Business Analyst to Data Analyst

This course has been developed by subject matter experts to guide you through the transition from business analyst to data analyst.

Course overview

Business Analyst to Data Analyst

The role of a data analyst involves interpreting and transforming data into actionable insights to inform key business decisions. Shifting from a business analyst to a data analyst leverages transferable skills while allowing you to expand your analytical capabilities. 

This 4-track course covers a range of topics. From Excel skills for business analysis to BigML for machine learning and Python for data analysis, acquiring new technical knowledge and gaining practical experience through the course will help you make the switch and thrive as a data analyst. 

What you'll learn

  • Topics
    Data import and export
    Customising toolbars
    Data visualisations
    Data validations
    Data cleaning
    Data manipulations
    Pivot tables
    Power BI
    Power BI Share reports
    Power Query
    Google Charts and Chart studio
How you'll be assessed

Your 4 x assessments will each take 60 minutes to complete and feature multiple-choice questions.


On successfully passing the Business Analyst to Data Analyst exams, you’ll be awarded your certificate of completion. This is a digital certificate.

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Course Guide

The key facts about your online training.


Business Analyst to Data Analyst

Study time

79 guided learning hours (Full-time: 4 weeks, Part-time: 3 months)


4 x one hour online multiple-choice exams


Internet access and email


BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis or business analyst experience

Ideal for

Anyone progressing from BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis or is already a business analyst



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What's included

When you enrol with Learning People, you get so much more than just a course.

  • What's included
    On-demand platform access
    eBooks and video lessons
    Expert support and mentoring
    CV and LinkedIn support
    Monthly careers workshops
    Learning People Alumni membership
    TOTUM student card
    Practice questions
    Digital badges of completion

Learn the Learning People way

Be in control of your learning journey. Enjoy flexible and self-paced training that fits around your schedule. Learn when and where it suits you.

Our training is regularly updated to align with the latest technologies and trends, so you can be confident that you're equipped with the most up-to-date knowledge and skills.

Learn from the best in the field. Interact with our industry experts, ask your questions, and seek advice. We have the knowledge you need to succeed.

Learning People's courses and training hold real value in your chosen industry. We'll create your unique pathway, so you're equipped with the skills you need for the job you want.

Why become a Data Analyst?

As companies increasingly rely on data to guide strategic decisions, the need for skilled data analysts continues to grow rapidly, intensifying competition for available positions. By completing this Business Analyst to Data Analyst course, you will be able to prove your competence, knowledge and commitment to the profession, allowing you to stand out amongst other candidates.

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Salary projection

Average Salary after completing


You can earn an average of £47,600.00 a year

Junior Data Analyst
Average salary you can earn
Senior Data Analyst

You can earn an average of £47,600.00 a year

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