Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2009 (415)
The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2009 (415), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.
Lara Sharp Program Director (727) 398-8256
This Green Belt certificate provides a series of courses that focuses on the concepts, theories, and tools of the Lean Enterprise and Six Sigma as used in the manufacturing and services industries. The program covers the methods used in Lean and Six Sigma such as continuous flow, overall equipment effectiveness (OEE), Kaizen, process mapping, the 5S's, total productive maintenance (TPM), cellular manufacturing, the DMAIC, self-directed work teams, the kanban system, design for manufacturing, and value steam mapping. Throughout industry today there is a significant need of individuals educated in the methods of the concepts and tools of the Lean Enterprise and Six Sigma.
The courses in this Green Belt certificate program are part of the Quality Specialty Subplan in the AS degree in Engineering Technology.
The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)
If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.
If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.
Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.
Florida CIP Code
Federal CIP Code
15.0702: Quality Control Technology/Technician.
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MAJOR CORE COURSES
Learn to minimize waste and improve quality in businesses through Six Sigma and Lean principles. This 12-credit-hour Green Belt certificate focuses on the concepts, theories and tools of the Lean Enterprise and Six Sigma concepts used in the manufacturing and service industries. These include management, service delivery, design, production and customer satisfaction.
This program covers the methods used in Lean and Six Sigma, including:
These courses are part of and apply towards the Quality specialization of the A.S. degree in Engineering Technology.
Professionals with Lean and Six Sigma skills will remain in demand as businesses seek to improve competitive and strategic
opportunities in changing economic times. This certificate prepares you for the following careers:
A long-time leader in workforce education, St. Petersburg College developed the Tampa Bay area’s first Collaborative Center for Emerging Technologies as an
open manufacturing factory work environment to simulate skills needed in emerging technologies in August, 2012.
SPC's SolidWorks Design Center was the first of its kind in Florida
developed through the collaborative efforts of local industry and makes use of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) equipment, 3-D scanners and 3-D printers.
In all, SPC has four state-of-the-art labs, including additive
manufacturing-rapid prototyping, quality measurement and electronic
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