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Data Science Degree Apprenticeship - WSP Local Government Team, Hertford WSP UK LIMITED

We can offer you the opportunity to work on some of the world’s most exciting engineering and design projects. We invest in your learning and development and value the ideas and innovation you could bring to our team. So, if you’re ready, we can’t wait to get you involved!

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

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Closing date: 26 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,000.00

    Plus 2 paid days a year for volunteering, cheaper gym memberships & Tastecards , discounts with selected high street retailers, 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays), WSP's Cycle to Work Scheme, reduced rates on gadget insurance and other benefits

  • Working week

    This would be a permanent position working Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week. Exact working hours are agreed with your Line Manager, however an example of standard hours are 9.00am - 5.30pm with one hour for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000116170

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a data science degree apprentice in our Local Government team in Hertford, you will work in a team under the supervision of our Senior Analyst and mentored by a Data Scientist. 

A typical work programme would include tasks such as: developing tools using software such as Python, study and application of statistical techniques, using data and analytical techniques to measure and monitor the impact of transport projects and presenting information and reports for our client.

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

You will attend Anglia Ruskin University to study a Data Science degree apprenticeship and gain a bachelors qualification, as well as completing your End Point Assessment with the education provider. You will also be enrolled onto a bespoke internal development programme to help you to attain the knowledge, skills and behaviours to successfully achieve your apprenticeship, and support your career in Data Science.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As this is a permanent position, after gaining your degree, WSP will continue to be committed to your learning and development throughout your career with us. You will have the opportunity to work towards gaining Chartered status with your chosen institution, as well as the opportunity to pursue your further study and training goals.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs including English, Maths, Science (Grade Level 5 or above (6 Maths)) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels to Include Maths and Science (Grade Grade BBC or above) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Ext L3 Diploma in a related subject incl. Math (Grade Grade DDM or above) Desired

About the employer

As one of the world’s leading engineering consultancy firms, at WSP, we’re passionate about the big questions. And big answers, naturally. For us that’s all about reaching beyond the expected to do work that’ll make a profound impact felt long into the future. We engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. We’ve been involved in many high-profile projects like The Shard, Crossrail, M1 Smart Motorway and the London Olympic & Paralympic Route Network.

Employer

WSP UK LIMITED

Address

Pegs Lane

SG13 8DN

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Training

Training provider

ANGLIA RUSKIN UNIVERSITY HIGHER EDUCATION CORPORATION

Apprenticeship standard

Data scientist (integrated degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)


Employer's Application Instructions

We have a three-stage application process, first you will complete a structured application form that will be reviewed by our team. If you are successful at that stage, you will move on to complete a Behavioural Based Assessment, in the form of a series of games and puzzles you will work through on your phone or computer. If you are successful at this stage, you will then move on to an interview or recruitment event with the team you would be working with.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 26 May 2023