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Certified Lean Foundation and Practitioner Course Outline

During this intensive two-day course, delegates will explore a range of topics that fall under the following categories:

  • Introduction to Lean
  • 5S Training
  • Visual Management
  • Mistake Proofing
  • Lean Process Mapping
  • Lean 8 Wastes Training
  • Lean Problem Solving

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Who Should Attend this Lean Training Course?

As Lean is applicable to all industries, this course is ideal for delegates originating from any business background.

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites - this course is open to individuals looking to develop their knowledge of the Lean methodology.

Certified Lean Foundation and Practitioner Course Overview

The Lean Foundation and Practitioner training course are delivered over a period of two days, during which time our highly experienced and engaging trainers will provide delegates with all they need to know about Lean. The Lean technique is a pivotal tool for improving customer satisfaction by achieving quality control and removing waste. It 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.

By attending this training course with The Knowledge Academy, the delegate will obtain the vital tools for transforming their business. With an up-to-date understanding of the Lean methodology, they can begin to practically apply these tools to their businesses immediately after earning this impressive certification. The delegate will gain a comprehensive understanding of reviewing processes and identifying problems, finding and eliminating waste, and improving workflow and reducing defects. 

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Certified Lean Foundation and Practitioner Exam Information

The Lean Foundation Exam is conducted at the conclusion of the first training day and consists of:

  • 40 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60% Pass Mark
  • 50 Minutes 
  • Closed book

The Lean Practitioner Exam is conducted at the conclusion of the second day and consists of:

  • 60 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 65% Pass Mark
  • 80 Minutes 

What’s Included in this Lean Training Course?

  • The Lean Foundation and Practitioner Examinations
  • The Knowledge Academy’s Lean Foundation and Practitioner Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Completion Certificate
  • Refreshments

Why choose us

Our Birmingham venue

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Free Wi-Fi

To make sure you’re always connected we offer completely free and easy to access wi-fi.

Air conditioned

To keep you comfortable during your course we offer a fully air conditioned environment.

Full IT support

IT support is on hand to sort out any unforseen issues that may arise.

Video equipment

This location has full video conferencing equipment.

Birmingham is a large city in the West Midlands of England. It is the second largest and second most populous city in the UK behind London. It has an estimated population of nearly 1.2 million people. It is the ninth largest metropolitan area in Europe. The city is a major international commercial centre and an important transport, retail, events and conference hub for England. Education in the UK is a devolved matter, meaning each of the countries that constitute Great Britain each have separate systems operating under separate governments.  For example: the UK government is responsible for England, whilst the Scottish government, Welsh government and the Northern Ireland Executive are in charge of their own country.

Popular searched areas in and around Birmingham include:-

  • Aston
  • Birmingham International Airport
  • Bournville
  • Castle Bromwich
  • Coleshill
  • Edgbaston
  • Erdington
  • Handsworth
  • Harborne
  • Hockley
  • Hollywood
  • Kings Norton
  • Maypole
  • Moseley
  • Northfield
  • Selly Oak
  • Sheldon
  • Vauxhall
  • Yardley

Birmingham City Council is England's largest local education authority. It is responsible for around 450 schools including nurseries, primary schools, secondary schools and special schools. Most schools are 11-16/18 comprehensive schools while students have the choice of college or sixth form after they have sat their GCSE’s. Bishop Vesey's Grammar School, founded in 1527, is the one of the oldest and perhaps the most prestigious school in the city. Birmingham is a densely populated city for universities with five in the city. These universities are: Aston University, University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, University College Birmingham and Newman University. There also campuses for the university of law, the BPP University and the Open University West Midlands. There are an estimated 79,000 full time students in the Birmingham area. This is more than any city outside of London in the UK. The University of Birmingham is a highly respected university and is ranked inside the top 100 universities in the world and is a top 15 university in the UK. The motto of this university is “persuasive, persistent and bold.” They claim to encourage and empower to turn their ideas into a reality in order to make things happen. The university has a tradition of innovative research and is always striving to push the boundaries. The Knowledge Academy, we offer over 50,000 classroom based training courses in the UK, including popular locations such as Birmingham.

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Address

The Knowledge Academy – 3rd Floor

Eleven Brindley Place

2 Brunswick Square

Birmingham

B1 2LP

T: 01344 203999

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.

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Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.

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State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible

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Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience

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Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.

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Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.

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Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.

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Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.

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Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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Frequently asked questions

FAQ's

Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, Exams, and Refreshments
This course is 2 days
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for Certified Lean Foundation & Practitioner certification in Birmingham starts from £1495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Certified Lean Foundation & Practitioner.
Please see our Lean Training courses available in Birmingham

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Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.

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Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.

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High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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"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

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

Diane Gray, Shell

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