Lean Six Sigma Foundation (Yellow Belt)

Course Reference No: TGS-2020502097
In collaboration with: Lean Methods Group


Course Objectives

The Lean Six Sigma Foundation (Yellow Belt) programme introduces process improvement methodologies, which enhance day-to-day operational management and process control. Participants will acquire the skills for mapping processes and data collection, paving the way for effective project work and sustaining improved performance.

The programme employs interactive, web-based eLearning, accessible across desktop and mobile platforms. This provides participants with the time flexibility of being able to decide when and where they want to complete their modules, as well as providing a broader, richer learning experience.

At the end of the course, participants will learn:

  • About the origins of Lean and Lean thinking
  • To identify the five principals of Lean and the eight types of waste
  • The five-step DMAIC process and the use of the tools within each phase
  • How to collect and analyse data
  • To lead small improvement projects such as Plan-DoCheck-Act (PDCA)

The 5 WHYS of NUS SCALE Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Certification

  • Enables you to lead successful initiatives and grow your teams and your business
  • Gives you the skills, tools and title in applying LSS to your business
  • Helps you to build your capabilities, deliver results and optimise improvements with dedication
  • Learn from the top educators in the industry, who are also on-the-ground LSS leaders, so they know what it takes to succeed
  • Our reputable partner, Lean Methods Group, is a leading LSS course provider accredited by IACET and the International Association for Six Sigma Certification



Who Should Attend

  • Executives who are interested in acquiring Lean Six Sigma certification to improve processes within their organisation. 
  • Professionals, managers and executives who need to support change management projects and initiatives. 
  • Professionals, managers and executives who are working towards Lean Six Sigma Advanced certification.


Participants will be awarded with NUS SCALE-Lean Methods Group Lean Six Sigma Foundation (Yellow Belt) Certificate, upon completion of eLearning modules and passing the online examination.


25 hours eLearning, 3 hours online examination

Mode of Training

Online (Self-paced)


About our partner

Lean Methods Group is a consulting firm focusing on Strategy, Innovation, Performance Excellence and Change Management. Working with clients across various industries, Lean Methods Group has developed a broad range of training with real-world application that is globally recognised and accredited. Underpinning everything entered into by Lean Methods Group are skills forged as a Lean Six Sigma leader. Together with NUS SCALE, our certification meets the highest standards and is recognised by the International Association of Six Sigma Certification (IASSC).



01 Jan 2021 - 30 Jun 2021
01 Feb 2021 - 31 Jul 2021
01 Mar 2021 - 31 Aug 2021 


25 hours eLearning
3 hours online examination



International Participants

S$ 588.50 

Incl. GST

Singapore Citizens
(39 yrs old or younger)

Singapore PRs

S$ 176.55 

Incl. GST

Singapore Citizens
(40 yrs or older)

S$ 66.55

Incl. GST

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs

S$ 66.55 

Incl. GST

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Fees & Funding

Singapore Citizen1
39 years old or younger
Singapore Citizen1
40 years or older eligible for MCES2
Singapore PRs Enhanced Training
Support for SMEs3
Full Programme Fee S$550.00 S$550.00 S$550.00 S$550.00 S$550.00
SSG Funding
(Refer to Funding Page for Claim Period)
- (S$385.00) (S$385.00) (S$385.00) (S$385.00)
Nett Programme Fee S$550.00 S$165.00 S$165.00 S$165.00 S$165.00
7% GST on Nett
Programme Fee
S$38.50 S$11.55 S$11.55 S$11.55 S$11.55
Total Nett Programme
Fee Payable, Incl. GST
S$588.50 S$176.55 S$176.55 S$176.55 S$176.55
Less Additional Funding if Eligible Under Various Scheme - - (S$110.00) - (S$110.00)
Total Nett Programme Fee, Incl. GST,
after additional funding from the various funding schemes
S$588.50 S$176.55 S$66.55 S$176.55

Learners must fulfill at least 75% attendance and pass all assessment components, to be eligible for SSG funding.

  1. All self-sponsored Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit to pay for the programme. Visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit to select the programme. 
  2. Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) - Singaporeans aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the programme fee. 
  3. Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) - SME-sponsored employees (Singaporean Citizens and PRs) may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the programme fee. Click Here for more information. 
  4. Eligible organisations (excluding government entities) may apply for the absentee payroll funding for Singaporean/permanent resident participants attending the programme during working hours. The absentee payroll funding is computed at 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50 per hour or $7.50 per hour for SME. For more information, visit Enterprise Portal for Jobs & Skills
  5. Eligible individuals may apply for training allowance capped at $6/hr under the WSS scheme, visit- WSG for more information..
  6. NTUC Training Fund (SEPs) – All self-employed (i.e. freelancers and sole-proprietors-with-no-employee) Singaporeans and Permanent Residents are eligible to apply for the NTUC Training Fund (SEPs) from NTUC’s Employment and Employability Institute (e2i). Click here for more information.
NTUC members enjoy 50% of the unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Terms and Conditions apply. Please visit http://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg
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27 July 2021