Central Bedfordshire Council

Sustainability Data Technician Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Central Bedfordshire Council (Employer)

Babington Business College Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £18,333.00
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm - work hours are flexible
18 months (duration)
27 September 2022(start date)
Data technician (apprenticeship standard)
10 July 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

You will be doing a Level 3 Data Technician apprenticeship as part of Central Bedfordshire Council's Early Careers Development Programme. Alongside the apprenticeship, you will be supporting your team with generating and processing data, and learning about the work the team does to support its internal and external customers as a 'Data Champion'.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Using QGIS, the leading Open Source Desktop GIS system
  • Supporting with data sets and analysis
  • Understand the wider business reporting requirements and local reporting requirements 

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will study for a Level 3 Data Technician Apprenticeship while gaining invaluable work experience and earning a wage.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At the end of the apprenticeship, we will support you to apply for vacant positions within the Council. Our career pathway is designed to create opportunities for growth and development for everyone who joins us as an apprentice.

Reality Check

Desired qualities: Knowledge of Excel is essential, including pivot tables and lookups.  A methodological and adaptable approach to problem solving. Strong communication skills both written and verbal, including adapting outputs to both technical and non-technical audiences. Attention to detail.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4 - 9) Essential
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