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Business Analyst Standard Career Programme

  • For problem-solving, detail-oriented, and collaborative professionals
  • Prepare to become the ideal candidate for a rewarding career in Business Analysis
  • Join over 100,000 professionals certified by BCS and attain leading global and UK certifications
  • Guarantee your success and enjoy support from expert Tutors, Study Coaches, and Recruitment Advisors

    Business Analyst Standard Career Programme

    Envision yourself as a master of process analysis, armed with the ability to uncover inefficiencies, identify areas for improvement, and recommend solutions to key stakeholders within an organisation.

    Our Business Analyst Standard Career Programme is designed to equip aspiring Business Analysts with the skills needed to compete and excel in today’s dynamic and fast-paced workplace. It also serves as a validation of the existing skills of seasoned Business Analysts.

    You will learn how to take a holistic approach to investigating, analysing, applying, and improving organisational processes, as well as how to use various techniques and best practices to gather information and research alternative solutions that are viable for presentation to key stakeholders through this Career Programme.

    Upon completing this Career Programme, you will be certified in 3 out of 5 qualifications needed for the globally recognised BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis. Plus, to top it off, you’ll receive full recruitment support to ensure you land the job you deserve in Business Analysis.

    What’s included?

    From the moment you register with us, you will have the guidance and advice you need to successfully qualify and find work in your new career. Your package includes:

    • A consultation with a Career Consultant to corroborate your course choice
    • Unlimited, 12-month access to 3 official BCS Business Analysis Courses
    • 3 official BCS Business Analysis Exams
    • An ITonlinelearning-exclusive Business Analysis Fundamentals course to introduce you to core concepts of Business Analysis
    • Business Analysis scenario-based workbooks to practically implement your knowledge
    • Certified Tutor to provide support with course questions and study habits
    • Access to a full Support Team for assistance with examination, notes, and study queries
    • A collection of revision questions and quizzes
    • Extensive examination support
    • Recruitment support from our specialist Recruitment Team
    • A professional, Business Analysis-oriented CV rewrite
    • A LinkedIn profile overhaul to maximise networking opportunities
    • Refined interview and job-seeking support
    • A job/money-back guarantee to protect your return on investment

    Certification details

    The British Computer Society (BCS)
    All of the certifications in this Career Programme are accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS). Since 1957, BCS has been a driving force in educating and nurturing IT professionals, computer scientists, and engineers. BCS upholds the IT profession, accredits Chartered IT Professional status through their Royal Charter, and creates a global community of computing enthusiasts who are passionate about promoting and advancing the field.

    BCS stands for the British Computer Society, and is also known as ‘BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT’. It’s one of the world’s leading professional bodies for IT, with a whopping 70,000 members in over 100 countries! BCS is more than just an institution, though, it’s a movement that brings together like-minded individuals who share a common goal: to elevate the practice of computing and make a meaningful impact on the world.

    We are an Accredited Training Organisation (ATO) for the UK’s most esteemed learning providers

    Our courses have been developed in collaboration with industry-leading experts and are created by ITonlinelearning for you, exclusively.

    Business Analyst Standard Career Programme

    What You Will Learn

    You will have access to 1 Foundation and 2 Practitioner certifications in this Career Programme.

      Business Analysis Fundamentals

      Info & Overview

      Before moving onto more in-depth courses, this Fundamentals course will provide you with the fundamental concepts of business analysis and allow you to build a strong foundational knowledge.

      Business Analysis Foundation

      Info & Overview

      This certification will help you learn to identify and evaluate options for improving your business, as well as develop the skills and knowledge you need to support successful business change programmes within your organisation.

      Business Analysis Practice Practitioner

      Info & Overview

      This qualification will teach you how to apply business analysis techniques, use strategic context, and how to deal with the issues such as stakeholder perspectives and model business activities analysis. You will learn how to identify solutions and make a business case.

      Requirements Engineering Practitioner

      Info & Overview

      This certificate will teach you how to engage with key business stakeholders to gain the information needed to develop an effective and suitable IT solution. You will learn how to analyse, validate, document and manage requirements effectively.

      Your Success is Assured

      Expert Career Consultants

      Our expert Career Consultants select qualifications that align perfectly with your aspirations by collaborating with you to identify your desired end-goal.

