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About the Program

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The DSIA Data Science & AI Program provides practical data science training and is designed for IT and non-IT professionals who are interested to transition their career into Data Science, Analytics, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.

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The program is offered in part-time (6 months) or full-time (3 months) format. It includes pre-work, intensive in-class training and a job outcomes program that has been devised in partnership with our industry partners.

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The course content has been tailored to give you the skills that are demanded by businesses in today’s rapidly evolving jobs market. The program leads to the DSIA Data Science Certification and Professional Membership.

Practical Data Science Training

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The Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Program is a structured training program designed to help you develop the practical skills you will need as an entry-level Data Scientist or Data Analyst.

Completion of the Data Science and AI program is an essential step to working as a Data Scientist or Data Analyst. After completing your Data Science and AI Program, you will be awarded the DSIA Data Science Certification. This means you will be ready work as an entry-level Data Scientist in Australia.

Choosing a data science training provider should be given considered thought. You need to know exactly what you’re accomplishing. And you want maximum return on your investment.

That's why hundreds of professionals choose the DSIA every year to prepare them for their future career. Leading the future of the profession, the DSIA offers the most collaborative and successful program, driven to ensure you have the best start to your career.

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Program Structure

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Students complete curated pre-work as an interactive online learning experience designed to prepare every student with the python skills required to complete all coursework and training.

Students undertake an intensive 6 months (outside of business hours) or 3 months (within business hours) professional in-classroom course from a team of expert industry trainers from leading consultancies and enterprises to ensure you acquire the most sought-after practical training in the country.


You will undergo a Job Outcomes Program through the DSIA which will help position you for the best chance of a new job opportunity and/or internal promotion.

Why the DSIA?

The DSIA Data Science & AI Program is designed to prepare students for real commercial work in the area of data science, AI and big data. It is focused on practical in-class training, labs and real life projects.

The DSIA trainers are actively working in the industry and will show you how to practice data science and advanced analytics. The curriculum is developed by the DSIA Academic Board with decades of experience working in data science.


The DSIA Data Science & AI Program results in the Data Science Certification which signals to employers that you are ready to join the industry. Your resume and profile will be reviewed by your Job Outcomes Manager to give you the best possible chance of success.


The member network offers support and guidance from mentors and direct connections to the industry. You will meet employers in-person at exclusive and public events held by the DSIA.


Beyond a healthy discipline of practical education and learning, you will meet great friends in your classroom and become a member of the DSIA. Many students still keep in touch with their fellow students and it becomes a strong network as you enter the industry.

How will I be assessed?

The DSIA Data Science & AI Program is assessed through completion of labs and a final capstone project. There is no formal exam. The capstone project is a real-life project and is assessed against the DSIA Certification Standards set by the Academic Board.

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When can I start?

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You can start in March, July, September or December at Sydney or Melbourne campus locations.

  • The DSIA Data Science & AI Part Time Program runs for 6 months has a necessary time commitment of 2 night classes per week + 1 Saturday class every fortnight.

  • The DSIA Data Science & AI Full Time Program runs for 3 months has a necessary time commitment of 9am to 5pm, 5 days per week.

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Introducing DSIA Consulting Business Skills

The DSIA Consulting Business Skills is an essential part of every DSIA certified professional. The DSIA educates and certifies professionals not only their technical skills but their business consulting and communication to clients, managers, directors and stakeholders. Many certified professionals choose to work independently or join an existing consultancy.

Fees & Payment

Current fees are $16,500 for the PART TIME and $17,500 for the full time program.