Business Improvement Techniques NVQ

Business-Improvement Techniques

This qualification is a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) based on the Business-Improvement Techniques national occupational standards developed by Enginuity , the Sector Skills Council for the science, engineering and manufacturing technologies. The qualification is about occupational competence and involves the skills and knowledge needed to be able to carry out a range of activities related to lean business process and quality improvement.

There are no entry qualifications or age limits required by learners to undertake the qualification unless this is a legal requirement of the process or the environment. Assessment is open to any learner who has the potential to achieve the assessment criteria set out in the qualification.

The qualification has been designed for those learners who are making a contribution to the identification and implementation of lean business improvements such as employees involved in lean business improvement within a team who wish to have their lean business improvement competencies assessed for certification purposes. It is also for new employees who have undertaken lean business improvement training and are now acquiring experience within a team and wish to demonstrate their competencies for assessment purposes.


The assessment of the qualification must be through an EAL approved assessment Centre. The learner must be working

This is a competence based qualification and the evidence put forward by the learner can only be regarded as valid, reliable, sufficient and authentic if demonstrated in a real working environment, where work activities or work outcomes assessed are the learner