What does a data specialist apprentice do?

On-the-job activities include sourcing, formatting and presenting data securely in a relevant way for analysis. The results or findings are often used to support decision making within a business.

You’ll interact with a wide range of stakeholders including colleagues, managers, customers and internal and external suppliers. 

If you’re technical, methodical and a good communicator, love maths, getting into the detail and a team player – this is for you.

What will I learn?

  • Data Mindset in a Digital World 
  • Data to Insight 
  • Improving Data Quality 
  • Statistics for Decision Making 
  • Storytelling and Visualisation 
  • Data Citizen to Data Specialist  

What qualifications will I get?

  • Data Specialist Level 3 Apprenticeship 

How long does the apprenticeship take?

14 months

What are my career prospects?

You could be a Data Technician, Junior Data Analyst, Marketing Executive, Financial Analyst, Sales Support, or HR Analyst.

What’s my future salary potential?

£57,499 (average salary according to Totaljobs)

Am I eligible?

The entry requirements for this programme are as follows:

  • 3 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grades 4+ (A-C) in any subject
  • GCSE Maths and English (or equivalents) at grades 3+ (D or above)
  • Prospective apprentices must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level as this apprenticeship in a similar subject

Experience (if the learner can’t meet the qualification requirements):

  • Those working in a role (for at least 6 months) where data is used on a regular basis and able to demonstrate working towards Level 2 in Maths and English.
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