Data for the NHS

World-class data programmes designed to turn knowledge into organisational performance. The Corndel & Imperial College partnership brings together the academic excellence of a world-leading university with deep knowledge in healthcare and data science with the expertise of the UK’s leading data skills development partner. Uniquely positioned to deliver data programmes that are tailored to NHS data users.

Our mission is to empower and upskill innovative NHS data talent

World-class data programmes

For the NHS

The Imperial College London & Corndel partnership brings to market data programmes that are uniquely tailored for NHS data users. Backed by a world-leading Healthcare University, learners will benefit from technical training, coaching and workplace application to develop data skills and interpersonal behaviours that will achieve transformational change.


Learner experience

Blended learning delivery model

Upon completion, learners will receive a Data qualification relevant to their course

Fortnightly coaching with a Professional Development Expert

Hands-on workshops delivered by experienced data scientists

Bite-sized, practical projects to embed learning

Flexible learning content in a range of formats

Fully funded through the Apprenticeship Levy

An award-winning curriculum

Who is the programme for?

These data programmes are designed for people who work in the NHS and are looking to gain data skills to enable them to make better use of the data they have access to in their day-to-day role, regardless of their corporate function. They may work in clinical or non-clinical roles and want to be able to make better data-driven decisions.

Meet our Experts… World-class thinkers, mentors and educators

Minesh Patel

Mines Patel has 15+ years of extensive Financial Services experience across an array of fields including Financial Reporting, Financial Control, Investment Management, Finance Strategy, Project Management and Management Accounting. Minesh was the Winner of Finance Leadership Development Network at Barclays Bank. He has a BA (Hons) Finance and Business and an AET, Teaching and Training Qualification.

Sayara Beg

Sayara Beg is a ISACA Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer™ (CDPSE™) and ODI certified Data Ethics Facilitator with over 25 years of professional experience including training and consultancy data-centric Analytics programmes. Sayara has experience working in Telecoms, Shipping, Media, Banking (Retail, Asset, Wealth & Investment), Insurance (General & Wholesale), Charities & Third Sector.

Avtar Singh

Avtar Singh has 8+ years working as a Finance Leader, managing 11 finance departments with 50+, executing business strategies that get results. Avtar has a Business Information & Technology Degree and an Executive MBA. He is enthusastic about coaching and learning and development.

Chelsea Smalley

Chelsea Smalley has over 13 years Business & IT experience working as a Data Engineer or Data Scientiest in Retail, Health, Government, Financial Services and Hospitality sectors. She has a Professional Certificate in Data Engineering, IBM, Databases and SQL for Data Science a Bachelor of Science, Computer Science and a Diploma in Legal Studies.

Programme Overview

Strategic, impactful and scalable data skills development is now critical for business performance and the economy at large. In response, Imperial College Business School and Corndel, one of the UK’s leading workplace training and development partners, have expanded their highly successful skills partnership to offer world-class, high impact development programmes in data literacy and data analytics. All funded through the Apprenticeship Levy.

Testimonials and Case Studies What people say about us

The course from Corndel has been so much more than I expected. I didn’t realise how much time could be saved, accuracy improved and confidence increased with just a few changes to how I looked at and thought about data before cleansing and using programs to integrate them into other sets.
Corndel Learner