Business Improvement Techniques Level 4

In Belfast City

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    NVQ

  • Location

    Belfast city (Northern Ireland)

Description

To gain knowledge and skills on business improvement techniques level 4. Suitable for anyone interested in business improvement techniques level 4.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Belfast City (County Antrim)
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Interpoint 20-24 York Street, BT15 1AQ

Starts

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Course programme

The qualification structure requires candidates to complete common mandatory units followed by a choice of one from two pathways, either Process Improvement or Quality Improvement. Having chosen the preferred pathway, candidates will be required to complete further pathway mandatory units followed by a choice of optional units

Mandatory Units for all Pathways

  • Unit: 1: Complying with Statutory Regulations and Organisational Safety Requirements
  • Unit 2: Contributing to Effective Team Working
  • Unit 3: Leading Effective Teams
  • Unit 35: Carrying Out Project Management Activities

Process Improvement Pathway
Group A
Must cover the following Units:

  • Unit 4: Applying Workplace Organisation Techniques
  • Unit 5: Applying Continuous Improvement Techniques (Kaizen)
  • Unit 9: Creating Visual Management Systems

Group B
Plus 1 of the following units:

  • Unit 6: Creating Flexible Production and Manpower Systems
  • Unit 37: Carrying Out Problem Solving Activities

Group C
Plus 6 more Optional Units.
3 of these units can be selected from the Quality Improvement pathway:

  • Unit 6: Creating Flexible Production and Manpower Systems
  • Unit 7: Analysing and Selecting Parts for Improvements
  • Unit 8: Carrying Out Lead Time Analysis
  • Unit 10: Carrying Out Value Stream Mapping (VSM)
  • Unit 11: Applying Set-up Reduction Techniques
  • Unit 12: Applying Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  • Unit 14: Carrying Out Statistical Process Control Procedures (SPC)
  • Unit 15: Applying Flow Process Analysis
  • Unit 16: Applying Policy Deployment (HOSHIN KANI)
  • Unit 17: Applying Value Management (Value Engineering & Value Analysis)
  • Unit 21: Carrying Out Potential Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Unit 24: Carrying Out Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)
  • Unit 28: Carrying Out Design of Experiments (DOE)
  • Unit 29: Carrying Out Mistake/Error Proofing (POKA YOKE)
  • Unit 34: Applying Quality Function Deployment (QFD)
  • Unit 36: Creating Standard Operating Procedures
  • Unit 37: Carrying Out Problem Solving Activities

Note:
Whichever unit is selected i.e. Unit 6 or 37 from Group B it cannot be selected again as one of the two optional units required from Group C

Quality Improvement Pathway
Must cover the following Units:

  • Unit 14: Carrying Out Statistical Process Control Procedures (SPC)
  • Unit 18: Applying Six Sigma Methodology to a Project
  • Unit 19: Carrying Out Six Sigma Process Mapping
  • Unit 20: Applying Basic Statistics
  • Unit 21: Carrying Out Potential Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

Plus 3 more Optional units
2 of these units could be selected from the Process Improvement pathway:

  • Unit 22: Applying Six Sigma Metrics to a Project
  • Unit 23: Producing a Characteristic Selection Matrix
  • Unit 24: Carrying Out Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)
  • Unit 25: Carrying Out Capability Studies
  • Unit 26: Producing Multi Variance Charts
  • Unit 27: Applying Hypothesis Testing
  • Unit 28: Carrying Out Design of Experiments (DOE)
  • Unit 29: Carrying Out Mistake/Error Proofing (POKA YOKE)

Plus 2 more Optional Units
1 of these could be selected from the Process Improvement pathway:

  • Unit 30: Carrying Out Evolutionary Operations (EVOP)
  • Unit 31: Applying Central Limit Theorem & Confidence Intervals
  • Unit 32: Producing Taguchi Linear Graphs
  • Unit 33: Applying Response Surface Methodology
  • Unit 34: Applying Quality Function Deployment (QFD)

Business Improvement Techniques Level 4

Price on request