      Certified Tutors

      Our certified Tutors are there to assist you with course questions, exam queries, and revision so you have all the support you need to ace your exams.

      Study Coaches and Mentors

      Your Study Coach and Mentor is dedicated to guiding and supporting you throughout your journey by providing motivation, encouragement, and monitoring progress.

      Experienced Recruitment Advisors

      Your Recruitment Advisor will provide you with the tools you need to succeed, like an industry-oriented CV, Linkedin profile overhaul, and exclusive resources.

      Speak to a Career Consultant

      We care about your career success.

      Trying to determine the best course of action for your development journey can be a daunting process – but we’re here to help! Let us carry out an appraisal of your skills and goals to corroborate the best route for you.

      Meet your Team

      Who is this Career Programme for?

      This opportunity is open to professionals of all levels of experience.

      Whether you’re just starting out, looking to make a career change, or want to finally break into Business Analysis with your existing experience, this Career Programme is perfect – particularly if you:

      Love to work with data, spot patterns, and use this to give practical solutions

      Have a talent for communicating technical information to different audiences

      Are great at solving problems and paying attention to small details.

      There are currently 43,175 Business Analyst jobs in the UK.
      Source: Adzuna

      Your Study Journey with ITonlinelearning

      We make your learning experience personal to you
      but holistically, you can expect the following pathway.

      STEP 1

      Consult with an Expert

      Your Career Consultant will help you decide which route is best for you based on your skills and experience

      STEP 2


      Secure your place within the study programme by finalising the details of your qualification and support requirements

      STEP 3

      Start Your Journey

      Access your courses & community forums, and connect with your Tutors, Support Administrators, and Study Coaches

      STEP 4


      Once you have completed the prerequisite qualifications, you are certified in your field – congratulations!

      STEP 5

      Secure Your Job

      Your Recruitment Advisor will add your new qualifications to your CV and provide you with support to secure your first job in the industry!

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      Projecting Your Salary

      We want to help you achieve the best outcome in your studies so that you can flourish in your selected development pathway.

      £29.6K /

      per year

      Junior Business Analyst

      £43.2K /

      per year

      Business Analyst

      £57.6K /

      per year

      Business Systems Analyst

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      You will benefit from our perfected learning & development formula by enjoying support that forms the crux of our values and mission. Our TrustScore of 4.9 has remained consistent with thousands of 5-star reviews, so we’re happy to report that our customers agree.

      An Endorsed Qualification & Reputation

      When we say accredited, we mean that official experts from our licensed organisations have evaluated and approved our training material to ensure it meets their refined standards. These qualifications thus make you a credible and reliable professional.

      Tailored Advice & Consulting

      There is no one-size-fits-all approach to achieving personal and professional goals. You deserve career consulting and employability advice tailored toward your specific skills, experience, and aspirations – luckily, this is our forte.

      Full Student Success Team

      To drive your success forward to the finishing line of your goals, our team comprises of professionals available at the press of a button to provide clarity on questions you have regarding your exam booking and preparation, portal and logins, assignments, as well as quizzes. You can also access one-to-one Tutor and Mentor Support so that your queries can be resolved swiftly and comprehensively. Our Tutors are experienced and certified in their fields, too!

      Bolster Your Income Potential & Job Security

      Your certification will provide you with a significant competitive advantage by validating your skills and knowledge – with that, you can either contribute toward your current company or grow in another one.

      Finance that suits your lifestyle

      You shouldn’t have to sacrifice your lifestyle in order to advance your skills. With your development at the forefront of our mission, we have personalised financing options so that you can live comfortably whilst investing in your future.

      Business Analyst Standard Career Programme
      Frequently Asked Questions

      You have questions, and we have all the answers

      We ensure you secure a new job opportunity within 12 months of completing your last examination, however, most students secure a role within 4 months (on average) of passing their last exam.

      This varies from course to course and from person to person. Foundation courses typically take 20 hours or more to study and prepare for exams. Practitioner courses take 30 hours or more to study and prepare for exams.

      In a nutshell, Business Analysts identify ways to improve businesses, processes, and procedures. Through the use of different techniques and by following best practices, Business Analysts analyse existing processes, gather information on what inefficiencies are present in an organisation, and research alternative solutions that are viable for presentation to key stakeholders. Business Analysts may even stay on board to oversee or participate in the roll-out of the project.