Fundamentals of Data Visualisation (using Tableau)

Data is useful but to the untrained eye, it can be meaningless. This course will teach you how to compose your data into striking visualisations and draw compelling narratives from it. 

With the help of Tableau, an industry-standard data visualisation software, you will learn to create compelling presentations and share insights using real-world data.
Pick up the fundamentals of data visualisation and discover how to present them effectively to your target audience. 

Laptops will be provided for the duration of the course.

Learning Objectives

 Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognise the history of visualisation
  • Describe data, information and visualisation
  • Identify the human perception to visualisation
  • Interpret the levels of visualisation
  • Critique samples of visualisation
  • Examine factors of graphical excellence
  • Hands on activity in creating charts and dashboards

Who should attend?

Data analysts, managers, professionals, executives and support staff involved in data collection, preparation and presentation for analysis and decision-making.

Entry Requirement 

Basic IT literacy, with a keen interest in data analysis and presentation


Participants will be awarded a certificate of completion upon meeting the 75% course attendance requirement.

For courses with assessment component, participants will be awarded the certification of completion upon passing the assessment. Otherwise, a certification of attendance will be issued instead upon meeting the 75% course attendance requirement.

Course Dates

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Course Duration

2 days

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Fees for 2022

Full course fee (with GST) Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below OR Singapore PR Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens OR Singapore PR
$674.10 $202.23 $67.41 $76.23

Fees for 2023

Full Course Fees (with GST) Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above Singapore PR SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens SME-sponsored Singapore PR
$680.40 $202.23 $67.41 $204.12 $76.23 $78.12
- Payment may be made using SkillsFuture Credit.
- Fees reflected are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST). In line with the government fee freeze directive from 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2023, the fees in 2023 for Singapore Citizen will remain the same as 2022. RP will absorb the additional 1% GST for Singapore Citizen in 2023 only.

Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fee and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to sufficient number of participants. 

All information is accurate at time of publishing. 

Last updated on 18 Jul 2023

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