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Data Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship

QA Apprenticeships
GU15 3YL, Camberley
£18,000 per annum
Closing date
15 Jul 2022

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Technology, Telecommunications
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
12-18 months
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Job Details

Who you’ll be working for:

Rentokil Initial provides services that protect people and enhance lives. We protect people from the dangers of pest-borne disease and the risks of poor hygiene. We enhance lives with services that protect the health and wellbeing of people, and the reputation of our customers' brands.

What’s in it for you:

An exciting opportunity as become available to work within our payroll team and to complete an apprenticeship in partnership with QA Apprenticeships. The company offers fantastic benefits including: hybrid working, variable pay incentive, RI reward and free car parking.

You will be responsible for:

  • Collecting and collating all additional payment summaries for submission to payroll provider
  • Calculating commission and bonus payments
  • Maintaining commission targets and associated reporting
  • Supporting on bonus submission process
  • Calculating enhanced holiday pay
  • Dealing with advance payments and deductions
  • Communicating key timelines with the businesses
  • Looking for opportunities to streamline and speed up the payroll process
  • Dealing with any payroll queries, maintaining the payroll inbox
  • Uploading payroll submissions to payroll provider
  • Completing standard payroll and headcount reports
  • Performing integrity checks on the quality of payroll data
  • Supporting the implementation of the new flexible working program – particularly around overtime processing and Living Wage checks
  • Supporting the roll out of the new personal expenses system. Maintaining data and report compliance

You will need the following skills:

  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation and time management
  • A decent level of maths
  • Confidence to speak to colleagues across the organisation
  • Some base knowledge of Excel/Google sheets would be beneficial but not essential

Entry requirements:

The entry requirements for this programme are as follows:

  • 3 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grades 4+ (A-C) in any subject
  • GCSE Maths and English (or equivalents) at grades 3+ (D or above)
  • Prospective apprentices must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level as this apprenticeship in a similar subject

You may also have a combination of qualifications and experience which demonstrate the minimum foundation needed for the programme. In this instance you could still be considered for the programme.

If you hold international equivalents of the above qualifications, at the time of your application you must be able to provide an official document that states how your international qualifications compare to the UK qualifications. 

Find out more here:

Working week:

37.5 hours per week

Future prospects:

  • Option to continue training post apprenticeship in multiple areas but if desired the successful candidate could take finance qualifications under our internal training program. If a non finance training program is required we would look to support it if there is a benefit to the organisation
  • Progression into more senior roles within the immediate team (HR & Payroll analysis) or into analyst roles within the wider finance team
  • If a traditional IT route is of more interest we have a large Robotics automation team but also a large group IT team who cover all traditional areas

Important information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education. To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.


QA Apprenticeships is the first Ofsted 'Outstanding' rated IT apprenticeships provider, as well as 3-time consecutive winner of Apprenticeship Programme of the Year (2012, 2013 and 2014). According to Ofsted, we deliver "world-class" apprenticeship programmes with "exceptionally well qualified" staff. Most of our apprentices "deliver a high standard of work for their employers and exceed expectations, often finding better ways of working and reducing costs".

Why choose QA Apprenticeships?

  • The first IT apprenticeships business rated Ofsted Outstanding
  • 100% of QA apprentices have jobs from day one of their 12–14 month apprenticeship programmes
  • 94% of QA apprentices secure permanent employment after completing; this is 20% higher than the national average (National Apprenticeship Service 2012)
  • We have won the coveted Apprenticeship Programme of the Year award for three consecutive years at The Learning Awards 2012, 2013 & 2014
  • Leading apprenticeship partner for Microsoft, Oracle, HPE, Cisco and Association of Project Management


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Rath House 55-65 Uxbridge Road
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