Digital Solutions Degree Apprenticeship – Data Analyst

Training Provider:

University of Warwick

Annual wage £20,000.00
37.0 hours per week Mon – Fri. Hours TBC.
duration: 4 years
start: 1 September 2019
Degree(level 6)
Digital and technology solutions professional (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
31 July 2019 (application closing date)
Jaguar Land Rover subject matter experts have been working throughout 2018 with our partners in WMG at the University of Warwick to develop a new BSc degree in Digital Technology Solutions.


You’ll contribute to the business in your assigned role, as well as undertake additional study in your own time, to achieve your academic award. A network of apprentice tutors and line managers will regularly review your progress and offer advice along the way, to support you performing at your best.

Level 6 apprentices will be selected for Data Analytics with a variety of functions across our enterprise.

Where it will take you:

Join us on this apprenticeship programme and you’ll be placed within one of the areas below:

Product Engineering:

As the sophistication and automation of our vehicles continues to grow, our design and development teams in Electrical, Electronic and Software Engineering and Powertrain Engineering increasingly require software engineering expertise to help create and maintain the millions of lines of code for our vehicles. Increased connectivity produces large amounts of data which can be used to continuously improve our products and provide new services to our customers to give them experiences they love for life.


As a growing global business continuously investing in our facilities, our IT teams ensure that our people have the infrastructure and tools required to do their jobs. Our Network Engineers support existing infrastructure and the deployment of new technical solutions. Our Analysts use data from multiple sources to support day-to-day operations, drive improvements and help forecast our future requirements so that the optimal solutions can be deployed.

Embedded Business Technology Across Our Enterprise: 

In a world of ever greater connectivity, digital technology solutions play a role in virtually everything we do and experience. Our global teams across our business are increasingly using data from multiple sources to make critical decisions and drive outstanding performance.

Data analytics, the management and manipulation of relevant data is essential for us to continue to offer a world-class experience to our customers whilst remaining commercially viable. To take on this challenge you should enjoy problem solving, have good analytical proficiency and be comfortable manipulating and working with large amounts of data.

We’ll continue to invest in our systems and deploy new architectures to get the most out of the data around us. Fast reporting, data visualisation and trend identification will enable the business to outperform the competition in all areas. Artificial Intelligence will play an increasingly important role in us maintaining relationships with our suppliers, customers and employees which are trusted and personalised.

Join us as a Digital and Technology Solutions Apprentice and you’ll start influencing our success in activities across our entire business helping us to deliver our extensive plans for further growth. You’ll learn about cyber security, artificial intelligence, big data, Internet of Things, and the project management and life cycles required for them to be deployed in our business.

Future Prospects

Bachelor’s Degree Digital Technology Solutions from Warwick University.

Skills Required

  • Build strong and positive working relationships
  • Problem solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Improving ways of working
  • Accountability for work and adapt to change effectively
  • Seek opportunities to practice and apply new skills

Qualities Required

  • Easy to do business with
  • Transparent
  • Makes the customer feel special
  • Dependable
  • Personalised - relates to providing personalised customer service dependent on the customers' needs 

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE maths (Grade B/6 or above), English (Grade C/4 or above) plus an additional three GCSEs including a STEM subject at Grade C/4 or above (or an ICT vocational qualification at level 3 of 90 credit value 540GLH or greater)
  • Specialism-Software/Network Engineer: A Level maths (Grade C or above), plus one further A Level in Science, Engineering or Technology (Grade C or above) or A Level maths (Grade C or above) plus completion of a higher apprenticeship (Level 4/5) in IT, Software, Web and Telecoms
  • Specialism-Data Analyst: A Level maths (Grade B or above) plus one further A Level in Science, Engineering or Technology (Grade C or above)
  • Specialism-Software Engineer with Data: A Level maths (Grade B or above) plus one further A Level in Science, Engineering or Technology (Grade C or above)
  • Or equivalent qualifications 

Training Provided

You’ll spend your first three months at university, where you’ll gain programming skills and start to build your professional business skills. After this time, you’ll typically attend university for one week in every six to achieve your Bachelor’s degree and study at the newly constructed Degree Apprenticeship Centre in the heart of the University of Warwick campus. 

This new degree apprenticeship course will enable you to implement technology solutions in your organisation in order to develop new products and services, and increase productivity using digital technologies. Developed in collaboration with employers in the engineering sector, this programme covers topics including software, programming, business operations, system analysis, data analytics and network infrastructure.

About the employer

Pulses racing. Spines tingling. Throughout our history, our iconic vehicles have delivered some of the most emotive driving experiences on the road. Today, with increasing demand and ever-growing ambition, were seeking the next generation of innovators who will capture the hearts and minds of customers in every corner of the world.

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