NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Business Improvement Techniques

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Overview

This 7-week, fully online course is aimed to give you the knowledge and understanding of business improvement techniques, being able to be applied across many different sectors and job roles.

Get ahead in business with our online level 2 Certificate in Understanding Business Improvement Techniques. This qualification will help you to develop effective team working practices alongside principles and techniques that support workplace organisations.

You will learn how continuous improvement techniques such as Kaizen can be applied for a boost in productivity, effectiveness, safety and waste reduction, and how businesses use it to gain that all-important competitive edge.

Course Content

Safe and effective team working:

The aim of this unit is to provide learners with an understanding of how to work not only effectively, but safely as a part of a team. You will come to understand regulations, safe working practices and procedures that apply to a work area, and be able to identify any potential hazards - and how to reduce them. 

You will also understand effective team working, the importance of building effective teams and working relationships, the types of problems that can occur and how best to sort them.

Principles and techniques that support workplace organisation:

The aim of this unit is to teach you about workplace organisation. You will understand the principles and techniques that support workplace organisation and the positives of having an organised working environment.

An understanding of continuous improvement techniques (Kaizen) and their application in the workplace:

This unit aims to provide you with an understanding of continuous improvement techniques (Kaizen) and how they are applied in a working environment. This unit also covers the benefits of standard working methods and standardised work documents.

How to use visual management systems:

This unit aims to help you to understand visual management systems and how they can be used to improve the work environment.

Problem-solving techniques:

The aim of this unit is to help you to understand how to identify and solve problems using formalised problem solving processes. You will understand how to identify and/or verify the root cause of a problem, and know how to prevent it.

How to carry out flow process analysis:

This unit aims to give you an understanding of flow process analysis. You will understand how to map out a process using recognised symbols within a process map and how to identify value added and non-value added activity, using this to suggest improvements for a given work area.

Career Progression

This course in Business Improvement Techniques will open up many opportunities and a broader range of career paths. You will learn how continuous improvement techniques can boost businesses and give them a competitive advantage. This would be useful if you want to pursue a career in the Business and Management sector;

  • Business Project Manager (£22,000 to £70,000)
  • Chief Executive (£55,000 to £150,000)
  • Investment Analyst (£22,000 to £60,000)

*(Salary information taken from the National Careers Service)

How you will be assessed

There are no exams, all courses require you to complete assessment questions based on the knowledge you have gained from the units, at your own pace.

What is NCFE?

NCFE is a national, educational awarding organisation that designs, develops, and certifies diverse, recognised qualifications and awards, including for distance learning courses. It is a registered educational charity that has been dedicated to learning for over 150 years. 

  • Showcase to employers that you have gained a recognised and regulated qualification in your specific sector
  • Last year alone, over a quarter of a million learners chose to learn via NCFE CACHE
  • Build the foundations to improve your job prospects