The LCS website is a rich resource for those practicing, teaching or researching continuous improvement. This page summarises what’s available, with links for quick access.

Personal Development

Certification by Approved Prior Learning & Experience

Level 2 APLE –  for practitioners with significant practical experience and lean thinking knowledge, but no formal lean qualifications

The Level 3 Programme – for senior managers requiring an endorsement of their strategic and transformation credentials

LCS Continuing Professional Development

Practitioner Membership

Free for those with an LCS certificate


Aids to understanding, teaching & practicing lean


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The LCS Shop


About the LCS

Frequently asked questions

The LCS Framework

Level Descriptors

Brochures & Leaflets about the LCS to download

LCS Background & Development


Who is accredited?

Contact LCS

Main Office:

The Maltings Business Centre,
East Tyndall Street,
Cardiff, CF24 5EZ,
Wales, UK

Registered Office:

Lean Competency Services Ltd
5 Clive Crescent
Vale of Glamorgan, CF64 1AT
Wales, UK

Key Contacts

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