What will the apprentice be doing?
This Finance apprenticeship sits within our Accounting, Reporting & Control (ARC) function, which is a major part of bp’s global Finance Organisation. ARC combines technical finance skills, business knowledge and a transformation mindset to create and protect value for bp, support delivery of our net zero ambition using skilled technical acumen and of course ensure we meet our regulatory reporting requirements.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You'll study the Level 3 Data Technician Apprenticeship. The programme offers a holistic understanding of the broader commercial context, looking at the people and business skills that go hand in hand with data analysis to maximise its potential. The on-the-job experience will help you gain insighta and ultimately support your learning.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
You will study 6 modules:
- Data fundamentals
- MS Office specialist (Excel)
- Working with data
- Data analytics and dissemination
- Visualisation tools
- Data analysis in strategic / commercial setting
As well as ensuring full competency as an ‘Data Technician’, this qualification provides the foundation for progression into a number of career paths in the data sector including Finance Data Technician, Finance Data Support, Junior Data Analyst, Junior Information Analyst.
Reality CheckWe believe in hiring people with the right core competencies and interest, rather than specific technical experience. To be successful, you'll have the ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team. You’ll have an eye for detail, excellent written, verbal communication and numeracy skills and the ability to plan ahead and prioritize.
Skills RequiredIT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's including Maths & English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential