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Operations and Quality Improvement: Business-Improvement Techniques

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £4,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Business Analyst / Lean Manufacturing Specialist / Industrial Engineer / Process Co-ordinator
  • Business improvement Co-ordinator / Continuous Improvement Facilitator / Continuous Improvement Champion / Change Implementation Facilitator
  • Cell Leader / Production Leader / Assembly Group Leader
  • Quality Section Leader / Continuous Improvement Champion (Quality) / Quality Improvement Engineer (Lean Manufacturing)
  • Six Sigma Specialist (new product development and Introduction) / Six Sigma Quality and Reliability Co-ordinator
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • NVQ Diploma in Business Improvement Techniques
  • NVQ Diploma in Business-Improvement Techniques

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • Diploma in Business Improvement Techniques
  • Diploma in Business-Improvement Techniques

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.