Lean Six Sigma Certification - Everything You Need to Know

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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4 Reasons to Get Lean Six Sigma Certified

"Why Should I Get Lean Six Sigma Certified?"

  • Lean Six Sigma Delivers Sustainable Savings & Improvements


    Lean Six Sigma is all about reducing waste and variation in processes. When correctly implemented, it can deliver significant savings and improvements in any working environment.

    What’s more, the practicality of lean six sigma ensures that these benefits are sustainable.
  • Lean Six Sigma Makes Everyone’s Working Life Easier


    Through evaluating and restructuring the processes within your business, you can cut out waste and unnecessary steps in a process.

    Things just run much more smoothly with correctly implemented lean six sigma measures. Everyone’s working day is easier and less stressful.
  • Lean Six Sigma Certification Opens Doors For Your Career


    Given the transformational effect that lean six sigma can have on the productivity and profitability of an organisation, certified lean six sigma practitioners are in demand in every sector.

    By choosing to train and certify in lean six sigma, you will greatly expand your career potential.
  • Lean Six Sigma is Rewarding


    In addition to an enhanced salary potential, lean six sigma practitioners gain great satisfaction from their work.

    Working with this process improvement methodology is a truly rewarding career path for anyone who likes to solve puzzles, take on fresh challenges, and run projects.
5 Lean Six Sigma Certification Questions Answered

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 our Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Course. It’s an excellent option for anyone who wants to get confident using lean six sigma tools and gain a respected 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.

Which Lean Six Sigma Certification is Right for Me?
How Long Does it Take to Get a Lean Six Sigma Certification?

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-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 Do I Get Lean Six Sigma Certified?
How Much Does Lean Six Sigma Certification Cost?

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:

  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt - €1, 295
    Includes 5 days classroom training, course materials and certification costs

  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt - €7, 495
    Includes 15 days classroom training, course materials, SigmaXL software, exam and certification costs

How Do I Certify My Team?

We offer a full range of Lean Six Sigma certification and training options for teams. Both of our Green and Black belt programmes are available, as well as a certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt programme.

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.

How Do I Train My Team?

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3 Steps to Lean Six Sigma Certification

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: 1 and 3 Months)


You will receive notification of your assessment grade approximately 1 month from the date you submit your assessment work, and receive the physical certificate 3 months from submitting your assessment work.

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