Data Literacy
Courses Online & In London

We are rapidly becoming a world of data and an ability to analyse and work with data is becoming a universal essential skill both at work and in the home.  Join these courses to develop your data literacy. You can also develop these skills on our Excel courses.

Click on the Start Assessment button to complete a pre-course assessment. Or contact universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk / 020 7492 2511 for a face-to-face assessment. 

The courses are FREE to most learners if you earn less than £21,547.50 a year or are on Universal Credit, JSA or ESA (WRAG). They are either in the City Lit building or are live online interactive classes. For online courses, you will need a computer with a microphone, a camera and the internet.

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  1. Becoming data literate: how to understand the data all around you (level 1-2)
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Mon 17 Oct 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

    Lost in data? Data is all around us. From Covid to football matches, cost of living crises to sales reports, Brexit to climate change, we are all now affected by data in the most intimate and impacting way. Understanding data, producing it and making decisions based on it are now essential skills for everyone. This course will help you focus on what data is, why it is important, what to use it for. You will learn about different types of calculations, working out and using percentages and averages, identifying and presenting different data patterns, and using different types of graphs and charts. By the end of the course you will have developed the key mathematical, numerical and analytical skills you need to use and make sense of important data at work, in the news and in your daily life.



    You need to do a pre-course assessment face-to-face or online. Contact universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk / 020 7492 2511 or click the Start Assessment button on this page. Log on with your email address (not name).



    This course is for Londoners who haven’t achieved GCSE maths at grade 4/C or equivalent



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £0.00 Senior fee £0.00 Concession £0.00
  2. Becoming data literate: how to present data for work or study (level 2)
    Course start date:  Mon 8 May 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street





    This course is for Londoners who haven’t achieved GCSE maths at grade 4/C or equivalent
    Full fee £0.00 Senior fee £0.00 Concession £0.00

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