Cambridge Regional College - Centre of Vocational Excellence

Business Improvement Techniques Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship

Cambridge Campus

Course Duration:20 Month(s)
Course Mode:Part Time
Start Date:FLX

Course Overview

The Business Improvement Techniques Intermediate Level Apprenticeship is for anyone wanting to be involved in improving productivity and cutting waste for provision of goods and services. This qualification will enable you to identify solutions to problems, standardise operations and improve processes to support the overall effective operations of businesses. It will encourage practices that can maximise profit by eliminating waste, improving workflow and reducing cost and variation.

Apprenticeships are made up of framework of qualifications and training based on testing competency and developing practical, occupational and transferable skills.

Edexcel NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Business Improvement Techniques

Edexcel Level 2 Certificate in Lean Organisation Management Techniques

• Functional Skills in Maths Level 1 and  English Level 1
• Employment Rights and Responsibilities workbook
• Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

This apprenticeship takes 20 months to complete and has a flexible start date. There is no upper age limit for apprenticeships making it a course ideal for both those looking to start a career in a particular sector or those who are already employed and looking to get qualifications that recognise their experience and gives them opportunity to progress further in their career.

No learner fees. Employer fees as follows:
• 16-18 years old - fully government funded (no fees)
• 19-23 years old - fully funded for companies with less than 250 employees; employer fees apply for those with 250+ employees
• 24+ years old - partially-funded (employer fees apply)

Progression & Career Opportunities

Further learning opportunities include Edexcel NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Business Improvement Techniques or an Apprenticeship in Team Leading.

Entry Requirements

You should be in a suitable job role that supports completion of the qualification and ideally have a range of GCSEs at grade D or above.

Learning Assessment & Support

We want you to achieve to the very best of your ability at CRC. To make this happen we offer both learning and personal support by specialist staff tailored to meet your specific needs.

These qualifications are delivered entirely in the workplace. You will be assessed in the workplace using a variety of methods including observation, questioning, professional discussions, witness testimonials and candidate work products and statements.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for an Apprenticeship, please contact our Apprenticeship Team on tel. 01223 418778 or by email Please also check out our current Apprenticeship vacancies on our website

Passport to Success

We will help you to develop a range of wider skills including English & Maths that will make you into a well-rounded professional who will be highly valued by employers and universities.

Cambridge Campus Status

The Cambridge Campus is open as normal.

Huntingdon Campus Status

The Huntingdon Campus is open as normal.