Lean Six Sigma Certifications Options

Yellow Belt

When an organization decides to implement Lean Six Sigma company-wide, very often large groups of employees will be trained at the level of Yellow Belt to create a strong basis. The organisation's vision and strategy related to process improvements will form the basis for this training.Second the Lean Six Sigma methodology and some of the tools will be taught.The type of tools will depend on the improvement programme. This is called 'Fit For Purpose' training. Yellow belts are experienced with the processes in daily practice and are therefore the ideal leaders of Kaizen projects or valuable team members in Green or Black Belt projects. Activities can be collecting data, contribute to the development of standards or participate in brainstorm sessions.

The Yellow Belt assessment criteria:

  • The theoretical exam consists of 50 multiple choice questions.
  • The pass mark for this exam is set at 50% (25 marks or more required to pass).
  • The duration of the exam is 40 minutes.
  • This is a closed book exam.
  • A calculator is not allowed.
  • You must be able to identify yourself with photographic ID.
  • A practical assessment is not part of the Yellow Belt exam.