This programme is ideal for anyone who wants to dive deeper into Lean and Six Sigma methodologies and achieve a respected Six Sigma Black Belt certification. The skills you gain will enable you to lead process improvement teams towards achieving transformational improvements.
We include everything you need to gain knowledge and capability as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt practitioner, and set yourself up for ASQ exam success.
Booking a place on our programme provides you with 14 days of training (classroom or virtual), course materials, Sigma XL software, and 365 days of unlimited access to an online ASQ exam simulator.
In-company training for teams is an extremely effective solution if you have a number of candidates for Black Belt certification.
The ideal candidate is someone who has a lot of experience leading and working on process improvement projects.
We provide the training in instalments, working in harmony with your team’s busy schedules and allowing time for study and application between modules.
Applied effectively, Lean Six Sigma can be a powerful methodology for bringing about significant financial improvements, raising standards of quality, and reducing – or even eliminating - waste across any business.
Our Six Sigma Black Belt course is focused on equipping you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to deliver these kinds of savings and improvements at an advanced level.
You will cement your learning through application to active projects over the 5-month span of the programme.
We also focus on preparing you to sit and pass the ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) exam.
This course is fully aligned with the ASQ Black Belt Body of Knowledge (BB Bok). The aims of our programme are:
To equip you with the knowledge and skills to understand and be able to apply the ASQ Black Belt Body of Knowledge (BB BoK) to a Black Belt project.
In order to achieve this, you are required to complete a Black Belt project using the body of knowledge. You will be provided with a detailed assessment brief outlining the requirements and associated improvements and financial savings.
On successful completion of the project, you will be awarded a Professional Development Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (based on the ASQ BB BoK).
To prepare you for the ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) exam.
ASQ lay down eligibility criteria in order to be approved by them to sit their exam. You can read more about the eligibility criteria in the "Entry Requirements" tab, or by downloading our PDF brochure.
This programme is designed to train Six Sigma Black Belt practitioners of an exceptional calibre. Through completing this programme and achieving certification, you’ll be joining a group of standout, certified Black Belts.
Through completing the project work central to this course, you’ll gain solid proof of your ability to execute successful Black Belt initiatives.
This programme leads to the internationally respected ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB).
With members in over 130 countries, ASQ (American Society for Quality) is known globally as a leader in upholding impeccable Six Sigma standards of excellence and quality.
The ASQ Mark of Quality is internationally recognised as proof of competence for Lean Six Sigma practitioners.
We include all elements you’ll need to acquire Black Belt knowledge and confidence, and to prepare to achieve your certification successfully.
This incorporates 14 days of training, all course materials, SigmaXL software, and a 365-day access to the ASQ exam simulator.
Your ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt exam is the only additional cost. You can read more about the exam in the "Exam & Certification" tab).
We can offer flexible payment terms for potential Black Belt candidates, to help support your path to becoming a trained, certified Six Sigma Black Belt.
The skills and knowledge you’ll gain during this training can be applied effectively to any industry.
On average, Black Belts command a higher salary than other belt levels and non-certified process improvement practitioners.
This programme is designed to provide you with practical, best-practice approaches to Black Belt projects.
Our Black Belt trainers have extensive practical experience leading and managing process improvement initiatives across a range of businesses based on the lean six sigma methodology.
This course is designed for participants from diverse organisational areas within business.
As Lean Six Sigma is a process improvement methodology utilised in every sector, our participants come from a broad spectrum of backgrounds. Black Belts are in demand in every industry including finance, healthcare, hospitality, logistics, pharmaceuticals, IT, and of course, manufacturing.
The ideal candidate for this programme is someone who has a thorough knowledge and understanding of the processes in their business.
They should be in influential positions where they can effect positive change. This could include organisational leaders, managers and supervisors, and project managers.
You can read more about the eligibility requirements for this Black Belt programme in the "Entry Requirements" tab, or by downloading our PDF brochure.
You can book your place on our next course dates by using the button below, or by calling our team at Freephone 1800 910 810.
