Welcome to the 'DEEP Introduction Course' training page.

The Data Entry and Exploration Platform (DEEP) is a cutting-edge web-based tool that empowers humanitarian and development professionals with comprehensive data compilation, storage, and analysis capabilities. Designed to enhance collective sense-making and analysis, DEEP serves as a collaborative hub for over 5,800 users across 90 countries. It promotes transparency, minimizes duplication of efforts, and fosters a robust approach to needs assessments and situation analysis. DEEP's open and free services enable users to achieve a more collaborative, transparent, and effective approach to data management.
Throughout the course, participants will gain a deep understanding of DEEP's capabilities and learn how to utilize its features for data compilation, storage, and analysis. From project setup and data acquisition to analysis and documentation, the course covers the entire workflow, equipping learners with the skills to streamline their work processes and enhance their data management practices.
Join the DEEP Introduction Course today and unlock the full potential of DEEP to drive data-driven decision-making and contribute to more effective humanitarian and development initiatives!

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Is this course for me?
This course is designed for humanitarian or development information management officers interested in qualitative data management through DEEP. But not only for them! Anyone interested in the tool and who wants to learn how DEEP works can take it, from humanitarians from other sectors, to academics, or simply people interested in data processing. 
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How will I benefit from this course?
On completion of this course you will be able to:
  • Register as a user in DEEP, learn about its user policy and explore the different projects and dashboards of the platform. 
  • Create, set up and edit projects in DEEP, as well as join existing projects. 
  • Understand, tag, use and export your project data in DEEP to perform analysis in a more efficient way. 
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How long will it take?
 This course should take you around 3 hours to complete.

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How much does it cost?
 This course is free!

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Will I get a certificate at the end?
 Yes - you will be able to download a certificate once you have have completed all of the modules within the course

The word START and a question mark in a circleHow do I start?
 Scroll to the top of the page and click on the       I agree - Join course       button. This will take you through to the course content. You don't need to complete the course in one go - you can always continue later from where you left off.

Data protection and consent

This course was created and is administered by THE DEEP. By joining this course you are consenting to THE DEEP, being given access to your Kaya profile information, including your name and email address, so that they can provide the course. This may require them to contact you. Your data will be anonymised before it is used for any analysis or reporting purposes. If you have any questions about this, please email support@thedeep.io