Improvement technician

Improvement technician

“Responsible for delivery and coaching of improvement activity within an area of responsibility”

Improvement technicians are responsible for the delivery and coaching of improvement activity within an area of responsibility, often associated with the lean and Six Sigma business methodologies. They can be found across all industry sectors and functions, including automotive, banking, engineering, food products, IT, property, retail and telecommunications. As an apprentice technician, you’ll work as a member of an operational team to resolve problems, prevent reoccurrence, engage others in issues affecting them, and to support the improvement of performance. There are a variety of job titles associated with the improvement technician apprenticeship, including business improvement coordinator, continuous improvement executive and process technician.

Duration: 14 months

Relevant school subjects: Business studies

Entry requirements: Depend on employer, but likely GCSEs or equivalent

Achievement upon completion: Level 3 (Advanced)—equivalent to A-levels at grades A to E

Potential salary upon completion: £21,000 per annum

More information: www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/improvement-technician

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