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DATA TECHNICIAN LEVEL 3

This occupation is found in all sectors where data is generated or processed including but not limited to finance, retail, education, health, media, manufacturing, and hospitality. The broad purpose of the occupation is to source, format, and present data securely in a relevant way for analysis using basic methods; to communicate outcomes appropriate to the audience; analyse structured and unstructured data to support business outcomes; blend data from multiple sources as directed and apply legal and ethical principles when manipulating data.

In their daily work, an employee in this occupation interacts with a wide range of stakeholders including colleagues, managers, customers, and internal and external suppliers. They would typically work as a member of a team; this may be office based or virtual. An employee in this occupation will be responsible for collecting and processing data under the guidance of a senior colleague or multiple colleagues across the business. This may vary by sector and size of the organisation. An employee would mainly be responsible for their own work but may have the opportunity to mentor others.

Typical Job Roles

Data support analyst, Data technician, Junior data analyst, Junior information analyst

Delivery model

The delivery of the programme will be through a blend of online learning, video tutorials, virtual classrooms, 1-1 coaching and practical learning opportunities.

All learning will be supported by dedicated Learning Practitioners.

When you have completed all of the agreed learning and achieved the required exams, you will be invited to attend a gateway meeting to discuss readiness for end point assessment (EPA). If no further learning is identified, you will progress through to EPA. You will be assessed against the requirements of the standard and awarded a final, overall grade for your apprenticeship.

Your commitments

If you do not currently hold English and maths qualifications at level 2, you will need to achieve Functional Skills Level 2 qualifications in these subjects before attending your gateway meeting.

You are entitled to 20% of your working hours away from your job to complete work towards your apprenticeship programme. Your Support Coach will support you and your employer to measure and record this across the whole of your apprenticeship.

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