Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Become an expert in implementing Lean Six Sigma projects.

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Course information

Course Details

Certification: Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
Accredited by: APMG in partnership with LSSA
Course prerequisite: There are no entry requirements
Exam: Theory exam and Practical assessment
Exam venue: Online
Study time: 30-40 hours

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt:

  • The general philosophy of process improvement.
  • The role and responsibilities of leadership to coach and inspire improvement teams.
  • The way improvement projects should be executed starting with the identification of customers and their requirements.
  • The proper and organised work environment, reliable equipment and standardised work required.
  • The tools and techniques to visualise, analyse and improve the logistical flow of processes making them more stable, predictable and efficient, effective, productive and agile.
  • The application of Six Sigma and statistical tools to assure a valid and reliable performance measurement system.
  • The application of Six Sigma tools in the product development process.
  • Exam Details

    Exam: Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Theory Exam (2015) and Practical assessment
    Exam venue: Online

    Duration and format of the theory exam

    Type: Multiple-choice format, 60 questions per paper
    Duration: 180 minutes
    Open book: Climbing the Mountain – Mindset, skill set and toolset for Lean Six Sigma Black Belts
    Pass mark: 38/60 (63%)
    Calculators: Calculators and Minitab are permitted

    Participants are also expected to complete 2 projects within 3 years of completing this training to become certified on the practical aspects of Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.

    Career Path Opportunities

    • Lean Six Sigma Consultant
    • Head of Continuous Improvement
    • Lean & Six Sigma Coach
    • Senior Lean Practitioner
    • Operations Manager
    • Lean Operations Consultant
    • Quality Manager
    • Continuous Improvement Manager
    • Business Process Manager Six Sigma Black Belt
    • Continuous Improvement Specialist
    • Business Process Engineer
    • Senior Quality Engineer
    • Lean Process Manager
    • Business Improvement Managers
    • Continuous Improvement & Training Assistant
    • Business Operations Analyst
    • Business Development Manager

    What's Included

    • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course
    • 12 months unlimited access
    • Tutor support with a qualified tutor
    • Learner support from a dedicated team
    • Career support

    Why Learn With Us

    Let us help you become the best you can be.

    Career Support

    Students receive access to our recruitment resource pack which includes our CV review guide, enabling you to showcase your new skills.

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    Student Support

    Our dedicated student support team is only a phone call or email away, to answer your questions and help you prepare for exams.

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    Flexible Finance

    Our 0% interest finance plans are fully flexible and range from 6 to 12 months, allowing you to enrol on your course with complete peace of mind.

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    Partnered with Leaders

    We partner with the world’s leading course providers to make sure you have high-quality learning materials that will accelerate your learning.

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    Expert Team

    Our team undergo daily training for the latest updates and demands in the industry, to help find you the perfect role to begin your career.

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    Course Curriculum

    Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

    1. World Class Performance
    2. Process Improvement Deployment
    3. Project Management
    4. Level I – Creating a Solid Foundation
    5. Level II – Creating a Continuous Improvement Culture
    6. Level III – Creating Stable and Efficient Processes
    7. Level IV – Creating Capable Processes
    8. Level V – Creating World Class Products and Services

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Can I study the Lean Six Sigma course around my existing commitments?

    Yes. The Lean Six Sigma certifications are specifically designed for those with busy schedules who require the flexibility to study in their own time.

    Who is the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification for?

    Lean Six Sigma Black Belts are experts in implementing Lean Six Sigma projects. Black Belts are responsible for managing complex projects and supporting improvement teams with Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques.

    Do I have to complete the Lean Six Sigma Yellow and Green Belts first?

    No. Individuals can enter the certification at any Belt level, but it depends on your previous knowledge and experience of Lean Six Sigma.

    Why Get Qualified?

    Gain new skills and knowledge

    Thinking ahead and learning the skills needed to move forward in your current career path will mean you are more likely to be considered for future roles.

    Gain credibility early in your career

    A certification from IT Online Learning shows prospective employees that you have the right skills and credentials needed to succeed in your career.

    Increase your opportunity for promotion

    Gaining the right set of qualifications will increase your chances of moving into a supervisory or management role, giving you the opportunity to increase your salary.

    Average Salary Projection

    Source: Adzuna
    Average Salary
    Lean Process Manager
    Average Salary
    You Can Earn
    Average Salary
    Lean Assistant

    Salary Projection

    Average Salary

    Quality Manager


    You can earn an average of £42k a year

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