Data Citizen Skills Bootcamp

Future proof your career by upskilling in essential data skills


Introducing the Data Citizen Skills Bootcamp for job seekers

Basic skills around collecting, sorting and analysing data have never been in greater demand - the average salary for a data role is £36,000 to £56,000. And whether you're just starting your career, or you're hoping to change careers, learning essential data skills can be the key to unlocking new and rewarding career opportunities. 

Partnering with the City of London, Cambridge Spark are offering job seekers a 10-week, fully government-funded, Data Citizen Skills Bootcamp. Learners may also be eligible for job placement in an entry-level data role upon successfully completing the bootcamp, such as data administrator or data analyst.

Application deadline: 17th March 2023

You might be a good fit for this bootcamp if...

  • You are based in Greater London and are currently seeking employment
  • You want to create valuable, data-driven insights but lack the necessary skillset
  • You're based in the UK and 19 years or older

Currently employed or based outside Greater London? Then our Data Citizen bootcamp in partnership with Capita might be right for you.

What you'll learn in the bootcamp

  • MS Excel for Data Analysis
  • Introduction to Coding with Python and SQL
  • Data Preparation, Quality & Validation
  • Data Sourcing & Integration
  • Charts & Visualisations
  • Dashboarding Tools
  • Storytelling & Presenting with Data
  • The Value of Data & Essential Digital Tools

How is the bootcamp delivered?

We deliver our full curriculum online to give you the flexibility to learn from anywhere and at your own pace. A mix of experiential learning, coaching, technical mentorship and peer support help you gain confidence in data skills and quickly apply them in practice.

You benefit from the following to aid you in your learning journey:

  • Expert lectures and instruction from world-class faculty
  • Immediate feedback on exercises through our EDUKATE.AI data learning platform
  • Engagement and support from peers through our online Knowledge Base forum

Bootcamp schedule?

The schedule (subject to minor changes) for each of the 10 weeks will follow the below structure with approximately 20-25 hours of study time per week beginning on Monday 20th of March. Outside the schedule below, there will also be an induction session held on Friday 17th of March at 4pm, which is designed to set you up for success on the programme.benefit from the following to aid you in your learning journey:


Ready to launch your new career in a data role?

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“The Cambridge Spark curriculum offered the opportunity for GSK staff to develop skills in Python, visualisation, and big data to support them in the use and development of data as a tool for the business.”

Tim Buchanan - Apprenticeship Vendor Manager, GSK