Lean Yellow Belt Work-Based Training

This Lean Yellow Belt training course is a programme with a difference. University Certified and created by industry experts, you will develop the knowledge and skills required to identify, analyse and develop solutions for Lean Six Sigma and Process Improvement Projects.

Programme Details

Qualification: NFQ Level 8 Special Purpose Award

Delivery: Blended Learning – Online and (Optional) Classroom Days

Project Work: A3 workplace project of your choice

Duration: 6 weeks of self-paced learning (approximately)

The Lean Yellow Belt is certified by the University of Limerick, NFQ Level 8. In line with certification requirements, this programme combines an introduction to Lean Six Sigma concepts with a guided application of the tools & techniques of Lean using the standard A3 methodology and other Lean tools.

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    Who is this Programme for?

    This programme is aimed at individuals looking to embark on a Lean Business Process improvement initiative:

    The Learning Experience

    We develop online programmes that are engaging, flexible and include hands-on, live projects to help you learn through experience.

    Learn From Leaders

    Our innovative Lean Six Sigma Corporate Learning Solutions have been developed with the support of Lean experts who have extensive industry experience in leading Lean Projects in real world environments.


    Dr. Sean Moore

    Central to the development of our Lean programmes is Dr Sean Moore. Sean is a Senior Lecturer in Lean & Six Sigma Systems, Design & Manufacturing Technology at the University of Limerick. With over 15 years’ experience, Sean has implemented both Lean and Six Sigma initiatives in a number of industries and recently held senior roles in Abbott Vascular (Shingo Prize Winner 2014) and Lufthansa Technik.


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    Virgin Media Testimonial

    Central Solutions for us have been a conduit to enhance the skill sets of our people and act as a facilitator for knowledge sharing of Lean across businesses in and outside of our industry.  Additionally Central Solutions have supported me on my own journey, with Black Belt and Lean Champions training.

    Stacy Franklin, Senior BPI Manager, Virgin Media

    Programme Structure

    This introductory Yellow Belt programme is comprised of 8 online modules, including:

    Module 1

    Programme Resources

    This is a central resource location; providing references to the tools and resources needed to prepare for the assignment

    Module 2

    Lean Business Process

    In this module, you will gain an insight of the Key Concepts of Lean Six Sigma, including an overview of the DMIAC process

    Module 3

    Define Phase

    Here, you will gain a deeper knowledge of the Lean Sigma tools and methodologies that are support each of the Define Phase

    Module 4

    Measure Phase

    In this module, you will gain a deeper understanding of the Measure Phase including Collecting Data, Measuring Data and Verifying Data.

    Module 5

    Analyse Phase

    In this module, you will gain a deeper understanding of the theories and tools of the Analyse Phase by applying 3 analytical tools to your project of choice

    Module 6

    Improve & Control Phase

    Here, you will gain an understanding of the Improve and Control Phase to propose improvements and control measures in your A3 report

    Module 7

    Creating A3-Reports

    In this module, you will be guided on how to compile all the learning activities you have completed and create your own A3 report for your selected project

    Module 8


    At the end of the programme, you will submit the final version of your A3 Project Report (based on a live workplace project of your choice)

    University of Limerick


    We work with the Department of Continuing & Professional Education at the University of Limerick to develop programmes that educate the professional workforce across Ireland and internationally. Our progressive programmes are fully accredited, giving learners a guided training path for future learning.

    Take the Next Step

    For more information  and to register for the programme, contact our Admissions team:

    Phone: +353 (0)61 535440
    Email:  sales@central-solutions.com

    Corporate Lean Six Sigma Programmes

    Depending on your requirements, this programme can also be delivered as  a customized corporate programme, for organisations wishing to standardize their internal Yellow Belt programmes, while still offering staff members external university certification.

    For more information about in-house corporate programmes, please contact us.