Improvement usually means doing something that we have never done before

Shigeo Shingo

Lean Yellow Belt Program

Program Duration:

2 days

Program Aim:

To provide the trainee with the knowledge and skills to execute a small Lean Improvement Project, based on NSAI Swift 11 “Driving Competitiveness Using Lean”.

Program Objectives

The key objectives of the Program are to:

Target Audience

This course is designed as an introduction to Lean and is suitable to all levels including:


Key topics covered in this training course include:

  • Understand the Lean Principles and its Benefits
  • Define and recognise the seven sources of waste
  • Implement preventative actions to eliminate waste
  • Execute a small Lean improvement project
  • Process Operators and Technicians
  • Quality, Manufacturing, Lean, Maintenance and Design Engineers
  • Managers / Value Stream Manager
  • Staff: HR, Finance, IT, Supply Chain
  • Introduction to Lean and the A3 problem solving methodology
  • Lean Current State Tools: Value Stream Map, Bar Chart, Lean Metrics
  • Six Sigma root cause Analysis Tools: Value Added Activities and the Seven Sources of Waste
  • SMED
  • Error Proofing 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:

  • Passing a 1-hour open book exam
  • An A3 Report
  • Practical data handling- makes it more relevant to personal situation”

    Process Technician, Medical Device Sector
  • Different tools can be used in my project

    Engineer, Food Sector

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