You will be responsible for collating and preparing data covering several areas relating to the operation of the Tyne and Wear Metro. Initially you will experience data sets including but not limited to Disruption Data, Timetable Data, Asset Management Data, Lift/Escalator Availability Data and Station Service Quality Data.

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

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Closing date: 29 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,884.16

    •Free travel within Tyne and Wear on Metro, Buses and the Shields Ferry for you and your partner / a friend •28 days annual leave •Generous Pension Scheme •A Cycle to Work Scheme •Free eye tests and flu vaccines

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    23 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    16 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000223551

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Initially you will experience data sets including but not limited to:

  • Disruption data
  • Timetable data
  • Asset management data
  • Lift/escalator availability data
  • Station service quality data

You will be responsible for conducting detailed analysis and visualisation of our business data to uncover insights that inform key decisions.

You will be responsible for collating and preparing data covering several areas relating to the operation of the Tyne and Wear Metro.

The training you will be getting

You will gain a Level 4 Data Analyst qualification, equivalent to a Foundation Level Degree. Over 24 months, you will have a structured development programme with the ability to gain experience working across several teams at Nexus.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Performance Assistant
  • Train Planner
  • Performance Analyst
  • Service Quality Auditor
  • Performance Officer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Any other three subjects (Grade 4/C or more) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or more) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4/C or more) Essential
A Level or equivalent a STEM subject (Grade C or above) Essential

Things to consider

This will involve working outside, and a lot of walking.

About the employer

At Nexus we're here to plan, provide and promote public transport for all across Tyne and Wear. Our services play a key role in the lives of people who live and work in the region. We operate Tyne and Wear Metro and the Shields Ferry as well as supporting bus services in the area. Our team of over 1000 employees are at the heart of delivering these public transport services and they are what make Nexus a great place to work. While a large number of our roles are clear to see such as Metro drivers and customer service employees we've also got a lot going on behind the scenes from maintenance to finance, train planning to security, health and safety to IT - everyone in our organisation plays a key role in delivering and improving public transport services.

Employer

Nexus

Address

Nexus House

33 St. James Boulevard

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE1 4AX

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Training

Training provider

GATESHEAD COLLEGE

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

Data analyst

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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: 29 Feb 2024