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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

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Duration: 1 Days*

Pre-course Reading: 2-5 Hours

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  • Industry Recognised Lean 6 Sigma Yellow Belt Training
  • Successfully trained over 10,000 Delegates Globally
  • Includes course material, exercises, exams, and certificates

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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Overview

The Yellow Belt certification is the first belt in the Lean Six Sigma series, thus provides a general introduction to the principles of Lean Six Sigma. This Yellow Belt training course teaches delegates how to work as part of a Lean Six Sigma team, and exist as support for the more advanced Green and Black Belts.


Although such Lean Six Sigma Green Belts and Lean Six Sigma Black Belts tend to lead Lean Six Sigma projects, team members are the ones who will conduct the research, analysis, and solution development. Therefore, the role Yellow Belts play is of profound importance.


This training course will clarify team member’s awareness of their responsibilities, and the roles of their team members. This will in turn achieve enhanced efficiency of team members, which will produce a boost in performance quality and overall project accomplishments.


Lean Six Sigma is all about improving business processes, thus with the Yellow Belt, delegates will learn the basics of Lean Six Sigma methodologies and how these can be applied in the workplace for the purpose of quality improvement. As the Yellow Belt is the first of the Lean Six Sigma certifications, completion of this qualification ensures access to the higher level belts. Hence, this Yellow Belt course provides a good introduction to the functions and methodology of Lean Six Sigma. 

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Outline

This Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training course covers the following areas:

  • Introduction to Lean Six Sigma

  • Lean, Six Sigma, and Lean Six Sigma

  • The Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC) cycle

  • The Lean Triad (5s, Poka Yoke, SMED)

  • Voice of the customer

  • Understanding Value Stream Maps

  • Heijunka

  • Introduction to variation and SPC

  • Identifying the root cause

  • Solving problems

  • Kaizen events

  • Lean teams

Who should attend?

This Yellow Belt training course is suitable for anyone interested in business performance development.



There are no prerequisites for this Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt course, hence anyone can attend. There will be a small amount of work to complete prior to the course. We will provide you with a course preparation guide and some pre-course reading to familiarise yourself with the Lean Six Sigma basics.

Our Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt instructors have over 20 years experience in the field. They are experts in the implementation of Lean Six Sigma methodologies, applications of best practice in work optimisation, and supply chain management.
When you have acquired your Yellow Belt certification, you are able to work effectively as part of a Lean Six Sigma team within a wide variety of industries. If you wish to advance further with Lean Six Sigma, you can complete the more advanced Green and Black Belt qualifications, which concentrate more on leading Lead Six Sigma teams. In terms of careers, Yellow Belts can pursue careers including (all dependent on the company/organisation); Customer Service Officers, Process Improvement Personnel and Business Process Analysts.
This training course runs in a variety of locations throughout the UK and overseas, hence there is a venue near you.
No, your Yellow Belt qualification does not expire, hence you will not need to re-register after a number of years.

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Examination

All delegates are required to take a Lean Six Sigma examination in order to complete the training course. If delegates are successful, they will acquire and possess the Yellow Belt certification. All delegates will receive the training and support they need to pass the examination first time.


The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt exam is formatted like so:

  • 40 questions

  • Multiple choice

  • 1 hour long

  • Open book


Our Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt course comes with the following:

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Exam

  • The Knowledge Academy Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Manual

  • Experienced Instructor

  • Certificate

  • Refreshments

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