Business Analyst Apprentice ABP UK

This 18-month, Level 4 Business Analyst Apprenticeship provides a springboard for future career progression within Digital & IT, as well as the wider business and you will be supported every step of the way by an enthusiastic team, committed to your ongoing professional development and training. Duties include: Develop comprehensive business cases for change initiatives, showcasing value, cost, and return on investment .

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 19 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    All details will be confirmed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    19 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Work collaboratively within the Central IT Department, contributing to the creation of user stories reflecting business requirements 
  • Develop comprehensive business cases for change initiatives, showcasing value, cost, and return on investment 
  • Participate in internal and external training sessions and workshops to learn and apply Business Analysis methodologies 
  • Collaborate with IT scrum teams, business stakeholders, colleagues, and suppliers to define and understand change goals 
  • Effectively communicate the progress of change to colleagues, stakeholders, teammates, and customers, ensuring informed and involved participation 
  • Provide support to Project Managers and Scrum teams in active change delivery, including defining goals, plans, and monitoring progress 
  • Contribute to the finalisation of project and change deliverables 
  • Document Business Requirements and create Process Flows 

The training you will be getting

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 to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

90% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. 

This apprenticeship provides a unique opportunity to shape your career in IT, with the potential for continuous growth and development. ABP is committed to investing in its people, fostering an environment where your passion for learning and dedication to excellence will be recognised and rewarded. 

Company Benefits:

  • 28 days holiday
  • Health and well-being program
  • Staff canteen
  • Cycle to work scheme

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent any 3 subjects (Grade 4+ (A*-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3+ (D or above)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3+ (D or above)) Essential
Other any subject (Grade Level 3 qualification) Essential

About the employer

One of Europe’s leading food processors, ABP Food Group provides quality beef to thousands of customers across the world.




Unit 6290

Bishops Court


B37 7YB

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Business analyst

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 19 Apr 2024