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Root Cause Analysis Foundation Training

Course Code


Course Category

ISO Standards

Learning Mode



Yes (Optional)

Course Material

Downloadable Manual

Root Cause Analysis Training

Become acquainted with the best practices of conducting a Root Cause Analysis (RCA)

The Root Cause Analysis Foundation training enables you to learn the basic elements to conduct a Root Cause Analysis. During this training course, you will be able to understand how to identify the root cause of a problem by applying different tools and techniques so as to ensure that a process is continuously improved.

After completing this course, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified Root Cause Analysis Foundation” credential. A PECB Foundation Certificate shows that you have understood the fundamental concepts, methods, techniques and management approach.

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Learning Objectives & Outline

Root Cause Analysis Foundation Training

Upon successful completion of this training course, the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the elements and the operation of a Root Cause Analysis, and its principal processes

  • Understand the means of conducting a Root Cause Analysis

  • Understand the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used for the application of a Root Cause Analysis


  • Segment 1 - Introduction to RCA and the definition of the problem

  • Segment 2 - - Measure, analyze, improve and control phases of DMAIC, and continuous improvement


Root Cause Analysis Foundation Training

The “PECB Certified Root Cause Analysis Foundation” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

  • Domain 1 - Fundamental principles of Root Cause Analysis

  • Domain 2 - Root Cause Analysis process


First, a candidate needs to complete the PECB Root Cause Analysis Foundation training course. Then, they need to take the exam. After successfully passing the exam, candidates will be able to apply for the credential “PECB Certified Root Cause Analysis” 

There are no prerequisites on professional or management system project experience required. Thus, following the training course, passing the exam and applying for the certificate are the only certificate program requisites that certificate holders shall meet before obtaining the certificate.

Who Should Take this Course

Root Cause Analysis Training

The Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Foundations training course is intended for: 

  • Individuals involved in Root Cause Analysis and committed to process improvement

  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge on how to conduct a Root Cause Analysis

  • Individuals interested in Root Cause Analysis

General Informatio

  • Certification fees are included on the exam price

  • Training material containing over 200 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed

  • A participation certificate of 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued

  • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free


Enrollment & Payment


  • Registration and payment for this training course is a prerequisite to participation.

  • Upon payment, you will receive an "Invitation to create a PECB account" from PECB (Professional Evaluation and Certification Board), the global accreditation body for this course of study. This will allow you to set up your account with the requisite pass codes for access to the learning portal.  

  • Once completed your application will be processed within a maximum of two working days, after which you will receive notification by email with confirmation of finalization of registration to access the portal and commence this course of study. 

  • In accordance with exchange requirements, billings are done in Barbados dollars which exchange at a rate of Barbados $2 to every US$1.

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