Quick overview

35 hours, 35 Professional Development Units (PDUs)
 £1095 plus VAT
Next available dates:
Remote attendance
Class size: maximum 12
Exam price not included

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About the course

This course prepares you for the Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)  and Certificate of Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA™) exams.


  • Provides 35 hours or 35 PDUs required for CBAP exam entry
  • Gold standard qualification from the IIBA (International Institute of Business Analysis)
  • Based on Business Analysis Body Of Knowledge Version 3 (BABOK® V3)
  • Supported by an exam simulation e-learning package with 700 questions
  • CBAP needs about 6 years proven BA experience in the last 10 years
  • CBAP Exam – 120 Q’s – based on case study 3.5 Hours (exam price not included)
  • Support for the application process included
  • Also useful for those taking CCBA exam or wanting a level above ECBA

Upgrade option

You can use the CBAP qualification to help get the BCS Business Analysis Diploma – a CBAP qualified professional only needs to pass two more written exams and an oral exam to qualify.

This bundle includes:

  • Applying BABOK3 courses (Standard price: £1095)
  • BCS Business Analysis Practice and exam (Standard price: £995).
  • BCS Modelling Business Processes OR BCS Agile System Development Essentials + exam fee (Standard price: £995).
  • BCS Diploma Oral Exam Preparation course + online webinars (Standard price: £395).

Who is this course for?

  • Professionals seeking to improve their business analysis skills and knowledge, or gain an understanding of the breadth and depth of business analysis
  • Project experts including project managers, project support staff and project analysts
  • Business experts including product owners, subject matter experts (SMEs), business change managers, senior users and project stakeholders
  • IT experts including systems architects, software developers, testers, support and trainers
  • Practicing business analysts needing to understand BABOK3 to gain CBAP or CCBA certification


  • 1 X 2 hour webinar + 4 hours directed self-study using online question banks.
  • 3-day virtual class (weekday) – 20 hours.
  • 3 X 2 hours webinar + 10 hours directed self-study using case studies.

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Upcoming dates

We are in the process of scheduling more course dates for this course. Please contact us (link to https://metadatatraining.co.uk/contact-us/) if you want to be notified of future dates.

Book the CBAP Prep+ BCS Business Analysis Diploma Bundle and save more than £200+VAT for the course.

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Choose from an already existing public course or design your own bespoke course for your specific goals and needs and change the way that your staff work, not only increasing their theoretical knowledge but their practical skill set too.

Using examples from your recent projects, your team members can find out how to make potential improvements within business analysis and agile project management with our blend of training and consultancy from industry experts.

When you nurture your internal talent, you foster an environment of trust and a belief in your team’s abilities.

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What to expect

Expect an interactive and practical training.

During the course, delegates learn business analysis best practices as used in the industry.

When they go back to their work they see an improvement in their analysis and as a consequence their confidence.

Frequently Asked Questions

Your employers can:

  1. Book a course on our website -  your employer needs to go to https://metadatatraining.co.uk, book the course and and at the checkout section add the candidate details (full name, email address and contact number) under ‘Additional Information’ and we will confirm the booking with both parties.
  2. Email us at info@metadatatraining.co.uk with the course they want to book for you and we will send them a booking form by email.

We can provide you with an invoice to forward to your employer. Email as at info@metadatatraining.co.uk to request an invoice for your course.

Email as at info@metadatatraining.co.uk with the supplier form and one of our colleagues will fill it up and send it back to you. We can also provide you with a headed letter with all our company details.

Yes, we offer corporate discounts. Email as at info@metadatatraining.co.uk with your training requirements and we can provide a corporate discount for you. 

Yes, we can deliver all our courses in-house. We can also adapt this to your team needs. To request a quote or discuss your training requirements please email us at info@metadatatraining.co.uk or call us on 020 7272 3726.

As soon as you book and pay for the course we will give you access to our online portal where you can access the pre-reading and training material. If you attend a virtual course we will also provide recordings of the virtual course you attended. 

The course is taught remotely via Zoom. For in-house or bespoke courses, we can also run the courses remotely using Microsoft Teams. Our virtual courses are highly interactive and are run by a highly skilled trainer with real-world business analyst experience using Zoom and Miro virtual boards. 

Yes, you can cancel a course but in order to do so without penalty, we require 10 working days notice. For more information on our cancellation policy, see our terms and conditions.

You can pay via our website with a card or bank transfer by selecting ‘Pay By Bank Transfer’ at the checkout. We accept Visa, Visa Electron, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro.

Payment by cheque, credit card, debit card or bank transfer is required no later than 10 Working Days before the course start date. Special arrangements may be separately agreed in the case of late bookings. Please refer to our terms and conditions.

Many delegates report increased confidence in their skills after the training. We believe the importance of confidence is often underrated in organisations. The truth is to progress your career in the right direction you need confidence. It is no surprise many of our learners report an increase in confidence and job satisfaction.  Moreover, the certification gives you recognition and if you are already working as an IT professional it will formalise your knowledge. As a result your employers, stakeholders or clients will trust you that you can deliver quality work in an efficient way. 

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