What will the apprentice be doing?
Data underpins a huge part of the work we do. Your role as a Data Analyst Hydrologist will include:
• producing weekly and monthly water situation reports;
• managing water transfer schemes, including making decisions on whether to transfer water and for how long;
• using river flow and groundwater data to assess how much water is available to end users in different catchments;
• modelling and forecasting river flows;
• quality assuring river flow data, ensuring it is fit for purpose
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
A minimum of 20% is delivered off-the-job, the rest of your time will be in the workplace. You'll be responsible for completing coursework on time, maintaining up to date evidence for your assessments and putting into practice what you're learning. On successful completion of the apprenticeship (which typically takes 24 - 27 months) you will gain a Level 4 qualification (equivalent to an HNC).
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
This is a permanent position and after successful completion your employment will continue and there there will be an opportunity to explore undertaking the Data Scientist (Level 6) apprenticeship
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Organisational and Planning, Time Management
A Level or equivalent earth science or numerical discipline (Grade A - C) Desired