Apprentice Data Analyst FRONTLINE LIMITED

You will actively support the wider business with all their data wants, needs and processes. You'll be involved in decision-making processes by transforming, interpreting, and presenting data. This role is your opportunity to develop key analytical skills, understand our data infrastructure, and support our team in making data-driven decisions.

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

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Closing date: 14 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm with 1 hr for lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Please note that this is an apprenticeship position and therefore anyone with more than six months professional experience working as a data analyst or who holds a degree or Master’s degree in a subject such as Data Science, Business Analytics, Maths will not be eligible.

You will also need to commit to completing a Level 4 Data Analyst Apprenticeship.

Are you keen to begin your career in data analytics?

Are you the sort of person who likes to use data to answer questions and drive action?

Are you someone who can think creatively & innovatively in solving a new problem?

Do you have strong planning, organisation, & communication skills?

If the answer to all these questions is yes, we may have just the opportunity for you, as we’re looking for apprentice data analysts to join our Data Analytics and Data Governance teams.

If you have the passion and the raw talent necessary for working in this field, we’ll provide technical training and development opportunities for you to build a broad range of skills and knowledge in data analytics.

What does the role involve?

You’ll enable the business to make quicker, smarter decisions through:

  • Developing reporting solutions which facilitate data exploration to answer questions about what has happened and why
  • Ad hoc exploratory analysis to provide deeper insight into the reasons behind what is happening
  • Forecast analytics to provide insight as to what is likely to happen in the future
  • Analytically driven recommendations for courses of action to achieve specific desired business objectives
  • Working collaboratively with data suppliers to ensure they provide accurate, complete and timely customer and sales data
  • utilising a variety of analytical techniques and tools
  • extracting, cleaning, and preparing data for subsequent analysis
    acquiring and applying statistical techniques for data analysis
  • You’ll also support user training and education regarding understanding of our data and use of BI tools


  • Proven interest in data analysis (this could be from formal studies, self study or the workplace)
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Detail-oriented and strong attention to accuracy and completeness
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to learn and continuously improve technical and professional skills
  • Competency with Microsoft office applications including Excel

Some experience of using data tools (e.g. SQL, Python, visualisation tools such as Power BI / Tableau etc) would be an advantage but not essential.

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

  • You will undertake a Level 4 Data Analyst Apprenticeship where you will learn the hands-on skills to extract data from range of sources and systems, model the data and store it in a data store, profile and analyse the data before telling a story with it and making recommendations
  • You’ll be registered as a member with the British Computer Society and be on a fast track to an industry recognised qualification and your dedicated industry coach will support you through a blended approach that will include remote, in person, 1-2-1 and group learning

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Ongoing employment and continuous career development

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent 7 GCSE's including Maths and English (Grade A*-C / 9-4 (or equivalent) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths, Science, Computer Science or similar (Grade A - C) Essential

About the employer

We are The Frontline Group, the UK’s leading retail sales, marketing and distribution company working within publishing and home entertainment. We pride ourselves on our honesty and integrity, we place client value at the centre of every decision we make and are constantly finding new ways to overcome challenges. We are committed to working and developing people who work hard to achieve greatness. If you are someone who enjoys problem solving, challenging ideas and has an analytical approach then this role could be for you.




Stuart House (1st Floor)

St John's Street



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Data analyst

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 14 Oct 2023