Firebrand’s sector-leading Level 4 Business Analyst Apprenticeship develops apprentices to:
Through our Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), specialist Learning Mentors (LMs) and world-leading trainers, our programme prepares learners to work across all sectors, assisting in delivering effective, on-budget and on-time transformation.
Our programme gives employees a clear understanding of the different transformation methodologies, including Waterfall and Agile and the strengths and limitations of both approaches.
Firebrand deliver the program through a blended framework of Residential and Online Classroom, based on our Lecture, Lab and Review methodology. Your apprentice’s learning will be supplemented with support from our SMEs, get full access to an e-learning platform that covers all areas of data, as well as over 5000 courses on other relevant topics to business.
This program is ideal if you’re interested in:
This is a Level 4 Apprenticeship.
Apprenticeship progression routes are also available to Learners with options such as the Level 6 Data Improvement Leader or L6 Project Manager. Specific Level 6 apprenticeships in Data are also available.
16 months total: 13 months Practical, 3 months EPA .
On this accelerated programme, you'll learn the following knowledge and skills:
Before attending this accelerated apprenticeship, you should have:
STEM subjects would also be beneficial to your application.
All Apprenticeships end with the End Point Assessment (EPA). This is completed by a third party, the End Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO). The EPA encompasses the evaluation of all of the work completed throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship.
For the Level 4 Business Analyst, the EPA consists of a Project Proposal with a Presentation and Questioning and a Professional Discussion underpinned by a Portfolio with the independent assessor.
The apprentice will only enter the EPA ‘Gateway’ once the Employer is content that the apprentice is working at or above the occupational standard. In making this decision, the in-work mentor may take advice from Firebrand, but the decision must ultimately be made by them.
The EPAO determines when all other Gateway requirements have been met, and the EPA period will only commence once the EPAO has confirmed this.
The EPA assessment period in Gateway can be anything from 4 weeks to 6 months.
Check out the EPA Fact sheet for more information on the Business Analyst Apprenticeship EPA Plan.
On completion of the Level 4 Business Analyst Apprenticeship progression routes available to learners include:
On successful completion of the programme, you'll have the opportunity to gain the following qualifications: