Not your normal training program
What’s the Data School Down Under About?
Over the last 3 decades, the team at MIP Australia have worked with leading organisations to provide data and analytics consulting services. We have also trained thousands of people to use Tableau, Alteryx, and Power BI.
Over this time, we have seen data visualisation software growing incredibly fast, the largest organisations in Australia have been adopting these technologies for increasingly ambitious projects – ambitious in both scale and complexity. As a partners in these key software, a key role is to help ensure this momentum continues.
That’s why in 2018 we launched The Data School Down Under. We are partnered with and work closely with The Data School in London, New York, and Hamburg where for the past 8 years recruits have been trained to become the next generation of great data analysts and consultants, gaining real-life experience in many different organisations. Our partners include some of the largest names spread over various industries like education, finance, healthcare, telecommunications, transport, and retail.
The Data School Australia is always taking applications from anyone looking to embark on a career in data. We have three new cohorts per location every 4 months.
In Sydney, the starting dates are around April, July and November.
In Melbourne, the starting dates are around February, June and September.
In Brisbane, the starting dates are around January, May and August.
We provide four months of focused training from some of the best trainers in the world, to give consultants a deep understanding of how to store, manage, prepare and visualise data.
Once trained, graduates of the Data School are available for industry placements at clients using Tableau, Alteryx, Power BI, and SQL.
We are looking for prospective candidates who have a passion for data and a desire to learn. You don’t need to have a particular degree or background, if data is your passion we would love to hear from you!
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Our application process is always open. Get started with your application today!
Frequently Asked Questions
When will the application process for the next intake start?
We are always accepting applications and you may apply for any open cohort at any time. When submitting your application, you are asked to select what cohort you are applying for.
Do successful applicants to the school have to pay for tuition?
Can The Data School Down Under provide sponsorship for individuals without working visas for Australia.
What kind of clients can I expect to get placements/consult with?
What’s the time commitment?
Do I get some kind of certification/qualification?
There is no formal qualification planned from the Data School. You will, however, be expected to take certification exams in Tableau Server, Tableau Desktop and Alteryx.
What can I do to have the best chance at getting a place?
Can I attend without being an employee?
No. Attendees of the Data School will be on a 28 month fixed-term employment contract with leading data and analytics company The Data School Australia.
Are there details about what I’ll learn?
Where is the school located?
In Sydney we are located on level 10, 275 George Street, Sydney NSW Australia.
For Melbourne, you can find us at 480 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC Australia.
For Brisbane, you can find us at 167 Eagle St, Brisbane QLD Australia.
Are you affiliated with schoolofdata.org?
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Founders & Directors
Tom Brown is the founder and Director for The Information Lab and the Data School in the UK.
In conjunction with Tom , Steve has started the highly successful program in Australia aptly named Data School Down Under.
We have seen analytics growing incredibly fast, the largest organisations in Australia have been adopting these technologies for increasingly ambitious projects – ambitious in both scale and complexity. As a partner of both Tableau and Alteryx, a key role is to help ensure this momentum continues
That’s why in 2018 we have launched The Data School Down Under. We are building on the success of The Data School in London, where for the past three years recruits have been trained to become the next generation of great data analysts and consultants, gaining real-life experience in organisations such as Coca-Cola, Virgin Atlantic, KPMG, and Jaguar.