Free if you meet the eligibility criteria (click here for details) and if you complete the course (click here for details of our terms and conditions)
This level 2 Certificate in Understanding Business Improvement Techniques will help you to develop effective team working practices alongside principles and techniques that support workplace organisations. You will learn how continuous improvement techniques such as Kaizen can be applied for a boost in productivity, effectiveness, safety and waste reduction, and how businesses use it to gain that all-important competitive edge.
Who is the course suitable for?
This qualification is designed for:
Learners who wish to learn about lean business improvement techniques
Learners with responsibility for improving business performance
Learners who are looking for a career change or wish to learn new skills.
It may also be useful to learners studying qualifications or looking to work in a variety of sector areas
You do not need to have any formal qualifications in order to follow this course, but you will need to demonstrate commitment and motivation to work through the specially prepared distance-learning materials
How is the course delivered?
Candidates work through the course materials for the programme at a place convenient to them, so there is no need to attend the college to gain the qualification. The learning materials contain the knowledge needed to meet the assessment requirements of the course, and activities to allow candidates to practice their skills and test their learning. Learners should complete the course within 12 weeks.
Unit 01 Safe and effective team working
Unit 02 Workplace organisation
Unit 03 Continuous improvement (Kaizen)
Unit 04 Visual management systems
Unit 05 Problem solving
Unit 06 Flow process analysis
The objectives of this qualification are to improve:
The knowledge and understanding in a range of areas, including:
Safe and effective team working
The principles and techniques that support workplace organisation
An understanding of continuous improvement techniques (Kaizen) and their application in the workplace
Visual management systems
Flow process analysis.
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:
Level 3 qualifications in LEAN Management Operations, Team Leading or Leadership and Management
Level 3 qualifications in Business Improvement Techniques