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Key Info

  • Course CodeCR_ELEAP_6
  • Field of StudyMechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Type of CourseSpecial Qualification,Special Purpose Award
  • Type of QualificationSpecial Purpose Award
  • Type of Study Part time
  • Application Closing Date Please see Apply Tab for various course delivery dates
  • Level6
  • LocationCIT / Dublin

Course Fee:  €995* includes course notes and exam fee.
* Discounts available for groups of three or more.

 

Note: Places are limited for this course. Eligible candidates will be considered on a first come first served basis.

 

Duration

Five days over three months.

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Lean Sigma is a very successful methodology for continuous improvement in all organisations. Lean Sigma is based on the elimination of waste and the reduction of variability in processing through engagement and respect for all staff.  The Lean Sigma Yellow Belt course introduces the methods and tools for interpretation of customer requirements for service design and operations in all industry sectors. These include Public Service, Healthcare, Biopharma, Insurance, Hospitality, Charities, Software, Call Centre Service, and Manufacturing.

 

A certified Lean Sigma Yellow Belt is a professional who will be capable of applying Lean and basic Six Sigma principles and tools as part of a team to drive improvements and show measurable results. The programme consists of assessment of theory by examination, as well as assessment of practice by portfolio. The portfolio is based on the achievement of class project assignments by candidates. The course draws on both the basic problem solving tools and waste identification in processes.

 

Course Content
  • Introduction to Lean Sigma concepts principles
  • Improving service processes
  • Understand Voice of the customer
  • DMAIC Methodology
  • Continuous Improvement Tools
  • Tools for eliminating waste
  • In class project work
  • Workplace identification of improvement opportunities

 

Awarding Body

10 ECTS Credits at Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications, awarded by Cork Institute of Technology.

Candidates must have a total of at least four years combined academic and industrial experience in a suitable working environment with proven ability. It is suitable for all staff.

 

To Apply

 

  • Online application is open.
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €250 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.
  • Please attach and upload any documents such as transcripts, CV, other details relevant to the application.
 
LEAN SIGMA PRACTITIONER YELLOW BELT - CORK 

 

  • Course Start Date: 5th October 2020. Closing Date: 6th October 2020
  • Course Start Date: 15th February 2021. Closing Date: 16th February 2021

 

LEAN SIGMA PRACTITIONER YELLOW BELT - DUBLIN 
  • Course Start Date: 14th October 2020. Closing Date: 15th October 2020
  • Course Start Date: 18th February 2021. Closing Date: 19th February 2021

 

Course Details

Part-time Information

  • All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.
     
  • Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2020-2021 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 

     

  • Registration fees for professional bodies etc. are payable separately to these institutions. Students will be notified of their fees by email to their CIT email account and in all cases, course fees must be paid before attending lectures.  For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students

     
  • Some candidates may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning based on previous academic or work experience. If you think you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning, please check out www.cit.ie/rpl
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