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Data Technician Apprentice

Job Introduction

Apprentice - 12 months

ApWorking Hours
9:00am - 5:30pm Mon - Fri, Apprenticeship start date: September 2024, Hybrid working arrangement (1 day in office, after probation)

If you're looking for the opportunity to improve the quality of life for the people of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, then look no further! We are looking for an engaging and enthusiastic individual to accurately and effectively input, submit data returns to the Education & Skills Funding Agency- providing Curriculum Teams with key monitoring reports so that they have the necessary intelligence to deliver outstanding teaching and learning. This role will allow you to assist and support the provision of effective and efficient business support whilst developing your experience, personal skills, and competencies.

A typical day

  • Help create and maintain a system to evaluate the performance of the service, using both qualitative and quantitative indicators.
  • Manage data entry and document organisation with input from team and/or supervisor.
  • Proactively identify and fix data quality issues in the management information system, working with colleagues to address errors.
  • Provide performance data to both internal and external stakeholders, collaborating with the MIS & Data Officer when needed.
  • Offer advice on ESFA funding guidance, compliance changes, and business IT systems usage.
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders on activities, process changes, deadlines, and important information.
  • Assist in developing, testing, and implementing new features in core systems.
  • Find ways to improve processes, systems, and reporting to enhance the quality of student data.
  • Handle customer data with care and in compliance with data protection laws.
  • Perform other duties as needed.
  • Follow all Council decisions, policies, and statutory requirements, including the Equality Act, Health and Safety at Work Act, and Data Protection Act.

You must have

  • GCSE English & Maths 4-9 (C-A*) or equivalent

Skills needed

  • Have some understanding of Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Outlook.
  • Interest and passion for personal and professional growth/ development.
  • Able to effectively work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good ability to take initiative.
  • Excellent organisational skills, including planning and record keeping to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written verbal communication, including report writing and the presentation of data.
  • A keen interest in data.

To apply please go to this site:

Data Technician Apprentice BOURNEMOUTH @ BCP Council | Multiverse Platform

About BCP Council

BCP Council provides services to a diverse community of 400,000 residents and employs more than 5,000 people. Our area includes over 15 miles of beautiful world-renowned coastline. We can offer career defining roles to transform and improve services. By working with us, you can help deliver a vision of a thriving, word-class, prosperous and inclusive place for generations to come.

Our Benefits

We offer an excellent benefits package to colleagues. Find out more on our website: Jobs and apprenticeships | BCP (

As a result of the creation of BCP Council in 2019, we are working on simplifying our terms and conditions of service and will be creating a single pay structure which is to be applicable for all employees. It is important to us that we offer benefits that our colleagues value as part of their total employment package and we are reviewing these to make sure we have it right. We are in the process of establishing a timescale for implementation and colleagues joining us will be included in these changes. This is expected to be in place in 2024 or early 2025.

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