Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Background Catalyst Trust Pilot Catalyst Trust Pilot Moore – Excellent again. Throughout the entire journey from Foundation to Advanced BB Tools it has been a pleasure! Many thanks Moore for the help/support, knowledge and humour throughout. Excellent training that has developed real knowledge and understanding. Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Background Catalyst Trust Pilot Catalyst Trust Pilot Would thoroughly recommend the course to others, have learned huge amounts and really enjoyed it Alana Harper Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Background Catalyst Trust Pilot Catalyst Trust Pilot Moore is the type of trainer that makes you want to carry out Six Sigma and also recommend it to others. Robert Black Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Background Catalyst Trust Pilot Catalyst Trust Pilot Very good method. Loved the pocket guides for communicating to the rest of business. Excellent examples & good variety of examples and delegates. Very relevant course, a lot of information to get through, great networking opportunity. Josephine Chukwuemeka Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Background Catalyst Trust Pilot Catalyst Trust Pilot Covers everything I think I will need for a Black Belt project. Andrew Donnelly Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Background Catalyst Trust Pilot Catalyst Trust Pilot Very good, keen to answer candidate specific queries relating to their work/project. Method was good, this final course really cemented what we did previously. Thanks, a great course, I can’t wait to put it into practise! Heather Payne Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Background Catalyst Trust Pilot Catalyst Trust Pilot Enthusiastic, knowledgeable and clear in explanations. Good variation in approach, use of examples, videos and exercises to support theory. Quality materials to support the course, plenty of reference material to use afterwards. Great location and facilities. Excellent course overall Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Background

Catalyst Trust Pilot Catalyst Trust Pilot Great training service, trainers with lots of knowledge and practical experience.
I have recently completed the green and black belt courses online. They were well delivered and contained valuable information. The website used is well managed and easy to navigate. Catalyst trainers have a lot of experience applying the tools and techniques and can provide many different examples along with a deep understanding.
Hitesh
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Catalyst Trust Pilot Catalyst Trust Pilot I have just studied Lean Six Sigma Black Belt remotely with Catalyst during Covid-19 Lockdown. I must say that I have found the Catalyst BIZ to be exceptionally good. I had previously sat through the classes in London, which were great. I have now spent the last 3 weeks revisiting the materials using the BIZ, the videos, comprehensive hard copy training materials and these have been really useful. Reviewing the classes remotely has been enjoyable, running through the materials at my own pace, utilising ‘pre-recorded’ interaction from the tutors. Gordon Sims
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Catalyst Trust Pilot Catalyst Trust Pilot I have just completed the Black Belt course and exams remotely due to the COVID situation and can highly recommend Catalyst!!! The website and tutorials are easy to follow and manage and show your progress throughout. The trainers are knowledgeable and supportive in ways that develop your learning and they make themselves available for queries and questions when needed.
At first, I was a little apprehensive to undertake all the training remotely, I found the experience to be a really positive one though because of the approach of the trainers, the material supplied and the clear on-line training.
I would highly recommend Catalyst!!
Chris Drake
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Our Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training equips you with the skills to lead significant business improvement projects. This often includes coaching Green Belts and driving the use of Lean Six Sigma practice and thinking in the organisation.

Become an improvement specialist and internal consultant with Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training.

Tackle high profile, complicated business problems.

Lead significant improvement projects and coach Green Belt projects.

Become a process expert and internal consultant.

Route to attaining independent BQF Black Belt Certification.

Training Options


Catalyst provides four types of training so you can choose the best solution to suit you and your company

Self-Paced Online Learning

Study the same content as our classroom course at your own pace and time.

24 month’s access to The BIZ

A personal Catalyst tutor

Step by step Minitab guidelines

Downloadable Resources

Online Exam and electronic certificate

BQF certification included

240 CPD points

Additional project support available

 £2600 + VAT

Open Classroom Training

We are currently delivering all of our programmes remotely.

16 Day Classroom Course

Practical Minitab exercises

MBB LSS experienced trainers

24 month’s access to The BIZ

Extensive course materials

BQF  Certification included

240  CPD points

Additional project support

£4920 + VAT 

Virtual 'Classroom' or In-house Training

Group training

Physical  or  Virtual Classroom

Bespoke to your requirements

MBB LSS experienced trainers

24 month’s access to The BIZ

Extensive course materials

BQF Certification available

240  CPD points

Additional project support available

Managed Online Training

Hybrid

Combination of instructor led training and self study

Daily Zoom sessions set the pace of training

Practical exercises and group interaction

MBB LSS experienced trainers

Hard and soft copy materials

BQF  Certification included

240 CPD points

Additional project support available

£3445 + VAT 

Black Belt Programme Details


Make the Right Choice...

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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training is great for:

  • Change Agents, Business Analysts, Process Managers, Engineers, Consultants, Quality Professionals.
  • Existing Green Belts or Lean Practitioners who now need to upgrade to a higher level of Continuous Improvement expertise.
  • Your company is deploying Lean Six Sigma/Continuous Improvement/Operational Excellence and you need to create experts to help guide and support the rollout.
  • Previous highly satisfied delegates have come from Finance, Manufacturing, Public Sector, Telecoms, Utilities, “Big Four” Management Consultants, Independent Consultants and Contractors, NHS, R&D, Pharma, IT, Oil & Gas…in fact just about every sector.
  • Receive full BQF certification. To find out more please visit our BQF page.

