19 Years and Over


This qualification provides learners with knowledge and understanding of business improvement techniques, which can be applied across many different sectors.

Learners who wish to learn about lean business improvement techniques, improving business performance, and 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.

Entry Requirements

Learners should be aged 19 or above to undertake this qualification.


The objectives of this qualification are to provide the knowledge and understanding in a range of areas, including: – safe and effective team working, the principles and techniques that support workplace organisation, the understanding of continuous improvement techniques (Kaizen) and their application in the workplace such as visual management systems, problem solving, flow process analysis.

This is a knowledge only qualification. Work/industry placement experience is not required.


Assessment is the process of measuring a learner’s skill, knowledge and understanding against the standards set in a qualification. This qualification is internally assessed and externally quality assured.
Work is submitted and marked online.

Awarding body



Fees: 40.00

Fees Advanced Learning Loan:


Achieving this qualification could enable progression to:

• Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Business-Improvement Techniques
• Level 3 qualifications in Business Improvement Techniques

Additional information

This is an online course only.

Further Information

For further information, advice and guidance call The Learner Experience Team on 01625 410062.

Duration and Times

Start date: 01/08/2020

End date: 31/07/2021

Time: 12:00am - 12:00am

Timings: Group A

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