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Business Analyst Apprentice

33 Brunel Parkway, Pride Park, Derby, DE24 8HR
£19,000.00 annually
Closing date
4 Jul 2023

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Business / Management
Consulting & Business Services
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?
  • A successful candidate for this role will need to manage internal working relationships within the Tracsis Rail Consultancy and the wider Transport Consultancy team
  • A successful candidate for this role will also need to manage a number of external relationships, this being the apprenticeship provider and at times Tracsis clients, for example: Network Rail.
    Tracsis Rail Consultancy primarily are problem solvers, so in a number of instances we are asked to solve complex problems outside of business as usual for our clients. This is where we use business analyst expertise, to understand in more detail the problems our clients are facing
  • For example, understanding what caused those problems because with that we normally get a clue in terms of possible solutions
  • Our business analyst expertise is then asked to help solve the problem with our technical expertise, coming up with a series possible solution, normally involving an element of software development
  • During the apprenticeship, the candidate will get hands-on experience in this area, assisting to start with, being set specific tasks under this umbrella, for example helping creating a pool of possible solutions. But towards the end of this apprenticeship the candidate will be asked to lead the business analyst element of a small live project. Alongside this the candidate will be asked at the end of the apprenticeship to put together a PowerPoint presentation which analyses the Tracsis Rail Consultancy business itself, utilising their experience over the apprenticeship

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Why choose our Business Analyst Level 4 apprenticeship?

Our Business Analyst Level 4 apprenticeship develops learners to investigate information systems solutions and gain the know-how to improve operational efficiency for your organisation.The principles of data analytics are being applied across just about every industry. Using past-event data, business analysts are making important insight-based business decisions and driving customer value across every team and function, including operations, finance, sales and marketing.

QA's Business Analyst Level 4 apprenticeship programme enables the apprentice to:
  • Become a change professional that helps organisations deliver business and digital change successfully
  • Regularly investigate and analyse solutions to ensure the right one is chosen
  • Experience a flexible learning journey using a blend of learning methodologies, including online learning, practical exercises, video content, coaching and workshops

Tools and technologies learned: Apprentices will learn to use Unified Modeling Language (UML), Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN), Data Modelling, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), SWOT & PESTLE.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

90% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally, there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Problem solving skills


Other Apprenticeship in similar subject (Grade Level 3) Desired
Other Degree in business subject (Grade Any) Desired

Things to consider

Important Information: QA's apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education. To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

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