What will the apprentice be doing?
The aim of this position is to develop skills over the space of four years as part of the apprenticeship. As such, responsibilities will change over time. Initially, the areas you'll learn and focus on as part of the apprenticeship will be:
Data Engineering: learn how our customer databases are created and maintained in our Google Cloud Platform
Data Visualisation: understand Tableau data and visualisation and how we provide reports and data visualisations to colleagues in the wider business
Data Science: build predictive models and predict customer lifetime value and churn
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
An Immersive Degree Apprenticeship
We've partnered with leading Tech Educator Cambridge Spark who are leaders in transformational data science and AI training and Cambridge Anglia Ruskin University who will support you to work towards a (BSc) in Data Science. Your degree will be fully funded by Pets at Home Group and this cutting-edge course is taught as a blend of immersive teaching, online study and a hackathon-style bootcamp which simulates real-world environments.Your training will be on the job with block release up to four times a year in university.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
As well as receiving support from your apprenticeship learning partners you'll also get access to the interactive on-demand technology learning platform and the O'Reilly Safari books online giving you access to a digital library that delivers expert content in both book and video form from the world's leading authors in technology and business.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental
GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A levels, t least one STEM Subject (Grade a minimum grade of CCC) Essential
Things to consider
Remote working with required travel to either our Handforth or Swindon Support Office. The great news is our team are based throughout the country and we're happy to support applications across England. As this is an apprenticeship levy funded programme successful candidates have to spend at least 50% of their working hours in England.