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Data Analyst

Level 4

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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

Course duration

18 – 24 Months

5 reasons you should choose Applied Business Academy


Get full 1-1 support from industry experts


Access to exclusive training content online and at the work place


Assignments based on current business challenges.


Employer-based learning to address real opportunities.


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

Get ready with a superior advantage for your career

Data Analyst apprenticeship course curriculum

Module 1: Data Analysis Tool (for Level 4 Data Analyst Apprenticeship)
1. Problem Solving through Programming
2. Business Information Management
3. Systems Analysis and Design Work-Based Project
4. Introduction to Databases
Module 2: Data Analysis Concepts (for Level 4 Data Analyst Apprenticeship)
1. Data Analysis, Tools and Application
2. Computing Project

Professional qualification you can choose

EMC: Data Science associate

Course preview

Data Analyst apprenticeship 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

Technical competencies
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.
Technical knowledge and understanding
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
Underpinning skills, attitudes and behaviour
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 programs depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. We have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can accommodate your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include:

Funding and grants

There may be the opportunity to apply for 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 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 recommend you speak to our course advisor to discuss your requirements further and find the best funding options available to you. They can check if you qualify for this free training.

How we can help:


Provide tailored personnel letters


Communicate with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plans*)


*Terms and conditions apply.

Speak to a course advisor for full information on the options available to you

For businesses

If you are a small company and would like to train your staff, please speak to one of our advisors to find out the funding options available to you.

For large businesses, we recommend speaking to one of our consultants to discuss how funding can be utilized to upskill your existing staff at no cost.

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.

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