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Lean Green Belt Program

Program Duration: 5 days Training, 2 days Optional Project Mentoring

Program Aim:

The aim of this program is to provide the trainee with the knowledge and skills to lead and deliver a Key Business Lean Improvement Project. Standards NSAI Swift 11 “Driving Competitiveness Using Lean” and the former FETAC Level 5 “Lean Manufacturing Tools” provide the foundation for this practical program.

Program Objectives:

At the end of this program, you will be able to:

Target Audience:

This program is designed to utilise Lean Thinking to deliver an efficiency improvement project and is suitable to levels including:


Key topics covered in this training program include:

  • Understand Lean Principles and its Benefits
  • Map out the current process with appropriate Lean tools.
  • Define the seven sources of Waste and how to eliminate them.
  • Apply Lean Methodology to a waste reduction project using the A3 Report
  • Quality, Manufacturing, Lean, Maintenance and Design Engineers
  • Staff: HR, Finance, IT, Supply Chain
  • Managers, Value Stream Manager
  • Introduction to Lean Principles and their benefits
  • Mapping Tools: Value Stream Map, Spaghetti Chart, Inventory Map
  • Lean Graphical Tools: Operator Load Chart, Pareto Chart, Takt Time, Seven Cycle Analysis
  • Value Added and Non Value Added Activities: Seven sources of waste
  • SMED
  • Improvement Tools: Visual Management, 5s, Poke Yoke
  • A3 Report to manage the project stages

Funding Available

Crystal Lean Solutions are approved Training Providers with Skillsnet. To find out more about our adaptable training program and funding available to you, contact us today.


Certification by Crystal Lean Solutions Black Belt on completion of:

  1. All training days attended
  2. Passing a 3-hour open book exam
  3. Execution and delivery of a Lean project
  • Provided new relevant tools

    Finance, Pharmaceutical Sector
  • It was well organised and moved at a good pace. I now feel I can do a Green Belt Project

    Engineer, Medical Device Sector
  • New and useful tools explained in a clear and thorough manner

    Engineer, Food Sector
  • Perfectly tailored to our specific requirements; no time wasted

    Engineer, Pharmaceutical Sector

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