Data Science Apprentice MinsterFB Ltd

Join our team as a Data Science Apprentice and be part of a dynamic and growing company that prioritises profitable growth for our clients. As a Data Scientist, you will work alongside colleagues from various functions and specialize in either commercial or operational spheres of the business.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Holiday entitlement is 33 days (inclusive of bank/public holidays) We have a host of different employment benefits including access to a healthcare plan after 3 months, casual dress code, car share scheme, quarterly team and charity days.

  • Working week

    Work hours are, Monday to Thursday 9am until 5.30pm, Friday 9am until 3pm The Job is office based in our Southwell office. You will be required to work here a minimum of two days a week, with the remainder of the week based at home.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

This apprenticeship offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in data analysis, report generation, and providing recommendations to support decision making. As the apprenticeship progresses, you will have opportunities to carry out data engineering and have further exposure to new cloud computing projects. Don't miss this chance to kickstart your career in a fast-paced and challenging environment. Duties include: 

  • Gathering and cleaning data from various sources such as databases, spreadsheets, and online platforms. This may involve using programming languages like SQL or JavaScript and data analysis tools like Excel or Zoho.
  • Conducting data analysis to identify trends, patterns, and insights that can be used to support business decisions. This may involve creating visualisations and dashboards to communicate findings to stakeholders across the company.
  • Collaborating with colleagues from other functions such as marketing, finance, and operations to understand their data needs and provide them with reports and recommendations to support their goals. This may involve attending meetings and presenting findings to management.


The training you will be getting

Level 6 Data Scientist Degree Apprenticeship BSc (Hons)

Duration: Four years

Study Mode(s): Mixture of  short block releases in person and day release online. 

Campus:  NTU Clifton Campus

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We are experiencing significant growth. With this growth, comes opportunities for personal development. Our focus on Amazon means that the individual will be at the cutting edge of e-commerce, which will create a fantastic launch point to any career.

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, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, 'can do' attitude, Adaptable, Analytical


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's including English language and Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths, Science or IT. (Grade 112 UCAS points) Essential
BTEC or equivalent IT or Computer Science (Grade 112 UCAS points) Essential

Things to consider

The Job is office based in our Southwell office a minimum of two days a week and when working from home you will be staying in regular contact through Zoom and MS Teams. This job unapologetically online / on screen. However, with the flexibility that fantastic global internet coverage provides you will be able to work remotely anywhere in the world for up to 4 consecutive weeks a year. In addition, employees are entitled to a 3-month unpaid sabbatical after 4 years of continuous employment plus a host of other employee benefits.

About the employer

MinsterFB works with some of the UK’s favourite brands such as Yorkshire Tea, McVities, Grenade and Chupa Chups to build their business on Amazon. We provide full account management, sales strategy, logistics support, catalogue management, issue resolution and training. Key to our success is our deployment of Amazon-based marketing and advertising campaigns and our great team. We are Certified B Corp and have joined the global community of businesses that meet high standards for social and environmental impact and are working towards an inclusive, equitable and regenerative economy. For information about the organisation look at the following links:


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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


James Murray

Apprenticeship standard

Data scientist (integrated degree)

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

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