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Productivity Improvement Practice

NOCN Productivity Improvement Practice Qualifications

Our suite of Productivity Improvement Practice qualifications have been developed to support and enhance work-based roles, giving learners the opportunity to improve the performance of their teams through productivity improvements from initial identification to evaluation.

Qualifications

Features & Structure

  • Vocationally based
  • Combination of Guided Learning Hours (GLH) and Other Learning Hours (OLH)
  • The qualifications have a modular structure
  • Includes a work-based project
  • Depending on the level learners (and their employers) can choose between different pathways

Benefits

  • Learners benefit by developing practical skills and knowledge to enhance employability or progress onto higher education qualifications in productivity improvement.
  • Employers gain strategic-thinking employees with the ability to develop detailed project plans, from identification to evaluation
  • Provides learners with opportunities to liaise with a wider range of stakeholders within the business
  • The work-based project can be beneficial to employers and can be specified by the employer
  • Supports capital investment priorities in the local economy
  • Improves skill level and can generate social mobility for the local workforce


Qualification options

Level 3 Award in Productivity Improvement Practice

The NOCN Level 3 Award in Productivity Improvement Practice is a qualification with a minimum of 3 credits and a choice of two pathways. Download the qualification specification.

Level 4 Certificate in Productivity Improvement Practice

The NOCN Level 4 Certificate in Productivity Improvement Practice is a 22 credit qualification. Learners must achieve all 22 credits from the 7 mandatory components. Download the qualification specification

Level 5 Award in Productivity Improvement Practice

The NOCN Level 5 Award in Productivity Improvement Practice is a 4 credit qualification. Learners must achieve all 4 credits from the 1 mandatory unit. Download the qualification specification

Level 5 Certificate in Productivity Improvement

The NOCN Level 5 Certificate in Productivity Improvement Practice is a 22 credit qualification. Learners must achieve all 22 credits from the 8 mandatory units. Download the qualification specification

Level 5 Diploma in Productivity Improvement Practice

The NOCN Level 5 Diploma in Productivity Improvement Practice is a 38 credit qualification. Learners must achieve all 22 credits from the 8 mandatory components. They must then select a pathway, and achieve all 16 credits from the four mandatory components in that pathway. Download the qualification specification

 

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