Business Analyst Apprentice (Lichfield District Council)

Lichfield District Council

Lichfield, WS13 6YY

Closes in 11 days (Monday 29 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 17 June 2024


This apprenticeship role provides the opportunity to apply the practical skills learnt through ongoing studying (Business Analyst Level 4) whilst working within our digital team. Recruitment day will be held on 9 July at Lichfield District Council.

Annual wage
£23,150 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Business analyst (level 4)
Monday - Friday. Shifts to be confirmed.

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 5 August


1 Year 6 Months

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • 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
  • Assess costs, benefits and impacts of suggested changes to your business

For a full list of programme modules visit:

Where you’ll work

District Council House

Frog Lane


WS13 6YY


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Business analyst (level 4)

Equal to higher national certificate (HNC)

Course contents
  • Apply appropriate approaches to scope, plan and perform Business Analysis
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of situations with a range of stakeholders
  • Apply a range of structured investigation techniques to a business situation
  • Produce an outline definition of a business situation using an appropriate technique
  • Apply appropriate techniques to identify problems and opportunities within a business situation
  • Support the identification and presentation of proposed actions to stakeholders in order to gain agreement for further analysis activity
  • Apply appropriate techniques to analyse and document options and recommendations for change
  • Elicit process information from stakeholders
  • Model business processes using relevant techniques, standards, notation and software tools
  • Analyse business process models to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Produce models of redesigned business processes
  • Elicit requirements from stakeholders to identify business and user needs
  • Document clear functional and non-functional requirements in line with local standards
  • Analyse documented requirements to remove duplication, conflict and overlap
  • Prioritise requirements using an appropriate prioritisation approach
  • Validate requirements with stakeholders
  • Support the establishment of requirements traceability
  • Elicit business data needs from relevant sources
  • Support the development of simple data models using relevant techniques, standards, notation and software tools
  • Document current business situations to enable gap analysis and decision making
  • Support the development of models of future state business situations
  • Identify key differences between current and future business situations
  • Identify actions required to move from the current to future business situation
  • Define acceptance criteria for business and system changes
  • Support business acceptance of business and system changes
  • Apply relevant techniques to research and identify stakeholders
  • Analyse and document stakeholders' areas of interest and influence
  • Support the development of cost/benefit analysis for proposed business changes
  • Evaluate and document the key impacts on people, process, organisation, technology and information
  • Present information in a manner appropriate to the audience
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • 5 GCSE's including English and Maths (grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent)
    • A minimum of three A levels (grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Team working
    • Written communication skills
    • Strong Presentation skills
    • Problem analysis
    • Troubleshooting
    • Collaborative mindset
    • Openness to feedback
    • Willingness to help others
    • Proactive
    • To work in a fast-pace
    • Ability to meet deadlines
    • Able to prioritise tasks
    • Able to follow instructions

    Other requirements

    Lichfield District Council deliver vital services to 108,000 people in the heart of England. The district is a beautiful place to live, work and visit. Lichfield boasts an historic city centre with an impressive three spired cathedral. The city centre is 15 miles north of Birmingham. Our council is ambitious, innovative, and determined to be the best in all that we do. Key to this is employing the best people, and we therefore offer some attractive benefits: • Studying for a Business Analyst level 4 qualification • Flexible hybrid working • Free car parking • Private health insurance • Local government pension with death in service cover • Up to 39 days combined annual leave and bank holiday allowance • Modern offices with complementary refreshments • Discounted membership to our two leisure centres • Main offices opposite Lichfield bus and train station’s • Annual performance bonus scheme

    About this company

    Lichfield District Council’s vision is to be a strong and flexible council that delivers good value, quality services. We want to support a vibrant and prosperous economy, healthy and safe communities and clean, green and welcoming places to live.

    After this apprenticeship

    This role offers the length of the apprenticeship.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Daniel Buck


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000258460.

    Apply now

    Closes in 11 days (Monday 29 July at 11:59pm)

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