Business Analyst Level 4


The apprenticeship will typically take 21-24 months to complete


Business Analysts operate in almost every sector of industry, from not-for-profit organisations through to retail and the financial services and in both the public and private sectors and in companies large and small. The broad purpose of the occupation is to understand the needs of stakeholders and how these can be met through business change and digital solutions. Business Analysts are change professionals that help organisations deliver business and digital change successfully. Business Analysts document business problems and user needs and create solution requirements that align to best practice and present them in a meaningful and logical way appropriate to the audience. They manage stakeholder relationships, ensuring collaboration between business and technical stakeholders. By focusing on benefits and outcomes they ensure the right problems are solved and the right products are developed. A common area of focus for the Business Analyst role is to model business processes and to facilitate, coordinate and document requirements for the proposed business and IT changes. They will determine and present solutions of how technology can be used to deliver business improvements, and support business acceptance to ensure that the proposed solution meets the defined requirements.

Each apprentice will be allocated a Coach to support ongoing learning and preparation for EPA.  In addition, Progress Reviews will take place regularly to ensure the apprentice is on track.

End Point Assessment

The three EPA assessment methods are:

  • A Project Proposal with Assessment & Questioning
  • A Portfolio of Evidence
  • A Professional Discussion