Virtual Classroom - Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Personal Learning Accounts

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Virtual Classroom Study is equivalent to face-to-face classroom courses, but delivered in an online environment.
Location

Location
Flexible

Sector

Sector
Project Management

Start Date

Courses starting from
01 August 2021

In a nutshell

A Personal Learning Account is a new initiative from the Welsh Government. It is a free and flexible way to learn. The initiative will offer people the chance to access free, part-time courses that offer flexible and convenient learning around their existing lifestyle.

The Lean Six Sigma (Yellow Belt) Classroom has been created for individuals and businesses looking to implement the Lean Six Sigma methodology within their projects and work responsibilities.

This course is for...

...anyone over 19, living in Wales.

...anyone in employment and earning less than £29,534 a year.

...anyone who wants to learn the skills and techniques needed to be able to confidently work in a team that focusses on improving quality, efficiency and processes within an organisation.

Course content

This course includes:

  • Fundamental Lean and Six Sigma principles
  • The benefits of blending the two in a unified approach
  • The DMAIC methodology
  • Project targeting criteria
  • What makes a great Lean Six Sigma project?
  • Lean Six Sigma concepts and tools
  • Key elements of successful Lean transformation
  • Project selection
  • Team roles
  • Voice of the Customer (VoC)
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Value-Add versus Non-Value-Add
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Fishbone Diagrams
  • Lean Flows & Work Cells
  • 5S’s (Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardise & Sustain)
  • Visual Tools
  • Capacity and Bottlenecks

There is also a Lean Six Sigma (Yellow Belt) Exam.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal requirements, but you’ll need a keen interest in the subject.

Additional information

This course is delivered by virtual classroom. Virtual classrooms are equivalent to face-to-face classroom courses, but delivered in an online environment.

You will need to put aside 2 days to attend this course.

The course includes exams which are invigilated online and you need to have access to an internet enabled device with a microphone and a webcam.

MPLA0072AA
Flexible

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact us on 01495 333597 / 07485 314832
or email pla@coleggwent.ac.uk

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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