ISO 18404:2015 Lean6 Green Belt Certificate + Institute for Apprenticeships Improvement Practitioner apprenticeship standard Certificate

With a minimum 95% of the cost of training covered by the Government, your people will work towards the Improvement Practitioner Level 4 apprenticeship, along side the ISO18404:2015 Lean6 Green Belt Certificate.

At Whyy?, we assess every potential learner to check they’re eligible and will discuss what you want out of the apprenticeship as well as the learner.

To be eligible for an apprenticeship, your people need to be employed and working at least 30 hours per week, live in England and the apprenticeship content needs to be significant new knowledge and develop new skills.

Vital to the success of the apprenticeship, the learner has to be actively working towards the standards at least 20% of the time they are paid by you over a minimum duration of 12 months.

Whether that time is when they are having direct learning sessions, analysing data samples or applying their new skills in your workplace through driving improvement techniques they’ve learned with Whyy?, they require the time to develop and become accomplished change practitioners over the duration of the apprenticeship…..your business will reap the rewards from this investment of time.

Once the learning has been completed, to assess that they understand and can apply their new knowledge, skills and behaviours, they will be independently assessed through assessment methods which will test them, but will prove valuable for their careers in leading change management.

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they’ll learn

  • Doing the right things and following the rule book.
  • Know how to form a team to lead the process.
  • How to select the most beneficial project management tools.
  • Business cases for change and project selection.
  • Lean & Six Sigma principles.
  • Analysing data and defining and mapping the as/is.
  • How to select data to analyse and ‘crunching’ the numbers.
  • How to measure the outputs.
  • Prioritising & Identifying what to choose to work on.
  • Get creative with experiments.
  • Continuous data & active analysis, root cause and graphs.
  • Prioritising & Identifying what to choose to work on.
  • Controlling the process.


they’ll develop

  • Delivery of effective updates, both verbal and written.
  • Plan, manage and review change structures.
  • Engage with sponsors to manage resistance to change.
  • Use the right tools and engage with the right people.
  • Scope projects and set KPI’s with effective benchmarking.
  • Coaching and questioning.
  • Identify the VOC.
  • Use measurement systems.
  • Analyse and visualise the process.
  • Apply Lean tools
  • Analyse data tools to make relevant insight.
  • How to identify patterns and trends.
  • Set clear objectives for experimentation.
  • Conduct lessons learned exercises if things don’t go right first time.


they’ll adopt

  • Drives the search for opportunities to make change, improvement
  • Creates an impactful and effective team.
  • Professional manner in line with the business, is agile to meet needs of the project.
  • Seeks out feedback and change is their friend, not foe.
  • Confronts safety issues to keep colleagues and themselves safe.