Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Business Improvement Techniques (RQF)
This qualification is aimed at those learners wishing to understand and use business improvement techniques. The qualification is also aimed at those learners who are making a contribution to the identification and implementation of business improvement.
The Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Business Improvement Techniques (RQF) covers the areas that provide a common foundation to business improvement such as health and safety, team working, and workplace organisation. There is also the option of a choice of business activities that can be combined to meet the needs of the learner and business.
In order to achieve the Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Business Improvement Techniques (RQF), learners must choose from 1 of 2 pathways. Learners will be required to complete 5 mandatory units, along with a number of optional units within the chosen pathway.
Learner Entry Requirements
There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.
Upon successful completion of the Focus Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Business Improvement Techniques (RQF), candidates may choose to progress on to:
Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 16 years old to undertake this qualification.
This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.
To view the Qualification Specification please click here.
|Process Improvement Pathway|
|Unit Title||Unit Ref||Level||GLH||Credit|
|Contributing to the development of visual management systems||M/615/3843||2||41||9|
|Contributing to the application of workplace organisation techniques||T/615/3861||2||51||12|
|Contributing to the application of continuous improvement techniques (Kaizen)||K/615/3873||2||55||14|
|Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements||H/615/384||2||35||5|
|Contributing to effective team working||T/615/3861||2||26||7|
|Optional Group 1|
|Contributing to carrying out leadtime time analysis||T/615/3889||2||41||10|
|Contributing to the analysis and selection of parts for improvement||603/0781/X||2||55||15|
|Contributing to the application of problem solving techniques||K/615/3873||2||41||9|
|Contributing to the creation of standard operating procedures (SOP)||T/615/3875||2||41||9|
|Carrying out autonomous maintenance||Y/615/3884||2||52||13|
|Carrying out flow process analysis||H/615/3886||2||55||14|
|Carrying out set-up reduction techniques||J/615/3881||2||55||15|
|Optional Group 2|
|Contributing to the application of basic statistical analysis||L/615/3879||2||52||13|
|Contributing to the application of failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA)||M/615/3874||2||41||11|
|Contributing to the application of measurement systems analysis (MSA)||R/615/3883||2||41||11|
|Contributing to the application of Six Sigma methodology to a project||F/615/3877||2||59||15|
|Contributing to the application of Six Sigma process mapping||A/615/3876||2||55||14|
|Contributing to the application of statistical process control||M/615/3888||2||41||9|
|Carrying out mistake/error proofing (Poka Yoke)||F/615/3880||2||41||10|