Frequently Asked

Black Cat Data

Black Cat Data provides career services for data & IT professionals. We accelerate and develop careers through our network of education and industry partners to maximise job opportunities and promotions. Our main focus is connecting the growing big data industry with education programs and qualified professionals at all stages of their career.

The program starts straight away when you enrol into the program with the pre-work online training. The pre-work online training takes about 40-60 hours to complete. The in-class room training starts every 3-6 months.

Although we do not guarantee a job, the program is very successful to land a job in the industry with a 90% job success in 90 days and 94% in 180 days. You can read our success stories on our blog here. Furthermore, Black Cat Data actively assists and supports members to find new employment opportunities and/or land a promotion through BCD’s network of mentors, employers, industry partners and career advisers.

Applications for the program are reviewed on either of following criteria:

  1. Motivation, previous work experience, character and/or financial need; or
  2. Gaming test scores on our python quizzes.

The programs are available in these cities: Sydney, Melbourne, Singapore.

Black Cat Data selects the leading education providers in the industry for its training. We focus on education providers that provide job-ready skills using in-demand technology for the industry. Please refer to the relevant brochure or course outline about the education partners for your program.

The program is delivered by an instructor in a class room. This is the most effective training to develop practical job-ready skills. The pre-work is online before the in-class room training.

A enrolment fee and deposit is required before the start of the first in-class courses. This includes a pre-payment of $500 to secure your seat in the program.

The course fees are paid through a one-off payment, payment plan or a 3rd party student loan facility. Certain financing options are subject to having a valid PR or Citizenship.

You can find our industry partners and network on BCD Jobs.

Yes. Black Cat Data has career consultants available to discuss your career and fit for the program. Please schedule a call here.

Data science and cyber industries are part of the growing big data, artificial intelligence and automation movement that is sweeping through all verticals of business. The United States and other developed nations currently have a shortage of supply of qualified professionals. The low supply and high demand has led to employers competing for talent. You can see on job boards the number of recruiters operating in the industry and the high remuneration offered by employers.

Yes. If you are motivated to learn and attended formal education in the past you can still get into data science  and cyber security. The first step is to start learning to code in python through our recommended online pre-work, which takes about 40-60 hours before starting the in-class room training. You can read here about skills required to become a Data Professional.

You can find out about what a data scientist does in these interviews with Byron and Katya.