V01921 - Data Analyst Apprenticeship BAE SYSTEMS PLC

As a Data Analyst Apprentice you will experience, learn and develop key skills to help you manage complex projects.

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

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

    We offer a competitive salary with annual increases throughout the apprenticeship and a range of employee benefits including, free higher education as well as access to the Company pension and Share Incentive plan.

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    13 available

What you will do in your working day

You will help to ensure that the project you are assigned to stays on track by conducting a range of analytical studies.  

You will: maintain, update and report on key project data; identify any potential issues as the project progresses and help make effective decisions to assist the project in achieving its objectives.

You will be using the latest analytical tools to assist the planning and decision making across the programmes and the Project Management and Controls Function. 

Over the duration of the scheme you will gain exposure to different areas of your business unit, working on a variety of projects across different platforms and at different stages of the project lifecycle. 

Data Analyst Apprentices will undertake a maximum of four 12 monthly placements. During these placements you will work with integrated teams and start building a professional network of contacts.

You will experience different Projects/Programmes during these placements to provide you with broad business knowledge.

A Data Analyst professional is not just office based, you will have the opportunity to get out and about visiting key stakeholders across various locations as well as seeing the work you are supporting in situ.

In work based placements there will be a strong emphasis on the key knowledge, skills and behaviours set out by the academic standard as well as our own business standards and competencies.

These will be incorporated into placement objectives that will be reviewed continuously throughout the scheme with support from a Placement Manager, the Project Management & Controls Function and our Early Careers team.  

BAE Systems are committed to your development and alongside the apprenticeship, there will be plenty of other opportunities to enrich your learning experience with challenges outside of your day to day role.
Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme and work based placements, you will transition into a role in the business where you will continue your personal and professional development.

The training you will be getting

  • Digital and technology solutions professional Level 6

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Around 95% of apprentices choose to stay on with us. And as a global business there are a world of opportunities – whether you decide to stay in the UK, or explore an overseas role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs Including Mathematics, Science and English (Grade A*-C or 9-4 (or equivalent)) Essential
Other 96 (Grade UCAS Tariff points) Essential
Other Maths, English, Science, IT, Business, Engineering (Grade including Psychology & Law) Essential

About the employer

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 93,000 people in around 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.




BAE Systems

1st Floor, Main Shipyard Offices


LA14 1AF


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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Digital and technology solutions professional

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2024