FAQs

Overview

Why Step Function?

To fast track your career.

Our short-format courses are a cheaper, more convenient alternative to formal education, with a strong commercial focus.

We teach practical courses in Data Analytics covering sought after technologies such as Python, SQL, Machine Learning and visualisation tools e.g. Tableau.

The Course

Will I need my own computer?

Yes ideally you will need to bring your own Macbook or laptop. If this is a problem please let us know and we will help you.

Am I under-qualified for the courses?

No. Our courses are aimed at both beginners and intermediates.
You’ll be grouped with students of similar skill sets.

Can I study part time or on evening courses?

We offer evening classes in Python, Machine Learning and Data Analysis from 6:30pm to 8:30pm Monday to Friday.

We also offer 1 day programmes over the weekend.

Do you offer remote learning?

Yes, if you are unable to join us in person, we offer remote learning via a real-time video feed into our classroom. You will also have access to audio and live chat communication via the feed, enabling you to fully participate in the classroom experience.

Please select this option when you sign up to one of our courses.

Do I have to attend every session?

Ideally yes to improve your learning outcomes. But if you are unable to join us in-person for one or two sessions, your teacher will inform you of your missed content in advance. You can also join us via a remote feed, if more convenient.

Is your course certified?

We are a member of the UK Register of Learning Providers (UKPRN 10064360).

While we are not a traditional academic institution, we do focus on educating for the workplace. The Step Function projects are designed so that you can put into practice all the new skills you have learnt and immediately add value to your employer.

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