Become a Certified Data |

Take a look through to see the various courses that will be taught when you specialize
in any of our certification tracks.

Learning Path

Whether you are looking to continue your education, transition into a career in tech or simply boost your career path, we offer certifications across three tracks in our School of Data.

At the initial stage, students who are enrolled in AltSchool Africa will be introduced to the basics of all three Data tracks through a unified curriculum before branching out and focusing fully on a certification track of their choice.

Want to start a great career in Data?

Want to start a career in Data? Watch the video below and see what each career track
entails, and its impact on businesses.. Get started on your path to becoming
an excellent Data Analyst, Data Scientist & Data Engineer.

Specialise in any of the following

Data Science

Data science is an interdisciplinary field that uses scientific methods, processes, algorithms and systems to extract knowledge and insights from noisy, structured and unstructured data, and apply knowledge from data across a broad range of application domains.
To succeed in this program, you’ll need to have prerequisite knowledge of;

  • Math
  • Statistics
  • Python programming

What will I learn?

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This program is designed to provide you with in-depth knowledge on these:

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Data structures & algorithms

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Numpy & Scipy & Pandas & Visualization

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Data Cleaning

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Data Mining

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Linear Regression (scikit)

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Logistic Regression (scikit)

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Decision Trees/Forests (scikit)

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Ensembles

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Clustering

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Recommendation Systems

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Neural Networks (Keras)

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Feature Engineer (Theory/TF)

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Optimizers (Theory/TF)

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Learning Rates and Schedules/ (Theory/TF)

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Loss Functions (Theory/TF)

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Ethics

How the Admission Process Works

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    Step One

    Fill and submit the application form

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    Step TWO

    Take and pass all assessment tests

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    Step THREE

    Complete enrolment and begin your journey into tech

Prepare your company for the future

Our extensive Diploma program is set to produce top tech talents who are able to compete globally. Hiring our graduates guarantee that you have access to highly skilled, passionate and professional tech talent to ensure continuous business success.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register?

To register, please visit our website (www.altschoolafrica.com), select School of Data and click on the apply button. You will be required to put in a valid email address before you proceed to the application form.

After registration, what next?

Once you have successfully registered, your payment will be confirmed within 48 hours. After confirmation a home study kit with all the materials you need for the assessment will be sent to you. Please make sure you provide a valid email address while applying and check your spam for emails from us. Also endeavor to thoroughly study the materials provided in the home study kit.

When will the classes start?

Class will commence in November. The actual date will be communicated with applicants.

What is the duration of the course?

The duration of the course is 12 months.

Will I get a Diploma Certificate at the end of the training?

Yes, you will. At the 12 months training, participants will gain a diploma in Product. Note that you will be required to pay the sum of $100 to access certification from AltSchool Africa.

Do I need to have studied data or have a background in data to apply?

The Data Analysis and Data Science course requires no prior knowledge and is perfect for beginners, while the Data Engineering course requires a basic programming background (e.g., backend), SQL, and Python experience before you can apply.

What qualifies me to get accepted into the School?

To get accepted into the program, you need to have a minimum of a HighSchool/Secondary School certificate, be computer literate and pass our basic assessment test. If you are about to complete your high school or secondary education, you can apply as well.

How much is the tuition fee?

We have several payment plans just for you. You are required to choose your preferred payment plan, the tuition fee can be paid upfront, quarterly or monthly. Check out the tuition page to see all payment options.

Is the certificate recognisable anywhere?

Yes, it is. We have partnered with reputable higher institutions across the continent to ensure credibility.

Where will the classes take place?

Majority of the classes will be held online on our Learning Management System but we will also have Live classes and Learning circles where students can work together as a team.

What will I learn in class for nine months?

You will learn the required skills to become a certified Data Engineer, Analyst or Scientist.

Deadline for application to School of Data

Data school applications will close on September 30th, assessments will begin in October, and classes will start in November.

What is the cutoff mark for the entrance exams or assessment?

You need a minimum of 85% on the entrance exams to be granted full admission into the school.

Can I get a refund on my application or Tuition fee?

All fees paid to AltSchool are non-refundable

Will I be allowed to move forward if I failed the first semester exams?

No, at the end of every semester, students who don't meet the cumulative cut off mark will be dropped off.

Jumpstart your tech career.

Interested in building a career in tech? AltSchool Africa is just right for you. Earn a top-rated diploma in tech within twelve months.