Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Training - Signature Series

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Training - Signature Series

Comprehensive training and exam preparation to achieve the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification with the International Association of Six Sigma Certification (IASSC) – the most highly regarded independent, global Green Belt Certification.

This course is very comprehensive and doesn't require any pre-requisite training. You will learn the foundation skills and develop up to the Green Belt level as part of this intensive, 5-day course. However, this training does move quickly and covers a lot of in-depth information in great detail. In addition to the scheduled course time (40 hours) you will need to set aside 18 hours for self-directed learning to ensure you stay up to date with absorbing and understanding the concepts discussed in the course. Total course duration is up to 58 hours.

For participants focused on Certification preparation, it is important to know that the IASSC Global Certification is exam based. Which means you can sit the exam and become certified as soon as you have successfully passed the exam, which is based on global benchmarks.

Our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training courses are run by Lean Six Sigma experts. Attend a course today throughout Australia including, Brisbane, Sydney, Parramatta, Melbourne, Canberra, Adelaide and Perth.

Your Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will have the:

  • Understanding of the concepts, implementation & objectives of Six Sigma
  • Ability to use a structured approach to process improvement
  • Ability to use DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyse, Implement and Control) methodology
  • Skill to predict, prevent and control defects in a process
  • Understanding of the elements of waste
  • Skills to achieve sustainable quality improvement through process improvement
  • Understanding of the tools of process discovery
  • Understanding of variation in processes
  • Skills to reduce variation in processes and achieve predicted outcomes
  • Ability to identify, measure and analyse process potential
  • Usage of inferential statistics
  • Usage of hypothesis testing
  • Understanding when to use which Six Sigma methodology
  • Ability to use Capability Analysis to control processes
  • Knowledge of the interdependence of Lean tools
  • Skills to prevent, identify and control defects
  • Understanding and use of statistical process control
  • Skills to train, document, monitor, respond, and align systems
  • Skills to provide sustainable and cost-effective improvement in processes  
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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Training - Signature Series Reviews:

"All participants have their IASSC certification, and all got scores in the high 90’s.

3 received 100%

3 received 99%

3 received 97%

The rest got 95 / 96 %..

The participants advise that a significant factor, was the preparation I had customised, the tutorials I set, and the focus on previous exam questions with fully worked answers."

Lean Trainer


"Course was a fantastic introduction to LEAN - looking forward to undertaking more training."

Department of Defence


"Derrick was a great facilitator and presented well."

Department of Defence


"Derrick was a very knowledgeable presenter, he engaged the group. The Introduction to Lean was more useful to my daily work than I realised it would be."

Department of Defence


"Ross was a great trainer. Although the training was a little different to what I expected (i.e. there was much more six sigma content at a high level), I enjoyed the course and it stretched me."



"All in all, a positive course though, learned a lot! The trainer had a massive knowledgeable basis on which we could all ask questions, etc..."

Individual Course Participant


"I have really enjoyed the course & Ross has been a great trainer. I would recommend this course to more people in my organisation."

Abbott Australasia Pty Ltd


"Peter, the trainer, was fantastic and kept energy high over 5 days. He is highly knowledgeable and had great training delivery technique, was well prepared for each day and kept us on track while still taking time to help us with elements that we were struggling with."

University of Canberra


"Fantastic course, which supplied a practical insight into how Six Sigma is used in the workplace."

Individual Course Participant


"Most useful part of the course is the conversation/discussion around the points and how it relates to the Mine business."

Mine Wealth & Wellbeing


"Hans is a very knowledgeable instructor who took time outside of the scheduled training hours to assist me with many questions and his explanations and advise is and was very much appreciated. There were a number of pages missing from the training manual however Hans was able to provide photocopies of all relevant information."

Queensland Country Credit Union


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The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification is a highly respected credential - it means you have demonstrated a level of mastery of specific methodologies and techniques required to help drive Continuous Improvement projects that have measurable, commercially focused outcomes.

This certified training course will provide you with the theory and then the opportunity to practice the techniques to help you reach the standard of Lean Six Sigma - Green Belt. 

