The primary role of a Data Analyst is to collect, organise and study data to provide business insight. Data analysts are typically involved with managing, cleansing, abstracting and aggregating data, and conducting a range of analytical studies on that data. They work across a variety of projects, providing technical data solutions to a range of stakeholders/customers issues. They document and report the results of data analysis activities making recommendations to improve business performance. They have a good understanding of data structures, database systems and procedures and the range of analytical tools used to undertake a range of different types of analyses.
Whilst any entry requirements will be a matter for individual employers, typically an apprentice might be expected to have A Levels; a Level 3 apprenticeship or other relevant qualification; relevant experience and/or an aptitude test with a focus on functional maths.
The course will involve learning how to collect, organise and study data to provide business insight.
Observations in the workplace by an independent assessor; practical assessments; EPA (End Point Assessment).
This course should be completed within 24 months.
Typical Job Roles: Data Analyst, Data Manager, Data Scientist, Data Modeller, Data Architect, Data Engineer.