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Access Free Data Analytics Training

The impact of the award-winning SAS STEP programme has been captured in a report ‘Making Data Work For You’ which sets out successes to date, key partnerships and includes input from government and industry experts.


Get equipped with vital data and analytics skills for in-demand jobs.

SAS, the leader in analytics and artificial intelligence, is providing a free reskilling and employment initiative to help repair the economy, empower the country's workforce and rebuild for the future.

In an increasingly data driven world, data literacy means new ambitions, new ideas and new possibilities.

Inspiring Change, Development & Innovation

The SAS STEP Programme is a free of charge re-skilling and employment initiative designed to equip jobseekers with vital data and analytics skills needed for in-demand jobs.


Learn and explore with one year full access to world leading
analytics and AI software.


Gain the skills employers want. Learning paths made available through our digital e-learning portal.


Work on real-life business challenges and data sets, access world-leading analytics & AI capabilities.


Our job matching system helps connect learners with employers in need of data and analytics skills.

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From foundational data literacy to advanced data scientist.

Having the skills required to work with data is increasingly important to all employers. Here at SAS, we believe everybody should have the chance to learn these skills. We currently offer four free courses.

Data Literacy

This digital learning pathway aims to equip you with essential Data Literacy skills, preparing you for new career opportunities within the digital workplaces of today.

Data Analyst

This digital learning pathway provides an introduction to key analytics skills including data access, data preparation, data discovery, and report creation using SAS software.

Data Scientist

The Data Science digital learning pathway provides the core knowledge and skills to become an Associate Data Scientist aligned to the UK Government Digital, Data and Technology capability framework.

Data Engineer

The Data Engineer online learning path provides the core knowledge and skills needed to fulfil the role of a foundation-level Data Engineer. Aligned to the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education standards for a Data Technician.

Supporting Learners & Employers

For Learners

  • Learn new skills to equip yourself for new job opportunities
  • Get help finding new employment on completion of your course

For Employers

  • Access a pool of trained talent to bridge your skills gap
  • Submit your use-cases and have participants tackle your data driven business challenges

For Partners

  • Partner with us to bring SAS STEP to your community
  • Help reskill the nation and get people back to work
As the global leader in analytics and AI, SAS is committed to supporting the UK & Ireland economic recovery. We are partnering with educators, communities, businesses and policymakers to bridge the skills gap and get people back to work. Roderick Crawford Vice President & Country Manager SAS UK & Ireland

Working with SAS to bridge the data analytics skills gap in the UK and Ireland.

SAS STEP recognised with Learning Technologies Award

The SAS STEP Programme was launched in the UK and Ireland in 2021, a free digital learning programme to aid post-pandemic economic recovery by training people in much sought-after data skills, with the aim of finding them employment.

Take the Next Step

Get in touch today to discuss how SAS STEP can support you.

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