The course duration is five days. In addition to the scheduled course time (40 hours) you will need to set aside 18 hours for self-directed learning to ensure you stay up to date with absorbing and understanding the concepts discussed in the course. Total course duration is up to 58 hours.

You will be supported by Australia's leading trainers and become part of a global network of Six Sigma and Continuous Improvement specialists through PD Training and the IASSC.

Course Outline for Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Training - Signature Series

Topic 1
What is Quality (Introduction)
  • Understand the history of quality
  • Gathering the voice of the customer
  • Garvin's five definitions of quality
  • Definitions of quality from quality gurus
  • Differences in quality between products and services
Topic 2
Enterprise-wide View (Introduction)
  • Understand the history of continuous improvement
  • Six Sigma as a Value
  • Six Sigma as a Measure
  • Six Sigma as a Metric
  • Rolled Throughput Yield
  • Six Sigma Approach
  • Six Sigma Process
  • Six Sigma System
  • Six Sigma System
Topic 3
Lean (Introduction)
  • Understand the history of Lean and the value it brings to an organisation
  • The philosophy and goals of Lean Manufacturing
  • Understand how Lean integrates with Six Sigma
Topic 4
Six Sigma Roles and Responsibilities (Introduction)
  • Understand Six Sigma key players
  • Understand team stages in six sigma projects
  • Understand the different modes of team communication
Topic 5
Understanding the Define Phase of Six Sigma (Define Phase)

LSS Green Belt Define Phase - The Define Phase of the DMAIC methodology is constructed to introduce the fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma.

  • Describe the two stages of the Define phase<
Topic 6
Six Sigma Important Stakeholders (Define Phase)
  • Describe the stakeholders in Six Sigma projects
  • Understand how the changeover to Six Sigma implementation affects stakeholders
Topic 7
Voice of the Customer (Define Phase)
  • Understand the importance of the Voice of the Customer is Six Sigma projects
  • Comprehending the Voice of the Customer
Topic 8
Critical to Quality Flowdown (Define Phase)
  • Understand the definition and purpose of Critical to Quality
  • Understand the Critical to Quality steps or flowdown
Topic 9
Performance Metrics (Define Phase)
  • Explain what performance metrics are and they can be used to measure the effectiveness and efficiency of a process and establish goals for a project’s anticipated outcome
  • Explain the difference between process and business metrics
  • Explain the impact of the cots of poor quality (COPQ)
  • Know what questions to ask to determine the quality of the performance metrics
Topic 10
Project Charter (Define Phase)
  • Understand the purpose of a project charter
  • Understand the requirements and the elements of a project charter
  • Know how to phrase a problem statement
  • Know what questions to ask to determine the quality of the performance metrics
Topic 11
Wrap Up & Action Items (Define Phase)


Topic 12
Processes and Process Characteristics (Measure Phase)

LSS Green Belt Measure Phase - The Measure Phase of the DMAIC methodology is constructed to introduce important Lean Six Sigma tools for characterising your business issues.

