Certificate course in Basic Data Visualisation with Tableau

16-10-2017    18-10-2017

09:00    17:00

26 Pampisford Road, Croydon,United Kingdom

Course Description

Tableau today is considered one of the best software used for Business Intelligence, Data Analysis and Data Visualisation. Anyone looking for a career as a Data Analyst or Business Intelligence Analyst should consider taking this course. In this data visualisation with Tableau course, you will learn what data visualization is, and how we can use it to better see and understand data. You will also learn about using Tableau and we will explore the Tableau interface, identifying and applying the various tools Tableau has to offer. By the end of the course, you will be able to prepare and import data into Tableau and explain the relationship between data analytics and data visualization. The course will guide you through the steps necessary to create your first visualization story from the beginning based on data context

Prerequisites and Requirements

No prior technical or analytical background is required to take this course. You are required to come with a laptop for this course.

Course Modules or Learning Program or Learning Structure:

  • Introduction
  • Getting Started with Tableau (Installing Tableau Desktop)
  • Getting Data & Importing or connecting into Tableau
  • Chart Types in Tableau
  • Customising and Organising Data
  • Analysing Data
  • Creating Dashboards & Views


    In this module, you will have a refresher on dependent and independent variables and how they are used in Data Analysis. You’ll also learn exploratory and explanatory data analysis with case studies. We will also look into the different types of graphs possible and possible use cases Dependent & independent variables Dimensions & Measures Exploratory and explanatory analysis Different Types of Graphs (Refresher)

    Getting Started with Tableau (Installing Tableau Desktop)

    In this module, we will get everyone set up with installing Tableau on their laptops to get started.

    Getting Data & Importing or connecting into Tableau

    Since this course is practical, you will learn how to import real data into Tableau. We will provide the data sources. You’ll be able to connect your data to Tableau.

    Chart Types in Tableau

    We will explore the different chart types in Tableau Cross Tabs Pie and bar charts Geographic maps Dual axis and combo charts with different mark types Heat maps Highlight tables Tree maps Scatter plots

    Customising and Organising Data

    In this module we will look into the following: Slicing your data by date Mapping data geographically Using multiple measures in a view Simplifying and sorting of data You will learn how to customize and organize your data as allowed by Tableau. You will also learn how to simplify and sort your data.

    Analysing Data

    In this module you will learn how to analyse your data and perform the following: Quick table calculations Calculating percentages Basic arithmetic calculations, Custom aggregations and ratios, Date math, and quick table calculations. Showing breakdowns

    Creating Dashboards & Views

    In this module you will learn how to do the following: Creating dashboards Making your views available

# Cert. Level Description Qualifications
1 Level 1 Basic Data Visualisation with Tableau graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for initial work, community involvement and/or further learning. Certificate I