There are a lot of professionals who have entered the world of Data Science later in the game and they have been doing well in the field. It is easy to start learning as many training institutes have designed their Data Science course to specifically cater to absolute beginners.
Intellipaat offers a FREE foundation course on Python for Data Science for individuals to familiarize themselves with programming and also has a well-curated Data Science online course, which is in collaboration with IBM. The course covers all the necessary modules in Data Science like:
A crucial point to note is that only rigorous training and practice will help you get good at what you do. The more you practice on real-time projects, the more hands-on experience you will gain. So, make sure to spend a lot of your time practicing your programming skills as well as work on practical projects.
Check out this Data Science tutorial by Intellipaat: