Certificate in Lean Six Sigma

Quality and Lean Management

  • Aim of Programme

    Aim of Programme

    The aim of this programme is to give participants an understanding of general management principles and of how Lean Six Sigma is managed in a manufacturing or service organisation. It will explain the methodology of Lean Six Sigma improvement, in particular the various tools and techniques for analysis.

    The objective is to produce competent workers in the field of Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt) with the appropriate multi-disciplinary skills to meet local, regional, and national needs.

    Students may be eligible to apply for additional professional accreditation with the American Society for Quality (ASQ). Students will be advised of fees and details while attending the programme.


    • 7
      NFQ Level
    • 10

    Programme Content

    Programme Content

    • Lean Six Sigma Fundamentals.

    Minimum Entry Requirements

    Minimum Entry Requirements

    Certificate of Quality Assurance or equivalent.




    Induction for the 2022/2023 academic year takes place (online via Zoom) on Saturday 10th September from 930am to 1pm. In advance, you will be required to review Pre Induction reading material, available to you on www.aitflexiblelearning.ie.

    During Induction, you will be given the opportunity to:

    • Meet your programme lecturers, programme co-ordinator and students
    • Overview of the programme handbook, programme’s modules, assessments and delivery timetable
    • Introduction to Athlone IT’s operating systems including MS Office, Zoom, Moodle etc
    • Outline of the learning supports available to you during the programme


    Frequently Asked Questions

    Do you have a question?

    You may find the information you need in our FAQ section.

    If not, don’t hesitate to get in touch, we’re always happy to help.

    Call 090 648 3050




    Progression from the Certificate in Lean Six Sigma programme is on to the level 6 Certificate in Operations, Quality and Lean Management programme, which is a one year programme.

    Entry criteria to this certificate is based on being a mature applicant (i.e over 23 years of age) including an interview covering individuals relevant work experience (typically in the operations, quality and lean management field in excess of 5 years) and Recognition of Prior Learning, a curriculum vitae and completion of the Certificate in Lean Six Sigma programme. Following successful completion, students are eligible to apply for the Bachelor of Science in Quality and Lean Management programme.




    1 Semester

    Mondays 7 pm to 9 pm

    For online programmes, lectures will be delivered online and recordings of lectures will be available to view in the student’s own time.

    Programme Fee



    Monday 12th September 2022 


    [email protected]

  • Please refer to our Quick Help Guide  for step by step instructions for online application.

    An opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills in Lean Six Sigma and quality management principles.