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Six Sigma Yellow Belt – 2 Day Course

Course Dates

11th June, 2018 - 12th June, 2018 (2 days)

Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Two-day workshop, project and certification review


Six Sigma is an approach to continuous improvement that provides increased customer satisfaction by improving an organisation’s processes.  Six Sigma combines programme management, team-based project management, problem-solving and statistical analysis in the continuous review and revision of processes that deliver value to customers.

Yellow Belt

A Six Sigma Yellow Belt candidate has completed a basic level of training in process problem solving and statistical analysis techniques.  He/she is in a position to work in collaborative teams to problem solve, improve processes, and to support Green Belts. Yellow belts are expected to work in teams and resolve low-level local problems on an on-going basis.


Workshop content Format
DAY 1- Define & Measure

§  Introduction to Six Sigma & A3 problem solving

§  Customer satisfaction and critical to quality issues§  Process definition, flowchart and spaghetti mapping§  Data collection and representation: line graph, bar chart, run chart, Pareto chart




Interactive exercise in teams

Individual exercise

DAY 2 – Analyse, Improve & Control

§  Histogram data distributions & process capability

§  The 5 Why’s

§  Cause & Effects Analysis§  Error proofing

§  Standard work & the visual workplace

§  Teamwork, change management & motivation

§  Next steps, review and close


PowerPoint & individual exercise

Interactive exercise in teams


Interactive exercise in teams


The 2 highly interactive workshops each last one working day, and are scheduled back to back. Workshops are case-study based. Participants are required to select a variety of work problems on which to work during training. The participant’s organisation and the course facilitators will review the problems presented in advance.

Who should attend?

All employees in a company undergoing six sigma transformation should attend a YB programme. The learning programme is usually spread out over a 2-year time period. New employees undergo YB training within 6 months of joining the company.

Learning objectives

At the end of this programme participants are enabled to:

  • Define customer critical to quality characteristics of processes/products;
  • Understand the value of cross-functional teamwork;
  • Use formal problem-solving techniques to improve process performance;
  • Understand the DMAIC approach to project management and problem-solving, and
  • Be primed to support green belts in the execution of their projects.

Participants who complete the training, and participate as active team members in an improvement project, will receive a Six Sigma Yellow Belt certificate. The certificate is awarded following a formal project review by a Cordatus black belt. 


A completed project Certification by a Cordatus Consulting black belt and site manager. The course more than pays for itself

Certification Standard

Our six sigma yellow, green and black belt courses are designed and executed in compliance with international standard ISO 13053, published in 2011. The certifying project is evaluated by a Cordatus six sigma black belt. The yellow belt certificate is awarded by the organization, and signed by the Cordatus black belt.

€ 795 per person, inclusive of course manual, lunch, and refreshments.

First Polymer Training,
7 Centre Court, Blyry Business and Commercial Park,
Co. Westmeath

* Alternatively this course can be run in a company. Please contact us for in-house rates.

Safety Shoes – Not required on this course


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