Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Classroom


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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Classroom Overview

The Lean Six Sigma is the industry-recognised process improvement methodology known across the globe. This qualification is fully accredited CEPAS.

This Lean Six Sigma Black Belt classroom course runs over 8 days and includes both the Yellow and Green Belt levels for anyone who wants to become Black Belt certified.

We also provide 3-day Black Belt upgrades for anyone who has recently passed their Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training and wish to study towards the top level of knowledge and understanding of the world’s foremost process improvement and quality management methodology.

The course will prepare you for statistical problem solving and data-driven decision making at a strategic and enterprise level of any organisation who uses Lean Six Sigma.

Available delivery methods for this course




Group booking

Group booking

Key features of the course

  • Delivery Method: Classroom
  • Exam: Included & In-Class
  • Mock Exams Included
  • Accredited & Experienced Trainers
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Official Manual Included
  • Exam results within 5 Business Days
  • ISO 18404 Standard

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Day 1

  • Lean Fundamentals
  • Six Sigma Fundamentals
  • Voice of the Customer (VoC)
  • Introduction to Value and Value Stream Mapping
  • Identifying Waste
  • Introduction to Flow and Pull
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Exam Practice Quiz

Day 2

  • DMAIC methodology
  • Introduction to Six Sigma Statistics
  • Measurement System Analysis
  • Introduction to Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Exam Practice Quiz

Day 3

  • Introduction to Minitab
  • Pareto Charts and 80/20 rule
  • Kano Analysis
  • Pugh and other X-Y Matrices
  • Six Sigma Statistics
  • Measurement System Analysis

Day 4

  • Process Capability
  • Inferential Statistics
  • Correlation and Regression Analysis
  • Intro to Hypothesis Testing
  • Design of Experiments
  • Mock exam practice

Day 5

  • Review of mock exam and exam preparation
  • See ‘Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Classroom Exams’ for more info.

Day 6

  • The Role of a Black Belt
  • Advanced use of DMAIC
  • Risk Analysis for Black Belts
  • Change Management
  • Hypothesis Testing Non-Normal Data
  • Advanced Regression Analysis

Day 7

  • Advanced Design of Experiments
  • Fractional Factorial Experiments
  • Response Surface Methods and Method of Steepest Ascent / Descent
  • Prep Black Belt exam #2 (equivalent to Green Belt)

Day 8

  • Review of mock exam
  • Final exam preparation


Please note, the final CEPAS Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Exam can be taken online up to 6 weeks after the course completition date. 

In addition to the 8 days of training by experienced Black Belt instructors, you'll receive:

  • Green & Black Belt online exam vouchers (fees included in advertised price)
  • e-Certificate, issued by CEPAS
  • Comprehensive Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course materials
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt eLearning:
    • Access your course material 24/7
    • Course access for six months
    • Certified by CEPAS

Upon successful completion of this course, you will have made a new step in your career.
You'll be ready to sit your exams to receive a globally recognised distinction as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.

The exams themselves are taken online, you can book them at any time that's convenient for you.

Green Belt Exam Format

  • Multiple choice and true/false question format
  • 100 questions
  • 385 marks out of 500 required to pass
  • Three-hour (180 minutes) duration
  • Closed book

Black Belt Exam Format

  • Multiple choice and true/false question format
  • 150 questions
  • 580 marks out of 750 required to pass
  • Four-hour (240 minutes) duration
  • Closed book


Please note, the final CEPAS Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Exam can be taken online up to 6 weeks after the course completition date. 

  • Lean Six Sigma will add a globally recognised mark of distinction to your portfolio
  • The Black Belt level of Lean Six Sigma will prepare you to statistically solve problems and make decisions based on data and statistics, rather than guesswork. You will also be able to train people who are at Yellow or Green Belt levels
  • We can run private events for international and corporate clients. Please enquire for more information on our bespoke training solutions for your business
  • If you already hold Green Belt, you can opt to take the three-day Black Belt upgrade
  • Software available
  • eLearning to accompany your Lean Six Sigma Black Belt studies
  • We offer a price match guarantee
  • Interest-free payment plans available for independent students

Are you a:

  • Leader of a project improvement team
  • Project Manager
  • Reliability Engineer
  • Operating System Specialist
  • Project Engineer
  • Senior IT Project Manager
  • Or aspiring to be in these or similar roles?

If the answer to any of those questions is ‘yes’, then this course is right for you.
Companies across the globe of all sizes use Lean Six Sigma for a wide range of reasons:

  • Some use it to enhance customer loyalty or boost customer retention.
  • Others are focused on reducing manufacturing cycle times, often achieving reductions of 35% after implementing Six Sigma!
  • Entrepreneurs even use it keep employees and staff motivated!

Think about the value someone that can achieve all of the above would bring to a company - wouldn't you want to be that person?

We want to help students who are funding their own education by providing various flexible payment plans and pricing options.
You can:

  • Pay for the Course in full via Bank Transfer, debit or credit card or by using PayPal;
  • Pay in 2 or 3 instalments at no additional costs;
  • Pay in 6 or 12 instalments with an admin fee;

What are the hours of the course?

Our training hours are 9am to 5pm. These may vary depending on the pace of the class.

How many days is the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course?

The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course has a duration of eight days.

Do I need to take the training over eight consecutive weekdays?

It’s entirely up to you - the training can be consecutive or split.

Where do I take the exams?

Exams are delivered online, speak to us if you wish to know any further details of how they're taken.

What is included on this course?

  • e-Careers courseware including mock exam papers
  • Official e-Certificate
  • Official IASSC Exam
  • Refreshments

Is e-Careers accredited to provide training for this course?

Yes, e-Careers is accredited by the International Association for Six Sigma Certification (IASSC) an Examining Institute for Lean Six Sigma.

I already have Green Belt, how do I take the course?

We offer a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Upgrade which is the final three days of the course.

Can I verify your accreditation?

Yes, you can verify our accreditation by visiting the IASSC website.

Is there homework each night?

The trainer will set you homework to do each night to ensure you have the best possible chance of succeeding in the exam.

Do you offer group booking discounts?

Yes, please talk to our learning advisors regarding your requirements.

What is the size of the class?

Yes, please talk to our learning advisors regarding your requirements.

Which countries recognise CEPAS Lean Six Sigma Qualification?

A CEPAS qualification is a globally recognised qualification for Lean Six Sigma.

Can I pay for this course online?

Yes, you can pay online click on Book button and follow the online instructions.

Do you offer payment plans?

Yes, you can spread the cost of your training with our flexible payment plans (subject to a credit check).

How many hours are in the course?

The Black Belt Classroom course has a duration of 64 hours, with an additional six months of eLearning access.

We’re trusted by

Individuals, small businesses and large corporations who have used e-Careers since 2001. Here are some names you’ll recognise:

Saatchi & Saatchi
American Express

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