Course Overview

This 1 day course will give you the skills to import any data file into IDEA. It is recognised by the CPD Institute and has a value of seven hours.

Delegate Requirements

You are likely to be an experienced user of IDEA software looking to tackle some more challenging data files that need that extra bit of knowledge.

IDEA Functionality Covered

This course will enable you to approach, and overcome, any data acquisition issues. You will also have the opportunity to work on importing file types such as XML, ASCII delimited, fixed length and print reports – including Adobe PDF files.

You will learn about data storage, file structures, and have the chance to use the report reader and IDEA’s advanced record definition creator tool.


Public courses

Delegate fee: £430 + VAT (includes refreshments, buffet lunch and training material).

To book a Scheduled Training Course please select from the available dates above.

In-house training

Minimum number 4, maximum number 8 per course.

Price (per person) on request – capped trainer travel expenses will be charged.

To book or discuss in-house training, please call
+44 (0)1892 512348 or email