NPA Data Science subject page is now live

The subject page for NPA Data Science is now available. You can access it here. The subject page contains vital information about a qualification including information about its structure and assessment. It also contains a link to the Group Award Specification (GAS), which is the definitive description of the qualification. You can directly download the GAS here.

The qualification FAQ is also available. You can download it here:

Qualification FAQ (NPA Data Science)

The FAQ answers common questions such as:

  • What is the structure of the qualification?
  • What are the contents of the qualification?
  • What’s special about the qualification?
  • Where can I find the unit specifications?
  • What support materials are available?
  • Can my centre offer the qualification?
  • What resources do I need?
  • Who can teach it?
  • What help is available?
  • How do I get started?

This completes the development of this new, exciting qualification. I hope you consider offering it. Contact Lorraine for assistance or more information.

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