Data Analysts work in many different sectors across most industries. They try to help organisations understand their data and help them answer questions and solve problems.
They work with data at many different levels from gathering, inspecting, cleansing, transforming and modelling data with the goal of discovering useful information, informing conclusions and supporting decision-making.
Data analysis has multiple facets and approaches, encompassing diverse techniques under a variety of names. In today’s world, data analysis plays a crucial role in making decisions more evidence-based and helping organisations operate more effectively.
They interact with internal or external clients. Internally they can work with many people within their organisation, at different levels. Externally, a data analyst may provide data analysis services to other organisations on behalf of their employer. They may be responsible for working within the data architecture of the company and ensuring that the data is handled in a compliant, safe and appropriately secure manner, understanding and adhering to company data policy and legislation.
Data analysis is a fast-moving and changing environment, and data analysts need to continue to stay abreast of, and engaged with, changes and trends in the wider industry; including data languages, tools and software, and lessons learnt elsewhere.
Level 4 Data Analyst Apprenticeship is designed for those looking to further their career in data analysis or existing staff looking to develop their skills.
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