Lean Six Sigma Green Belts are specialists in executing Lean Six Sigma projects. With the right combination of specialist expertise, statistical analysis and structured Lean Six Sigma methodology, the Green Belt is able to achieve significant improvements in performance and quality. A Green Belt might work alone or as a junior project manager in a team or as a team member in larger Black Belt project. Education level required: Higher vocational education / university level

The certification consists of a theoretical element and a practical element. The full Lean Six Sigma certificate requires sufficient achievement in both theoretical and practical element.

Theoretical Exam Format

  • Multiple choice format
  • 60 questions per paper
  • The exam is in English and Dutch
  • 38 marks or more required to pass – 63%
  • 180 minutes duration
  • Open book: only CTM reference book and training handouts (no eBook or Pdf’s)
  • A laptop with statistical software (e.g. Minitab) is permitted for some exam institutions.
  • Calculators are permitted for this exam.

Practical Exam Format

  • Two successful projects at Level-III or higher. 
  • Each project has resulted in significant savings (e.g. € 20,000.- on a yearly basis). 
  • Projects follow the DMAIC roadmap, and consists of a maximum of 25 pages. The LSSA review template can be downloaded at the LSSA website (www.lssa.eu). 
  • The candidate should complete the self-assessment criterion that are listed in the LSSA review template prior to submission. A detailed overview of the assessment criteria are described in Appendix A. 
  • Each project has been signed by the Champion and Financial controller, thereby declaring that the project is carried out professionally and that the savings have been achieved. 
  • Projects must be submitted no later than three years after theoretical examination.