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Data Technician Apprentice (W8 Data) W8 Data

Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for a Data Technician with W8 Data, a database management company based in Southampton.

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Closing date: 17 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    17 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Ensure all procedures are followed
  • Learn the programming languages used in both Cygnus and GMC Inspire Designer
  • Learn to have a working knowledge of HTML and email broadcasts
  • Run free health checks on client data
  • Append DPS & PAF information to data
  • Document Composition and proofing processes using appropriate software packages
  • Provide data processing services including postal sortation
  • Answer the phone and direct calls where necessary

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

Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their work experience.

Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Level 3 Data Technician, with training in how to:

  • Identify the right data sources for your business to inform decision making
  • Collect, compile and cleanse data accurately and securely
  • Identify, anaylse and interpret data, trends and patterns
  • Produce dashboards and reports to aid visualization and comparison
  • Summarise and present the results of data analysis, making recommendations for business improvement
  • Store and archive data in line with data protection legislation

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Enthusiastic, Keen eye for detail, Passion for technology, Multitasking


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential

About the employer

Combining technical data skills with over 90 years of combined industry experience, W8Data have an unrivalled knowledge of data and direct mail. Established in 2005, W8Data work with end-clients, mailing houses, marketing agencies and other service providers across a number of sectors, to improve their most important business asset – data. W8Data hold in excess of 250 million names for suppression and enhancement purposes.


W8 Data


Hedge End Business Centre , Botley Road


SO30 2AU


Jack Taylor

0113 3500 333

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Data technician

Level 3 (A level)

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