Your Guide to Lean Six Sigma Certification
If you’re thinking about Lean Six Sigma certification and wondering how to get started, this article is exactly what you’ve been waiting for.
We look at 4 excellent reasons to get certified, answer the most frequently asked questions about lean six sigma certification, and give you our 3-step solution for getting certified within a convenient timeframe.
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Lean Six Sigma Certification FAQs Answered
Here are the answers to the questions we hear most often about Lean Six Sigma certification and training.
Which Certification is Right for Me?
If you’re just starting, or have only a little experience with lean six sigma and process improvement, we recommend either our Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt or our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training.
They are excellent options for anyone who wants to get confident using Lean Six Sigma tools and gain certification.
If you’ve been working with lean six sigma for several years, our International Black Belt Programme is the next step for your career development.
How long does it take to get a Lean Six Sigma Certification?
The time frame for achieving lean six sigma certification varies depending on which certification you choose, and differs between providers.
You can read our 3 steps to Green Belt Certification below. Certification timeframe for our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt is usually about 3 months (with a couple of additional months before you receive the physical certificate).
Our Black Belt participants usually achieve their certification within a 6 - 7 month window.
How do I get a Lean Six Sigma Certification?
The most efficient and effective way to get certified is to attend training, followed by a self-directed study period, and complete assessment work and / or an exam.
You can learn about our Green Belt certification process below, or read the steps to Black Belt here.
How much does Lean Six Sigma Certification cost?
We have listed our green and black belt certification costs below. Both prices include everything you need to become fully certified:
- Includes 2 days classroom training, course materials and Professional Development certification
- Includes 5 days virtual training, course materials and certification costs
- Includes 14 days classroom training, course materials, SigmaXL software, ASQ exam simulator
How Do I Certify My Team?
We offer a full range of Lean Six Sigma certification and training options for teams. Our Yellow, Green, and Black belt programmes are available, as well as a tailored workshops that focus on specific Lean Six Sigma tools (such as FMEA and Process Mapping).
This is recommended for anyone who will work with the teams implementing lean six sigma, or who will contribute to rather than run the projects.
You can read more about our lean six sigma training for teams by visiting our in-company training webpage, or call us on Freephone 1800 910 810 to discuss your team’s needs.
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3 Steps to Lean Six Sigma Certification
If you’re at the start of your lean six sigma journey, a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training and certification will be the right choice. Here’s our streamlined, 3-step approach to getting you certified:
Step 1: Attend Training (Duration: 5 Days)
Our 5-day Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course covers everything you need to get started and get confident using lean six sigma tools. Courses are delivered by experienced lean six sigma trainers who will offer guidance and tips for your assessment work.
Step 2: Assessment Work (Duration: 8 Weeks)
This certification is awarded through assessment work rather than an exam. You will have 8 weeks from the last date of training to complete and submit your assessment work.
Step 3: Get Certified! (Duration: Between 1 and 3 Months)
You will receive notification of your assessment grade approximately 1 month from the date you submit your assessment work (this depends on the date you submit your assessment work). You will receive the physical certificate within 3 months of the date you submit your assessment work.
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