The tools, methods and technologies for analysing Big Data with machine learning and productionising models are top of mind for analytics and data science professionals.

Designed for small groups of up to 6, these full day interactive workshop-style sessions provide hands-on guidance from analytics professionals experienced in solving real business problems.


23 July 2019


7 August 2019


28 August 2019


Big Data for Machine Learning:

  • Introduction to Spark
  • Spark SQL for structured data
  • Spark Streaming for unstructured data
  • Scalable Machine Learning using Spark MLib in:
    • PySpark
    • sparklyr
    • Scala
  • Ingestion from Big Data storage
  • Productionising models

A certificate of completion will be issued to participants.

9am – 4.30pm

Pricing: (including GST)
Individual: early bird from $1,199 then $1,499 after Friday 28 June

Group of six: early bird from $4,999 then $6,999 after Friday 28 June

Your choice of onsite at your workplace for whole-team group bookings or at Velrada’s CBD offices.

Bring your own device and we’ll take care of the rest.

This course is suitable for senior data analysts and intermediate developers and data scientists.

For further information prior to registering

Please email from Velrada.

Meet the teams

Velrada’s award-winning consulting team have captured front-line lessons from client engagements into a practical day of training that will have you delivering new value straight away.

Lee Moran (Head Trainer)
Data Practice Lead WA

Lee has 15 years’ experience in blue-chip BI and data platform solution design and delivery. A Power BI evangelist he is also the chair of the Perth Power BI User Group.

Andrew Worsley (Senior Trainer)
Data Science Practice Lead

An expert in machine learning, statistics and cloud computing he co-authored and contributed to academic publications in medicine and population health as well as teaching programming and data science.

Mary Law (Senior Trainer)
National Data & AI Evangelist

Mary has more than a decade of experience as a data specialist with a deep understanding of advanced analytics, AI, IoT, Lambda, data warehousing and business intelligence.

Luke Archer (Senior Trainer)
Data Scientist

Luke is a specialist in machine learning, programming and statistical analysis with more than 10 years’ experience in industries including superannuation, finance, telecommunications, technology and marketing.