Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course Overview 

Six sigma is a set of tools and techniques used to enhance the process improvement in a business. This intensive introductory 2-day course will enable delegates to identify, run, collect, and analyse data. It also introduces learners to Lean Six Sigma concepts like waste identification, process mapping, and basic problem-solving techniques. 

Learning Outcomes 

  • Understanding of Lean Six Sigma principles and terminology 
  • Ability to identify and analyse process waste 
  • Proficiency in basic problem-solving techniques 
  • Skills to support larger Lean Six Sigma projects led by Green or Black Belts 

Prerequisites of the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course     

There are no specific prerequisites for attending this Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training Course. 

Who should attend this Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course?    

  • Frontline Employees 
  • Supervisors 
  • Supply Chain Managers 
  • Quality Assurance Specialists 
  • Operations Coordinators 
  • Process Improvement Analysts 

Course Structure      

This 2-day course will be divided into a two-part structure. 

  • In the first day, we will cover the essential materials needed to understand Lean Six Sigma 
  • The second day will cover the essential materials needed to take the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt exam 

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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course Outline 

Module 1: Introduction to Lean 6 Sigma 

  • What is Lean 6 Sigma? 
    • Two Parts of Lean 6 Sigma 
    • Focus of Lean 
    • Lean Temple 
    • Focus of Six Sigma 
    • Making Customers Happy 
    • How Do They Complement Each Other? 
    • Key Principles of Lean 6 Sigma 
  • Lean 6 Sigma Belts 
    • TKA Lean 6 Sigma Belt Structure 
    • Training Roadmap and Role of the Yellow Belt 
    • L6S Support Network 
  • Processes 
    • Different Ways of Looking at Process Improvement 
    • What is a Process? 
    • Process Concepts 
    • Types of Process 
    • Comparing Process Types 
  • Customers, Value, and Waste 
    • What are Customers? 
    • Who Wants the Outputs? 
    • Tension Between the VOB and VOC 
    • What Do We Mean by Value? 
    • Path to Value 
    • Dealing with Values 
    • Muda (Waste) 
    • Wastes (Muda) of Lean 
    • Types of Demand 
    • Case Study Exercise 
  • Key Metrics 

Module 2: DMAIC Cycle 

  • What is DMAIC? 
  • Define 
    • Common Tools for Define Phase 
    • Gemba Tools 
    • Process Stapling 
  • Measure 
    • Common Tools for Measure Phase 
    • Spaghetti (Movement/Transportation) Diagrams 
    • Measure Tool: Measles Charts 
  • Analyse 
    • Common Tools for Analyse Phase 
  • Improve 
    • Common Tools for Improve Phase 
  • Control 
    • Common Tools for Control Phase 

Module 3: Yellow Belt Tools and Techniques 

  • Lean Triad 
    • 5s 
    • Poka Yoke 
    • SMED 
  • Voice of the Customer (and CTQ’s) 
    • Customer Chains 
    • Steps of VOC 
    • Affinity Diagrams 
    • Kano Diagrams 
    • CTQs and Requirements 
  • SIPOC 
    • What is a SIPOC? 
    • CSandF Web Fulfilment SIPOC 
    • Creating a SIPOC 
    • Top Tips – SIPOC 
  • Value Stream Analysis 
    • Value Stream Terminology  
    • Process Maps 
    • Aim of Value Stream Mapping 
    • Swim Lanes and Typical Process Map Contents 
    • Value Stream Maps 
    • Headache Tablets: Value Stream Mapping 
  • Heijunka 
    • Heijunka in a Nutshell 
    • Single Piece Flow 
    • Pull 
    • Kanban 
    • Three-Bin System 
    • Andon 
  • Variation and SPC 
    • Statistical Process Control (SPC) 
    • Two Types of Process Variation 
    • Red Bead Experiment 
    • Standard Deviation (SD) and Understanding Control Charts 
  • Defects and Process Capability 
    • Conversion Table 
    • Process Capability 
    • Identifying Process Efficiency 
  • Key DPMO Terms 
  • Identifying the Root Cause(s) 
    • 5 Whys 
    • Fishbone Diagram 
  • Solving Problems 
    • Problem Solving Framework 
    • Prioritisation Tools 
    • Tools and Techniques to Generate Needed Solutions 
  • Introduction to Kaizen 
    • Kaizen in a Nutshell 
    • Kaizen in a Business Setting 
  • Lean Teams 
    • Introduction to Lean Team 
    • Managing Progress and Demonstrating Control 

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What ‘s Included

World-Class Training Sessions From Experienced Instructors

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Examination

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate


Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Exam

Ways to take this course

Classroom Training

Face-to-face sessions led by expert instructors, fostering interactive learning experiences and collaboration among delegates.

Online Instructor-Led Training

Live virtual classes led by experienced trainers, offering real-time interaction and guidance for optimal learning outcomes.

Online Self-Paced Training

Flexible learning at your own pace, with access to comprehensive course materials and resources available anytime, anywhere.

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What do i get for £1645

  • 80 hours course
  • Immediate Access for 90 days
  • Mock exams
  • Exams included, taken online
  • Certificates on completion
  • Case studies
  • Exercise files
  • Personal performance tool
  • 24/7 Support
  • Suits a busy Lifestyle & Independent Learners
  • Train in the comfort of your home
  • Interactive course
  • Compatible on mobile, tablet and desktop
  • Scenario based learning
  • Bookmarking ability
  • Note taking facilities

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between Yellow Belt and Green Belt?

Yellow Belts support improvement projects led by Green Belts, while Green Belts lead smaller-scale projects. 

Can I pursue higher-level certifications after completing the Yellow Belt Course?

Yes, the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification serves as a foundation for advancing to Green or Black Belt Certification. 

How long is the course?

The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course is a 2-day course. 

Is prior experience required to attend the Lean Six Yellow Belt Course?

No, the Yellow Belt Course is designed for beginners with no prior Lean Six Sigma experience. 

What topics are covered in the Yellow Belt Course?

Topics include Lean principles, Six Sigma fundamentals, process mapping, waste identification, and basic problem-solving techniques. 

What is the structure of the exam?

The Yellow Belt exam is multiple choice. 

How can a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification benefit my career?

Yellow Belt certification demonstrates your commitment to process improvement and can enhance your value to employers. 

Is the Yellow Belt Certification internationally recognised?

Yes, the Yellow Belt Certification is recognised worldwide as a testament to proficiency in Lean Six Sigma principles. 

Can the Yellow Belt Certification lead to job opportunities in process improvement roles?

Yes, the certification can open doors to roles such as Process Improvement Specialist, Quality Assurance Analyst, or Operations Coordinator. 

How can I prepare for the Yellow Belt exam?

Reviewing course materials, practicing problem-solving techniques, and taking practice exams can help you prepare for the Yellow Belt exam. 

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