If you have any questions we can help with, submit your query using the Ask A Question button and we will get back to you with the information you need.
For a full outline of our course content and details on the delivery style, download our PDF Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Brochure.
The ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) is aimed at experienced process improvement practitioners who want to progress their skills and expertise.
As a programme and certification designed for seasoned practitioners, there are a number of eligibility requirements and an application process that must be adhered to.
We can approve your eligibility status for this programme and advise on your eligibility status for the ASQ exam. You are responsible for ensuring that you meet the criteria for your exam.
When you get in touch, we will walk you through the eligibility criteria in detail. Here is a brief overview of the ideal candidate for this training and certification:
The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt professional drives and supports cross functional and multi-disciplined teams to effectively manage business process excellence across the organisation.
The skills of the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt include advanced knowledge in Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques coupled with enhanced interpersonal skills and people management skills to coach and mentor multiple teams.
If you are unsure if you meet the eligibility criteria, the best way to clarify is by consulting with our Director of Training.
Get in touch, either by calling Freephone 1800 910 810, or clicking below to ask a question or request a call back.
Here is an overview of the two certifications you will achieve through this programme and a brief introduction on how they are achieved.
For full details, we recommend downloading our PDF Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Brochure.
You will apply the ASQ Body of Knowledge to a black belt project which will be submitted to Professional Development for assessment and certification, in line with a detailed assessment brief.
Following completion of the course, you will have up to 2 months to complete your project for assessment
When ready, you will need to schedule your exam directly with the ASQ. Your exam fees are paid directly to the ASQ at this time.
There are two options available for sitting your exam:
The following is a summary of the distribution of questions over the Black Belt BoK:
Yes, previous experience in a Lean or Six Sigma environment is needed for this course. This is because Black Belt is an advanced level of Lean Six Sigma implementation.
You can read about the eligibility requirements for this programme in the "Entry Requirements" tab on this page, or by downloading our PDF brochure.
If you are a beginner or have very little experience in the area of Lean Six Sigma we have other options that will work well for you. Why not Ask Us A Quick Question about the best option for your training?
Don't worry, we can provide helpful guidance on this.
You can call us on Freephone 1800 910 810 to discuss your level of experience. Alternatively, Ask A Quick Question online and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
If you have experience leading Lean Six Sigma initiatives and are ready to progress your skills, Six Sigma Black Belt training is the natural next step.
A good Six Sigma Black Belt course will support you in developing your existing skills and equip you with the new tools you need to take your abilities to the next level.
You can read more about what makes this an exceptional programme in our article A Black Belt Like No Other.
This programme is 14 days in total, delivered in 3 or 2-day modules over a period of 5 months.
A combination of theoretical and active learning is provided to give you well-rounded training in Black Belt skills, along with exam preparation.
The practical aspects of your learning will include interactive activities, Sigma XL software exercises, and application of tools to project work. We also provide sample exam questions for each module of training.
Our trainers are experienced Lean Six Sigma Black Belts who have led cost saving improvement projects across a range of business areas.
Our Black Belt training leads to 2 Black Belt certifications.
When you successfully complete training and project work, you will receive a Professional Development Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate.
Through further study and passing your ASQ exam, you will become an ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB).
ASQ, or the American Society for Quality are a globally-recognised certifying body for awarding certification in Six Sigma. They also promote high standards of excellence in all credential holders.
By following the steps in our programme, earning your qualification within 7 months is an achievable goal.
Sometimes this timeline may vary, depending on your availability for study following training.
We include everything you need to achieve your Lean Six Sigma Black Belt:
The only additional cost is your ASQ exam. Exam fees are paid directly to ASQ when you schedule your exam. See the ASQ black belt exam registration page for current prices (https://asq.org/cert/six-sigma-black-belt).
Our virtual training is available for online access from wherever you are located.
All you need is a steady internet connection and a device (computer, table, phone) with a web-camera.
There are 2 fast ways to secure your place on our next course dates: