Quality assurance of predictive modelling

Open to
Government analysts
Training category
Data science
Type of training
6 hours
Office for National Statistics
Data Science Campus


As models are used more frequently to make predictions and decisions across industries it becomes important that good practice is followed in model design and usage. In this course we will explore important issues that arise in the field of statistical modelling and machine learning for prediction. The course is a series of modules exploring quality issues related to predictive modelling.

Learning outcomes

You will learn important foundational concepts relating to:

  • rules of thumb for predictive modelling
  •  ethical uses of predictive models
  • statistical bias reduction
  • model interpretability
  • model maintenance

How to book

Please use your Learning Hub account to access this course online.

If you do not have a Learning Hub account, please contact Data.Science.Campus.Faculty@ons.gov.uk.


If you would like more information about this course, please email Data.Science.Campus.Faculty@ons.gov.uk. 

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