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Data Analyst - Higher Apprenticeship - Level 4

Data Analyst - Higher Apprenticeship - Level 4

Overview

The primary role of a Data Analyst is to collect, organise and study data to provide business insight. Data analysts are typically involved with managing, cleansing, abstracting and aggregating data, and conducting a range of analytical studies on that data. They work across a variety of projects, providing technical data solutions to a range of stakeholders/customers issues. They document and report the results of data analysis activities making recommendations to improve business performance. They have a good understanding of data structures, database systems and procedures and the range of analytical tools used to undertake a range of different types of analyses.

Professional Recognition

This apprenticeship is recognised for entry onto the Register of IT Technicians confirming SFIA level 3 professional competence and those completing the apprenticeship are eligible to apply for registration.

What will I study?

Full details of this apprenticeship standard can be found at: https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/data-analyst/

Entry requirements

Individual employers will set the selection criteria, but this might include five GCSEs and/or A levels; a Level 3 Apprenticeship; other relevant qualifications and experience; or an aptitude test with a focus on functional maths. (English & Mathematics at grade 4 or above are mandatory).

How long is the course?

The duration of this apprenticeship is a minimum of 24 months.

How will I be assessed?

Your apprenticeship will be assessed in a variety of ways including external examinations, observations, reflective journals and work place assessments.

You will be assessed on:

  • Technical Competencies
  • Technical Knowledge and Understanding
  • Underpinning Skills, Attitudes and Behaviours

After completing all training you will be entered for EPA which consists of 4 parts:

  • Submission of a portfolio of work completed during your apprenticeship
  • Synoptic Project
  • Interview or Professional Discussion
  • Detailed reference from your employer

What does the course lead to?

Typical Job Roles

  • Data Analyst
  • Data Manager
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Modeller
  • Data Architect
  • Data Engineer

Careers

There isn't currently career information listed for this course.

How do I apply?

For more information contact us on 0808 100 3626 or email: enquiries@wnc.ac.uk

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