National Vocational Qualifications
Business Improvement Techniques - level 2 & 3.
The aim of this NVQ is to drive continuous improvement from the grass roots of your organisation. BIT is an ideal tool to get your employees involved in improving your processes and saving your company money. This NVQ isn't just aimed at those companies that manufacture a product, every job has a process and every process can be improved.
The NVQ is a nationally recoginsed qualification centred around proven tools and techniques that will have a positive impact on your bottom line, as well as improving moral and team working. Tools like 5S and Kaizen will form part of an in depth training course delivered at the start of the NVQ process. The candidates will then need time to put the newly learned skills to work in your organisation. There are a wide range of units offered to best suit your organisational needs, the mandatory units at level 2 are:
Learn how to eliminate waste, reduce variation and prevent defects through managing quality and process flows to dramatically improve business performance.
Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Petro-Chemical Operations - level 2, 3 & 4.
This course is specifically designed for those who work in the chemical industry who have not obtained any formal qualifications. The qualification is designed to provide evidence of a participants ability to perform particular process tasks in the chemical industry. The mandatory units for this NVQ are:
The remainder of the qualification will be made up from job specific and further optional units, making this a very flexible NVQ for your organisation.
Distribution, Warehousing and Storage & Bulk liquid warehousing - level 2.
Workers in distribution, warehousing and storage are essential to all other industries, as they are relied upon to deliver goods safely and on time. If you work in this area, you will be involved in a whole range of activities from receiving, storing and sending out goods, to stock-taking and fork-lift truck driving.
To achieve the award candidates must complete three mandatory units which cover contribution to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace; contribution to keeping the workplace secure; and working effectively in your own organisation. Candidates must also complete five optional units from four optional groups, again making this a flexible qualification for employers.