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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

Online Training

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

Onsite Training

Our Onsite 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.

IOnsite 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 Onsite 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

Virtual Training

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

Lean Training

Lean is a concept that aims to give customers the best possible product with the least amount of waste. By following this concept, companies can provide value for its customers, whilst using fewer of the organisations resources. Therefore, increasing both customer satisfaction and the organisations profitability.

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In the manufacturing and service industries, customer satisfaction is pivotal for the success of a company. One method of increasing customer satisfaction is by ensuring that quality is of the highest standard. Therefore, Lean is a crucial tool for businesses as it allows them to achieve a higher level of control over quality and the amount of waste the organisation produces. This is accomplished by, for example, using Value Stream Mapping. This tool enables delegates to understand, assess, and improve the production of an item or the facilitation of a service. Therefore, individuals can establish a new method of production that creates a higher quality outcome, that will in turn result in a greater customer satisfaction. Lean incorporates structure that aim to reduce waste, in order to increase the profitability of the company.


The Knowledge Academy’s Lean training courses are interactive, with group discussion and the examination of case studies, providing candidates with a comprehensive method of learning. The content of the course is also interesting and completely relevant to the course topic. This ensures that delegates learn all of the knowledge and skills they need to become a competent user of Lean within their organisation. 

There are no prerequisites for enrolling on our Introduction to Lean certification. Yet, to undertake our Value Stream Mapping course, delegates must have a basic awareness of Lean tools and techniques. In addition, to undertake the Lean Practitioner course, candidates must have an excellent knowledge of Lean and it is recommended that the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification be completed prior to beginning this course.
We will provide you with: The Knowledge Academy Courseware Book, an experienced instructor, refreshments.
Our Introduction to Lean and Value Stream Mapping courses do not include exams. However, the Lean Practitioner does have an exam at the end of the last day of the course.
Yes, The Knowledge Academy provides support for all of its delegates, either via phone or email, both during the course and after completion.

Lean Foundation and Practitioner

By attending this two-day training course, delegates will obtain the vital tools for transforming their business. Intensive training will explore a range of subjects to ensure that delegates are supplied with an in-depth understanding of Lean principles and their advantages to business. Topics include 5S Training, Visual Proofing, and Lean Process Mapping, to name a few. With this knowledge, delegates can utilise Lean tools and practically apply them instantly to their business after course completion. This course will allow candidates to be able to eliminate waste, improve workflow, reduce defects, and review processes. Lean is one of the most popular management strategies utilised globally and can be effectively applied to a large number of industries. Thus, this certification will prove highly useful to any delegate, working within any sector. 

Lean Foundation

This course, taught by our experienced instructors, will supply our delegates with everything they need to know about Lean fundamentals. As such, this course succeeds in increasing the delegate’s understanding of how to improve business processes through the use of Lean principles. Lean is a popular management tool used by businesses globally. It can prove extremely useful for achieving quality control, eliminating waste, and improving customer satisfaction. Modules delivered on this course include: Introduction to Lean, 5S Training, and Visual Management.

Introduction to Lean

This Introduction to Lean training course consists of a trainer-led 1-day certification with the aim of providing delegates with a strong introduction to methodology and principles of Lean and the benefits of using Lean for your organisation. In addition, by the end of the course candidates will have the understanding of why it is necessary to use Lean as a method of reducing waste and increasing customer satisfaction. There are no prerequisites for enrolling on this Introduction to Lean training course. The trainer-led nature of the course enables candidates to learn in a comprehensive manner with discussion and examples used to aid the delegates learning.

Value Stream Mapping

This Value Stream Mapping 2-day training course aims to educate candidates on creating value for customers and reducing waste. Value Stream Mapping is a technique that illustrates how to understand, analyse, and improve production. Therefore, this Value Stream Mapping training course will allow delegates to develop the skills to effectively use this technique with the outcome of increased quality of products. This, in turn, will increase customer satisfaction and reduce the number of resources wasted on inefficient manufacturing. In order to undertake this Value Stream Mapping courses, candidates should have a basic knowledge of Lean tools and techniques.  

Lean Practitioner

The Lean Practitioner course is a one-day course which covers Mistake Proofing, Lean Process Mapping, Lean 8 Wastes Training, and Lean Problem Solving. By covering such a range of topics, training will ensure that delegates are supplied with a well-rounded understanding of Lean principles. Candidates will, therefore, understand how to identify problems, review processes, find and eliminate waste, and enhance workflow. With the latest understanding of the Lean methodology, delegates can practically apply these tools to their businesses immediately after earning this certification.

The benefits of Lean Training courses for individuals include the following:

  • Obtain a qualification that is used by many organisations as a management strategy

  • Gain a competitive advantage over other candidates with a recognised certification and stand out to employers

  • Depict a commitment to your current organisation by actively attempting to improve processes and procedures

  • Reduce waste

  • Increase your career prospects and earning potential  

The benefits of Lean Training courses for businesses include the following:

  • Increased efficiency of manufacturing process

  • Less management time spent ‘firefighting’ as outcomes are anticipated

  • Creates a stronger foundation for the setting of team member, team and overall goals for the organisation

  • Increase in profitability with a reduction in the amount of waste

  • Produce quality products that provide a greater customer satisfaction

  • Gain a competitive edge over the efficient production of rival companies

  • Potential for business growth and development 

Reasons to choose
Lean Training

  • Industry recognised certification

  • Among the most popular management strategies used worldwide

  • Can be applied to a large variety of industries

  • Represent commitment to your organisation by actively trying to improve processes

  • Reduce waste within the organisation

  • Increase customer satisfaction

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