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The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt certification is suitable for anyone looking to generate business improvements in areas such as: customer satisfaction, service delivery, cost control, process performance, & new product introduction. Lean Six Sigma is a process improvement methodology. Project and change management are ineffective without process management.
Your combined Green Belt and Black Belt certification course is delivered by PEEC, an IASSC accredited Lean Six Sigma training provider, meaning you will benefit from accredited instructors and curriculum. You will be introduced to both Lean and Six Sigma methodologies, meaning that activities focused around the speed and quality of business processes are addressed.
Lean Six Sigma is a process improvement methodology. Project and change management are ineffective without process management. You will use the approach to maximise customer value whilst minimising waste. In simple terms this is creating more value for customers with fewer resources.
Your accelerated course meets the ISO 18404 standard applicable to all PEEC programs. Delivered in line with the International Standards for Lean Six Sigma, as described in the ISO 13053-1 and ISO 13053-2 standard, you will attain internationally recognised certifications in Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt.
Traditional Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training lasts 20 days. This normally includes a month between each module, meaning that it can take up to four months to complete. This is compared to ten days (Green + Black Belt) at Firebrand. Plus, our course contains case studies and exercises - it is not just theory.
This Lean Six Sigma Green and Black Belt course is designed for all business professionals from a wide variety of manufacturing or service / transactional environments. Ideally, you will be tasked with delivering major performance or efficiency transformation for a business, typically working as a Change Leader within the business.
Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.
Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.
This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.
On the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt certification course you will cover the following content:
As part of the course you will sit both the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt exams.
These are multiple choice exams, which each require a 70% pass mark. You will walk away with proof that you are competent in process management and improvement.
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt students are not fully certified until they have completed a project. Firebrand students complete the project as part of the course
Other training providers often require you to complete additional projects after the course, before you can gain your certification.
Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.
Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.
Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.
Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year. Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.
You'll have at least one and a half years of project management experience, either directly as a Project Manager or as part of a team.
You'll also have a basic understanding of Microsoft Office; such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Previous exposure to process improvement or Six Sigma philosophies is helpful, but not essential.
Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.
Just call us on +27 87 550 2195 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.
Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.
Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 68,075 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.72% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.
Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.
"I would strongly recommend this training as a must have for all quality staff."
Ben Farhangui, Worldline. - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (5/3/2018 to 14/3/2018)
"I leave Firebrand Training with a Black Belt Six Sigma toolbox and detailed insight how to apply that toolbox in my work place."
Anonymous - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (16/3/2015 to 25/3/2015)
"Firebrand has been a great learning experience for me.
High volume, high impact. I will take a lot away with me which I must interpret and implement. Thanks for the opportunity!!"
Richard Oldale, Atlas Copco. - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (13/10/2014 to 22/10/2014)
"Good teaching level in a comfortable environment"
Andrew Tabberer, A4 Engineering Solutions. - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (27/1/2014 to 5/2/2014)
"Good environment, with reasonable pace to install an insight into the green belt course
good choice of training centre with top notch lecturers"
Krina Patel, Guys & St Thomas. - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (27/1/2014 to 5/2/2014)
"The facilities and the materials were very conductive to learning at a controlled pace and understanding."
Graham Reid, Self Funding. - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (27/1/2014 to 5/2/2014)
"Really good, Professional."
David Archibald, Biomet. - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (27/1/2014 to 5/2/2014)
"This has to be the most time effective way to learn - which I value a lot."
P-O Lindblom , Rhino Industrial Consulting. - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (12/10/2013 to 21/10/2013)
"Goos Environment. Excellent teacher."
Melker Oberg , Ericsson. - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (12/10/2013 to 21/10/2013)
"Michel was fantastic trainer/ facilities with a relaxed style which is required for such a heavy work load"
Lester Mills, NA. - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (16/3/2013 to 25/3/2013)
"good insights and feedback from the tutor throughout the case study"
Glendyr Cooper, Transformatie Ltd. - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (26/1/2013 to 4/2/2013)
"The focus & insight into Learn Six Sigma will leave you wanting to go back to work and start delivering products using really great tools"
Kenan Osborne, Greenlight. - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (26/11/2012 to 5/12/2012)
"As with previous training an excellent format with trainers, good material and food."
