Outline

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.

Assessment

It typically takes 24 months to complete your apprenticeship but this will vary depending on your experience and working pattern.

You will be allocated a tutor and a Trainer Assessor, and they will support you throughout your apprenticeship with regular monthly sessions. This is flexible to the apprentice’s requirements. However, contact is available and encouraged outside of this time so each learner receives the help they need. The team make good use of digital platforms to support this.

Practical Period

  • New knowledge, skills and behaviours are delivered and assessed by your college tutor Trainer Assessor with the support of your employer
  • 20% off-the-job training is a mandatory requirement of all apprenticeship standards
  • You will complete a Level 2 in maths and English if applicable.

Gateway

The gateway is the opportunity for the provider and employer to agree whether the apprentice is ready and ready to take their end point assessment. (EPA)

End Point Assessment

The end-point assessment is synoptic and takes place at the end of the apprentice’s learning and development. The requirement is that the end-point assessment is completed within three months from the start of the end point assessment period. The end point assessment is made up of the following components:

  • Scenario demonstrations with questioning
  • Professional discussion underpinned by a portfolio

Entry Requirements

  • Individual employers will determine their own entry requirements.
  • All apprentices must achieve a Level 2 in maths and English before the end point assessment or provide a certificate of prior achievement which is equivalent.
  • For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the apprenticeships English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3.British sign language qualifications are an alternative to English qualifications for whom this is their primary language

Fees

Don’t let the cost of studying put you off – most of our students study for FREE, and those who don’t qualify for funding are very often eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan.

Eligibility depends on both the course you have chosen to study and your individual circumstances.

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Data Technician (Apprenticeship Standards)

Available At

Frontier House

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Academic Yr

21/22

Fee

£

Name

Data Technician (Apprenticeship Standards)

Available At

Frontier House

Start Date

N/A

Academic Yr

22/23

Fee

£

Name

Data Technician (Apprenticeship Standards)

Available At

Frontier House

Start Date

N/A

Academic Yr

23/24

Fee

£

Name

Data Technician (Apprenticeship Standards)

Available At

Frontier House

Start Date

N/A

Academic Yr

24/25

Fee

£

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