Requirements

What are the requirements for best six sigma certifications?

The American Society for Quality (ASQ) has a prescribed set of criteria for professionals who desire to get certified on Six Sigma skills as Green and Black belts. Once a working professional decides about the certification then it is a 2 step process to get certified.

Green Belt Certification in Bangalore:

A minimum three years of full time work experience in one or more areas of the Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge (BoK) is necessary. The BoK is available on ASQ India's website (https://asq.org.in/certification). Once the experience requirement is met then Green belts need to appear for an assessment (exam online) based on the BoK. The exams are conducted at various centres throughout India. An online application form which is available on ASQ India website must be filled in with all details and submitted. There is an exam fees (INR) which has to be paid online. Once the application is reviewed and approved then the individual needs to schedule and take the exam. ASQ exams are delivered through a computer based testing (CBT) by ASQ's testing partner Prometric. This is offered across 8 testing locations in India. Green belt exams can be scheduled every alternate month through the year. There will be 6 slots open every year. The first slot is now open in Feb 2019. The exam consists of 100 multiple choice questions to be taken in four hours. All the questions are based on the ASQ GB BoK.

Six Sigma Black Belt Certification in Bangalore:

Two completed improvement projects with signed affidavits (form available on ASQ India website), or one completed project with a signed affidavit and three years of work experience, in one or more areas of the Six Sigma Black Belt Body of Knowledge (BoK) is necessary for Black Belt certification. The BoK is available on ASQ India's website (https://asq.org.in/certification). Once the experience and project completion requirement is met then Black belts need to appear for an assessment (exam online) based on the BoK. The exams are conducted at various centres throughout India.An online application form which is available on ASQ India website must be filled in with all details and submitted. There is an exam fees (INR) which has to be paid online. Once the application is reviewed and approved then the individual needs to schedule and take the exam. ASQ exams are delivered through a computer based testing (CBT) by ASQ's testing partner Prometric. This is offered across 8 testing locations in India. Black belt exams can be scheduled every alternate month through the year. There will be 6 slots open every year. The first slot is now openin Jan 2019. The exam consists of 150 multiple choice questions to be taken in four hours. All the questions are based on the ASQ BB BoK.

The generic pre-requisites for any professional to earn a Six Sigma Certification typically are completion of a structured Training (though not mandatory) by certified and qualified Leaders, completion of Six Sigma Project(s) and to pass an exam which assesses their BOK and application skill.