Data Analyst Level 4

Occupational profile

The primary role of a Data Analyst is to collect, organise and study data to provide business insight. Data analysts are typically involved with managing, cleansing, abstracting and aggregating data, and conducting a range of analytical studies on that data. They work across a variety of projects, providing technical data solutions to a range of stakeholders/customers issues. They document and report the results of data analysis activities making recommendations to improve business performance. They have a good understanding of data structures, database systems and procedures and the range of analytical tools used to undertake a range of different types of analyses.

Job Role: Data Analyst, Data Manager, Data Scientist, Data Modeller, Data Architect, Data Engineer.

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  • Identify, collect and migrate data to/from a range of internal and external systems
  • Manipulate and link different data sets as required
  • Interpret and apply the organisation’s data and information security standards, policies and procedures to data management activities
  • Collect and compile data from different sources
  • Perform database queries across multiple tables to extract data for analysis
  • the range of data protection and legal issues
  • the data life cycle
  • the different types of data, including open and public data, administrative data, and research data
  • the differences between structured and unstructured data
  • the fundamentals of data structures, database system design, implementation and maintenance
  • Logical and creative thinking skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and to take responsibility
  • Can use own initiative
  • A thorough and organised approach

Entry Requirements

Individual employers will set the selection criteria, but this might include five GCSEs and/or A levels; a Level 3 Apprenticeship.

English and Maths

Level 2 English and Maths will need to be achieved, if not already, prior to taking the end point assessment.

Duration

The duration of this apprenticeship is typically 24 months.

Level

This is a level 4 Apprenticeship.

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