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Data Science Apprentice with Osborne Clarke

2 Temple Back East, Bristol, BS1 6EG
£20,000.00 annually
Closing date
3 Apr 2023

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?
  • We use a suite of technology products and product development processes to deliver on requirements that are set out for us by clients.
  • We work from a baseline of applications and features that we have developed that can be used to address known areas of client need. The aim is to put the client in control of their processes and data.
  • We thrive on being focussed, curious, and creative whilst being willing to disrupt and transform. We drive a culture of not being afraid to try and fail by doing so.

Ultimately we are passionate about doing things better, and doing better things.

How many roles are available, where are they based, and when will they start?

We are looking for 1 Data Science Apprentice to join us in Bristol. The Apprenticeship programme will start in Sept 2023.

What is the Data Science Degree Programme?

The programme will be offered through BPP University over a 3 year period. BPP is an independent university dedicated to business and the professions. It combines innovative study content with real-world experience and insight from expert tutors, delivering the practical skills and industry knowledge to help students to excel in the workplace.

You will have a dedicated study day each week where you'll attend live and interactive lectures online. The course content includes video lectures, digital reading and case studies. You'll also have one-to-one meetings with a dedicated Coach each semester and regular group coaching sessions to encourage peer learning.

Apprentices are also required to demonstrate the ongoing application of skills to their job role and build a portfolio of evidence that supports their professional development throughout the duration of the programme.

The programme will take you through the following topics:

Core programming skills for data analytics, using Python and Pandas
Exploration of analytics tools - Power BI, Tableau, Alteryx, and other tools relevant to your organisation
Data storytelling - communicating complex concepts in a clear and effective manner with presentations and visualisations
Building predictive models using Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence
Managing a data science project from end-to-end, delivering value to stakeholders
Databases and SQL - core concepts, database design, and data modelling
Basic Data Engineering - data quality, data-driven decision making, and how data is used to solve organisational problems
Processing unstructured data - Natural Language Processing, web-scaping, and APIs
Big data tools, distributed file structures, distributed computing, and the administration of clusters
Cloud infrastructure and the fundamentals of cloud computing - the concepts, value, and security of cloud service providers
What Opportunities will I have at the end of the programme?

As you progress through the degree you will have the opportunity to continue with the team by undertaking an additional level 7 degree to achieve a masters grade.

You will have also been gathering a portfolio of experience within the firm that will make you invaluable to the future growth of the solutions department within the firm. We are a fast-growth department with both national and international job opportunities.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

As a Data Science Apprentice with BPP, you will complete the Data Science Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship. Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will achieve the BSc (Hons) in Data Science.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential to apply for a permanent Legal Engineer role in the Osborne Clarke Solutions team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Logical


GCSE or equivalent any inc maths and English (Grade C or 4 and above) Essential
A Level or equivalent any (Grade B and above) Essential

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