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Lean Organisation Management Techniques Level 2 Certificate

Part Time

Course Overview

The primary purpose of this qualification is to develop your understanding of lean organisation techniques in business. You’ll understand business improvement tools and techniques and learn how to work effectively in a business team. You’ll develop valuable transferable skills which employers can draw on to support the improvement of business performance. This qualification will support your progression in employment or to further learning. This qualification has been developed in partnership with industry experts in the area of business. It’s been mapped against the relevant Business Improvement and Management and Leadership NOS and will provide you with a nationally recognised qualification in business.

Course Content

The qualification consists of 3 mandatory units. The mandatory units will help you gain skills and knowledge in the following areas: 

  • Unit 01 Lean organisation techniques in business (5 credits) In this unit you’ll gain an understanding of the concept of a lean environment, be able to implement a productivity needs analysis and produce a process map.
  • Unit 02 Business improvement tools and techniques (5 credits) In this unit you’ll learn about continuous improvement techniques (Kaizen) and the principles and techniques of workplace organisation. You’ll also be able to use visual indicators to improve the work environment and suggest ways to eliminate variance from processes in the workplace.
  • Unit 03 Working in business teams (5 credits) In this unit you’ll develop an understanding of what makes an effective team and will work effectively in a team. You’ll also look at what makes an effective team leader. The units will help you to develop your existing experience and skills and will support you in pursuing your career in lean organisation management. 

Entry Requirement

In order to complete this Distance Learning Course at no charge you will need to match the following entry criteria:

  • Are a resident of the EEU (European Economic Area) and have been for at least 3 years
  • Will be undertaking your learning within England
  • Are aged 19 or above
  • If you are 19-23 year olds you must have already achieved a level 2 qualification or equivalent
  • If you are 24+ there are no formal entry requirements for this course but you will find it helpful to have a good standard of English and Maths


To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Lean Organisation Management Techniques, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units, as detailed in this qualification specification. Grades are not awarded.

Where does this course lead to

This qualification could provide you with the skills and knowledge needed for employment in a range of job roles in a wide variety of sectors where business improvement techniques are required.

Example job roles could include:
  • Shop Floor Operative
  • Materials Handler
  • Business Administrator 
  • Purchaser
  • Quality Control / Assurance Operator
  • Customer Service Assistant

It also offers you a chance to progress into further learning that will prepare you for work in the business development sector or support your continuous professional development.

How to Enrol

To find out more information please email distance.learning@bcot.ac.uk quoting the course reference, or to enrol now click the button below.


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Course Outline

Course Code: MDFL070
Study Mode: Part Time
Duration: 25 Weeks
Start Date: Anytime
Day & Time: Distance Learning
Basingstoke College of Technology I 2019