What does a data analyst apprentice do?
Data analysts take data and translate the numbers into plain English – to help others make better (and important) business decisions.
You’ll collect, organise and study data – exploring it to find the hidden gems of crucial information. Then you’ll present it – either visually (in graphs or tables), in writing, or by talking it through. And you’ll make recommendations guided by what you find.
You’ll understand data structures – database systems and procedures – and use a whole range of analytical tools.
Data analysts work on tonnes of different projects – for different people (it could be for the management board of the company, or for a customer). And you can work in any industry – you’ll be in demand.
If you’re curious – analytical – a good communicator. Love maths and getting into the detail. This is for you.
What will I learn?
- Data Analysis and Visualisation
- SQL and Data Modelling
- Data Analysis with Python
- Data Architectures
- Introduction to Data Science
- Data Analysis Tools and Concepts Assessment
What qualifications will I get?
- Data Analyst Level 4 Apprenticeship
- BCS Certificate in Data Analysis Concepts
- BCS Certificate in Data Analysis Tools
Am I eligible?
You need to have:
- GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent) at grade 4 or above
- Two A-levels (including Maths or ICT)
- or a Level 3 apprenticeship in a similar subject
- or an International Baccalaureate at Level 3 in ICT
- or a BTEC Extended Diploma in ICT (180 credits)
You must not already have a qualification in a similar subject at the same, or higher level than this apprenticeship.
Mandatory software needed to complete this programme:
- Tableau Public – download here – current version 10.x
- Power BI Desktop – download here – current version 2.x
- UMLet (free VISIO alternative) – download here - current version 14.2.
- SQL Server – download here – current version 2017 Express Edition
- SQL Server Management Studio – download here – current version 17.x
- Visual Studio Community Edition - download here - The Python and R options should be added
- The latest Python can be downloaded and installed from here
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