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Improvement Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard


What you need to know about the Highfield Level 4 End-Point Assessment for Improvement Practitioner

Who is this Standard for?

Improvement Practitioners use a blend of Lean and Six Sigma, project and change management principles and tools to identify and lead the delivery of change across organisational functions and processes. Practitioners lead smaller projects and/or play a key supporting role in a larger programme – tackling issues that may require swift problem solving or re-occurring challenges that require in-depth analysis and the implementation of a range of effective and sustainable countermeasures.

Programme structure

This is a level 4 apprenticeship standard that has a minimum duration of 12 months. The typical duration is 14 to 18 months.

Assessment Plan

Apprentices who started their apprenticeship between 27/02/2018 and 10/11/2022 will be assessed against ST0192/IfATE v1.0/AP03

Apprentices who started their apprenticeship between 11/11/2022 and 27/02/2023 will be assessed against ST0192/IfATE v1.1/AP03

Apprentices who started their apprenticeship on or after 28/02/2023 will be assessed against ST0192/V1.2 

End-Point Assessment methods

  • Multiple-choice test
  • Project report, presentation and questioning
  • Professional discussion 

You can find resources to prepare for and support end-point assessment for this standard here