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L4 Business Analyst Apprentice (Colloids Limited)

Estio Training
L33 7SY, Merseyside
£22,000 - £26,000 PA
Closing date
17 Jun 2023

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18-24 months

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Level 4 Business Analyst

Weekly Hours Worked: 37.5

About the company:

Established in 1967 with over 50 years of Masterbatch expertise, Colloids is one of the fastest growing companies in the plastics industry, with a turnover in excess of £80m. It is a global leader in bespoke, technical thermoplastic Masterbatch solutions supplying the automotive, construction, engineering and electrical/electronic markets.

Brief job description:

Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for a Business Analyst Apprentice with Colloids Limited, a global masterbatch manufacturer and inventor of high-performance black and colour masterbatch solutions based in Liverpool.

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly organised and detail-oriented Business Analyst to join our team. In this role, the individual takes and understands the needs/problems from stakeholders and works to provide a solution to how these can be met through business change and digital solutions.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:

  • Analyse the requirements to identify any technical or resource dependencies.
  • Provide feedback on the feasibility of the requirements, including the scope and timeline.
  • Verify the validity of the requirements with subject matter experts, business owners, or other stakeholders to ensure that they meet the business needs and objectives.
  • Become a successful change professional who helps organisations to deliver business and digital change successfully.
  • Regularly investigate and analyse solutions to ensure the optimum one is chosen.
  • Expand on logical and creative thinking skills to help solve business change challenges.
  • Utilise structured approaches to identify, investigate, analyse and communicate complex business problems and opportunities.
  • Analyse practical business cases to further understand different business scenarios.
  • Learn how to lead the analysis, identification, design, prioritisation and implementation of processes and business changes to improve operations and services.
  • Provide advice and guidance based on your own knowledge and experience.


5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)

Skills Required:

  • Understanding of agile methodology.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Problem analysis and troubleshooting.
  • Collaborative mindset, openness to feedback and willingness to help others.
  • Proactive, able to own projects and work autonomously when required.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and support team members in their ability to do so.
  • Maintains accurate records, using relevant systems and business processes.
  • Gathers relevant information before making a decision. Considers impact of decisions for the team.

Personal qualities:

The position will suit an analytical, detail-oriented candidate who is able to plan ahead, manage their time efficiently, has a results and service driven mind-set, supported by good organisation and clear thinking. The individual should also show initiative, drive, commitment and enthusiasm to succeed, with a willingness to go the extra mile.

Future prospects:

The role offers a permanent role upon completion of the apprenticeship depending on performance.

Training to be provided:

Estio apprenticeship training programmes are delivered virtually by our fully qualified and industry experienced training team. Using their expert knowledge, we’ve purposefully built our programmes around the real-world use of modern technology, so that the skills we create can be directly applied in the workplace.

Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their work experience.

Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Level 4 Business Analyst, with training in how to:

  • Investigate the wants, needs, problems and opportunities for your business.
  • Analyse performance of your processes and suggest recommendations for improvement.
  • Identify your data requirements to improve your business.
  • Create data models to illustrate how your data is represented within your business systems.
  • Asses costs, benefits and impacts of suggested changes to your business.


We are an IT and Digital apprenticeship provider, specialising in bringing high quality training to digital apprenticeships across England. We offer level 3 and 4 apprenticeships in IT, Software Development, Software Testing, Cyber Security, Data Analysis, Digital Marketing and Business Analysis.

We bring people together: we partner with employers to create digital apprenticeship opportunities, and work hard to find the talent to fill these roles.
We bring new skills to the nation: our trainers have all worked within the industry, so they’re the best people to transfer the skills you need.

We help you start your dream career: our digital apprenticeships provide you with the skills and qualifications, as well as the experience, you’ll need to kickstart your career in an industry you love

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01133 500 333
Estio Training
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2 New Lane
LS11 5EB

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