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Introduction to R for Analytics TFD (LAS_04)

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Introduction to R – ONS/GSS

You will have to register and attend both days in order to participate.

The course aims to introduce the R syntax, several of the in-built features of R, as well as how to structure an R program. The course also teaches participants how to take an existing code base, and understand and adapt what it does.

By the end of the course, participants will:

  • be able to create a R program and run it, assessing output;
  • understand R code written by others;
  • describe and use built in mathematical and string operations;
  • read data from files into data tables;
  • manipulate tables;
  • write data tables to files;
  • perform summary functions on whole datasets and groupings;
  • combine data tables;
  • develop control structures and conditional statements;
  • understand usage of modules and where to find more;
  • create simple graphs; and
  • be able to write their own functions for re-use.


This is a two days taught session, at the Newport and Titchfield ONS sites.

Target audience: This is aimed at any staff from across the ONS/GSS, who are keen to learn to programme using R and who are keen to develop their R programming skills.

Event Length: Two days

Cost and pre-requisites:

For ONS & Government staff who are external to ONS, the course fee is £300 for both days. There are no pre-requisites for this course; no knowledge of R is assumed.

For GSS members only: if you wish to pay via Purchace Order could you please provide us an electronic copy of the Purchace Order in order to use that in the invoice.

For ONS members only: please do not raise a Purchase Order as Learning Academy will arrange payment via a journal transfer.

Learning Academy will contact you regarding payments.

This course will require to have your laptop.

If you don't have a work laptop please feel free to bring your home laptop.


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