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At The Knowledge Academy, our classroom-based training courses allow delegates to study and learn in a friendly, engaging, and interactive environment. We ensure the very best level of teaching, with first-rate instructors, resources, and state-of-the-art facilities. We provide courses of varying durations and can arrange weekend and residential courses in order to suit your requirements.

Furthermore, our classroom courses are carried out in thousands of locations worldwide, making training easily accessible wherever you are. Our courses typically begin at 9.00 am and continue until 5.00 pm each day, with breaks and refreshments provided. , As our most popular form of training available, we pride ourselves in continuously delivering an outstanding learning experience for our delegates in the classroom.

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  • Direct support from our experienced trainers throughout the course
  • Training courses available in thousands of locations globally
  • Partake in engaging and valuable activities in the classroom to boost your learning potential
  • Receive an all-encompassing learning experience

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Our online-based training courses aim to provide you with a complete training experience. Due to their flexibility, these courses are greatly suited to busy working professionals, or any individual who would prefer the convenience of an online training course.

Our Computer-Based Training (CBT) courses remove the time and cost associated with travelling to course locations. You can complete your chosen course in any location, and work at your own pace, as the learning portal can be accessed 24/7. All of our online training courses have technical and administrative support and mobile access. Furthermore, each course has been carefully designed to incorporate informative, instructive, and engaging content. In this way, online learning can guarantee a valuable and enjoyable training solution.

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  • Our flexible online courses provide you with 24/7 access
  • Take your time with 90 days from first login to complete the course
  • Enjoy an engaging and interactive learning experience
  • Courses available through our easy-to-use learning portal

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Our In-house training option allows you to select any of our courses and receive training at a venue of your choice, by any method of your choice.

In-house courses deliver training to multiple employees at once, thus reducing travel expenses and providing you with the ultimate convenience and value for money. In addition, this option allows you to receive a training course that has been specifically tailored to meet your business needs, ensuring first-class quality, applicability, and value.

By choosing to bring bespoke training to the office, you can improve business performance, and make your organisation more streamlined, resourceful, and profitable. With over 25 years’ of experience, we are the market-leaders of In-house training.

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  • Reduce the costs of employees taking time away from the workplace to train
  • Streamline your business with this bespoke training solution
  • Maximise your training budget
  • Monitor your employees’ progress and ensure that they receive applicable qualifications

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Our Virtual training courses provide you with the option to learn using a specialised simulated virtual environment. In this environment, our expert training instructors will be able to convey information and provide you with the all the knowledge you require to earn your qualification with The Knowledge Academy. As the largest global training provider, this method of training allows us to extend our training scope to those who may not be able to attend a classroom course itself, but would like to receive direct training and support from an instructor.
Using this training delivery method, you would benefit from the convenience of remote access and the elimination of the time and cost associated with travelling to a training venue.

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  • Receive direct support from our experienced trainers
  • Acquire the benefits of a classroom course, without the need to travel
  • Train from the comfort of your own home using remote access
  • All virtual training courses come with technical and administrative support
Business Improvement

Six Sigma Black Belt

  • Includes Black Belt training course material, exercises, exam & certificate
  • Industry recognised 6 Sigma training, delivered by experienced instructors
  • High pass rates, having successfully trained over 10000 delegates worldwide

Available delivery methods for this course:




Live Virtual

Accredited:YesAccrediting body:Six Sigma (TKA) Enquire See Prices

Course Information

Six Sigma Black Belt Outline

The Six Sigma Black Belt course covers the following topics:


New ways of working

  • Meeting management

  • Responsibility charting

  • Improvement wheel

  • Emotional cycle of change

  • Motivation and communication

  • How to run a critical issues workshop


Advanced tools

  • Cycle time/Takt time

  • Work balancing

  • RRS

  • T and F tests

  • Value stream mapping

  • Gage R&R

  • Design of experiments

  • Advanced control charts


Operational Performance Management

  • Designing a performance management dashboard

  • Using performance management dashboard

  • Trend interpretation

  • Using visual management

  • Building a business case

  • Performance management reporting



  • The five leadership principles

  • Building a high performance team

  • Situational leadership

  • How to run quick win teams and rapid action teams

  • Managing resistance

  • Coaching and feedback
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Six Sigma Black Belt Overview

By achieving a Six Sigma Black Belt certification from The Knowledge Academy, candidates will gain the leadership skills to be able to manage and lead quality improvement projects. This course aims to optimise Six Sigma understanding so that Black Belts can effectively apply the Six Sigma methodologies to a business, via a management role. Six Sigma Black Belt covers Yellow, Green and Black Belt content in one combined ten-day course.


