees are paid through a one-off payment, payment plan or a 3rd party student loan facility. Certain financing options are subject to additional terms and requirements.

You can find our industry partners and network on our job board.

Yes. The Institute of Data has career consultants available to discuss your career and fit for the programme. Please schedule a call here.

Data science, cyber and software industries are part of the growing big data, artificial intelligence and automation movement that is sweeping through all verticals of business. The United States and other developed nations currently have a shortage of supply of qualified professionals. The low supply and high demand has led to employers competing for talent. You can see on job boards the number of recruiters operating in the industry and the high remuneration offered by employers.

Yes. If you are motivated to learn and attended formal education in the past you can still get into data science, cyber security and software engineering. The first step is to start learning to code in python through our recommended online pre-work, which takes about 40-60 hours before starting the in-class room training.