Improvement Technician
(Yellow Belt) Apprenticeship

Delivering Improvement Activities

Level 3 Improvement Technician Apprenticeship

Support performance improvement

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Level 3 Apprenticeship

The role of an Improvement Technician

During and after their training, an Improvement Technician is responsible for the delivery and coaching of improvement activity within their area of responsibility, often associated with Lean Six Sigma methodologies.

Typically, technicians work as a member of an operational team to resolve problems – preventing re-occurrence, engaging others in issues affecting them and to support the improvement of performance. Find out more about the areas of responsibility in our brochure.

Yellow Belt Improvement Technician Apprenticeship

Improvement Technician: Knowledge and Skills Overview

Who is the Qualification for?

Improvement Technicians can be found across all industry sectors and functions including automotive, banking, engineering, food products, IT, property, retail, telecoms etc.

There are a variety of job titles associated with the occupation, these include, but are not limited to: Business Improvement Co-ordinator, Continuous Improvement Executive, Process Technician, Operational Excellence/Lean Engineer, Lean Six Sigma Yellow belt and Quality Control Analyst.

What Skills and Knowledge will be acheived?

Drive for Results:

Clear commitment for identifying opportunities and delivering improvements, pays attention to detail.


Helps when asked, works effectively in a diverse team, considers impact of own actions on others, motivates peers.


Acts in a moral, legal and socially appropriate manner, aligns behaviours to the organisations values, trusted to working on own when appropriate

Continuous Development:

Acts upon feedback, reflects on performance and has a desire for learning.

Safe Working:

Ensures safety of self and others, challenges safety.


Typically, this apprenticeship will take 14-18 months.

More information about the Core Knowledge, Skills and behaviours, and the entry requirements can be found here.

In addition to offering this Apprenticeship to Organisational groups and cohorts, we also offer the Level 3 Improvement Technician as part of our regularly run Open Programmes, which do not require a minimum cohort. Contact us for more information.