General Manufacturing learning is a comprehensive suite of qualifications to support manufacturing roles from entry-level to senior management roles.

Each qualification forms a tailored programme of achievement and ensures that best practice manufacturing principles are applied across your wider organisation.

The qualification provides clear and consistent learning at every level, giving your people a clear understanding of your expectations and ensuring quality production throughout your business.

What’s in it for your business?

General Manufacturing training equips your people with the skills and knowledge they need to perform at their best.

At entry-level, your people learn the specifics of a role so that you get consistent and high-quality outputs from your team.

At more senior levels, your people develop capability – from technical support to operations management – to deliver sustainable growth for your business.

Workplace-based General Manufacturing qualifications deliver increased quality and productivity while complementing and maintaining your team’s core skills at every level

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Qualifications available

Overview

For entry-level workers; meet the standards required to perform the function of their role. 

Learning outcomes - graduates will be able to:

  • Apply awareness of workplace processes 
  • Meet basic workplace health and safety requirements 
  • Carry out entry-level tasks in a manufacturing operation. 

Approximate duration

6 - 12 months

 

Overview

Optional strand in Productivity Improvement.

For experienced workers; ensure product quality (potentially including productivity improvements). 

Learning outcomes - graduates will be able to:

  • Understand and contribute to a safe working environment 
  • Ensure product quality 
  • Meet organisational and customer requirements. 

Graduates who complete the optional strand will be able to: 

  • Contribute to productivity improvement in a manufacturing environment. 

Approximate duration

6 - 12 months

 

Overview

Optional strand in Technical Support.

For skilled individuals in senior operational roles; more effectively manage operational issues (potentially including technical support). 

Learning outcomes - graduates will be able to:

  • Effectively handle operational issues 
  • Coordinate stages of a manufacturing operation 
  • Expertly work with equipment in a manufacturing environment. 

Graduates who complete the optional strand will be able to: 

  • Provide technical support to manufacturing operations.  

Approximate duration

12 - 18 months

 

Overview

For experienced individuals in leadership roles; identify and manage key performance indicators (KPIs), improve productivity and quality outcomes. 

Learning outcomes - graduates will be able to:

  • Manage adherence to compliance standards 
  • Apply quality assurance to improve end-product quality 
  • Achieve and improve KPIs 
  • Troubleshoot and resolve production issues at the process level 
  • Deliver measurable improvement to productivity and quality. 

Approximate duration

9 - 18 months