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Free Lean Six Sigma Training

Yellow Belt Training & Certification is an introductory problem-solving course that gives you an overview of Lean Six Sigma. It’s the most practical, easy to understand way to start your Lean Six Sigma journey and start delivering results.

Sign up and join over 255,379 problem solvers and learn to:

  • Quickly learn what Lean Six Sigma is and how it works
  • Identify and start eliminating waste
  • Deliver improvement results with Quick Wins


Fully online and self-paced
Free Training: 8.5 hours
Prerequisites: None


Certification: $299
Online Exam (50 Questions)
Unlimited Retakes
Certificate (PDF)
PDUs: 10, CEUs: 1, CPEs: 9.4
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As an instructional designer with 30 years of experience in education and adult learning, this is one of the best e-learning experiences I have had the pleasure of completing.

Dave Stilchen -’s Yellow Belt Training & Certification helped my Quality Management Department reduce our audit time from 12 hours to 4 hours and increase accuracy by 40%. As a bonus, employee satisfaction with my department went up to 100%.

Lynne Emmons

Using Lean Six Sigma, I streamlined the process and eliminated Non-Value Added Activities which increased monthly production by 50% within 3 months.

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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course Details

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training & Certification Timing Breakdown

Below is a breakdown of the course and estimated time required to complete each section. You may complete the course at your own pace within 1 year.

No prerequisites are required for the Yellow Belt Training.

Module: Description: Time:
Introduction Define Lean Six Sigma and where it came from, the 8 Wastes, the Roles of Lean Six Sigma and how to effectively select projects. 1.25 hours


Define the problem, the process and the customer. 1.25 hours
Measure Measure and baseline the current process. 1.25 hours
Analyze Identify the root causes of problems and waste within the process. 1.5 hours
Improve Implement and verify solutions to address root causes. 2 hours
Control Maintain the gains. 1.25 hours
Total Time of Yellow Belt Training: 8.5 hours (FREE)
  (Optional) Yellow Belt Certification Exam: 1.5 hours ($299)
  Total Time for Yellow Belt Training & Certification:

10 hours

PDUs: 10, CEUs: 1, CPEs: 9.4

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Course Outline

Here’s what you’ll learn in’s Yellow Belt course.

Introduction to Lean Six Sigma

  • Lean Six Sigma Roles
  • The 8 Wastes (DOWNTIME)
  • DMAIC Overview

Define Phase – Define the problem.

  • Project Charter (Tool)
  • Defining Value: Voice of the Customer (VOC) (Tool)
  • High Level Process Map: SIPOC (Tool)

Measure Phase – Quantify the problem.

  • Selecting Measures
  • Data Collection Planning
  • Operational Definitions
  • Capturing Baseline Data

Analyze Phase – Identify the cause of the problem.

  • Process Analysis
  • The 5 Whys and the Fishbone Diagram (Tool)
  • Pareto Charts (Tool)
  • Develop a Hypothesis

Improve Phase – Implement and verify the solution.

  • Optimize Flow
  • Mistake-Proofing: Poka-yoke (Tool)
  • Visual Management and 5S

Control Phase – Maintain the solution.

  • Process Control Plan (Tool)
  • Monitoring and Response Plan (Tool)
  • Documentation and Storyboard

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training & Certification FAQs

Do you have a Money Back Guarantee?

We know you’ll love our courses as much as we do. Although if for any reason you’re not completely satisfied (and the course has not been completed), please email [email protected] to request a refund within 30 days of your course purchase.

For individual (single license) purchases, if it is within 30 days and the course has not been completed, we offer a full refund. For group purchases, licenses can be exchanged for other courses. For example, Green Belt licenses can be exchanged for Yellow Belt licenses. Refunds are not available for group purchases.

*Course must not be completed.

Why should I pick over any other training provider?

Here are 3 key factors that set us apart from any other provider:

  • Our courses are developed by highly successful Lean Six Sigma consultants, trainers and coaches who have helped organizations like Amazon, Charles Schwab, BP, Starwood Hotels & Resorts—and other leading organizations—save hundreds of millions of dollars with Lean Six Sigma.
  • Our body of knowledge is also highly practical and extensive. Our teaching approach focuses on practical application, not simply “knowing about the concepts and tools,” so our learners are able to begin applying Lean Six Sigma right away.
  • Our courses are easy to use and enjoyable, making learning much more effective.

This is what sets us apart from other providers. We have the highest rated courses available. You can visit the Clients Page on our website where we provide a full list of organizations we’ve helped and a list of accredited institutions who offer our courses.

Which Lean Six Sigma Training should I get? Yellow Belt or Green Belt?

To help you determine which course is right for you, please visit our Lean and Six Sigma Course Comparison page. We clearly break down the courses by your goal, content, duration and price.

The course we recommend is based on your goal. If your goal is to become a Green Belt or Black Belt, you can start with the Green Belt course right away since White Belt and Yellow Belt content is covered in this course. If your goal is to only become a Yellow Belt, then you can take the Yellow Belt course.

Are there any prerequisites required for Yellow Belt Training?

No. There are no prerequisites required for the Yellow Belt course.

How long will Training take to complete?

Yellow Belt Training will take approximately 8 hours (1 day) to complete.

How long do I have access to Training?

Yellow Belt Training is accessible anytime.

Can I access the Training via mobile device or tablet?

Yes! All of our courses are fully compatible with your tablets and mobile phones. This includes iOS, Android and Windows devices that support HTML5.

Is there a small compact guide for Lean Six Sigma?

Yes, we have an eBook titled The Problem Solver’s Toolkit that is available to purchase here.

Do you offer Government, Student/Educational or Nonprofit Organization discounts?

Yes, we provide discounts to government, educational and nonprofit organizations. Please contact us for information.

Do I have to pay again if I do not pass the Certification exam?

No, you do not have to pay again. We allow unlimited, immediate retakes.

How long is Certification valid for?

Forever. Once you receive your Certification, you do not need to renew it.

How long is the Certification exam?

The Yellow Belt Certification exam is 50 questions and must be completed in 1.5 hours.

How many times can I take the Certification exam?

As many as needed! You have unlimited retakes until your course access expires (one year after your registration date).

Is there a sample Yellow Belt exam?

Yes, the sample Yellow Belt exam can be found here: Yellow Belt Sample Exam

View the complete Lean Six Sigma Training & Certification FAQ here.

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