Improvement Technician Apprenticeship: Level 3

This Improvement Technician Apprenticeship is designed for individuals responsible for delivering and coaching various improvement activities within an area of responsibility, often associated with the methodologies of Lean and Six Sigma.

Improvement Technicians work in diverse sectors, including automotive, banking, engineering, food products, IT, property, retail, and telecoms.

Key Facts:

  • Qualification: Improvement Technician Level 3
  • Duration: 12 months (minimum) + 3 months for EPA
  • Off-the-job training: 6 hours per week (minimum)
  • Functional skills: English and maths Level 2
  • Progression: Improvement Practitioner Level 4

Apprenticeship Overview:

Apprentices in the Improvement Technician Apprenticeship will develop a solid understanding of (Yellow Belt) Lean Six Sigma methodologies to improve organisational processes and procedures. They will provide support to Managers or Lean Six Sigma Green and Black Belt Practitioners. Apprentices will acquire the tools and techniques to assist in the implementation of projects, develop a common language, and establish a way of working that fosters a lean culture, reduces waste, and improves productivity.

Upon completing the Improvement Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship, apprentices can progress to more advanced roles within their organisations or pursue further qualifications. Possible career advancements include roles such as Improvement Practitioner, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, or even leadership positions within continuous improvement teams.

Here are the next steps towards the Improvement Technician Apprenticeship Level 3:

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