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Level 4 Data Analyst

Apprenticeship Standard

If you are responsible for managing, cleansing, abstracting, aggregating, analysing and making recommendations to stakeholders about data, then this programme will be of interest to you. You will learn how to analyse and present data in a format that is supported by sound recommendations to the business.

This programme will support you in developing the skill set to deliver measurable value to your organisation as well as supporting your next professional steps.

WDR work with employers to design and customise their Apprenticeship Programme, so that it addresses internal training requirements and aligns with the specified knowledge and skills required for the standard.

Key components of this Apprenticeship Standard cover the following:

Knowledge & Skills

Key components of this Apprenticeship Standard cover the following:

  • The Role of Information Systems
  • Data Management
  • Collecting, Analysing and Presenting Data
  • Using Industry Standard Data Analysis Tools
  • Database Structures, Design and Implementation
  • Reporting and Data Visualisation
  • Supporting Decision Making
  • Data Management Regulations, Policies and Procedures



The behavioural components covered during the programme are:

  • Logical and creative thinking skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and to take responsibility
  • Can use own initiative
  • A thorough and organised approach
  • Ability to work with a range of internal and external people
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of situations
  • Maintain productive, professional and secure working environment

Level 4 Data Analyst
at a glance

Entry Requirements

Individual employers will set the selection criteria, but this might include five GCSEs and/or A levels; a Level 3 Apprenticeship; other relevant qualifications and experience; or an aptitude test with a focus on functional maths.


The expected duration of this programme is 18 Months.

Learning Resources

All apprentices will be given access to our online Learning Portal which contains eLearning modules, papers, thought pieces, videos and recommended reading.

Benefits for Individuals

  • Upgrade your technical skills to a best practice approach
  • Enhance your confidence and credibility within the workplace
  • Gain transferable skills for use throughout your career
  • Achieve a nationally recognised standard in Data Analysis
  • Achieve an industry recognised Data Science Associate professional qualification
  • You will be eligible to apply to the register of IT Technicians confirming SFIA level 3 professional competence

Benefits for Employers

  • Skilled and motivated employees
  • Better relationships and communication in teams
  • Improved working practices, communication and teamwork
  • Transfer of new skills into the organisation
  • Increased employee engagement and retaining talent
  • Training investment co-funded by the government

Summary of Assessment

Towards the end of the programme, you, your manager and WDR will decide together that you are ready for assessment. The assessment is then undertaken by a separate End Point Assessor organisation, chosen by your employer. .


Further Information

For further information please contact us.