Certified Lean Six Sigma - Black Belt

Certified Lean Six Sigma Qualification


Lean Six Sigma is a statistical approach and methodology for measuring and reducing variation to eliminate waste and improve performance. Lean Six Sigma not only reduces process defects and waste but also provides a means for achieving a culture for continuous improvement. The approach is particularly relevant for those involved in optimising processes and resources relating to:


  • Defects

  • Over-Production

  • Waiting

  • Non-Utilized Talent

  • Transportation

  • Inventory

  • Motion

  • Extra-Processing


For more information or to apply to any of these courses, please contact cpd@uws.ac.uk

Candidates should already possess a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and have participated in at least ONE Green Belt project in their workplace.

This five-day course will allow candidates to top-up their Green Belt to a Certified Black Belt. The course is accredited by the Institute of Six Sigma Professionals.


The course comprises a series of modules that cover the following topics:

  • Waste Reduction

  • Value Stream Mapping

  • Flow

  • Pull v Push

  • Perfection

  • Visual Management

  • Benchmarking

  • Assumption Busting

  • Workshops and Facilitation

  • Process Variation

  • Measurement Systems Analysis

  • Statistical Process Control

  • Process Capability

  • Design of Experiments

  • Hypothesis Testing


The course also includes ‘Statistics for Black belts’ and an ‘Introduction to Minitab’ as well as an in-class LSS DMAIC project.

Assessment: Learning will be evaluated via a 90-minute open-book examination. Candidates must achieve a minimum of 60% to attain the Black Belt.


Candidates must already hold a Green Belt and have already completed at least one Green Belt project in their workplace.

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