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Apprenticeship training course

Data technician (level 3)

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

Qualification level
3
Equivalent to A level.
Typical duration
24 months
Apprenticeship category
Digital
Maximum funding
£12,000
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • Data support analyst
  • Data technician
  • Junior data analyst
  • Junior information analyst
Skills
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Source and migrate data from already identified different sources.
  • Collect, format and save datasets.
  • Summarise and explain gathered data.
  • Blend data sets from multiple sources and present in format appropriate to the task.
  • Manipulate and link different data sets as required.
  • Use tools and techniques to identify trends and patterns in data.
  • Apply basic statistical methods and algorithms to identify trends and patterns in data.
  • Apply cross checking techniques for identifying faults and data results for data project requirements.
  • Audit data results.
  • Demonstrate the different ways of communicating meaning from data in line with audience requirements.
  • Produce clear and consistent technical documentation using standard organisational templates.
  • Store, manage and distribute in compliance with data security standards and legislation.
  • Explain data and results to different audiences in a way that aids understanding.
  • Review own development needs.
  • Keep up to date with developments in technologies, trends and innovation using a range of sources.
  • Clean data i.e. remove duplicates, typos, duplicate entries, out of date data, parse data (e.g. format telephone numbers according to a national standard) and test and assess confidence in the data and its integrity.
  • Operate as part of a multi-functional team.
  • Prioritise within the context of a project.

Full information on Data technician (level 3) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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