Anonymous - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (29/9/2012 to 8/10/2012)
"Intense...Intense...Intense but boy do you really learn. Fantastic Experience"
Anonymous - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (24/9/2012 to 3/10/2012)
"The instructor did a great job in covering the material and making it accessible and practical."
B.C. - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (12/3/2012 to 16/3/2012)
"Intensive 10 days, where all phases of team development are tried. Tested and developed both hard and soft skills around Lean Six Sigma concepts that are truly valuable for broader application. Course leader was excellent in bringing real life, practical examples that assisted in the learning process."
K.K. - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (10/3/2012 to 19/3/2012)
"The quickest way to get your certification."
Anon.. - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (11/2/2012 to 20/2/2012)
"Great teacher, has a wealth of knowledge and experience to make the classroom experience as near to reality as possible. Thank you."
N.G, Spoton Business Services Ltd. - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (11/2/2012 to 15/2/2012)
"Quickest way to get certified but don't underestimate the amount of work you need to do."
Anonymous - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (6/2/2012 to 10/2/2012)
"Highly intense, rewarding to fully focus on concept in a limited period of time. Another high benefit is the networking element of the training."
Carsten Dittrich , Juliana. - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (15/10/2011 to 24/10/2011)
"Intense, great teacher, great facilities at Wyboston lakes, great experience."
Graeme Simm. - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (30/7/2011 to 8/8/2011)
"Absolutely super competent trainer. Extremely intense but worth while."
Julia Grebe. - Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt (10 days) (30/7/2011 to 8/8/2011)
"Good focused Course Material with knowledgeable, experienced as well as forthcoming Instructor.
Facility is just the right kind of environment for such course. discussions and insights from Trainer, Course participants representing varied backgrounds and industry made it a great learning experience. "
Intakhab Shah, Saudi International Petrochemical Company. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (20/10/2013 to 24/10/2013)
"Instructor is well aware of the topics and an expert. He encourages interaction which improves the learning experience. "
G.B, Saudi International Petrochemical. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (20/10/2013 to 24/10/2013)
"Great way to learn in isolation, away from daily routine, excellent method used to transfer knowledge."
Narayan Iyer, El Seif Engineering Contracting Co Ltd. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (20/10/2013 to 24/10/2013)
"The Firebrand Black Belt course was intense and far exceeded my expectations. I learned the practical application of the tools and techniques in the real world through exercises and case study. If you want more than just a certification and want to learn HOW to apply the knowledge and skills to improve your Company... then go with Firebrand!"
Jack White, DynCorp International. - Six Sigma Black Belt (5 days) (13/9/2013 to 17/9/2013)
"The training is very good and easy to understand. It's a mix of practical & theory work. the examples and method of teaching is very closely related to my daily routine work which makes it easy to apply in my daily life. "
Raza Khan, ATIC. - Six Sigma Black Belt (5 days) (13/9/2013 to 17/9/2013)
Hazem Youssef, Al khalij Commercial Bank Qatar. - Six Sigma Black Belt (5 days) (4/3/2012 to 8/3/2012)
"Excellent value for time and money"
Charles Johns, Schlumberger. - Six Sigma Black Belt (5 days) (4/3/2012 to 8/3/2012)
"Awesome course, this is my second course with Firebrand and I'm sure it won't be my last! "
D.K. - Six Sigma Black Belt (5 days) (4/3/2012 to 8/3/2012)
"Class is good, training materials are good, instructor is excellent."
Ahsan Abbas, UIS. - Six Sigma Black Belt (5 days) (4/3/2012 to 8/3/2012)
"Excellent Training delivered in a Six Sigma excellence way"
Said Adada, Transmed Overseas Inc. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (29/1/2012 to 2/2/2012)
"Really enjoyed the course. The instructor was very professional and proficient in the subject and in teaching it."
