Powerful, popular and extensible, R is an essential component of any modern analytics toolbox.

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.


9 July 2019


23 July 2019


13 August 2019


R Fundamentals:

  • Overview of R
  • Core data types
  • Important data structures
  • Controlling code flow
  • Looping and iteration
  • User-defined functions
  • Extending R with packages
  • Introduction to functional programming

R for Data Science:

  • Data management in the tidyverse
  • Data manipulation in dplyr
  • Data visualisation using ggplot2
  • Machine learning with caret
  • Deep learning using Keras and TensorFlow
  • Big Data Machine Learning using Spark R

A certificate of completion will be issued to participants.

9am – 4.30pm

Pricing: (including GST)
Individual: early bird from $899 then $1,249 after Friday 28 June

Group of six: early bird from $3,499 then $4,950 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 with R, RStudio and git installed (latest release).

This course is suitable for BI professionals, developers and data analysts (not aimed at data scientists).

For further information prior to registering

Please email Celeste.Larsen@velrada.com from Velrada.

Meet the team

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.