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Level 2 Certificate in Lean Management Techniques

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 1: Lean organisation techniques in business

Section 1: The features of a lean environment

Section 2: Performing a productivity needs analysis

Section 3: Devising a map of a process

Unit 2: Business improvement techniques

Section 1: The principles of the Kaizen strategy

Section 2: The principles underpinning organisation of a business environment

Section 3: Using visual indicators to make improvements to the work environment

Section 4: Eliminating variance from workplace processes.

Unit 3: Effective team work in business

Section 1: The features of an effective team

Section 2: Working effectively within a team

Section 3: What is required of a team leader.

Entry Requirement

You don’t need to have any specific prior learning requirements to take this course.


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 old 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

Assessment

Studying via Distance Learning means you can choose when and where you study.

We recommended  allowing a minimum of 3 hours per week to study this course in your own time.

This course is available:

  • Fully online with online learning materials


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: MDFL100
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: OFF SITE FLEXIBLE PROVISION
Duration: 25 Weeks
Start Date: Anytime
Day & Time: Distance Learning
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