What will you learn on the Business Analyst Apprenticeship?

Posted on November 6, 2020

Overview of Programme

The IS Business Analyst Apprenticeship is a level 4 apprenticeship spanning over 13 -18 months with 20% off-the-job training. The programme aims to help apprentices develop business analysis soft skills. It Includes the BCS BA Diploma and Agile qualifications.

Typical job roles include:

  • IS Business Analyst
  • IT Business Analyst
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Requirements Analyst/Engineer
  • Business Process Analyst

Entry Requirements

Individual employers will set the selection criteria, but this is likely to include:

  • ‘A’ levels
  • a level 3 apprenticeship or other relevant qualifications and experience.
  • Level 2 English and Maths will need to be achieved, if not already held, prior
    to taking end-point assessment.

Technical Competencies

The IS Business Analyst will be able to undertake the following responsibilities in line with organisational procedures and where appropriate under supervision:

  • Investigation techniques
  • Business Process Modelling
  • Requirements Engineering and Management
  • Data Modelling
  • Gap Analysis
  • Acceptance Testing
  • Stakeholder Analysis and Management
  • Business Impact Assessment

Key skills and behaviours that you will learn:

  • Logical and creative thinking skills to help solve business change challenges
  • Analytical and problem solving skills within IS and business change environments
  • Ability to work independently and to take responsibility appropriate to the role
  • Can use own initiative in a range of IS business change situations
  • A thorough and organised approach: planning analysis activities in line with business priorities
  • Ability to work with a range of internal and external people impacted by IS business change
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of situations such as IS business change workshops and interviews
  • Maintain productive, professional and secure working environment within relevant
    organisational and legislative requirements

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