Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification program consists of a theoretical and a practical part. You will receive a partial certificate for both elements. The full Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certificate requires a passing grade on both the theoretical and practical parts.

Exam criteria

The criteria for examination were determined by the LSSA and are described in a skill set for each of the Belt levels. This is an overview of all the Lean Six Sigma elements you need to know and be able to do as a Green Belt. The level at which the elements should be able to be applied are also named.

Part I – Theory Exam.

The prerequisites for the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt theory exam are as follows:

  • You can use books and training handouts during the exam
    (max. 2 books. Practice book is not allowed. Digital books or pdf are not allowed).
  • You may use a calculator and a laptop computer with Minitab.
  • The exam consists of 60 multiple choice questions.
  • You will have a passing grade if more than 63% of the questions are answered correctly.
  • Exam duration: 180 minutes.
  • Identification is required.
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Part II – Practical examination

The requirements for the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt practice exam are as follows:

  • One Lean Six Sigma project per person must be submitted at the CIMM Level IV level (or higher).
  • The project must be submitted within three years of the theoretical exam.
  • The project has a financial impact of at least €20,000 on an annual basis.
  • The project should follow the DMAIC roadmap (Circa 25 powerpoint slides).
  • Projects are signed off by the Champion and/or Financial controller. They thereby certify that the project was professionally executed and improvements were secured.
  • The language of the submitted project is English, Dutch or German.
  • You can register only if you have taken your theory classes at Symbol. If that’s not the case then you should go to www.lssa.eu to sign up.
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