Level: 5

Delivery Method: Apprenticeship

Typical Duration/length of course: 24 Months

Fees: £6165/yr  FT Apprenticeship POA


Entry Requirements:

Level 3 BTEC grades DMM or; Access Diploma 

Mature applicants who may not meet standard entry requirements but have significant relevant experience, may be considered. They will be required to undertake a written task and attend an interview.

IELTS score of 5.5 (with a minimum score of 5.5 scored in each individual element) is required of applicants for whom English is not their first language.  

Apprentices will apply direct to the college and will need workplace support

Course Code: IOH5051



Course Overview:

The Foundation degree will prepare the student for a specialist role as a Data Analyst. On successful completion the candidate may progress to Level 6 BSc (Hons) in Digital & Technology Solutions (subject to validation) gaining a Degree Apprenticeship as a Digital and Technology Solutions Professional.


This specialist pathway will include the skills and knowledge needed to collect, organise, provide and study up to date data, providing analysis for the organisation. They will develop a good understanding of data structures, software development procedures and how to employ a range of analytical tools used to undertake a wide range of standard and custom analytical studies.


Analytical techniques such as data mining, time series forecasting and modelling techniques will be learnt to identify and predict trends and patterns in data. Candidates will also be able to present a range of data visualisation to a range of stakeholders.


After successful completion of this course you can progress to the BSc (Hons) in Digital & Technology Solutions (Subject to validation) 


  • IT Solutions Technician

  • Technical Analyst

  • Junior Support Analyst

  • IT Support Analyst

  • Systems Analyst

  • IT Technical Support

  • IT Systems Support Technician

  • Junior DevOps Professional

  • IT Service Desk

  • Technical Service Support (at 2nd, 3rd or 4th line support)