Six Sigma Yellow Belt (Online)

The Six Sigma Yellow Belt certificate course is primarily aimed at those within an organisation who wish to develop a foundation in the principles of Lean Six Sigma and the DMAIC problem solving approach. This course will demonstrate the potential of using Six Sigma tools and methodologies within an organisation. It is aimed at those who are new to six sigma including operators, technicians, supervisors and managers.

Candidates who successfully complete the course will receive a Certificate in Lean Sigma Quality from IT Sligo. 

The course is offered over 1 semester (14 weeks). All of the course is taken online with one live lecture each week. These lectures are also recorded so you can watch them anytime at your convenience.


Six Sigma Yellow belt aims to provide learners with an understanding of the tools and techniques of quality that are used in the attainment of a six sigma quality environment. The principle goal of Six Sigma is to reduce variation in the process and improve quality.

Through practical examples and exercises learners will becomes proficient in the use of the basic problem solving techniques used to monitor and control processes. Topics include: Six Sigma Quality, DMAIC problem solving process, Seven Tools of Quality, Lean tools and Statistical techniques to help analyse your process.

Application Closing Date : 31st August 2020

Mech. and Electronic Eng. Certificate

Entry Requirements

There is no prerequisite to study this programme. It is recommended that applicants have a Leaving Certificate or equivalent due to the Statistics covered in the course syllabus.

Career Opportunities

Obtaining your Yellow Belt is the first step on your Six Sigma journey.  While a yellow belt certification is internationally recognised, we recommend that you progress to a Green Belt award.

There are a multitude of Six Sigma Green Belt career paths available, as the Lean Six Sigma tools can be effective in improving business processes in many different fields. A growing number of organisations are looking to fill a wide variety of positions with candidates who are adept at applying the principles of Lean Six Sigma.

What are my further study opportunities?

Candidates may progress to a Six Sigma Green Belt award from IT Sligo by completing an additional two modules - one of which is a work based project.

IT Sligo also offer a Six Sigma Black Belt award. Both of these course are offered in an online mode.

What subjects will I study?

Programme Fees

Fees: €500

Who do I contact?

tel: 071 9318511