Certificate in Lean Sigma Quality (Six Sigma Green Belt) (Level 7)
Programme Code: SG_ELEAN_S07
About Six Sigma Green Belt
Six Sigma Green Belt provides participants with enhanced problem-solving skills, using the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control) model. This certification is in great demand by companies across all sectors in either manufacturing, pharmaceutical, healthcare or service sectors. It is suitable for all levels within the organisation from supervisor and technician through to engineering and management level.
Certification to Green Belt is organised through an Irish based training company and Quality America Inc. Quality America Inc, is one of the premier providers of Six Sigma Training and consultancy in the US and internationally with over 3,000 students trained and certified to date. More than 50 organisations, colleges and universities use their Six Sigma instructor materials. The Green Belt programme is based on the ‘Six Sigma Demystified’ text by Paul A. Keller, Vice President Quality America. Further information available on: http://www.qualityamerica.com/
About this Programme
The programme comprises of three modules:
- Six Sigma I Introduction and Quality Tools
- Six Sigma II Applied Statistical Control
- Six Sigma III – Project
After you Graduate
There will be a progression path for those students who pass the modules and wish to continue on with a degree in Quality or Manufacturing Management at IT Sligo. Students who meet the eligibility criteria to enter the full degree programme can therefore upgrade skills in specific areas while still earning credits towards a final degree award. On successful completion of the three Six Sigma modules, the student will receive a Level 7 HETAC Certificate in Lean Sigma Quality (15 credits).
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. Applicants must also be in a position to carry out a Six Sigma green belt project with an employer.
Award: Level 7
Duration: 1 year
Fees: €1,800, OR €650 per 5 credit module (Plus €220 external Green Belt exam and workshop)
In 2012 this programme was funded under the Springboard initiative. If you are unemployed, you may be entitled to free fees for this programme under this initiative. If this programme is funded you will find it and be able to submit an application on the Springboard site at www.springboardcourses.ie
Application Deadline: 1 September / 1st January (Enrolments in September and January each year)
The School of Engineering
Tel: 071 91 55222