Charles Johns, Schlumberger. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (29/1/2012 to 2/2/2012)
"The training content and approach was very good. It made learning easy with the relevant case studies and a lot of practical application tips. The trainer was also very well rounded with a wealth of experience which he brings to bear during the course."
Akin Akintola. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (29/1/2012 to 2/2/2012)
"Firebrand team were very detailed in giving information about the courses and outcomes' expectation. The program was fully organised and monitored.
The course itself was a great experience and I couldn't have imagined it better; it exceeded my expectations."
Dania Kawood, E3 Corporation FZ-LLC. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (29/1/2012 to 2/2/2012)
"Having come from a manufacturing background, I thought this would be a fantastic way of broadening my knowledge of Lean, and developing my skills, and it turned out to be exactly that. Through the combination of high level tutoring with fantastic application, I learnt both fantastic textbook knowledge as well as as extensive thoughts on how this relates to my real life work place. The instructor was brilliant lecturer who put effort and passion into the whole course."
Anonymous, Magellan Aerospace - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (10/9/2018 to 14/9/2018)
"Wasn't sure what to expect, but the training course was structured to ensure the information was retained."
Matt Gabbitas, Well Pharmacy. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (4/6/2018 to 8/6/2018)
"Very pleased with the experience, will certainly do it again and recommend it! "
R.T.. - Six Sigma Black Belt (5 days) (12/5/2018 to 16/5/2018)
"Exactly what I was hoping for: a complete overview into green belt/ lean six sigma with tools & methodologies. Intense but rewarding.
Very knowledgeable instructor, who brought in many examples from real life- just excellent!"
Matteo de Padova, Johnson & Johnson. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (7/5/2018 to 11/5/2018)
"I am very happy with the DMAIC approach we have learned in the Green Belt Training. It is going to help me to improve the processes in my company and also to solve complex problems in my personal life. "
J.C.. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (5/3/2018 to 9/3/2018)
"Firebrand promises and delivers highly trained instructors, modern teaching methods and a good infrastructure. It is a great opportunity for anyone who cares about having a qualitative training process.
F.B., Sonoma Internet Gmbh. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (5/3/2018 to 9/3/2018)
"Great overall experience, very experienced instructor with an amazing ability to explain. Highly recommended. "
Milan Seman. - Six Sigma Master Black Belt (5 days) (16/10/2017 to 20/10/2017)
"Doing the Black Belt training with Firebrand was very good. Organisation and time for the training were well elaborated. Instructor was excellent! "
Barbara Hedler. - Six Sigma Black Belt (5 days) (9/12/2017 to 13/12/2017)
"The training was very useful and will help me in my day to day job of application of tools and training delivery.
Thanks to the trainer for being such a vast resource of knowledge and for making that available!"
T.R. - Six Sigma Master Black Belt (5 days) (16/10/2017 to 20/10/2017)
"Great location, excellent instructor and environment designed for learning yet enjoyable at the same time."
Graeme Waugh, Ixact. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (25/9/2017 to 29/9/2017)
"Very impressed with the overall Firebrand experience. The course would benefit all levels of student, whether new to Lean Six Sigma or as an experienced individual "
Graeme Laird, Magellan Aerospace. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (25/9/2017 to 29/9/2017)
"The course was very informative and clearly presented, the training method was quite relaxed which I prefer and find easier to listen to and learn from."
Kevin Sage, Viapath. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (25/9/2017 to 29/9/2017)
"It was a very intensive and helpful training. I learned a lot of helpful tools. My objective was to better understand my customers. I reached my objective. "
Nora Bernhardt, Freelance Communication trainer. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (28/8/2017 to 1/9/2017)
"Training was very complete and helped me to complete the picture of BB and tools to use in the future"
Anonymous - Six Sigma Black Belt (5 days) (24/6/2017 to 28/6/2017)
"I love the concept, being focused on the material with a good concept supporting it."
Alfred Gietjes, AGILENT TECHNILOGIES. - Six Sigma Green Belt (5 days) (24/4/2017 to 28/4/2017)