Lean focuses on eliminating waste and building process capability.

The AuSQ Lean Practitioner training is designed to provide a thorough knowledge base in the Lean methodology. The program provides business & operations leaders with complementary skills needed to effectively implement Lean in the organisation.

A Lean Practitioner is a professional who understands the Lean philosophy and is able to apply the Lean tools in practice. A Lean practitioner is able to improve process velocity by reducing wastes using the relevant tools.

The program includes practical training on the structure of and tools used in Lean projects. Through a combination of classroom training, practical exercises, and shared experiences, participants will become familiar with how to utilise the Lean tools to increase productivity, increase process yield & drive business growth.   


Who Should Attend

This program provides the foundation for those who wish to be trained to Lean Practitioner level or beyond. No prior knowledge of Lean is needed.

  • Operations managers and team leaders
  • Quality & business improvement resources
  • Project managers

This course has proven to be equally relevant to manufacturing and service/transactional environments.  


Learning Objectives

  • Gain thorough knowledge of the Lean principles
  • Understand the key Lean tools & how to practically apply them
  • Develop the ability to complete a Value Stream Map
  • Apply Lean concepts & tools to resolve business problems and increase people & process capability
  • Develop an understanding of the Change Management process to build and sustain a  Lean culture 


Curriculum Outline

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt is a 3-day accelerated foundation course concentrating on the Lean methodology. Elements covered in the course include:


Lean Principles

  • Lean overview
  • Lean principles and foundation
  • Understanding Value and creating flow within a process
  • Value Stream Mapping – facilitating a VSM session
  • Establishing a Lean Measurement System 
  • Creating a Future State
  • Creating efficient work cells
  • Mistake Proofing
  • Foundations of 5S and Visual management & control
  • Kaizen and Continuous Improvement

Lean Tools

  • Value Stream Mapping
  • CEDAC - Cause & Effect Diagram with Action Cards
  • Standard Work
  • Spaghetti Diagrams
  • Work cells design
  • Lean resourcing
  • Mistake proofing
  • 5S
  • Visual management
  • TPM - Total Productive Maintenance
  • SMED - Single Minute Exchange of Dies

Implementing change

  • Facilitating change
  • Change Management toolkit
  • Six Sigma - complementing Lean
  • Lean Action Workout
  • Implementing a Lean measurement system
  • Kaizen & continuous improvement


Certified Lean Six Sigma Practitioner– Lean Practitioner certification will be issued to the program participants who have successfully:

  • passed the AuSQ Lean Practitioner knowledge test 
  • completed a business improvement project using Lean framework and tools in the workplace




  • 3 days


  • A$ 2,950 incl. GST

What's Included:

 The course includes the following:

  • Lean Practitioner courseware folder
  • Lean Practitioner Quick Reference Guides
  • Lean Practitioner knowledge test
  • Completion certificate
  • Lean Practitioner certificatin (project coaching not included) 
  • Refreshments
  • Experienced instructors