Business Improvement Techniques - Level 3 Diploma (NVQ)

Course overview

National Vocational Qualifications are one of the most popular qualifications within industry as they are delivered during working hours and demonstrate competency within a job role. These qualifications are based on national occupational standards, which are statements of performance that describe what competent people in a particular occupation are expected to be able to do. They cover all the main aspect of a specified occupation, including current best practice and are ideal for addressing skills gaps as well as identifying competence.
You choose one specialist pathway from:

• Process Improvement
• Quality Improvement

Process Improvement Pathway

The total minimum credit value of this pathway is 94 and comprises both mandatory and optional units. Units include:

• Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
• Leading effective teams
• Applying workplace organisation techniques
• Applying continuous improvement techniques (Kaizen).

Quality Improvement Pathway

The total minimum credit value of this pathway is 112 and comprises both mandatory and optional units and include:

• Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
• Leading effective teams
• Applying Six Sigma Methodology to a Project
• Carrying Out Six Sigma Process Mapping
• Applying Basic Statistical Analysis

The Learning and Skills Development Officer will provide support and guidance in selecting the appropriate units.

Entry requirements

To be working a minimum of 10 hours per week in a appropriate vocational role which will enable you to gather the evidence for your qualification

How will I be assessed?

Assessment for this qualification will be via direct observation in the working environment.  Knowledge will also be assessed via assignments or a portfolio of evidence.  Some of the evidence used in portfolios will include; witness testimonies, professional discussion and the learners' own plans and written records.

What can I do next

Upon completing this qualification a review will take place with yourself and your employer to discuss progression opportunties which may lead to further study.

Let's Talk

Start Date
Flexible

Qualifications / Level
Level 3

Study Type
Part Time

Location
Workplace

Cost
£1896.00

Course Code
SOL14151