Data Technician Level 3


Analyse structured and unstructured data to support business needs

Who is it for?

You need to be aged 16 and over with a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C / 4 or higher including Maths and English, relevant training, experience or qualifications and/or an aptitude test focusing on relevant IT Skills

What will I learn?

Whilst undertaking this apprenticeship you will gain a wealth of knowledge and skills undertaking a key role within your company. In addition you will achieve the following qualifications:

  • Industry qualification and training covering:
    • Microsoft Excel Office Specialist (MOS)
    • Microsoft Power BI & Data Analyst (PL-300)
    • Microsoft Power Platforms (PL-900)
    • Application skills (Microsoft Word/PowerPoint/Project)
  • English Functional Skills Level 2 (If required)
  • Maths Functional Skills Level 2 (If required)

When can I start?

Right now! Our apprenticeships team work with local employers to make apprenticeships available throughout the year. New vacancies are added to the PETA website and it’s really easy to apply - so why wait?

Course Overview

This apprenticeship develops the Duties, Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours in the following areas:

  • Source data from a collection of already identified trusted sources in a secure manner
  • Collate and format data to facilitate processing and presentation for review and further advanced analysis by others
  • Present data for review and analysis by others, using required medium for example tables, charts, and graphs
  • Blend data by combining data from various sources and formats to explore its relevance for the business needs
  • Analyse simple and complex structured and unstructured data to support business outcomes using basic statistical methods to analyse the data
  • Validate results of analysis using various techniques, e.g. cross checking to identify faults in data results and to ensure data quality
  • Communicate results verbally, through reports and technical documentation and tailoring the message for the audience
  • Store, manage and share data securely in a compliant manner
  • Collaborate with people both internally and externally at all levels with a view to creating value from data
  • Practise continuous self-learning to keep up to date with technological developments to enhance relevant skills and take responsibility for own professional development
Additional Information

During your apprenticeship you will receive:

  • An induction to the programme to make you feel welcome and to help you understand how the apprenticeship works
  • Day release training at our Training Centre to help build your knowledge and skills
  • Training in the workplace to help you learn the job role and to become a valued member of the team
  • Regular progress reviews to help with your development and to ensure you remain on track to successfully complete your apprenticeship

The vast majority of your learning will be undertaken whilst you are working. In order to successfully achieve the apprenticeship 20% of the teaching, learning and development will be undertaken through off-the-job training which takes place at our PETA Training Centre in Cosham, Portsmouth.