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The Institute of Data (Institute) is a Registered Private Education Institute focused on education and certification for data professionals in Singapore. The Institute of Data education programs specialise in practice-focused data science, cyber security, software engineering, artificial intelligence education and career transitions for professionals.

The program starts straight away when you enrol into the program 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 program 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 program.

The program is delivered by an instructor in a classroom. This is the most effective training to develop practical job-ready skills. The pre-work is online before the in-class room training.

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

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 program. 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.