This highly in demand certification demonstrates to employers an excellent understanding of the Six Sigma methodologies and how to effectively apply them to business improvement projects. Six Sigma Black Belts are well-known for having an astute business improvement acumen and the capability to take charge of dynamic project teams, assigning roles and responsibilities efficiently. Black Belts also possess a comprehensive knowledge of the Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control (DMAIC) model in accordance with Six Sigma principles.


These qualities, which are developed through attending a Six Sigma Black Belt course with The Knowledge Academy, are greatly sought-after by prospective employers. Therefore, this qualification could significantly improve career prospects and opportunities.


It is important to note that it is required for delegates to pass the Six Sigma Yellow, Green and Black Belt exam to attain this qualification. Also, it is required that delegates bring along a laptop that has up to date Minitab statistical computer software. The trial version of Minitab lasts for a period of 30 days, so it is possible to time the download so that it remains active for the duration of this course. Details of how to install Minitab are included in your pre-course reading document. 

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Who is this course suited to?

This course is recommended to individuals who have little to no knowledge of Six Sigma and want to gain a high level of understanding in order to earn a Black Belt role within an organisation. Therefore, these individuals should be prepared and committed to leading and managing Six Sigma Green Belts and Six Sigma Yellow Belts in business improvement projects. Professionals who may be interested in this Six Sigma course include:

  • Process Development Engineers

  • Operating System Specialists

  • Business Process Analysts

  • Data Scientists

  • Project Engineers



There are no pre-requisites for this course.

This course contains pre-course work involving exercises and reading.

Exam Pass Guarantee

Here at The Knowledge Academy, we provide delegates with an Exam Pass Guarantee which ensures that you will pass your exam after attending our training course.


Six Sigma Black Belt Examination

This course includes three exams: Six Sigma Yellow Belt, Green Belt and Black Belt. 


The Six Sigma Yellow Belt exam follows this format:

  • 60 questions

  • Multiple Choice

  • 40/60 required to pass



The Six Sigma Green Belt exam follows this format:

  • Open book

  • 30 questions

  • Multiple choice

  • 2 hours


The Six Sigma Black Belt exam follows this format:

  • 100 questions

  • Multiple choice

  • 70% pass mark


The following is included in this Black Belt course:

  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt exam

  • Six Sigma Green Belt exam

  • Six Sigma Black Belt exam

  • The Knowledge Academy Six Sigma Black Belt Manual

  • Certificate

  • Experienced Instructor

  • Refreshments

Six Sigma Black Belt FAQs

Six Sigma is a globally recognised, data-driven methodology which aims to eliminate defects through successive business process improvement. To find out more, visit our Six Sigma training topic page.
After obtaining the Green Belt certification, you can choose to use this certification for the attainment of a role within a business as a Six Sigma Green Belt, leading Quality Improvement Project teams. Alternatively, you can decide to continue on your training journey and enrol on the more advanced Six Sigma Black Belt Upgrade training course with The Knowledge Academy. The latter option will enable you to enhance your Six Sigma knowledge and job prospects even further.
Here at The Knowledge Academy, we offer Six Sigma Green Belt training courses in locations all over the UK, as well as abroad. We make it easy to find a training venue near you!
All of our Six Sigma trainers have a wealth of knowledge and experience in using the Six Sigma methodology. In addition, our trainers are engaging, providing delegates with interesting, informative, and interactive sessions to enhance your learning experience.

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Some of our clients

"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

Joshua Davies, Thames Water

"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

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