Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training Course
CEPAS - Lean Six Sigma Training and Certification

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training Course

Course Overview

The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training course has been developed for every employee, within any sector, carrying out any job role. The purpose of the Yellow Belt training course is to help every employee add value to their business by spotting and resolving areas of improvement.  

Lean Six Sigma offers the best of both the Lean and Six Sigma methodologies, helping to standardise work, eliminate waste and defects, improve customer satisfaction, and help the business become more profitable.

The CEPAS Lean Six Sigma training for Yellow Belt is the ideal starting point for individuals considering a career in Project Management. If you're looking to learn more about the Lean Six Sigma methodologies and techniques, this course is right for you.

Our training course has been developed with Process Improvement team members in mind, and those who are new to Lean Six Sigma methodology and principles. If you are currently a member of a process improvement team, or you would like to change careers and move into a role requiring Lean Six Sigma skills, knowledge and accreditation, this is a great entry point for you. You will receive high quality, interactive online courseware, through our eLearning portal and train to an exceptionally high standard.

Our Lean Six Sigma certification for Yellow Belt Training is accredited by CEPAS, a Bureau Veritas company, and this course includes comprehensive training materials, exams, your certificate, and your registration on the CEPAS international public register of Lean Six Sigma certified professionals.

This training course is also available in a Virtual Classroom format.

We offer a range of Lean Six Sigma Courses. The Yellow Belt qualification leads on to the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt qualification. 

Start your journey to becoming Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certified by enrolling today!

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Included
  • Course Access: 6 months
  • Study anytime, anywhere
  • Join a community of over 615,000
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Experience Level: Beginner
  • Tutor Support Available
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Included
  • Course Access: 6 months
  • Study anytime, anywhere
  • Join a community of over 615,000
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Experience Level: Beginner
  • Tutor Support Available

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"e-Careers came out top of our list of companies we looked at for having an efficient and cost effective delivery programme supported by their promise of a high pass rate. Their knowledgeable and calm approach during the discussions gave us confidence in their ability to take this training on. We have now put over 60 people through their Lean programme and their engagement, support and understanding of the subject has been unsurpassed. Feedback on the course content and their trainers has been excellent from participants and e-Careers continue to provide revision and exam support to our colleagues after the training."

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Course Details

Why study the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt course with e-Careers? 

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 600,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training. We are one of the only training organisations offering ISO18404 Lean Six Sigma aligned training. 

By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates. 

  •    This training course is accredited by CEPAS, a Bureau Veritas company.
  •    Certified professionals are published on the CEPAS public register.
  •    Course content is more heavily weighted towards modern-day requirements for Lean rather than heavy statistical analysis. This allows a more practical approach to implementing methodologies.
  •    Course content is always up to date and covers current working environments and a wide range of industries.
  •    Delivery via virtual classroom or through our eLearning platform.
  •    Volume discounts are available for corporate clients.
  •    Bespoke training to meet business requirements can be developed and delivered.
  •    Like for like price match guarantee.
  •    Interest-free payment plans are available.
  •    Price includes exam and certificate.

Benefits of Lean Six Sigma

The methodologies taught on this Lean Six Sigma training course, have been developed to teach you how to improve an organisations productivity, increasing customer satisfaction, and reduce costs.

Lean teaches you how to maximise your customer value while minimising areas of waste in processes, creating higher customer satisfaction with fewer resources wasted. Six Sigma teaches you how to continually reduce process and product variation, with a defined project approach. 

When you combine the methodologies of Lean and Six Sigma, you get a wide range of improvements to your business. These include a reduction in spending, improved business retention, higher morale within your teams, and an increase in customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Lean Six Sigma professionals are in high demand, as they can use problem-solving techniques to resolve business issues, help save costs and gain higher customer satisfaction.

Read our Blog to discover the 3 ways Six Sigma will improve your life.

Is the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt course suitable for me?

The CEPAS Lean Six Sigma certification for Yellow Belt training is the entry point for individuals considering a career in Project Management. If you're looking to learn more about the Lean Six Sigma methodologies and techniques, this course is right for you.

This course would be suitable for:

  •    Career Changes looking to move into a project team
  •    Process team members looking to gain an internationally recognised qualification, to demonstrate basic competencies and understanding of the Six Sigma methodology
  •    Project team members looking to upskill to gain basic process improvement knowledge and skills
  •    Process Improvement Consultants who need certificated proof of basic expertise and industry-recognised ability to clients
  •    Project Managers and Process Improvement team members who are looking for more successful ways of raising standards and improving operational efficiency are ideal candidates for the Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training course


There are no prerequisites for this course except a willingness to take part and an open mind.

If you would prefer to learn with one of our expert trainers, you can enrol on our Yellow Belt Virtual Classroom.

What jobs can I apply for after my Yellow Belt training?

Once you have passed your Yellow Belt Six Sigma training exam, you can apply for a range of jobs, within different sectors, including:

  •    Quality Control Inspector - £21k
  •    Process Improvement Analyst - £28k
  •    Process Engineer - £32.5k

(Source: PayScale)

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Syllabus

This course gives you 6-months to go through the required online lessons and practice questions. Once you have taken and passed your exams, you will earn your Yellow Belt certificate and become registered onto the CEPAS public register of Lean Six Sigma certified professionals.

Throughout our CEPAS Yellow Belt qualification, you will cover the below topics:

  •    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

Once you have completed your Yellow Belt training, you will be able to:

  •    List the fundamental tools and principles that underlie the Lean Six Sigma improvement model
  •    Identify opportunities to improve a process
  •    Define project improvement goals
  •    Identify how to plan for and conduct data collection to uncover root causes
  •    Describe how to verify root causes of process issues
  •    List how to implement simple but effective improvement techniques and concepts
  •    Identify how to sustain the gain of process improvements

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CEPAS Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Exam

The purpose of this exam is to verify that you have gained the necessary Yellow Belt skills, knowledge and competencies. The exam is included with the price of this course. 

Yellow Belt Exam Details

Exam format - Multiple-choice, Online, proctored exam.

Duration - 50 minutes.

Number of questions - 50.

Pass mark - 33/50 (65%).

Exam Requirements

  •    Photo ID (Passport, Driving Licence)
  •    Laptop or PC with an internet connection, Webcam and Microphone
  •    You must be alone and not have any study materials around you (This will be checked by the examiner, before your exam starts)

Exams can be taken 24/7, depending on available time slots.

Scheduling for your exam can be booked up to 3 days after registering with ProctorU. Full instructions will be provided upon redeeming your exam voucher. The exam fee is included in the course fee. 

We recommend taking the CEPAS Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Exam within the first 6-weeks after your course completion date. 

Please note there is an Annual Maintenance and Recertification cost, which varies by location. Yellow Belt Annual Maintenance cost ranges from £14-£30. Yellow Belt Recertification cost ranges from £29-£59 and occurs every 5 years.

Bureau Veritas has been an international leader in testing, inspection, and certification services for almost 200 years! 

  •    They generate over €5 billion in revenue a year
  •    In 2016, Bureau Veritas acquired CEPAS to focus on the people certification market
  •    As an organisation, Bureau Veritas has over 74,000 employees in 1,400 offices and laboratories
  •    They are recognised in over 140 countries

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