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A course tailored to analysts working with children's services data

Children's Services Data Science Apprenticeships

Applications for the March 2021 cohort are closed. There will be another cohort later in 2021, exact date to be announced. You can already register your interest.

Why this course?

by learning how to do advanced data transformation, linkages and pattern recognition.

Answer new questions
Automate routine data tasks

and release time for bespoke analysis supporting quality improvement.

Get trained for free

by using your council's apprenticeship levy to pay for the apprenticeship course.


The course

We've surveyed and interviewed 40+ children's services analysts to understand their needs and design a course specifically tailored for them.

Comprehensive content

Learn how to collect, organise and analyse data in line with the Data Analyst Level 4 standard.

Relevant assignments

Practice your new skills on analysis directly relevant to your team's daily activities.

Appropriate format

Learn in your own time to best manage your workload.

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The March 2021 cohort is closed. If you'd like us to get in touch about the next cohort, please fill out your details below.

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About us

This project is led by the nonprofit Social Finance, the South East Sector Led Improvement Programme with East Sussex County Council as the lead Local Authority, the Children’s Services National Performance and Information Manager's Group (NPIMG) and the Data to Insight initiative.


We are financed by a grant from the Department for Education.

Contact Us

To learn more, get in touch with Celine Gross at celine.gross@socialfinance.org.uk.

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