Tableau Courses

Our Tableau Fundamentals training course is designed to get you up and running with Tableau. This hands-on training will provide familiarity with the Tableau interface, connecting to data sources and creating your first visualisations, together with plenty of tips on how to make sure your graphs are as insightful as possible.

What will this training cover?

  • Data Visualisation best practice: A quick look at the do’s & don’ts of visualising data
  • Connecting to your data: Editing, filtering and extracting a data source; Tableau Data Extracts (TDEs) & why / when you should use them
  • Tableau terminology: Measures & dimensions, discrete vs continuous, pills & shelves giving familiarity with the Tableau interface and key terms to analyse the correct data sets
  • Using the Tableau interface: Creating your first visualisations, custom colours, labels, sorting, filtering and search
  • Keeping your data organised: folders & hierarchies – increasing efficiencies and accessing what you need
  • Creating calculations: Including basic arithmetic calculations: custom aggregations and ratios, date handling, and quick table calculations
  • Introduction to the most common chart types: Represent your data using Cross tabs, Geographic maps, Heat maps, Bar charts, Dual axis charts, Scatter plots & Bullet charts
  • Building dashboards and stories to share visualisations: Best practice data viz tips
  • Using the hover-over functionality to add depth to your visualisations – Supplemental details, sub graphs within hover over, key elements supporting the data set

What will this training teach you to do?

  • Explore your business’s data in powerful and intuitive new ways
  • Build interactive dashboards that bring meaning to your data
  • Combine data from across your organisation to identify trends and derive powerful new insights
  • Share your dashboards with multiple users in the knowledge that everyone is seeing the same ‘single source of truth’

Who is this training for?


This course is designed for the beginner to intermediate-level Tableau user. It is for anyone who works with data – regardless of technical or analytical background.

This course is designed to help you understand and use the important concepts and techniques in Tableau to move from simple to complex visualisations and learn how to combine them in interactive dashboards.

Our Tableau Intermediate training course will help you take your foundation Tableau skills and take them to the next level. This one-day hands-on training course will provide familiarity with blending data sources, advanced data techniques such as forecasting and clustering as well as creating your own dashboards for guided analytics and insight.

What will this training cover?

  • Prepping your data for analysis: Basics of relational databases, combine data sources using data blending, combine data from multiple tables in the same data source using joins, pivot & unpivot data, custom SQL, connecting to APIs like Google Analytics.
  • Building advanced chart types and visualisations: cross filtering, drilldown, custom shapes
  • Building complex calculations to manipulate your data: Level of detail calculations, logic statements, advanced table calculations
  • Using statistical techniques to analyse your data: Forecasting, clustering, line of best fit
  • Using parameters and input controls: Giving users control over certain values
  • Using sets, bins & groups: Grouping and classifying your data
  • Building quick & efficient dashboards: making your visualisations perform efficiently by using the Data Engine, extracts, and connection methods
  • Building better dashboards: using techniques for guided analytics, interactive dashboard design, and visual best practices
  • Implementing efficiency tips and tricks

What will this training teach you to do?

  • Handling multiple data sets from different sources, allowing you to bring data together from around your business to enhance understanding of performance
  • Building more advanced dashboards so users can ‘self-serve’ their insight
  • Use Tableau’s forecasting and other statistical tools

Who is this training for?

This course is designed for users that have got to grips with the basics of Tableau but have yet to realise it’s full potential as an analysis tool in their business.

The course is designed to help you both understand and use the important concepts and techniques in Tableau to advance from simple to complex visualisations and learn how to combine them in interactive dashboards.


  • One-day classroom-based training course in central London
  • Small groups of maximum 10 attendees
  • Expert GA trainer
  • Hands-on practical exercises and interactive quizzes
  • Training materials shared after the course
  • 3 months of post-course email-based support
  • Excellent coffee, artisan sandwiches and plenty of snacks through the day





£550 per course