  • Define a process
  • Explain different types of processes
  • Explain different process characteristics
Topic 13
Process Maps and Flow Chart (Measure Phase)
  • Understand how to create a process map
  • Understand the different types of process maps
  • Describe process flow metrics and how they are used
Topic 14
Data Types and Measurement Scales (Measure Phase)
  • Describe the difference between attribute and variable data
  • Understand the difference between continuous and discrete data
  • Understand the difference between nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio scales
  • Know how to express data in different scales
Topic 15
Data Collection (Measure Phase)
  • Understand how to choose different data collection methods
  • Know how to use check sheets and when to use different types of check sheets
  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of automated gauging
  • Know how to code data and the advantages and disadvantages of coding data
  • Understand the concepts of data integrity and accuracy
Topic 16
Sampling Strategies (Measure Phase)
  • Understand the concept of sampling and the different types of sampling strategies
  • Apply probability sampling strategies
  • Apply non-probability sampling strategies
  • Know how to calculate and determine sample size for continuous and discrete data
Topic 17
Fishbone Diagram (Measure Phase)
  • Understand the purpose and meaning of the Ishikawa or Fishbone diagram
  • Apply the Fishbone diagram
  • Apply non-probability sampling strategies
  • Know how to calculate and determine sample size for continuous and discrete data
Topic 18
Relational Matrix /Prioritisation Matrix (Measure Phase)
  • Understand that a relational matrix is a tool used to measure which of the input variables has the greatest effect on output
  • Know when and how to use a relational matrix
  • Understand the differences between the X-T matrix and the Quality Function Deployment (QFD)
Topic 19
Basic Statistics (Measure Phase Module)
  • Explain the various statistics used to express location and spread of data
  • Describe the characteristics of a Normal Distribution
  • Explain the measures of dispersion
  • Understand and use measures of symmetry
  • Explain the Central Limit Theory
  • Explain frequency distribution
Topic 20
Graphical Methods (Measure Phase)
  • Understand how to construct histograms and differences in distribution shape
  • Construct a histogram using Minitab
  • Construct a stem and leaf plot
  • Construct a box plot
  • Construct a run chart
  • Explain the significance of P values in relation to hypotheses
  • Compare graphical methods and decide which is best to use
Topic 21
Gauge R and R (Measure Phase)
  • Understand the concept of gauge repeatability and reproducibility
  • Understand the concepts of accuracy, precision, linearity, stability and bias
  • Apply Gauge R and R
  • Apply Gauge R and R regression analysis
Topic 22
Process Capability Analysis (Measure Phase)
  • Understand causes of variation
  • Estimate Capability for Continuous Data
  • Describe the impact of Non-normal Data on the analysis presented in this module for Continuous Capability
  • Estimate Capability for Attribute Data
Topic 23
Wrap Up & Action Items (Measure Phase)


Topic 24
Graph and Data Analysis (Analyse Phase)
  • Construct a scatter diagram
  • Understand correlation and regression analysis
  • Apply the method of least square
  • Apply a simple linear regression model
  • Apply multiple linear regression analysis
Topic 25
Multi-Vari Analysis (Analyse Phase)
  • Perform a Multi-Vari Analysis
  • Interpret and a Multi-Vari Graph
  • Identify when a Multi-Vari Analysis is applicable
Topic 26
Intro to Hypothesis Testing (Analyse Phase)
  • Articulate the purpose of Hypothesis Testing
  • Explain the concepts of the Central Tendency
  • Be familiar with the types of Hypothesis Tests
  • Statistical inference
  • Understand the concepts between statistical and practical significance
  • Calculate point and interval estimations
  • Calculate margin of error and sample size
  • Calculate confidence intervals
Topic 27
Hypothesis Testing Normal Data (Analyse Phase)
  • Determine appropriate sample sizes for testing Means
  • Conduct various Hypothesis Tests for Means
  • Properly Analyse Results
  • Be able to conduct Hypothesis Testing of Variances
  • Understand how to Analyse Hypothesis Testing Results
Topic 28
Hypothesis Testing Non-Normal Data (Analyse Phase )
  • Conduct Hypothesis Testing for equal variance
  • Conduct Hypothesis Testing for Medians
  • Analyse and interpret the results
  • Calculate and explain test for proportions
  • Calculate and explain contingency tests
Topic 29
Pareto Charts (Analyse Phase)
  • Explain the objectives of a Pareto chart
  • Construct a Pareto chart
  • Test proportion = specified value
  • Test if two proportions are equal
Topic 30
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (Analyse Phase)
  • Explain the of conducting FMEA and its various elements
  • Explain and calculate Risk Priority Number
  • Understand procedures involved in conducting FMEA
  • Understand differences of design and process FMEA
  • Explain advantages and disadvantages of conducting FMEA
Topic 31
Non-Value Added Activities (Analyse Phase)
  • Understand the seven types of process waste
  • Understand the difference between value and non-value added activities
  • Identify non-value added activities from process maps
Topic 32
Value Stream Mapping (Analyse Phase)
  • Understand VSM process and symbols used
  • Create a Value Stream Map
  • Understand the difference between cycle time and takt time
  • Know when to use Lean Systems
  • Construct a spaghetti chart
  • Outline the benefits of VSM
Topic 33
Wrap Up & Action Items (Analyse Phase)


Topic 34
Generate New and Re-used Solutions (Improve Phase)

LSS Green Belt Improve Phase - The Improve Phase of the DMAIC methodology is constructed to introduce important Lean Six Sigma tools for properly controlling solutions.

