If you want to achieve an international Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification, this programme is a focused and time-efficient way to do so. Through completing this Black Belt training, you will dive deeper into Lean and Six Sigma methodologies. The skills you gain will enable you to lead process improvement teams towards achieving transformational improvements for your organisation.
We include everything you need to gain knowledge and capability as a 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-house (also called 'in-company" or 'on-site') training for teams is extremely effective. It is an excellent choice if you have a number of people who require Black Belt training. The ideal candidate for Black Belt training 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.
When 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 programme is focused on equipping participants with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to deliver these kinds of savings and improvements at an advanced, Black Belt level.
Through application to active projects over the 6-month span of the programme, you’ll cement your learning. We also focus on preparing you to sit and pass the ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt 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 "Eligibility" tab, or by downloading our PDF brochure. You are responsible for ensuring that you meet these criteria.
This Black Belt training 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 "Eligibility" tab, or by downloading our PDF brochure.
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.
You can book your place on our next Black Belt 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'll get back to you with the information you need.
For a full outline of our Black Belt course and how it is delivered, download our PDF Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Brochure.
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.
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:
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 2 black belt certifications you will achieve through this programme, and a brief introduction on how they are achieved. For full details, download 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
The following is a summary of the distribution of questions over the Black Belt BoK:
|Virtual||12th, 13th, 14th of October 2020||Module 1 - Start Date||Reserve|
|Virtual||9th, 10th, 11th of November 2020||Module 2|
|Virtual||7th, 8th, 9th of December 2020||Module 3|
|Virtual||13th, 14th, 1th of January 2021||Module 4|
|Virtual||8th & 9th of February 2021||Module 5|
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 "Eligibility" 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, click to Ask A Quick Question 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.
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 Black Belt programme, earning your Black Belt qualification in 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:
Our virtual training is available for 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 Lean Six Sigma Black Belt dates: