Data Engineering

This programme covers data engineering, teaching learners to design, build, and manage data systems. It culminates in a capstone project to apply skills in a real-world, end-to-end data engineering project.

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Bootcamp Overview

The aim of this programme is to provide a comprehensive understanding of data engineering, equipping learners with the necessary skills to design, build, and manage data systems.

  • 11 weeks
  • Live and Virtual
  • Flexible

Why learn Data Engineering?

Learn about the role of a Data Engineer and learn how to build and maintain data pipelines. Data engineers are on the front lines of data strategy so that others don’t need to be. They are the first people to tackle the influx of structured and unstructured data that enters a company’s systems.

The key activities that Data Engineering graduates perform include:

  • Average entry-level UK salary ranges from £40,000 - £55,000.
  • Experience as a Data Engineer can lead to six-figure salaries.
  • The program will equip you to build and maintain data pipelines.
Students studying Data Engineering
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The Bootcamp is designed for beginners. However, you must have Maths and English GCSE grades A to C or equivalent. In addition, you must have an interest in developing as a Data Engineer.

The programme is for career changers or individuals who are looking to reskill or upskill themselves.

The tools a student needs are as follows:

  • A working laptop running Windows 10 or more, MacOS or any major distribution of Linux
  • A working microphone and video camera
  • A stable internet connection
  • Chromebooks, tablets and phones are not conducive to undertaking the sessions
  • Solid foundation in Python
  • Basic understanding of database concepts
  • Familiarity with mid-level to advanced math, statistical concepts
  • Fundamental understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Basic command-line skills and familiarity with the Linux/UNIX environment


Week 0: Data modelling

Week 1: Introduction to data engineering

Week 2: ETL processes

Week 3: Python and data engineering

Week 4: Real-time data processing basics

Week 5: Data analysis and visualization

Week 6: Data structures and algorithms for data engineering

Week 7: Data integration techniques

Week 8: Data security and ethics

Week 9: Performance tuning and optimisation

Week 10: Capstone Project


  • Program completion certificate from Purple Beard Training
  • Access to our Alumni community.
  • Chance to take an optional programmes or progress into an apprenticeship.
  • Qualify for in-demand jobs relevant to your field of study.
  • Support with Job search and application for up to 6+ months on completion of the program.
  • Capstone project by working on a variety of projects, which will give you the chance to practice your skills and build your portfolio.

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Pay a small deposit and spread the cost into monthly instalments.


  • 18 monthly installments of £488.88
  • £200 commitment fee
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Our commitment to you, pay just one small deposit, until you're employed.

15% income share

  • 24 monthly installments at 15% of gross income (minimum £22,000)
  • £200 commitment fee
  • Repayment capped at £9,600
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