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NICF - Analysing and Visualising Data with Power BI (SF)


Course Overview

Reference Number: CRS-Q-0039931-ICT (13 Sep 2019 to 12 Sep 2021)

Course code: NICF139

The main purpose of the course is to give you a good understanding of data analysis with Power BI. The course includes creating visualisations, the Power BI Service, and the Power BI Mobile App.

Who Should Attend

The course will likely be attended by SQL Server report creators who are interested in alternative methods of presenting data.

Course Duration

3 Day / 24 Hours (including 3 hours of assessment)

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Self-Service BI Solutions

  • Introduction to business intelligence
  • Introduction to data analysis
  • Introduction to data visualisation
  • Overview of self-service BI
  • Considerations for self-service BI
  • Microsoft tools for self-service BI

Module 2: Introducing Power BI

  • Power BI
  • The Power BI service

Module 3: Power BI

  • Using Excel as a data source for Power BI
  • The Power BI data model
  • Using databases as a data source for Power BI
  • The Power BI service

Module 4: Shaping and Combining Data

  • Power BI desktop queries
  • Shaping data
  • Combining data

Module 5: Modelling

  • Relationships
  • DAX queries
  • Calculations and measures

Module 6: Interactive Data Visualisations

  • Creating Power BI reports
  • Managing a Power BI solution

Module 7: Direct Connectivity

  • Cloud data
  • Connecting to analysis services

Module 8: The Developer

  • The developer API
  • Custom visuals

Module 9: Power BI mobile

  • Power BI mobile apps
  • Using the Power BI mobile app
  • Power BI embedded

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the Power BI mobile app
  • Download and use the Power BI mobile app
  • Describe Power BI embedded and when you would want to use it

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

  • NTUC LearningHub Certificate of Completion
  • Statement of Attainment for ICT-DIT-3006-1.1 Data Visualisation awarded by SSG

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Perform Power BI desktop data transformation
  • Describe Power BI desktop modelling
  • Create a Power BI desktop visualisation
  • Implement the Power BI service
  • Describe how to connect to Excel data
  • Describe how to collaborate with Power BI data
  • Connect directly to data stores
  • Describe the Power BI developer API
  • Describe the Power BI mobile app


Before attending this course, you must have:

  • Excellent knowledge of relational databases and reporting
  • Some basic knowledge of data warehouse schema topology (including star and snowflake schemas)
  • Some exposure to basic programming constructs (such as looping and branching)
  • An awareness of key business priorities such as revenue, profitability, and financial accounting is desirable
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications particularly Excel
  • Completed the course Analyzing Data with Excel

You would need to download the following software before attending the VLC class:


* We will use ZOOM as the training platform and webcam and Mic are compulsory

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

Medium of Instruction: English

Trainer: Trainee ratio is 1: 20


Additional Note

Learner can take the exam 70-778 for accreditation by Microsoft. Together with exam 70-779 to get the MCSA: BI Reporting. 



  Individual Sponsored  Company Sponsored 
  w/o GST w GST Non-SME  SME 
      w/o GST w GST w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee $1,800.00 $1,926.00 $1,800.00 $1,926.00 $1,800.00 $1,926.00
Promo Course Fee (valid until 30 June 2020 by class start date) $1,382.24 $1,479.00 $1,382.24 $1,479.00 $1,382.24 $1,479.00
Singapore Citizens & PRs aged 21 years and above $1,022.24 $1,119.00 $1,022.24 $1,119.00 $182.24 $279.00
Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above $182.24 $279.00 $182.24 $279.00 $182.24 $279.00

SSG Funding Period: 13 Sep 2019 to 12 Sep 2021

Eligibility for SSG Funding:

To qualify for funding, you need to meet the following criteria:

Company Sponsored

  • Absentee Payroll claimable by SMEs: Up to 80%of hourly basic salary capped at $7.50/hr
  • Absentee Payroll claimable by Non-SMEs: Up to 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50/hr

Terms and conditions apply. NTUC LearningHub reserve the right to make changes or improvements to any of the products described in this document without prior notice.

Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees.