Data Science (Degree) Apprenticeship (Public Health Intelligence Analyst)

Public Health England
5 St. Philips Place, B3 2PW
£28,588.00 annually
20 Oct 2020
03 Nov 2020
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

The role of data analyst apprentice will be wide and varied and there will be a rotation around different parts of the health intelligence system, hosted by PHE's Local Knowledge and Intelligence Service. You will be analysing data and intelligence from various sources, working closely with PHE and its regional and local partners to inform strategies around health protection, health improvement, and tackling health inequalities with a particular focus on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

You will undertake a Data Science Degree at York St John University, studying in either London or York. Learning is currently online due to the national COVID-19 pandemic and usually taught in blocks of 1 or 2 weeks in duration. Following tutorials you will be set assignments to complete and examinations to pass over the 36 month duration.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once you have completed the Level 6 apprenticeship there may be opportunities for career development and undertake a Masters in Digital Technologies, Analytics pathway or move into another part of the organisation studying for a Masters in Bioinformatics, Artificial Intelligence or Public Health Intelligence.

Public Health England and the data analytics function is expected to transition into its successor organisation the National Institute for Health Protection in the spring of 2021.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C(4)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade C(4)) Essential
A Level or equivalent Mathematics (Grade B) Essential
A Level or equivalent Analytics (Grade C) Desired
A Level or equivalent Information Technology (Grade B) Desired
A Level or equivalent Science (Grade C) Desired
Other Degree in non data/maths/science subject (Grade 2:2) Desired

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