  • Generate solution ideas
  • Apply six thinking hats to evaluate solutions
  • Understand the role of bench-marking solutions
  • Understand the concept of process entitlement
Topic 35
5S (Improve Phase)
  • Understand the 5 concepts in the 5S model
  • Understand the effect of 5S on improvements
Topic 36
Evaluate and select top solution (Improvement Phase)
  • Understand the approach to design and implement a solution
  • Prepare process maps that reflect the desired state
  • Understand the concept of poka-yoke (mistake proofing)
  • Understand the steps to pilot the top solution
Topic 37
Designing Experiments (Improve Phase)
  • Understand the concept of experiment design and the terminology
  • Describe the difference between a physical model and a DOE model
  • Explain an OFAT experiment and its primary weakness
  • Shown Main Effects Plots and interactions, determine which effects and interactions may be significant
  • Create a Full Factorial Design
Topic 38
Kaizen and Kanban and Theory of Constraints (Improvement Phase)
  • Understand the concept of Kaizen and Demming cycle and a Kaizen event
  • Understand the concept of Kanban and the Push vs Pull system of production
  • Know how to create strategic buffer
  • Understand the Theory of Constraints and the five focusing steps
Topic 39
Wrap Up & Action Items (Improve Phase)


Topic 40
Statistical Process Control - SPC (Control Phase )
  • Describe the elements of an SPC Chart and the purposes of SPC
  • Understand how SPC ranks in defect prevention
  • Describe the special cause detection rules
  • Design subgroups if needed for SPC usage
  • Understand the differences between Attribute and Continuous Control Charts
  • Create an I-MR control chart
  • Create an X-bar R chart
  • Create an X-bar S chart
  • Create P and Np charts
  • Create a U chart
  • Create time-weighted charts
  • Explain the purpose of a Visual Factory
Topic 41
Total Productive Maintenance (Control Phase)
  • Explain the concept of TPM
  • Understand the 8 pillars of TPM
  • Explain the benefits of TPM
Topic 42
Selecting Solutions (Control Phase)
  • Conduct a cost benefit analysis to select the best solution
  • Understand the requirement to reanalyse the measurement system
  • Understand how the Lean tools depends on each other
  • Understand how tools must document the defect prevention created in the Control Phase
Topic 43
Control Plan (Control Phase)
  • Understand the purpose of a Control Plan
  • Understand the purpose of a documentation plan
  • Understand the concept of lessons learned
Topic 44
Wrap Up & Action Items (Control Phase)


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We tailor the content and activities to be specific to your current needs and the needs of the people and run the course in our usual activity-based workshop style training, however, the participants can all be offsite, or some can be in the room with others offsite.

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Post-Class Competency Assessment & Certificate

As an Accredited Training Organisation for Six Sigma, PD Training will offer you the opportunity to take an assessment at the end of your class that validates your knowledge and understanding of this Lean Six Sigma belt standard – mapping to the corresponding IASSC Belt Certification.

Global Recognition

Our training, and post course assessment prepare you directly for the International Association of Six Sigma Certification Exams (http://www.iassc.org/six-sigma-certification/).

Successful completion of these exams will provide you with the only independently administered global Six Sigma credential.

Global Certification exams pricing:

  • USD $195 Yellow
  • USD $295 Green
  • USD $395 Black

Conduct the exam directly on your computer from the comfort of your home or office on any day and time. Using our testing system a professional IASSC Proctor will personally meet you in our virtual online testing environment. Using your webcam you'll provide identification and the Proctor will authorize the execution of your exam session, staying with you through the testing and submission process. The proctor will ensure that the rules are followed and that you have the support you need while you take the IASSC certification exam directly on your computer from the comfort of your home or office.

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