Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training

This Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course is designed for anyone who wants to learn about, and become confident in using Lean and Six Sigma tools to reduce waste and implement process improvements within any organisation.

The primary focus of this Green Belt course is Lean, with an introduction to Six Sigma tools and the DMAIC Cycle. This course is suited to all experience levels. All you need is an interest in learning these methodologies.

Next Green Belt Dates

12th of August 2019 Dublin Reserve
9th of September 2019 Dublin Reserve
7th of October 2019 Dublin Reserve
4th of November 2019 Dublin Reserve

Why Choose This Course?

  • Gain an understanding of Lean Six Sigma methodologies, and confidence to implement
  • Enhance your career with a respected Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification
  • Benefit from the guidance and feedback of experienced Lean Six Sigma trainer
  • What Are The Benefits?
  • Course Content
  • Who Attends?
  • FAQ

Green Belt Course Benefits

  • Confidence with Lean Six Sigma Tools

    Our course will give you the knowledge and confidence to run Green Belt Projects within any role.
  • Practical Lean Six Sigma Skills

    The delivery style of this course is very interactive. We include plenty of active learning, such as group activities, discussion and applying skills to your own projects.
  • Lean Certification

    Successfully completing this course and its assessment work leads to a Professional Development Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certificate. You will also gain a QQI Level 5 certificate in Lean Manufacturing Tools.
    Although the course name is "manufacturing tools", the course content is suited to every industry. We have participants from every sector attending this course, including hospitality, retail, pharmaceuticals, IT and telecoms to name a few.
  • Sustainable Top & Bottom Line Savings

    One of the objectives of this course is to give you the tools to implement improvements that are sustainable within your organisation.
  • Benefits and Savings

    One of our recent classes of Lean Six Sigma Green Belts each delivered average savings of €100k+ per project. You can download Lean Six Sigma benefits and saving guide by clicking this link and find out how you can implement it into your project and start saving.

Course Content

What is covered on this Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Course?

    • Module 1: Introduction

      Introduction to our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Programme
      The certification process
      Introduction to Lean and Six Sigma Concepts
      Key requirements to successfully launch a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Project


    • Module 2: Define

      Set up framework to identify process problems

      The Project Charter
      Stakeholder Management
      The Voice of the Customer
      Team Dynamics and Managing Change
      SIPOC Maps


    • Module 3: Measure

      Develop a factual picture of the current state and identify weaknesses

      Develop Current State Value Stream Map
      Identify Current Time & Quality Metrics
      Identify Waste (8 Lean Waste Streams)
      Identify Obstacles to Flow
      Develop a Data Collection Plan
      Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)


    • Module 4: Analyse

      Understand the drivers of poor process performance and select focus areas for improvement

      Graphical analysis of data to illustrate current state: Control Charts, Pareto Analysis
      Team Creativity Techniques to generate causes
      Root Cause Analysis, 5 Whys
      Decision Making: Prioritise possible sources and solutions, Pick Charts


  • Module 5: Improve

    Develop and implement optimum sustainable solutions

    Kaizen Events
    Error Proofing
    Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM)
    Action Planning
    Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED)
    Construct Future State Value Stream Process Map
  • Module 6: Control

    Verify effective implementation of solutions and ongoing controls are established

    Visual Management
    Standardised Work
    Control techniques for ongoing process control
    Communicate recommendations for further improvement to stakeholders
    Documenting Process Improvement Metrics - Time, Quality, Financial
    Identify and Communicate Future Opportunities for Improvement
    PDCA Cycle - Review and Action on a continuous basis

Who Attends this Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Course?

There are participants from a wide variety of businesses and sectors attending each Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course we schedule.

As the skills you gain during this course are transferrable throughout all sectors, this course is suited to participants within any industry.

Who Benefits?

  • Anyone with experience in a service or manufacturing industry.
  • Those working in a continuous improvement environment.
  • Anyone wishing to learn how to improve business processes that are both cost-saving and sustainable.

Full Course Brochure

You can download the course brochure or ask a question by clicking the buttons below. To speak with one of our training consultants, please call us on Freephone 1800 910 810.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I need experience to attend this course?

    This course is suited to participants at all experience levels, including absolute beginners and those who are thinking of making a career change to management.
  • Do I need experience to attend this course?

    No previous experience is necessary. All you need to bring is an interest in learning these methodologies.
  • What certification will I receive?

    You will receive 2 certifications upon completing this course and its assessments. The first is a Professional Development Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate. The second is a QQI Level 5 certificate in Lean Manufacturing Tools.
    Manufacturing Tools is the official name of the course, but this course is by no means only suited to the manufacturing industry. The QQI code for this course is 5N5407 and it is a minor award worth 15 credits towards a major award on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).
  • How do I achieve my certification?

    To achieve this certification, you must attend our 5 day Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course and successfully complete the assessment work that follows the course. During the course, your trainer will give you full details for your assessment submission.
  • Is Lean Six Sigma only used in manufacturing industries?

    No, although Lean originated in the manufacturing sector, the practical and versatile nature of these tools have led them to become widely used throughout many different sectors. Lean Six Sigma can be effective in organisations of any size and industry.
  • How is this course delivered?

    Our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course is an interactive, learner-focused workshop. Theoretical learning is combined with practical application including project work, group activities and discussions.
  • Who delivers this course?

    Our trainers are experienced Lean Six Sigma professionals who have led business excellence projects and delivered breakthrough process improvements and cost savings across a range of business areas.

Do you have any other questions?

You can ask us any question about this course by clicking on the button below, or phoning us on Freephone 1800 910 810.

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