Diploma in Predictive Data Analytics

Type of Course
NFQ Level
Start Date


Course Duration

10 Weeks

Course Fees
€795.00 (Part-Time)

How to Apply

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Is for individuals who are...

Interested in gaining the practical skills, knowledge, and understanding of Predictive Data Analytics and the role it plays in assisting how organisations can better understand their customers. 

It focuses on honing your understanding of key concepts, your managerial judgment, and your ability to apply course concepts to real business problems.

Looking for...

Business Analytics will help demystify data and equip you with concrete skills you can apply in your everyday decision-making.    Hands-on, practical tools to build predictive models and apply them to large sample data sets to predict future events.

Consider how Predictive Data Analytics could be incorporated into your current work role.

To Become...

To Better Understand Your Customers
Efficient in Data Tools & Techniques & increase business performance.
To Make More Informed Decisions

Build Your Path To Success

01. Achieve the Diploma in Predictive Data Analytics

On successful completion of assessments, a Dorset College Diploma will be awarded. Obtain the knowledge and understanding required to make an informed decision and progress in your chosen field.

02. Make Things Happen

Maximise your career potential as you grow in confidence learning the basic concepts and logic of this developing area of data analytics, which continues to become more center stage and provide wider opportunities for employment.

03. Excellent Teachers

Learn from friendly and highly qualified industry-experienced teachers who will support and provide you with the skills, knowledge, and competence in Predictive Data Analytics.

04. Knowledge and Experience

Enrich your learning experience in a diverse student community. Learn in a friendly, welcoming, student-centered environment with small class sizes and teachers who will guide and support you in your area of responsibility to ensure consistency and professionalism.

Programme Details

Entry Requirements

No experience of data analytics is required for entry to this course. The area of data analytics continues to become more center stage and the objective of this course is to introduce the learner to the basic concepts and logic of this developing area.

At the end of the course you will understand how to:

  • Interpret data that informs business decisions
  • Recognise trends, detect anomalies and summarise data sets
  • Analyse relationships between variables


Start Date: 17/10/2019

End Date: 19/12/2019 

Evening: Thursday

Time: 18.30 to 21.00

Duration: 10 Weeks

What Students Say

Gabriel Ryder

Gabriel Ryder

I wanted to up-skill my Data Analytics ability and Dorset College offered a course using RapidMiner. Great course, great teacher, so now my Predictive Data Analytical skills are much improved, which will enhance my prospects. I appreciate the teacher’s methods of educating the attending students and fully recommend this course to all.

Lecturer Profiles

Joe Fitzgerald

Joe Fitzgerald


Programme Fees


Additional Information

Exam fees are included in the course price.

Application Process

A deposit of €150.00 is required to secure a place on this Course. The deposit or if you wish full payment of fees can be paid online. When we have received and reviewed your application the college will be in contact with you to discuss next steps.

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