LEVEL 3: IMPROVEMENT TECHNICIAN
Responsible for delivery and coaching of improvement activity within an area of responsibility often associated with Lean and Six Sigma methodologies, Improvement Technicians can be found across all industry sectors and functions including automotive; banking; engineering; food products; IT; property; retail;telecoms etc.
Typically, Improvement Technicians work as a member of an operational team to resolve problems, preventing re-occurrence, engaging others in issues affecting them and to support the improvement of performance.
There are a variety of job titles associated with the occupation, these include, but are not limited to: Business Improvement Co-ordinator, Continuous Improvement Executive, Process Technician, Operational Excellence/Lean Engineer, Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt and Quality Control Analyst.
Our online e-portfolio system will guide the apprentices through a simple to follow curriculum aligned to all the required Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours, with a variety of virtual learning environments and insights to the best examples to help excel their learning
This course consists of multiple sessions, videos, each of which is a collection of related lessons.
Full time employees taking on this apprenticeship will typically spend 12 to 15 months on-programme working towards the apprenticeship standard, with a minimum of 20% of this time being off-the-job training.
Apprentices without English and mathematics at level 2 must achieve level 2 prior to taking their EPA. The EPA will only start once the employer is satisfied that gateway requirements for EPA have been met and that the apprentice is consistently working at or above the level set out in the standard.
The EPA will be conducted by an EPAO (End Point Assessment Organisation) approved to offer services against this standard, as selected by the employer.
The EPA consists of three distinct assessment methods: