This qualification will benefit organisations across all sectors where there is a need to review business processes in order to identify and eliminate waste and to improve quality. It is particularly suited to those requiring business improvement tools and techniques to carry out supervisor, team leader or facilitator roles in the engineering and manufacturing sector but the tools can be applied in any working environment from the shop floor to the distribution warehouse or office.
The qualification is for employees involved in business improvement within a team who have no formal qualifications and wish to have their business improvement competencies assessed or for new employees who have undertaken business improvement training and are now acquiring experience within a team and wish to demonstrate their competencies.
There is a choice of two pathways for businesses to consider: • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Business-Improvement Techniques - Process Improvement There are five Mandatory units covering those areas which have a common approach such as safety and team working plus the choice of a minimum of three or four Optional Unit chosen by the business to reflect the way the business operates and also who the business is considering to undertake the qualification. • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Business-Improvement Techniques – Quality Improvement There are six Mandatory units covering those areas which have a common approach such as safety and team working plus the choice of a minimum of three or four Optional Unit chosen by the business to reflect the way the Business operates and also who the business is considering to undertake the qualification. Assessment will take place at the employers premises with the candidate putting together a portfolio of evidence gathered in their workplace supported by an assessment of the individual’s knowledge and understanding through the completion of written statements or workbooks for each unit under the guidance of the assessor through one-to-one or workshop activities.
As with all NVQ qualifications the duration of the course is driven by the person undertaking the qualification and their employer, as a minimum it could be achieved in as little as 15 weeks. Successful candidates will be awarded the City & Guilds Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Business Improvement Techniques and may wish to progress into the City & Guilds Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Business Improvement Techniques.
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