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Data Analyst / Processor Level 3 Apprentice Potts Print (UK) Limited

A career opportunity at Potts Print UK is an opportunity to learn from, work with, and grow professionally among people who are leaders in their fields. We are always looking for creative, bright, hard-working individuals to join the Potts team!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    30 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are currently looking for a trainee Direct Mail Data Processor to join our Technical Services Division. The successful candidate will play a key role in expanding the data processing team. Candidates should demonstrate a keen interest in developing their data processing/IT skills and be able to work in a team environment.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Inspect and troubleshoot client supplied database/data files
  • Analyse client data and prepare data for processing
  • Apply necessary changes/additions to the client data following work instructions, provided in job ticket
  • Liaise and work with other members of the data processing team
  • Communicate any questions with all team members (from sales to production) providing advice and/or solutions where necessary to maintain deadlines
  • Learn about direct mail design
  • Use Microsoft Excel and industry-based software as primary database management tools to achieve required output
  • Ensure that data processing jobs are completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Complete quality control checks on all output

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Well organised
  • Reliable and self-motivated
  • Strong initiative

Personal qualities

  • Proactive
  •  Ability to multitask
  • Work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently

Desired qualifications

Entry requirements:

You need to have 5 GCSEs:

  • maths and English (or equivalents) at grades D/3 or above
  • 3x GCSEs grade A*-C/9-4 in any other subject

You must not already have a qualification in a similar subject at the same level, or higher level than this apprenticeship.

If you hold international equivalents of the above qualifications, at the time of your application you must be able to provide an official document that states how your international qualifications compare to the UK qualifications. Find out more here.

Future prospects

  • At Potts Print UK, we strive to be a great place to work, and we are proud to offer a wide range of experiences and opportunities that will help you achieve your careers and personal goals

Things to consider

  • The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

Potts Print UK is a high-quality commercial print manufacturer based in Cramlington, Northumberland. We are the largest sheet fed printing company in the North of England and a Carbon Balanced Printing Company.


Potts Print (UK) Limited


Atlas House

Nelson Park


NE23 1WG

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by QA Limited

  • Data Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

Approximately 12% of training takes place in the QA learning centre classroom. 8% is done in the workplace, through workplace units, face-to-face meetings with your QA Assessor, or developing your portfolio. The remaining time will be spent on your workplace activity.

Apprenticeship standard

Data technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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Closing date: 28 Oct 2021