Data Technician Level 3

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The gathering and analysis of data can be complex, paired with an increased need for business to make informed, timely and cost-effective decisions, the role of the Data and information function is becoming increasingly essential.

It is important that those who work with data have a clear understanding of how it can be collected, manipulated, analysed, and presented to support business operations to assist in day to day and future decisions.

This Data Technician Level 3 apprenticeship will empower those who work with Data to support their organisation with key skills and the confidence to understand, use and present data in such a way that it can be easily interpreted and leveraged by their organisations. As an experienced Data Technician, it will become second nature to support your organisation in becoming more digitally enabled and remain competitive.

Programme features

  • Immersive workshops and sessions
  • Regular development meetings with expert Coach or Trainer
  • Evidence workplace tasks to prove skills and behaviour

At a glance

Relevant to

Individuals looking to develop their data skills

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs grades A-C / 7-4, or equivalent





Data Technician Level 3

Level 3


Level 3


Blended learning delivery


12 months + 3 month EPA





£12,000, Levy funded

Contextualisation available



Programme outcomes

For employers

Organisations will benefit from the ability to understand and create value from collected data, whether it be internally, for the purpose of managing capability or from their customers, to improve customer satisfaction.

With guidance from your upskilled data professional, you will be able to better understand your data, plan efficiently and progress in the right direction. You will also be able to create an internal progression plan for your Data team, encouraging their personal and professional development.

For learners

On completion of this apprenticeship, you will have a greater understanding of your business and its data, being able to collect, prepare, analyst and model data across various platforms.

You will have the ability to effectively communicate and present data insights to support the wider business. The skills you will gain will help you to drive efficiency by using basic algorithms to understand errors, omissions and/or quality issues with production or service levels, supporting your business in gaining a competitive edge

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Learning journey overview

Building on your existing skills and experience, during this apprenticeship you will:

  • Data quality
  • Data types and formats
  • Data analysis and statistics

  • Legal and regulatory requirements
  • Data security
  • Algorithms and problem solving

  • Blending data
  • Databases
  • Management and presentation tools

  • Scenario demonstrations with questioning
  • Professional discussion (underpineed by a portfolio)

Key learnings

  • Become a non-technical ‘Data Champion’ for your organisation
  • Enable data-driven decision making
  • Encourage greater adoption across colleagues and the wider business.
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What our learners have to say


Working at Babington for the past 3 years, I have overseen the delivery of a variety of digital, data and IT programmes. I have an in-depth knowledge of the digital landscape as a whole which allows me to support organisations in developing best-in-class apprenticeship programmes for learners from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience levels.

Sukhdeep Virdi

Head of Digital, Data and IT

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Studies show 36% salary increase for digitally capable employees


Data analysis will become the fastest growing digital skills cluster, increasing by an estimated 33% in the next five years


48% of companies are recruiting for roles that require hard data skills

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  • Enriched and interactive learning resources
  • Develop professional excellence and personal confidence and capability
  • Access to experts in the Digital and Data sectors
  • Benefit from 1:1 coaching and mentoring throughout
  • Fully blended delivery model for learning that suits you
  • Become a member of the UK's largest community of apprentices
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