This unit must be assessed in a work environment and must be assessed in accordance with the ‘Common Requirements for National Vocational Qualifications (NVQ) in the QCF’ which can be downloaded from Semta’s website: http://www.semta.org.uk/training_providers__awarding/national_occupational_standard/qca_assessment_requirements.aspx
Additional assessment requirements have been published by Semta. These additional assessment requirements are set down in Semta’s Business-Improvement Techniques Level 4 unit assessment strategy which can be downloaded from Semta’s website: http://www.semta.org.uk/training_providers__awarding/national_occupational_standard/qca_assessment_requirements.aspx
Unit specific additional assessment requirements:
The word lead is used throughout this unit. This means that although the outcomes of this unit may be carried out and achieved as part of a team, it is necessary for the learner to demonstrate a level of overriding management and direction of the activities as a whole. This may be in the form of coordinating multiple activities, using company strategies and objectives to determine activity focus and managing projects involving improvement initiatives. The learner will have a leading role in controlling activity focus and planning.
Specific quantifiable and auditable personal contributions in the achievement of this unit are also required to fulfil this unit.
Competence in all the areas covered by the standard is required.
The learner’s ability to combine the performance statements specified when applying the principles and processes of this unit must be demonstrated.