About Data Analyst Apprenticeship – Level 4

18 - 24 Months



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Course Introduction

This is a level 4 apprenticeship that takes typically 18 months to complete. You will learn how to collect, organise and study data to provide business insight on a day-to-day basis. You will have a very good eye for detail and able to recognise patterns within datasets. This will ultimately allow you to give feedback and make recommendations based on the results of the data and an exciting career in the data industry.

Course Delivery and Support

  • Awarding Body: BCS
  • It Combines Online learning, classroom training and On-the-job experience to develop real world skills using innovative technology.
  • Excellent support to finish the course with one -to- one guidance from a skills coach

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Flexible start dates and bespoke apprenticeship programme built around your training schedules means we won’t rely on large cohorts or fixed starting dates


Why take this apprenticeship?

As a Data Analyst apprentice, you will:

  • Apply the knowledge you gain from your studies to your professional practice
  • The opportunity to work in a professional area
  • Be paid a salary with no student debt, plenty of professional support and the chance to get your career off to a flying start with industry recognised certifications
  • Study while doing work-based learning, which can be more rewarding and relevant.

What will you learn?

Learning will take place on and off your job which will easily fit your learning around your day job with access to our online learning platform. It can be accessed anytime, anywhere and on any device.

You will complete:

A portfolio -produced ongoing and complied towards the end of the Apprenticeship, containing evidence from real work projects

A business-related project which is completed over a one-week period away from the day-to-day workplace


Course curriculum

  • 1. Problem Solving through Programming
  • 2. Business Information Management
  • 3. Systems Analysis and Design Work-Based Project
  • 4. Introduction to Databases

  • 1. Data Analysis, Tools and Application
  • 2. Computing Project

Professional qualification you can choose

EMC: Data Science associate

Course preview

Entry requirements

Applicants will be assessed and interviewed to demonstrate that they have the ability to cover the range required by the apprenticeship standard, at work.In addition, the employer may require the apprentices to have GCSE’s in subjects including, Maths and English at A*- C or equivalent. A Level 3 Apprenticeship and or other relevant qualifications.

Applied Business Academy Data Analyst Apprenticeship outcome

The learner will be working with the organisation’s data architecture, to identify, collect and migrate data to/from a range of internal and external systems, manipulate and link different data sets as required. The learner will also use a range of analytical techniques such as data mining, time series forecasting and modelling techniques to identify and predict trends and patterns in data and present reports to the different stakeholders.

The learner will need to show the knowledge of a range of data protection and legal issues, the data life cycle, types of data, differences between structured and unstructured data, data structures, database system design, implementation and maintenance. The learner will also know the importance of clearly defining customer requirements for data analysis and how to use and apply industry standard tools and methods for data analysis

The learner will gain logical and creative thinking skills, Analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to work independently and to take responsibility and can use own initiative in a creative professional and secure working environment.

Expected job roles

The Level 4 Diploma in Data Analyst Apprenticeship helps you open up opportunities to develop and enhance your, ensuring you have the grounding needed to become an

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

Finance options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include

Funding & Grants

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by the ESFA.

We’d recommend you speak to our Course Advisor to discuss your requirements further.

For individuals

You have an excellent opportunity to qualify for FREE funding that can help towards the cost of the training.

All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for the funding options and these are managed by the ESFA in partnership with the training providers.

We’d recommend you speak to our Course Advisor to discuss your requirements further and find the best funding options available to you and to check if you qualify for this FREE training.

What we can help by

  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*
  • Terms and Conditions apply.

Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you

For Business

If you are a small company and would like to train one of your staff, please speak to our advisor to know the funding options available to you!

For large businesses, we recommend speaking to one of our levy consultant to check for opportunities to utilise your levy fund whereby you can upskill your existing staff for Free!

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Professional recognition with Applied Business Academy

  • This apprenticeship is recognised for entry onto the Register of IT Technicians.
  • Completion of this apprenticeship would also allow access to join as an associate membership of BCS.

Get ready for a promising Data Analyst career in the top industries

Data analysis is a very sought-after skill in the UK. As technology evolves and it becomes increasingly important that we compile, manage and analyze our data, the need for analysts becomes integral for business success. Data analysis transforms the mere facts and figures of data into meaningful observations. Data analysts organise, interpret, structure and present the data into useful information that provides context. This context can then be used by decision-makers to take action with the aim of enhancing productivity and business gain.

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