NICF Text Analytics with R | WSQ Courses

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It is estimated that over 70% of potentially usable business information is unstructured, often in the form of text data. Text mining provides a collection of techniques that allow us to derive actionable insights from these data.

This two day course will show you the various tools and major techniques using R text mining and machine learning packages. You will learn how to use R for text mining and analyzing text data to discover interesting patterns, extract useful knowledge, and support decision making, with an emphasis on statistical approaches, to making sense of unstructured data.

Course Objectives

Learners will be able to analyse text data to discover patterns and trends using R

Course Outcomes

By the end of the course, learners will be able to

    • identify and develop text analytics solutions using Cross-Industry Standard Process for Data Mining (CRISP-DM).
    • read in text corpus and perform text pre-processing using R
    • perform text analytics using R and modify the data with feature engineering.
    • perform sentimental analysis using R from social media data
    • perform sentiment summarization and visualization using R

      Course Brochure

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      Skills Framework

      This course follows the guideline of Text Analytics and Processing ICT-DIT-4029-1.1 TSC under ICT Skills Framework


      Two e-certificates will be awarded to trainees who have demonstrated competency in the WSQ assessment and achieved at least 75% attendance.

      • A SkillsFuture WSQ Statement of Attainment (SOA) issued by WSG. Typically will take 3-4 weeks.
      • Certification of Completion issued by Tertiary Infotech Pte Ltd issued after the class.

      WSQ Funding

      WSQ funding is only applicable to Singaporeans and PR. Subject to eligibility, the funding support is subjected to funding caps.

      Effective for courses starting from 1 Jan 2023
      Full Fee GST Nett Fee after Funding (Incl. GST)
      Baseline MCES / SME
      $688 $55.04 $399.04 $261.44

      Baseline: Singaporean/PR age 21 and above
      MCES(Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy): S’porean age 40 & above

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      Eligible individuals and company can apply for WSQ TG. Please login to Skilleto and fill in the required details for grant application. Please click here to submit for WSQ TG

      Please do not pay upfront. We will advise you on the eligibility and nett fee after registration. Company sponsored staff are eligible for Absentee Payroll.

      After the WSQ subsidy, you can offset the nett fee by the following :

      SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit (SFEC)

      Eligible Singapore-registered companies can tap on $10000 SFEC to cover out-of-pocket expenses.Click here to submit SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit

      SkillsFuture Credit

      Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding. Click here for SkillsFuture Credit submission


      Eligible NTUC members can apply for 50% cash rebate of the unfunded fee from UTAP, capped at $250 per year. Click here to submit UTAP


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