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This calendar is designed to provide state, local, tribal, and federal law enforcement with a single point of access to federally sponsored intelligence training programs that meet the Minimum Criminal Intelligence Training Standards . The calendar is an initiative of the Intelligence Training Coordination Working Group and the Counter-Terrorism Training Coordination Working Group and was developed with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance.

In addition, analytic courses that have been reviewed for compliance with the Common Competencies for State, Local, and Tribal Intelligence Analysts and approved by FEMA for inclusion in either the National Training and Education Division (NTED) Training Course Catalog or the State/Federal Sponsored Training Course Catalog are located on the FEMA Approved Intelligence Analyst Training Courses Web page. These courses meet analytic training requirements for fusion center analysts set forth in the Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP).

Event Overview
Course Title
Data Analysis Course (DAC)
Event Date(s)
August 26-30, 2019
The Intelligence Training Academy (ITA)
90 K Street NE, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20002
Intelligence Analyst
Sponsoring Organization(s)
  • DHS Intelligence Training Academy Registrar
Event Contact
DHS Intelligence Training Registrar
Phone: (202) 275-4160
Event Website
Course Description

Data Analysis Course (DAC)

Description: The DAC provides employees the knowledge and skills necessary to perform basic data analysis in the Homeland Security environment. Students learn data extraction, preparation, analysis and sense-making techniques; statistical methodologies, simple modeling, and data visualization techniques. Students learn to apply Microsoft Excel and use common tools such as Regular Expressions (REGEX); Python, and Structured Query Language (SQL) to support data analysis. This course provides an overview of key data analytic techniques, but does not delve into specific DHS data sources or tools such as TECS and ATS-P. Upon graduation, students will be able to conduct basic data analysis in the Homeland Security environment.

Level of Knowledge: Entry

Target Student: Intelligence Analyst

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED

Evaluation: Students demonstrate knowledge and proficiency through graded assessments (e.g. practical exercises and exams) and class attendance. Students must successfully pass all graded assessments with a minimum passing score of 75% to receive a graduation certificate.

Course Length: Training Days 5 / Training Hours 40

Prerequisites: Students must meet the following course pre-requisites to enroll.

  • Recommended Training: Working knowledge of Excel

Accreditation: The DHS Intelligence Training Academy (ITA) is accredited by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation (FLETA) Board.

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