ASQ Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course

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  • Exam Prep: This is an intensive exam preparation course for ASQ Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt.
  • Understanding: We introduce participants to the ASQ Body of Knowledge for Yellow Belts.
  • For Teams: It is exclusively available for in-house bookings. Want to attend a public course?
  • Expert Trainers: Our lean six sigma trainers are skilled, experienced, qualified professionals.
  • Flexible: We work with you to plan training dates that suit your team and your schedule best.

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ASQ Yellow Belt Certification
  • ASQ Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt
  • Style: Exam Preparation
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • In-House: Tailored training for teams
  • Styles: Classroom or Virtual
  • Locations: Online or Onsite
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This 3-day ASQ Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt programme is ideal for any organisation seeking to introduce a culture of continuous improvement. The combination of practical learning and exam preparation gives your team a well-rounded introduction to best-practice approaches with Six Sigma.

What is covered on this course?

What is Covered during this Yellow Belt Course?

We follow the syllabus for the ASQ Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt (CSSYB) exam, which covers the core competencies Yellow Belts require in order to support quality process improvement projects. You can read a detailed outline in the “Course Content” tab below.

How does this ASQ Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training Work?

For Your Team

Our ASQ Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt course is only available for in-house training. This enables us to focus on making training as relevant as possible to the work your team do within your business.

Find out how this could work for your business by getting a quote from our expert consultants.

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What is the focus of this ASQ Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course?

This course is a blend of introducing your team to the ASQ Body of Knowledge for Yellow Belts and preparing the team to sit their CSSYB exam. On completion of this intensive exam preparation programme, participants will:

  • Be prepared to undertake the ASQ Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt (CSSYB) exam, which is based on the ASQ Body of Knowledge for Yellow Belts (Knowledge and Blooms Taxonomy levels are defined in the ASQ SSYB BOK).

  • Gain a firm knowledge of the ASQ Body of Knowledge for Yellow Belts.

  • Learn the tools and techniques to support quality improvement projects at yellow belt level.

What are the Benefits?

  • Organisational Benefits

    Introduce methods for lowering costs and waste, streamlining processes and efficiency, and increasing profit margin.
  • Team Benefits

    Each member of each team will be confident and able to support both green and black belts in process improvement projects.
  • Leadership Benefits

    Managers and Directors will have a clear understanding of Six Sigma and how it can be applied to the organisation.
  • Individual Benefits

    Gain practical, versatile process improvement skills that are sought-after by organisations in all sectors.
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Online or Classroom

We offer this ASQ Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt training in both classroom and online training formats. Classroom means we come to you at your premises or a venue nominated by you. Online here refers to live virtual training. These are real-time, trainer-led sessions that your team can connect to from wherever they are based. This is an excellent solution for remote working teams.

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You can contact us by Freephone on 1800 910 810, or click below to ask a quick question. We'll be happy to provide the best training solution for your team.

What is covered during this ASQ Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course?

You can read through our standard ASQ Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt content below. Although we must adhere to the exam preparation syllabus, we can customise the content to focus on situations and processes relevant to your business. Get a tailored quote to find out how this would work in your business.

Module 1 - Six Sigma Fundamentals


  • Six Sigma foundations and principles
  • Lean foundations and principles
  • Six Sigma roles and responsibilities
  • Team basics
  • types of teams
  • stages of development
  • decision-making tools: brainstorming, multivoting, nominal group technique (NGT)
  • communication methods
  • Quality tools and Six Sigma metrics
  • quality tools throughout the DMAIC process: pareto charts, cause and effect diagrams, flowcharts, run charts, check sheets, scatter diagram, histograms
  • Six Sigma metrics throughout the DMAIC process
  • defects per unit (DPU)
  • defects per million opportunities (DPMO)
  • rolled throughout yield
  • cycle time
  • cost of poor quality (COPQ)


Exam Questions and Answers

Module 2 - Define Phase


Project Identification


Voice of the Customer

  • Customer needs
  • Critical-to-quality (CTQ) characteristics


Project Management (PM) Basics

  • Project charter
  • Communication plan
  • Project planning
  • work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • Gantt charts
  • Project Management tools
  • activity network diagrams
  • affinity diagrams
  • matrix charts
  • relations charts
  • tree diagrams
  • Phase reviews
  • tollgate or phase reviews


Exam Questions and Answers

Module 3 - Measure Phase


Basic statistics

  • Central tendency
  • mean
  • median
  • mode
  • Measures of dispersion
  • standard deviation
  • range
  • variance


Data Collection

  • Data collection plans
  • Qualitative and quantative data
  • Data collection techniques
  • surveys
  • interviews
  • check sheets
  • checklists


Measurement System Analysis (MSA)

  • MSA terms
  • precision
  • accuracy
  • bias
  • linearity
  • stability
  • Gauge repeatability and reproducibility (GR&R)


Exam Questions and Answers

Module 4 - Analyze Phase


Process Analysis Tools

  • Lean tools
  • 5s
  • value analysis
  • Failure modes and effect analysis (FMEA)


Root cause analysis

  • 5 whys
  • Process mapping
  • Force-field analysis
  • Matrix charts


Data Analysis

  • Basic distribution types
  • normal and binomial distributions
  • shapes (skewed and bimodal)
  • Common and special cause variation


Correlation and Regression

  • Correlation
  • relationships between variables
  • Regression
  • how regression analysis is used to predict outcomes


Hypothesis Testing

  • Null and alternative
  • Type I and type II error
  • P-value and power


Exam Questions and Answers

Module 5 - Improve & Control Phase


Improvement Techniques

  • Kaizen and kaizen blitz
  • Plan-do-check-act (PDCA) cycle
  • Cost-benefit analysis


Control Tools and Documentation

  • Control plan
  • Control charts
  • X-R charts
  • Document control


Exam Questions and Answers

Public Courses for Lean Six Sigma Certification

Our ASQ Six Sigma Yellow Belt programme is only available for group or in-house bookings. We have several great alternatives for those who want to attend a public course for individuals.

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

    This 2-day Yellow Belt training is ideal for anyone who wants to begin learning about Lean and Six Sigma, while achieving a yellow belt certification.

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  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

    Our Green Belt Training is an great choice for those who want a confident understanding of Lean Six Sigma methods, and would like to achieve a green belt certification through training as an individual.

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  • ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB)

    This Black Belt programme is designed for those who are experienced with Lean Six Sigma practices. Our intensive programme prepares you to sit the prestigious ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt exam.

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