Data Analyst Apprenticeship – Level 4

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Job Title

Data Analyst Apprenticeship – Level 4

Brent Civic Centre
Reference Code
Contract hours

Full Time – 36 hours


£19,750 p.a. inc.

Number of vacancies  1
Potential qualification and progress 

Data Analyst Level 4

Estimated start date

March 2020

Length of apprenticeship

24 months

Eligibility criteria

5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)

Application closing date



Get ahead with a Data Analyst Level 4 Apprenticeship at Brent Council

Brent Council is committed to the continued expansion and development of all apprenticeship programmes. Our apprenticeship schemes at Brent is just one of the ways we grow our own talent within the borough.

There is no age limit on an apprenticeship

An apprenticeship can be used for people starting out on their work life journey at the age of 16 or those changing a career for a different working life.

Brief description of the role

  • Data Analyst level 4 Apprenticeship working in the Performance and Management Information team. Undertake a number of roles related to the production of performance information, including data cleansing and statistical reporting.
  • Under the direction of the Business Intelligence Manager, work council-wide to improve data analytics/data driven decision making capabilities via the development of visually compelling and meaningful dashboards and reports.
  • Provision of high impact visualisations and data stories that translate complex data into valuable and actionable insight.
  • Working with service areas to ensure adherence to the Council’s Data Quality Strategy

Key functionalities

Support the development of departmental improvement projects and programmes, undertaking any relevant research to understand problems to support the development of options to address them.

Support the Children & Young People department’s responses to Freedom of Information Requests, ensuring that responses are fit for purpose and ensuring that all statutory timelines are met.

Help to ensure that centrally held data is robust and fit for purpose.

Data analysis to help senior managers manage continuous improvement through scrutiny of performance data, identifying potential performance challenges and related causes.

You will gain hands-on experience of Data analysis in Local Government by working as part of a team and assisting in the delivery of quality data reporting within the council.

Below is a link to the Apprenticeship Standard that you will be working towards.

Simultaneously undertaking a comprehensive study programme towards the Level 4 apprenticeship. You will gain valuable knowledge and skills which will be an asset to the council and your career. Our apprenticeship scheme offers significant assistance with training and provides the opportunity to improve skills for future career opportunities.

The Person

Keen to learn, you will demonstrate good communication skills, an understanding of good customer service, team work and an interest in developing a career in Data analysis.

You will also need to show your interest in local government and the delivery of public services. We will also be looking for a flexible and positive approach to work.

Qualifications required

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.

Good IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is desirable.

Additional information

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.

All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.

Successful applicants may be required to apply for a DBS Disclosure.


Please use the following link to submit an application online.

Please ensure you include a supporting statement with your application. If you fail to include a supporting statement, your application will not be considered:


Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.


Please note: Priority will be given to Brent residents in the first instance. This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if a sufficient number of suitable applications are received. Early application is therefore recommended.











How to apply

Please complete the registration form and email along with your CV to

Please ensure you submit the completed form with your CV, or your application will not be processed. The Equality and Diversity Monitoring section of the application is voluntary.