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Six Sigma Level 5 - Advanced Diploma
Course Level Level 5
Study Method Online
Course Duration 320 Hours
Start Date Ongoing
Endorsed By Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards
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Course Overview

Six Sigma Certification Online

Study one of the world’s most dynamic and widely-applicable project management methodologies, as you work your way towards endorsed Six Sigma certification online!  This exclusive Level 5 Six Sigma online certification course takes a detailed look at the functions and objectives of Six Sigma, incorporating a detailed breakdown of the DMAIC process (define, measure, analyse, improve, control).  Explore essential project improvement tools, a breakdown of the project lifecycle and the importance of striving for continuous improvement in project management.  Master the art of effective project risk management, as you work your way towards accredited Six Sigma certification online!  With no deadlines or time-restrictions to worry about, you’re free to study this professional project improvement framework at a pace that suits you.  With the committed support of STS, the Six Sigma accreditation you need to take your career to the next level could be right at your fingertips!

Why Study Six Sigma?

For more than 30 years, the Six Sigma project improvement framework has enabled small and large businesses alike to maximise efficiency and eliminate waste.  What makes Six Sigma unique as a project management philosophy is its relevance and compatibility with almost any process in any business setting.  Initially introduced by Motorola in the 1980s, Six Sigma has been adopted as the project management standard by many of the world’s biggest and most successful businesses.  Whether new to project management or ready to take your career to the next level, accredited Six Sigma certification could radically transform your long-term outlook.  A detailed understanding of the Six Sigma having become a mandatory requirement for professional project managers worldwide.



Course Syllabus

Staff Training Solutions imposes no restrictions or requirements regarding Six Sigma certification eligibility.  Our exclusive Level 5 Six Sigma Project Management Diploma is open to ambitious candidates worldwide, covering this essential project management methodology over a series of seven units:

Unit 1: Six Sigma Basics        

The course begins with a broad overview of the fundamentals of the Six Sigma methodology, along with a detailed introduction to the DMAIC approach - (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve, Control).  Candidates learn how to integrate Six Sigma into an existing project management system, while exploring the concepts of Yellow Belt, Green Belt and Black Belt Six Sigma competencies.

Unit 2: Project Improvement Tools

A series of helpful project improvement tools are introduced and examined in the second unit.  Candidates learn how to work effectively with Cause Effect Diagrams, Histograms, Flowcharts, Scatter Diagrams, Pareto Analysis, Check Sheets and Control Charts, while exploring the functions and objectives of each in a project management setting.

Unit 3: Management Tools for Generating Ideas  

Brainstorming and affinity diagrams are discussed and explored in unit three, which also introduces the concepts of consensus-building, multi-voting and the nominal group technique.  An introduction to quality audits is also provided, incorporating the identification of minor nonconformance, major nonconformance and areas for improvement.

Unit 4: Project Lifecycle

The component stages of the project lifecycle are examined in the fourth unit - Initiation, Strategic Planning, Execution, Control and Closure.  Candidates also learn how to establish goals and objectives in accordance with the SMART model - Specific, Measurable, Accurate, Realistic and Time-Bound.  Additional subtopics discussed include the project charter, project costs, project resource planning and more.

Unit 5: Continuous Improvement   

Course unit five details the importance of striving for continuous improvement throughout all stages of the project management process.  Learners study a detailed dissection of each of the components of the DMAIC and their respective contributions to a continuous improvement initiative.

Unit 6: Project Risk Management

The art of effective risk management is discussed at length in unit six, which details the process of identifying project risks, the importance of effective risk prioritisation and the roles and responsibilities of key risk management personnel.  The creation and implementation of an effective risk management plan is also discussed.

Unit 7: Customer Relationships       

Bringing the course to a close, unit seven examines the relationship between customer satisfaction and business performance.  Candidates learn how to create a customer satisfaction questionnaire using the ServQual model, assess the quality of customer feedback collected and consider customer relations in accordance with the RATER model: Reliability, Assurance, Tangibles, Empathy and Responsiveness.

Career Path

An advanced Level 5 Six Sigma Project Management Diploma could prove instrumental in helping you achieve your long-term goals in almost any business setting.  Typical job titles in the field of project management include project controller, project coordinator, project administrator, team assistant, communications officer, implementation manager, project planner and many more besides. All with limitless scope for advancement and high earnings potential.  Successful project managers often earn in excess of £50,000 - entry-level salaries coming in at around £25,000.

Course Accreditation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Certifications for Professional Development Limited (CPD) has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by Certifications for Professional Development Limited (CPD) to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Who should take this course

Staff Training Solutions provides the opportunity for ambitious candidates at all levels to study for endorsed Six Sigma certification online!  Our most advanced Six Sigma program to date was designed with the following applicants in mind:

  • Newcomers with no prior Six Sigma experience
  • Current and prospective project managers
  • Business owners and senior management personnel
  • Employees ready to climb the career ladder
  • Entrepreneurs and prospective business owners
  • Jobseekers looking to boost their career prospects

Along with complete tutor support, Staff Training Solutions will provide all the learning resources you need to successfully complete the course.  Enrol online, or contact our admissions team to discuss Six Sigma certification in more detail!