Improvement Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

Improvement Technician

Improvement Technician Apprenticeship Level 3 Standard

Improvement Technicians are responsible for the delivery and coaching of improvement activity within an area of responsibility, often associated with Lean and Six Sigma methodologies.

They can be found across all industry sectors and functions including automotive, banking, engineering, food products, IT, property, retail, telecoms etc.

Typically, an Improvement Technician works as a member of an operational team to resolve problems – preventing re-occurrence, engaging others in issues affecting them and supporting the improvement of performance. Typical activities include:

  • Engaging team members in the identification of improvement opportunities and relevant countermeasures and controls
  • Initiating and facilitating improvement activities through to confirmed resolution
  • Providing local expertise in business improvement methods and basic tools to team

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
  • Quality Control Analyst

In addition, our Personal Training Advisors will deliver high-quality face-to-face teaching and learning at the employer’s premises.

Providing all the resources your Apprentices will need to progress. In conclusion our intuitive learner management system, OneFile will really bring the subject to life through our online resources.

We provide real-time learner information so that you will always know what is being taught and how learners are progressing.


Minimum of 12 months plus 3 months for End Point Assessment

Progression Route

The role could progress into an Improvement Practitioner Level 4. 


• Level 3 Improvement Technician
• Maths Functional Skills*
• English Functional Skills*
*If required

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