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Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Exam

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Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Exam

Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Exam

Estimated Length: 4 hours
Access Time: 180 days


Exam Description

To secure our Six Sigma Black Belt Certification, practitioners must demonstrate mastery of Six Sigma by completing a timed online assessment and providing details of a Six Sigma project they are involved in.

The four-hour, timed assessment tests an individual’s competency and comprehension of Six Sigma principles, strategies, tools, and techniques. This exam includes multiple-choice and essay questions, and covers all aspects of the DMAIC methodology and its implementation. Questions are posed in several configurations that ask test takers to identify, calculate, analyze, and apply their knowledge, to demonstrate their ability to perform as important members of improvement teams.

If practitioners successfully complete the exam assessment, they are then asked to provide information and updates for a new or ongoing project they are immersed in. The information and updates will be evaluated by a panel of experts who may ask questions or request additional information to ensure that participants are well versed and able to successfully complete a Six Sigma project, before certification can be conferred.

Application Process

To apply to take our Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Program, please download the application by clicking on the "Download Application" button. Complete the application by typing directly into the form and saving to your computer, then send your completed application to Your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted in 3-5 business days.


After successful completion of the certification program, you will be recognized as a MindEdge-certified Six Sigma Black Belt. Successful completion involves scoring a minimum of 70% on the online assessment exam and submitting details for a successful Six Sigma improvement project.

This is an advanced exam and it is designed for adult learners pursuing Six Sigma Black Belt certification. Learners should have comprehensive, in-depth knowledge of Six Sigma concepts and practices.

Material for the online assessment exam can be taken from multiple sources and references, which are listed in the application PDF for reference.

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