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Diploma in Lean Manufacturing (EduQual Level 5)

Welcome to our online Diploma in Lean Manufacturing course! This 40-credit, level 5 course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to progress in the field of manufacturing. Our program is delivered entirely online, making it a convenient option for individuals with busy schedules who wish to advance their careers in the manufacturing industry.

The iLearn Engineering® Diploma in Lean Manufacturing is a 40 credit course leading to the qualification of:

Diploma in Diploma in Lean Manufacturing (EduQual Level 5)

The course is delivered as an online engineering course, consisting of two 20 credit units. The first unit is a recommended unit which is designed to deliver some fundamental learning required to progress onto the second, specific core unit.

Unit 1: Quality, Process Capability, and Process Improvement (recommended*)- In this unit you will learn the essential knowledge and skills to analyze and improve manufacturing processes, ensuring quality control and process optimization. Students will learn about statistical process control, process capability analysis, and process improvement techniques,

Unit 2: Manufacturing Systems and Lean Manufacturing (core) – This unit covers the principles of lean manufacturing and how to apply them to improve manufacturing systems. Students will learn the principles of a manufacturing production system, what is meant by the lean manufacturing philosophy, and the specific toolbox of lean tools such as value stream mapping, elimination of waste, Poke-Yoke, SMED and others.

* The recommended unit can be replaced by a different unit of your choice depending on your personal preference, or previous learning experience.

Course Information

The Diploma in Lean Manufacturing course is split into two units: ‘Manufacturing Systems and Lean Manufacturing’, and ‘Quality, Process Capability, and Process Improvement’. Throughout these units, you will learn about a range of topics, including the principles of lean manufacturing, process analysis, quality control, process improvement techniques, and more.  You will have access to expert tutors to support you as you work through the online learning material.

Affordable and flexible

We understand that finances can be a concern for many students, which is why we offer flexible, affordable payment plans. Our aim is to make our Diploma in Lean Manufacturing course accessible to all, regardless of their financial situation. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to advance their education and careers, and we strive to make that a reality through our payment options.

Career Progression

By completing this program, you will have a range of career opportunities available to you. Many of our graduates have gone on to work as manufacturing engineers, production managers, quality control engineers, and more. This course will also provide a strong foundation for further education, should you choose to substitute the credits into our Higher International Diploma in Industrial Engineering (EduQual Level 5).

Why wait?

In conclusion, our Diploma in Lean Manufacturing course is a fantastic opportunity for individuals who wish to advance their careers in the manufacturing industry. With expert tutors, flexible payment options, and a range of career opportunities available upon completion, this program is the perfect choice for anyone looking to take their career to the next level. Click here to start your enrolment process today.

How am I assessed?

Like all our courses, assessment is done by 100% coursework assignments that you can complete and submit at a time and place to suit you, there are no exams.

Can I transfer in to other courses?

This course can be used as a stand alone qualification, or transferred as credit towards our main qualifications:

Higher International Certificate (EduQual Level 4)

Higher International Diploma (EduQual Level 5)

What are the benefits?

All of our usual benefits are still present:

  • improve your career prospects

  • 100% distance learning

  • no classes, no exams, no deadlines

  • submit assignments when you are ready

  • work at your own pace

  • request one to one tutor support when needed

  • Full UK accreditation

Tutor Support

Just like our all our qualifications; you will receive dedicated tutor support to any issues you may face during the course. You can access our dedicated engineering tutors by email, phone, or video call as needed.

Why study with us?

UK Accredited Level 4 and 5 university benchmarked qualifications

100% Online Study from Home Anywhere in the World

No Exams, No Deadlines, No Classes Assessment is by written assignment

Open Courses Anyone can enrol – we teach you everything you need to succeed

Find out more about our courses and qualifications

With our convenient online platform, you can study at your own pace, on your own schedule, and from anywhere in the world. Plus, our interactive learning tools and resources ensure that you’ll stay engaged and motivated throughout the course.

Find out more below.

About our Qualifications

UK Accredited Qualifications at levels 4 and 5. Benchmarked to the first and second years at a UK university.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find out answers to our most frequently asked questions

Fees and Payment Plans

Course fees including a range of affordable payment plans.

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