• Bi-monthly Level 3 cohorts throughout 2024
  • Capped at 25 per cohort
  • Commencing from April 2024

Level 3 Data Technician Apprenticeship

Our data technician apprenticeship course is the starting point of every data journey. With this course, you can learn about the basic tools and techniques to identify trends and patterns in data!

Course Information

  1. Introduction
  2. The World of Data
  3. Intro to Excel
  4. Visualising Data
  5. Analysing Data
  6. Data Storytelling
  7. Data Gathering
  8. Databases
  9. Data Tools
  10. Data Security
  11. Data and Artificial Intelligence
  12. EPA Preparation
  • 12-month program.
  • £12,000 Levy Funded, with no cost to learners!
  • Acquire Data Technician Level 3 Apprentice Qualification.
  • Learn whilst being paid a full salary!
  • Entry to the largest project data community and project hackathon in the UK.
  • Understand the principles of data management. This includes understanding the different types of data, how data is stored and managed, and the importance of data quality.
  • Use data analysis techniques to solve problems. This includes being able to identify patterns and trends in data, and using this information to make informed decisions.
  • Communicate effectively about data. This includes being able to present data in a clear and concise way, and explaining the implications of data findings to stakeholders.
  • Work effectively in a team. This includes being able to collaborate with others, share ideas, and resolve conflicts.
  • Adopt a professional approach to work. This includes being able to work independently, manage time effectively, and meet deadlines.

These are just some of the key learning outcomes from the Data Technician apprenticeship standard.


  • Excel
  • SQL
  • Power BI
  • Chat GPT
  • Google Bard
  • Improved data management practices. Employers will have a better understanding of how to manage data effectively, which can lead to improved decision-making and increased productivity.
  • Enhanced data analysis capabilities. Employers will be able to use data analysis techniques to identify patterns and trends, which can help them to make better decisions and improve their products and services.
  • Improved communication about data. Employers will be able to communicate data findings in a clear and concise way, which can help them to build trust with stakeholders and improve decision-making.
  • Enhanced teamwork skills. Employers will have employees who are able to collaborate effectively with others, which can lead to better problem-solving and innovation.
  • Increased employee engagement. Employees who are engaged in their work are more likely to be productive and stay with the company. The apprenticeship standard can help employers to create a more engaging work environment for their employees.
  • People with an interest in data and technology. Data Technicians need to be able to understand and work with data, so it is important that they have an interest in these topics.
  • People with good problem-solving skills. Data Technicians need to be able to identify and solve problems using data.
  • People with good communication skills. Data Technicians need to be able to communicate data findings in a clear and concise way.
  • People who are able to work independently and as part of a team. Data Technicians need to be able to work independently to complete tasks, but they also need to be able to work effectively as part of a team.
  • People who are willing to learn new things. The field of data science is constantly evolving, so Data Technicians need to be willing to learn new things and keep up with the latest trends.

Typical job titles include: Data Support Analyst, Data Technician, Junior Data Analyst, Junior Information Analyst.

  • Possess a valid passport/ birth certificate/residence permit and NI number.
  • Must have lived in the UK and /or EU prior to start date.
  • Must not be undertaking another apprenticeship at the same time.
  • The apprenticeship must offer substantive new skills and knowledge in your existing or new role.
  • GCSE Maths and English (you will be enrolled onto Level 2 Functional Skills Maths and English to gain your qualification if you do not have these).
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Benefits Of Our Data Technician Course 

Our apprenticeship courses are beneficial for both individual learners and large organisations. From increasing work efficiency to providing useful insights for businesses, our data technician apprenticeship qualification is both impressive and useful for learners.
Recognised Qualification
The Level 3 Data Technician course allows learners to earn a nationally recognised qualification. Data is an important part of everyday life and is an ever-growing industry. Because of this, learning about how to collate and analyse data is a sought-after skill.
Upskill and Retain Staff
When businesses show they care about their staff, employees will feel inclined to work harder and stay longer at that specific organisation. This course will improve the quality of work that learners produce, and increase each individual's confidence.
Suitable for Everyone
Data training is often categorised as too difficult by many businesses and is easily dismissed. However, this qualification is the beginning of the data journey, so is suitable for everyone. From Marketing to HR, this apprenticeship can improve efficiency and productivity.

Benefits Of Our Training 

A common misconception of data is that it is hard to learn about and understand. Our courses are suitable for anyone wanting to improve their knowledge of technology and data. Whether you are in an entry-level or senior role, our programmes are tailored to each learner's needs!
Tailored Training
We offer bespoke training courses to cater to each learner's or company's needs. We aim to prove that data is for everyone! Our tutors want to build learners up and increase their confidence with data.
Expert Advice
Our courses open up opportunities that other programs will not. When you undertake our apprenticeships or short courses, you will interact with industry experts and receive important advice from leaders in the data industry!
Earn Whilst You Learn
Whilst undertaking our training courses, you can earn whilst you learn! You don't have to choose between education and income. Our courses are suitable for every career. From engineering to marketing, data is used by everyone!

Frequently Asked Questions

We hope the FAQ's give you the answer your questions. If not, get in touch with us!

Functional Skills have been a mandatory component of apprenticeships since October 2012 Achieving a Functional Skills qualification demonstrates that an apprentice has all the skills they need in English and maths to be able to engage with their programme.

Achieving a Functional Skills qualification demonstrates that an apprentice has all the skills they need in English and maths to be able to engage with their programme.

Functional Skills provide learning tools that enable apprentices to:

  • Apply their knowledge and understanding to everyday life;
  • Engage competently and confidently with others;
  • Solve problems in both familiar and unfamiliar problems;
  • Develop personally and professionally and
  • Secure a broader range of aptitudes, attitudes and behaviours that are needed in the working world

For more information on functional skills, view this document.

The apprenticeship is part or fully funded by the Government levy scheme, dependant on whether the employment organisation is a levy or non-levy employer.

The Data Analyst Level 4 is available through government levy funding only.

The maximum amount will be £750. (5% of the total course cost.)

Unfortunately, this won’t be the case. Part of the requirements of the apprenticeship is for learners to have Level 2 maths and English, if no evidence can be provided, the candidate will be required to complete the qualifications as part of the apprenticeship.

The apprenticeship is only available to anyone that has lived in the UK or EEA for the last 3 years.

15 months of practical learning, with an end point assessment of a further 3 months.

You will firstly need your employer’s approval, once approved you will be taken through the enrolment process whereby your eligibility will be checked against the ESFA funding criteria.

The equivalent of 48 days across the 15 months, plus time will be required for the end point assessment. Extra time will be required for learners that need to complete Functional Skills, up to an additional 10 days.

No, to be eligible for this apprenticeship you must work at least 50% of your time in England.

Cohorts run every other month.

All learning is delivered remotely via Teams.

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