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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training

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This Green Belt training is designed for anyone who wants to achieve a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification. You’ll gain an understanding of Lean and Six Sigma tools, and learn how to apply them to reduce waste and implement sustainable savings.

The primary focus of this Green Belt course is Lean, with an introduction to Six Sigma tools and the DMAIC Cycle. There are no entry requirements for this training and certification. Your assessment and certification costs are included in 1 inclusive course fee.

Live Virtual Classroom Training

  • What: Virtual classroom training delivered by experienced Lean Six Sigma trainers.
  • When: Click our Next Green Belt Dates to select your preferred training date.
  • How: Connect from wherever you are with any internet-enabled device that has a web camera.

Next Green Belt Dates

22nd of April 2020 Virtual Classroom Reserve
15th of June 2020 Dublin Reserve
27th of July 2020 Dublin Reserve
14th of September 2020 Dublin Reserve
  • What Are The Benefits?
  • Objectives
  • Course Content
  • Who Attends?

What are the Benefits of this Green Belt Training?

  • 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.
  • Green Belt 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.

What are the Training Objectives?

3 Reasons to 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

Course Content

The objectives of this course are to equip participants with:

  • Process Improvement Capability

    A range of tools and skills to be able to improve business processes in any business environment.
  • Problem Solving Skills

    Confidence to solve process problems using Lean Six Sigma tools and the DMAIC framework.
  • Practical Know-How

    Practical know-how to complete a Green Belt Project to return improvements and savings.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

    Knowledge, skills and competencies to complete assessment work for certification.
  • Versatile, Marketable Skills

    Our courses give you relevant, marketable lean six sigma skills that you can transfer to any role.

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.

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3 Reasons to Get A Green Belt Certification

Greater Job Satisfaction

Greater Job Satisfaction

Through utilising the process improvement techniques of lean and six sigma, you’ll achieve more from your role, gaining a higher level of job satisfaction.
Better Prospects

Better Prospects

These days, people need high quality products and services fast. Lean Six Sigma practitioners can achieve this goal, putting them in demand across the globe.
A New Way of Thinking

A New Way of Thinking

Lean Six Sigma is a fresh perspective on how we do things and how we can improve things. It will transform how you approach your work.

How long does it take to become a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt?

Using our 3-step approach, you can achieve a lean six sigma green belt in a short, focused time frame. Here are the steps to getting certified:

  • Step 1: Attend Training (5 Days) This Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course takes place over 5 days.
  • Step 2: Assessment Work (Up to 8 Weeks) Following training, you will have up to 8 weeks to complete the accompanying assessment work for grading.
  • Step 3: Get Certified (Between 1 – 3 Months) Depending on when you submit your assessment work, you can receive a notification of your grade within 1 month. You will receive your physical certification within 3 months.

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What does a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt do?

If you’re thinking about attending Green Belt training, our short article “What is a Six Sigma Green Belt?” is a must-read. This article acts a short guide to the role and responsibilities of a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.

This short article also delves into the top 10 benefits of getting trained and certified.

Read the article now…

Frequently Asked Questions

No previous experience is necessary. All you need to bring is an interest in learning Lean Six Sigma methodologies.

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. We have participants from across a range of industry and business sectors on each course date.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

Here is the timeline for gaining a Green Belt certification with our approach:

Training (5 Days): Attend our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course.

Assessment Work (8 Weeks): You have 8 weeks from the last day of training to complete and submit your assessment work.

Grading & Certification (1 - 3 Months): Once you have submitted your work, it must go through the correct grading and verification channels. You will receive a notification of your results approximately 1 month from your submission date. Your official certificate will be sent to you within 3 months.

Our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt is designed to equip you with the skill and knowledge you need to be able to contribute to and run Lean Six Sigma projects effectively.

We cover each step in the DMAIC Cycle used to implement process improvement, giving you a working understanding of how you can utilise Lean Six Sigma with success.

Our course costs €1, 295. This price includes everything you need to get trained and certified.

The price for our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Course includes everything you need to gain versatile skills and become certified.

  1. 5 days of classroom training
  2. Course materials
  3. Assessment and certification costs

You can instantly book a provisional place on an upcoming Lean Six Sigma Green Belt date by using the Reserve My Place button on this page. Selecting any date in the “Next Green Belt Dates” section also enables you to reserve a place.

You can reach our training consultants on Freephone 1800 910 810 to discuss your place on any upcoming dates.

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