Lean Sigma Yellow Belt


Date: start date Tuesday 2nd 9th 30th April 14th May & 21st May 2019

Location: CIT Cork

Cost Members €796 – Non-Members €995

Programme Overview

Candidates pursuing the Lean Sigma Practitioner Programme will be capable of applying lean principles and tools to drive improvements and show measurable results. The programme will consist of assessment of theory by examination, as well as assessment of practice by portfolio. The portfolio is based on the achievement of certain project milestones by candidates, as defined by the programme requirements at each level.

Awarding Body

CIT: Ten credits at Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications.


Programme Objectives

•        At the end of this programme participants will be enabled to:

–       1. Describe the concepts and terminology of Lean Six Sigma

–       2. Identify opportunities for continuous improvement

–       3. Apply problem solving techniques

–       4. Understand how improvement is made through team effort



Target Audience

Entry Requirements

Candidates should have a total of 4 years of combined industrial experience, lean experience and academic study.. The course is aimed at all personnel working within the design, manufacturing, transactional, sales or support environment. It is suitable all employee levels.


Programme Content

Course Content

Lean Six Sigma Concepts

Background to Lean Six Sigma and the required basic tools for Lean Sigma practitioners. DMAIC, Variation



Sources of waste within the production environment

Visual Tools

Types of visual tools, benefits of such systems

Problem Solving Tools

Data collection tools and methodologies, data presentation, problem solving techniques

Identification of Continuous Improvement opportunity in the workplace

Online support and mentoring throughout the course.


Trainer Profile Qualification & Relevant Experience

All core lecturers on the course are practitioners in Lean Sigma techniques and have each over 20 years experience in industry and are Black belt or Master Black belt equivalent.


The lead lecturers also hold Certificates in Training and Continuing Education from NUI Maynooth.



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