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Certificate in Business Analysis (QQI Level 8) Course Oct 2020 - Online Springboard

Business Analyst course is being offered under Springboard+ and the Human Capital Initiative (HCI) free for jobseekers and for a nominal fee for applicants in employment.

 In order to secure your place on this course and to check your eligibility for funding you must complete the below link.

The role of the business analyst is to identify the core business objectives of an organisation and its constituent parts and to ensure that the processes, procedures, systems and structures that are in place are the most effective and efficient to enable it to achieve its core objectives.

This professional course offers academic accreditation for business analysts and for those who play a leading role in improving business performance, either in their own company, or in a consultancy role to others, through the use of proven business analysis techniques.

Who is the Business Analysis Course for?

This course is for business analysts and those who aspire to work in the role. It is ideal for those currently working as business analysts, internal and external consultants and advisors, managers, team leaders and members of improvement teams.

Improve business performance, competitiveness and analytical scope and implement actionable changes in your organisation with our Level 8 Certificate in Business Analysis. The programme is completed in the Irish Computer Society and the National College of Ireland.

 Entry Requirements

This course is open to those working as business analysts, trainee business analysts or individuals with relevant work experience. Applications will be assessed based on relevant experience by the Business Analysts Association of Ireland. Applicants from other areas will be expected to have a primary level 7 degree or proven work experience in the area. The college operates a Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) scheme meaning applicants who do not meet the normal academic requirements may be considered based on relevant work and other experience. This may be assessed using a written application or interview.


The Certificate in Business Analysis is a Special Purpose Award (15 credits) awarded by QQI at level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications.

Programme Syllabus

  1. Management of Change
  2. Business Systems Analysis
  3. Communication Dynamics - Maximise your Personal Effectiveness - 


6 months - 2 days per month (Thursday and Friday 09.00 - 17.00)

Communication Dynamics - 29th & 30th Oct / 26th & 27th Nov

Management of Change - 17th & 18th Dec 2020 / 14th Jan 2021

Business Systems Analysis -  15th  Jan  / 11th & 12th Feb / 11th & 12th March 2021

CPD Points:



29th Oct (Thu) to 31st Mar (Wed)


Begins at 09:00 and ends at 17:00


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