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Data Technician

The Role: Data technicians help their organisation make better decisions by collecting and analysing data. They need business knowledge and understanding so that they can pick the right data to use and create reports that support leaders.

Apprenticeship overview

In this role apprentices will develop both interpersonal skills and technical proficiency in industry standard data tools such as Excel and Power BI. They will learn how to analyse business needs, handle data safely and effectively, plus statistical methods and how to communicate results.

Up to 24 Months
Qualification Type
Qualification Achieved
Level 3 Data Technician Apprenticeship Standard
Programme Delivery

  • Facilitated Workshops
  • E-learning
  • 1-to-1 coaching
  • Collaborative learning
  • Shadowing
  • Mentoring

The Person:

  • You enjoy problem solving.
  • You have an eye for detail.
  • You are organised and able to work to deadlines.
  • You can work on a number of projects simultaneously.
  • You are methodical and love a challenge.

Responsibilities often include: 

  • Collecting and combining data.
  • Analysing data using different statistical techniques.
  • Validating and checking results.
  • Communicating results.
  • Working across teams.

Typical Employers:

  • Organisations and large companies.
  • Small to medium employers.
  • Government & public sector.
  • Non-profit and charitable organisations.

Key Skills for Data Technicians:

  • Ability to break down problems.
  • Comfortable working both in teams and solo.
  • Methodical approach.
  • Good communicator.
  • Keen to learn.

Why MetaGedu Apprenticeships?

First Line Manager
  •  The knowledge, skills and behaviours you need to succeed
  • Custom-designed apprenticeships
  • Use what you learn immediately in the workplace
  • Personal attention and support for all apprentices
  • Career development and mentoring programme