Business Analysis Foundation Credential

Foundation Credentials are awarded to individuals who have successfully completed a Tech Industry Gold accredited Foundation Training Programme. They have passed a classroom assessment proving their knowledge and skills in a process which is quality assured by TechSkills.

The credentials include core skills (ie the core content applicable to all foundation training programmes) and specialist skills relevant to different pathways into digital and tech careers.


Credential Business Analysis Foundation
Issued by TechSkills, a techUK company
Type Certified Skills
Description This individual has demonstrated an understanding of the use of investigation techniques to assess people, processes, information & technology and organisational factors to determine requirements and deliver advice and reports to stakeholders. They have successfully completed a Tech Industry Gold accredited training programme, meeting industry skills standards for employability in entry level Business Analysis roles with a holistic blend of technical, business, project and professional skills.
Skills tags
  • Benefits Realisation
  • Business Analysis
  • Business Case Development
  • Business Process Modelling
  • Business Value And Risk
  • Communication
  • Project Management
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Solution Specification
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Teamwork
Earning Criteria This individual has successfully completed a classroom assessment proving their knowledge of the following:

  • Technical foundations including systems development lifecycle stages, data management and analysis, use of visualisation tools, safety and security.
  • Business understanding including the application of technology to deliver business value, risk management, and regulation and compliance.
  • Project management processes and tools, including planning, delivery, evaluation and the management of, quality, stakeholder communications and risk.
  • Professional skills including client communications, teamwork, self-direction and personal performance improvement.
  • The use of business analysis frameworks, business strategy techniques, and quantitative and qualitative investigation techniques.
  • Approaches to stakeholder analysis, building relationships and reconciling different views
  • How to conduct business process analysis and define complex business process steps with appropriate modelling techniques.
  • Business architecture and enterprise architecture mapping techniques to illustrate solutions to business needs.
  • How to develop a business case, including benefits, risks, return on investment, and feasibility study design.
  • Methods for requirements engineering and solution specification, including systems and data models.
  • Approaches to evaluation, testing, change management and benefits management
Standards Tech Industry Gold is the industry accreditation for tech and digital skills. Successful completers of Tech Industry Gold accredited programmes have met industry standards covering the holistic blend of technical, business, project and professional skills required for job readiness. Tech Industry Gold is led by employers and managed by TechSkills.