Data Apprentice

Schott House Room F2 The Digital Hu, Drummond Road, Stafford, ST16 3EL
£14,000.00 - £16,000.00 annually
Closing date
9 Dec 2021

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Principal responsibilities:
  • Identify, collect and migrate data to and from a range of cloud-hosted systems
  • Manage, clean, abstract and aggregate data
  • Analyse, filter and manipulate data in a variety of formats
  • Apply tools and techniques for data analysis
  • Summarise and present daMeet project objectives and targets
  • Work effectively both as an individual and as part of a team
  • Update and maintain internal systems on a daily basis, recording time spent on tasks and updating task statuses
  • Adhere to data protection standards when working with personal data
  • Support peers on data activities

Within the first 6 months the successful candidate will be expected to:
  • Fully understand the range and purpose of cloud software systems used by our clients
  • Be able to competently import and export data from Unleashed, Xero and Shopify
  • Understand how to back up an Unleashed system
  • Be able to troubleshoot basic data queries in Unleashed and Shopify
  • Have an understanding of how cloud systems interact with each other
  • Be able to solve some data related support tickets
  • Know what tasks they can perform and which tasks to escalate based on a risk assessment
  • Be competent in designing basic documents in Unleashed
  • Understand the importance of data protection, data quality and the impact on clients if things go wrong
  • Create Docusign approvals

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Communication skills
  • Understand data sources, data organisation and storage
  • Willingness to learn and positive attitude towards organisational change
  • Logical and creative thinking skills

Personal qualities

  • IT and mathematical skills
  • Quality assurance
  • Statistical methods and data analysis skills

Desired qualifications

Entry Level 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

Experience (if the learner can't meet the qualification requirements):
  • Those working in a role (for at least 6 months) where data is used on a regular basis and able to demonstrate working towards Level 2 in Maths and English.

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.

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Future prospects

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to start a career in Data with a company that is constantly growing. The client has previously taken on apprentices who are now flourishing in their roles.

Things to consider

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.

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