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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (APMG) Online with Exam Guarantee


The Lean Six Sigma Yellow belt accredited e-learning is for those delegates who wish to gain sufficient knowledge and understanding of the Lean Six Sigma process improvement methodology and practice to be able to work effectively with, or as a member of, a process improvement team working within an environment supporting Lean Six Sigma. The e-learning helps prepare you for the for the formal examination offered by APMG.


This qualification is aimed at key staff, subject matter experts, process owners, managers, aspiring managers and others taking part in business processes performance improvement projects including:

  • Improvement Managers
  • Operational line managers and staff
  • Those in support functions e.g
    • Team Managers
    • Project Managers
    • Change Managers
    • Finance Managers
    • IT Managers
    • HR Managers

What's Included

  • 12 months online access to our accredited Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt course
  • The cost of the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt examination. Exam must be taken online via remote proctor. Valid for 12 months from purchase date

Optional extras

  • Climbing the Mountain Yellow & Orange Belt (Mindset, Skillset & Toolset for Lean Six Sigma) book

Lean Six Sigma

More Information


By the end of this course you should be able to recall, recognize and demonstrate understanding of the theories, concepts, models and tools of the Lean Six Sigma process improvement methodology outlined in the core text and additional supplementary reference documents and specifically:

  • The general philosophy of process improvement, the different process improvement methods, the history of the most important methods and why process improvement is needed to move an organization closer to world class performance
  • The way improvement projects should be executed starting with the identification of customers and their requirements, including a number of project management roadmaps, team formation, the project charter and a number of project management tools
  • The proper and organized work environment, reliable equipment and standardized work required to create a solid foundation for further process improvement programs
  • The setup and facilitation of kaizen teams, a number of problem solving and brainstorming techniques and basic quality tools that help to create a continuous improvement culture
  • The tools and techniques to visualize, analyze and improve the logistical flow of processes making them more stable, predictable, and efficient, effective, productive and agile by following the DMAIC structure to create stable and efficient processes
  • The application of Six Sigma and statistical tools to assure a valid and reliable performance measurement system, to collect data and to analyze the performance of and reducing the variation in stable processes by following the DMAIC structure in quality breakthrough improvement projects with the objective to create capable processes that meet customer requirements


  • Introduction
  • World class performance
  • Process improvement deployment
  • Project Management
  • Creating a solid foundation
  • Creating a continuous improvement culture
  • Creating stable & efficient processes
  • Creating capable processes



  • Multiple-choice format
  • 50 questions per paper
  • 32 marks required to pass (out of 50 available) - 63%
  • 60 minutes duration
  • Open book
  • Calculators are not permitted

The Lean Six Sigma Yellow belt exam is taken online via remote proctor. For more information about taking your exam and to check the technical requirements please see below:

APMG-International offers remote online exam proctoring via ProctorU.

The technical specification is available here on the ProctorU website, along with the ability to test your equipment prior to booking your exam. It is your responsibility to ensure you have the system capability to run the exam.

APMG also has a dedicated information page on their website that provides more detailed information, this can be reviewed here.

Exam Guarantee

We're so confident that you'll pass your Foundation exam first time that we offer an Exam Guarantee for this Foundation e-learning course. If you don't pass, then we will allow you take the exam a second time, at no extra cost, as long as it is within three months of taking your original exam.

Are there any conditions related to the Exam Guarantee?

Provided that you have completed the e-learning in full and that you have passed the exam simulator with a pass mark of 80%, you will be entitled to a free resit. You will have been advised whether you have passed or failed the exam simulator at the time of taking, as it is included within your e-learning. If you're not sure, don't worry, contact us and we will be happy to check for you.

If I need to use my Exam Guarantee or I have any further questions, who should I contact?

Please email us and we will be happy to assist you.

This course is delivered by ILX, an accredited training provider with APMG

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