Outcomes for your business 

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training delegates are trained to tackle the most challenging of problems and deliver substantial benefits to the business and customers. They are an enabling component of becoming an Operationally Excellent organisation.

Outcomes for Your Personal Development 

Effective Black Belts are highly valued by the business and demonstrated success is a pathway to a senior operational or internal consultant role. 

Operational Excellence Culture
deliver substantial benefits
path to Internal consultant role
Highly valued by a business

Each delegate on our Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training will receive:-

  • Access to Catalyst’s online lean six sigma Black Belt training video library covering the entire course content of all the modules for 12 months – included in the price.
  • PDF copy of the training materials for each module (classroom delegates also receive a printed copy).
  • A downloadable pack of templates.
  • A copy of The Lean Six Sigma Improvement Journey book.
  • Lean Six Sigma Project Guide.
  • The Lean Six Sigma Improvement Journey Pocket Guide.
  • British Quality Foundation exams (projects assessment included with Open Training).

Follow-on Options 

  • Master Black Belt Programme 

*The Design for Lean Six Sigma module is not currently needed to satisfy the BQF’s minimum requirements for Black Belt. Many delegates opt to add it to their programme to provide Design for Six Sigma capability. Alternatively, it can be added at a later stage when a specific need has been recognised.

Advanced Black Belt Tools builds on the statistical toolset covered in the Advanced Green Belt modules and adds advanced techniques including Design of Experiments, General Linear Model and Logistic Regression.

These powerful tools will enable you to discover and understand the factors and factor interactions which drive process performance in almost any business environment. As with all our statistical tools modules, we use Minitab software to do the hard work but you will further develop your confidence and ability to make decisions with data.

OUR MODULAR PROGRAMME BUILDS FROM GREEN BELT TO BLACK BELT. YOU CAN TAKE Contact us to upgrade from another course THEM IN ONE WAVE OR SPREAD THEM OUT.

Testimonials and Reviews


Consistently Excellent!

Feedback is consistently excellent with delegates scoring an average of 9 (out of 10). We’ve been using the industry standard NPS to measure customer satisfaction for over 5 years.

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How do I know this is the right course for me?

The Black Belt programme is equally suited to those from Manufacturing and Service based organisations. If you want to learn how to use data confidently and correctly in your projects or day-to-day role you will find that this course meets your needs. The technical/data side is balanced with a comprehensive and practical change management module to help you influence your colleagues and achieve buy-in for your improvements. We are of course aware that there are other Black Belt offerings and it is not easy to choose but with Catalyst you have the assurance of learning with a 20+ year established business who have trained thousands of Black Belts across all business types , who have literally written the book (Lean Six Sigma for Dummies) and are the recommended Lean Six Sigma training provider of the British Quality Foundation.

Are there any pre-requisites to the course?

You can start the programme from the beginning of Green Belt training or enter at a later stage by taking advantage of our modular approach.  If you trained elsewhere there’s usually not a problem but please check with us so we can identify and help you with any gaps which need to be addressed for the BQF certification process.

How long do I have to complete a online course?

You will have online access for 12 months.

Do you offer discounts for groups?

Yes, we offer discounts for groups, please call us on  +44 (0)845 345 2282 for further information or email us at info@catalystconsulting.co.uk

Do I need a project to complete the course?

We do recommend that you apply your training through project work but it’s not a pre-requisite for training. If you want to become a BQF certified Black Belt you will need to lead two successful projects.

What support do you offer to help me with the training?

Online delegates will be assigned one of our classroom trainers as your personal tutor. Our trainers are all experienced Lean Six Sigma practitioners who have been there and done it for real prior to joining Catalyst.  You will be able to email and speak to your tutor for guidance as you work through the training programme.

Classroom delegates are encouraged to seek guidance from their trainer as they apply the training to their projects. We offer formal coaching packages where additional support is required.

Do I receive a training certificate?

Once you have completed the training you will receive a certificate of completion. You will also receive written confirmation that you have passed the exam. You can be certified through the British Quality Foundation as a optional extra.

How many CPD points is the course worth?

The Green Belt programme is worth 80 CPD Points.

The upgrade from GreenBelt to Advanced Green Belt is worth an additional 80 CPD Points.

Effective Change Management adds CPD 40 points.

Advanced Black Belt Tools adds 40 CPD points.

Lean Six Sigma for Innovation and Design adds 40 CPD points.

Therefore, the Black Belt programme is worth 240 CPD points without LSSID and 280 points with LSSID.

Can I upgrade to other courses after completion?

If you have not included Lean Six Sigma for Innovation and Design (Design for Lean Six Sigma) in your Black Belt package, this would often be a logical next step.

Some Black Belts will wish to progress to Master Black Belt level and we offer a training and development programme leading to BQF MBB certification. Please contact us if you would like any more information.

Can you provide Black Belt training aligned to the ASQ Body of Knowledge?

Yes. We do deliver ASQ Green and Black Belt programmes and also a bridge programme from BQF to ASQ.