Step 1. Is this the right certification for you?
Here are the requirements and exam specifics for a Six Sigma Yellow Belt. If you already know that this is the certification you want to pursue, move on to exam preparation.
The Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification will be aimed at those new to the world of Six Sigma who have a small role, interest, or need to develop foundational knowledge. Yellow belts can be entry level employees that seek to improve their world or executive champions who require an overview of Six Sigma and DMAIC. This certification will adopt the approach of advancing the concept and potential of using Six Sigma tools and methodologies within an organization. The Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification requires one year of work experience in one or more areas of the Six Sigma Yellow Belt Body of Knowledge. Work experience must be in a full time, paid role. Paid intern, co-op or any other course work cannot be applied towards the work experience requirement. Educational waivers are not granted.
Each certification candidate is required to pass a written examination that consists of multiple choice questions that measure comprehension of the Body of Knowledge. The SSYB examination is a one-part, 85-question*, two and a half hour exam.
*All CBT delivered certification exams include unscored items in addition to BoK classified items. For more information please click here
Examinations are conducted throughout the year and are delivered via computer based testing (CBT) through ASQ's testing partner Prometric. All examinations are open-book. Each participant must bring his or her own reference materials. Use of reference materials and calculators is explained in the FAQ.
Please Note: The Body of Knowledge for certification is affected by new technologies, policies, and the changing dynamics of manufacturing and service industries. Changed versions of the examination based on the current Body of Knowledge are used at each offering.
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