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Data Technician

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Course Level

Level 3

Course Duration

24 months



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Whats involved.

Course Overview

Source, format and present data securely in a relevant way for analysis.

Data Technicians are 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.

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Whats involved.

What will you learn?

Module 1

Approach to Work

Looks at the importance of keeping up to date with relevant industry knowledge. Training will focus on continuous professional development and personal development, allowing apprentices to understand their specific learning style to succeed both personally and professionally.

Module 2

Data Gathering

This module explores the role of data in the digital domain, the value of data to an organisation, and the importance of analysis management.

Module 3

Data Analysis & Validation

This module will cover common data quality issues and data validation methods. The apprentice will also learn to apply algorithms and basic statistical methods to identify data trends and audit results.

Module 4

Distribution & Dissemination of Data

This module focuses on methods, techniques and forms commonly used to present data and communicate results for different audiences. This training block also covers the legal and ethical frameworks for data storage, distribution and transfer.


Where next?

Progression opportunities

Upon completion, you will have the opportunity to move onto our higher Level 4 apprenticeships that offers a more thorough, in-depth look at the role and the chosen field. Most importantly, the training will help improve performance and will allow ambitious apprentices to climb the career ladder.

Following this programme, apprentices can progress onto the following programme:

  • Data Analyst
  • Employers

    How apprenticeships work for Employers?

    From the outset, we communicate with you to find out exactly what your organizational requirements are, then find the best fit for the business and an individual who will bring value to the role instantly.


    We want to engage with you

    We will meet you in the first instance to find out exactly what your business needs from an apprentice, whilst ensuring that you have all the information you need from the outset.


    Free recruitment

    We will source high quality candidates that not only meet your organizational needs, but have the best personality fit and abilities to contribute to your office dynamics.


    Ongoing support

    Not only will we induct the apprentice, but we will offer ongoing support to both your business and the learner. We hold regular one-to-one sessions with our apprentices to ensure they are on the right track.


    Delivery is important

    We are versatile in our approach to teaching as we know every business has different needs, so we offer both academy-style support on a weekly basis, as well as distance-learning in the form of webinars.

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