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Lean Sigma Practitioner - Yellow Belt

  • Course Code


  • Field of Study

    Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

  • Type of Course:

    Special Qualification

  • Type of Qualification:

    Special Award

  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:


Admission Requirements:

Candidates must have a total of 4 years of combined industrial experience, Lean experience, and academic study.



Course summary

Lean Sigma introduces the methods and tools used in both techniques as applied for interpretation of customer requirements for service design and operations in all industry sectors such as Public Service, Healthcare, Biopharma, insurance, hospitality, Charities, Software, Call Centre Service and Manufacturing. Candidates pursuing the Lean Sigma Practitioner Programme will be capable of applying Lean and Six Sigma principles and tools to drive improvements and show measurable results. The programme will consist of assessment of theory by examination, as well as assessment of practice by portfolio. The portfolio is based on the achievement of certain class project milestones by candidates, as defined by the programme requirements.


Mechanical, Biomedical & Manufacturing Eng

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 2017-2018 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 

Course fees must be paid before attending lectures.


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

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



Five days over three months.


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Course Content
  • Introduction to Lean and Six Sigma principles
  • Tools for finding and eliminating waste
  • Tools for continuous improvement
  • Improving quality, cost, delivery, business and service processes, and business results
Awarding Body

CIT: 5 ECTS credits at Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications.


  • 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.





  • Course Start Date: 10th April 2018
  • Closing Date: 11th April 2018


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Lean Sigma Practitioner Yellow Belt - Cork 1

  • Course Start Date: 8th October 2018
  • Closing Date: 9th October 2018


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Lean Sigma Practitioner Yellow Belt - Dublin 1

  • Course Start Date: 11th October 2018
  • Closing Date: 12th October 2018


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Lean Sigma Practitioner Yellow Belt - Dublin 2

  • Course Start Date: 17th January 2019
  • Closing Date: 18th January 2019


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Lean Sigma Practitioner Yellow Belt - Cork 2

  • Course Start Date: 28th January 2019
  • Closing Date: 29th January 2019


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Lean Sigma Practitioner Yellow Belt - Cork 3

  • Course Start Date: 2nd April 2019
  • Closing Date: 03rd April 2019


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