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1100.2 - Statistics Victoria, Sep 2010  
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Contents >> Training Courses and Information Seminars

TRAINING COURSES AND INFORMATION SEMINARS

DETAILS OF TRAINING COURSES

Venue: ABS Victorian Office, Level 5 South Tower, 485 La Trobe Street, Melbourne.

Time: full day courses generally run from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.

What statistical training courses are available at ABS Victoria?

  • Analysing Survey Data Made Simple (ASDMS)
  • Making Quality Informed Decisions (MQID)
  • Turning Data Into Information (TDII)
  • Basic Survey Design (BSD)
  • Understanding Demographic Data (UDD)
  • Principles of Questionnaire Design (PQD)
  • Introduction to Labour Statistics (ILS)
  • Introduction to ABS Statistical Collections
  • Valuing Australia's Environment (VAE)
  • Using ABS Datacubes in SuperTABLE


COMING UP

The following training courses are scheduled to run in Victoria in the next 3 months.

Analysing Survey Data Made Simple

This two-day computer-based course develops practical skills in basic statistical and graphical data analysis techniques using Microsoft Excel. It aims to equip participants with the skills to:
  • identify the steps involved in data analysis;
  • summarise and display survey data in graphical and tabular form;
  • find simple relationships in survey data; and
  • test for statistically significant differences between survey results.
This course is designed for people with limited training and exposure to statistical analysis who need to learn how to analyse and describe data that have been collected in surveys. A mathematical background is beneficial but not essential. Previous experience using spreadsheets is recommended.

Length: 2 days
27-28 Oct, 2010
Cost $750 (inc. GST) per person

Turning Data Into Information (TDII)

This course develops skills in interpreting and analysing data, and communicating information clearly and effectively. Analytical thinking skills are developed to enable the transformation of data into meaningful information such as written reports. A key theme of this course is analytical thinking to ensure relevant messages are extracted from data to meet set objectives.

Length: 2 days
Fee: $750.00 (inc. GST) per person
23-24 November; 2010


FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information on ABS statistical training go to the ABS website <www.abs.gov.au>. Select 'Services' then ABS Training. Course descriptions are available on the Victorian Information and Registration Form. Additional sessions may be scheduled according to demand.

For courses listed above, Esther Cramer (03 9615 7904) is ABS Victoria's training contact, or email queries/registrations to <victoria.statistics@abs.gov.au>.


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