The Fraunhofer Personnel Certification Authority at Fraunhofer FIT certifies qualifications in the field of Data Science for professionals.
More and more companies are realizing the potential of the volumes of data available today and are beginning to redefine themselves as a "data-driven company". They are using predictive models to gain forecasts from data for decisions and actions at all levels of the business. To do this, they are forming teams with a special mix of skills. Here, "Data Scientists" who know how to use methods from computer science, statistics and mathematics are in enormous demand.
The certification takes these diverse tasks into account through a modular competence profile. The figure shows the structure in three levels. At the first level, the "Data Scientist Basic Level" certificate or alternatively a specialist certificate can be acquired. The Basic certificate and a Specialist certificate, together with proven practical experience, lead to certification as an "Advanced Data Scientist". Building on this, you can acquire the "Senior Data Scientist" certificate by documenting and presenting an independently conducted project. The certification is carried out by the Fraunhofer Personnel Certification Authority according to the specifications of DIN EN ISO 17024.