Data & Numeracy Skills: Learning for Life and Work
Campus OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus
Qualification SCQF Level 5
Study mode Open learning
Duration 15 weeks
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This course is only avalaible for individuals who live in East and Midlothian council areas.
Learners will be introduced to the importance of data and its use in decision-making. They will learn to interpret data in numerical and visual form. They will be introduced to basic statistics and be able to recognise when statistics are used to mislead. They will learn to create simple models to analyse small, familiar datasets and create simple visualisations. Learners will also explore issues relating to data security and data bias.
Numeracy will be centred around applying numerical skills in personal, workplace, social, and educational situations that involve graphical information, calculations, and solving problems. The focus of the course is on transferable numeracy skills - using number skills, understanding and using graphs, tables, charts, and diagrams.
What you will learn
- You will have the opportunity to achieve Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) units in Numeracy (SCQF level 5) and Data skills (SCQF level 5).
How the course is assessed
- Ongoing assessment via portfolio.
Number of days per week
- 1 days per week for 3 hours over 14 weeks
- No formal entry requirements.
|Campus||Study mode||Start date||Duration|
|OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus||Open learning||11/12/23||15 Weeks|
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