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Business Improvement Techniques Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 at Bishop Auckland College

Course description

Apprenticeships are practical hands on programmes designed to provide you with relevant, practical training, which will enable you to progress within your chosen industry. As an apprentice you will be paid a minimum of 2.68 an hour if you are under 19 or over 19 and still in the first year of your apprenticeship programme. You will be employed between 30 and 40 hours a week. This Apprenticeship is a route to becoming a trained quality improvement technician within the manufacturing sector. Manufacturing is one of the largest industries out there, nearly everything we use, eat, drink, or travel in has been manufactured. As an apprentice, you could focus on either the engineering or manufacturing aspect of production. There are also office-based roles, such as being a B-IT administration operative, who looks at the continuous improvement of manufacturing processes leading to higher quality, reduced cost, and reduced delivery lead times, or a B-IT quality control operative, who monitors quality in the manufacturing process, generating statistical and graphic data to measure and ensure continuous quality improvement. At level 3 the job role will be expected to have supervisory responsibilities for either staff or processes.

Course content

You will be required to complete the NVQ and Technical Certificate in PMO / BIT as well as completing Employer Rights and Responsibilities and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. If it is required, you will also need to complete Functional Skills in Mathematics and English. You will be allocated an assessor who will visit you in your work place to provide support with the NVQ and Technical Certificate.

Future opportunities

The apprenticeship will help develop your skills within a manufacturing environment as well as helping to develop your career and opening opportunities within manufacturing / quality for you!

Progress to higher education programmes. Progress in to a career as a Manager or Supervisor in: -Metal working and machine operatives – Quality control – CNC operator – Maintenance operative – Process operator – Manufacturing process operator – Maintenance operator – Production inspector – Assembly operator – Materials handler – B-IT administration operative – B-IT quality control operative – B-IT shop-floor operative.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bishop Auckland College directly.

Last updated date: 09 February 2016
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