Course Title: continuous improvement engineering

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6016 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology (Principal Technical Officer)

Course Title: continuous improvement engineering

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

The purpose of this module is to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and attitudes to develop an approach to continuous improvement in engineering.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBG870 continuous improvement engineering

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner should be able to:
1. Describe how individuals, enterprises and nations apply continuous improvement to productivity, quality and product design.
2. Describe differing approaches to problem identification and solving.
3. Solve Problems by systematically applying continuous improvement.
4. Describe changes in the workplace to support innovative staff and help them make improvements.
5. Describe ways to stabilize a change for a period of time before the next improvement.

Overview of Assessment

 2 x assignment throughout the course 20%
 1 x exam at the end of course 50%
 1 x group project 30%