Certified Six Sigma Green Belt ASQ (CSSGB)® Exam Preparation

11 Days

Equivalent to 88 hrs.

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Certification from ASQ is considered a mark of quality excellence in many industries. It helps you advance your career and boosts your organization’s bottom line through your mastery of quality skills. Becoming certified as a Six Sigma Green Belt confirms your commitment to quality and the positive impact it will have on your organization.
A Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) successfully applies process improvement to businesses and organizations across all industries. CSSGBs are experts in identifying problems, analyzing data, and creating solutions to lower costs while improving quality.
The Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) operates in support or under the supervision of a Six Sigma Black Belt, analyzes and solves quality problems, and is involved in quality improvement projects. A Green Belt has at least three years of work experience and wants to demonstrate his or her knowledge of Six Sigma tools and processes.
What Are the Core Competencies of a SSGB?
  • Build problem solving, analytical, and business acumen skills.
  • Implement successful change management in your company/organization.
  • Master Six Sigma methodologies, tools, and techniques (DMAIC, DMADV).
  • Identify the root cause of a problem and prevent recurrence.
  • Learn process improvement, data analysis, and project management skills.
  • Prepares you for a leadership role such as a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt.
What Is the Value to Your Company?
  • CSSGBs can assist your company in identifying current problems and their scope, and develop solutions to those problems.
  • CSSGBs help achieve the much-needed process improvements leading to cost savings, higher quality, improved delivery, and increased profit margins.
  • Using Six Sigma approaches can improve an organization’s products or services to increase marketability.
  • By employing a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, a company will increase the efficiency and utilization of resources within the organization.


What Is the Value to You?

  • Allows you to become a specialist in process improvement and enhances your career’s standard and credibility.
  • Those with any level of Six Sigma training earned more than those without any (+$17,332 in U.S.,+$8,333 in Canada).*
  • This is a 11-day (88hr) learning event
  • Start/Finish Times: 09:00am – 17:00pm
  • Ideal for those who have some degree of real-world Lean Six Sigma work experience and project application experience
Admissions Pre-Requisites:

  • Each participant brings a laptop with any version of Minitab software installed.
  • Knowledge of Ms-Excel
  • Very good command of English

Included in this body of knowledge are explanations (subtext) and cognitive levels for each topic or subtopic in the test. These details will be used by the Examination Development Committee as guidelines for writing test questions and are designed to help candidates prepare for the exam by identifying specific content within each topic that can be tested.

Except where specified, the subtext is not intended to limit the subject or be all-inclusive of what might be covered in an exam but is intended to clarify how topics are related to the role of the Certified Six Sigma Green Belt. The descriptor in parentheses at the end of each subtext entry refers to the highest cognitive level at which the topic will be tested. A complete description of cognitive levels is provided at the end of the document.

Download the Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge

Participants shall be certified as Six Sigma Green Belts upon the following criteria:

  • Participants shall be certified as Six Sigma Green Belts upon the following criteria:
    • Class attendance and active participation
    • Passing the Green Belt exam 60% or more.
  • Participants who attend all classes and pass the exam with more than 60% shall be granted a certificate of achievement for the course by Quality Academy™.
  • Participants who attend all classes shall be granted only an Attendance certificate for the course.
QA Certification is recognized perpetually. A classification system recognizes certifications as “Current” for a period of three years and defines regulations for maintaining such Status.
A QA Certified Green Belt is issued a Certificate (Electronic or Hard Copy) along with a Certification Number, added to the Official QA Certification Register and granted the right to use the QA Certification Marks and Titles; as professional designation which may be used in resumes and public profiles such as LinkedIn, consistent with the QA Marks Use Policy.
  1. Submit your application:
    Application review takes 1-2 business days for online applications and 3-5 for hardcopy applications click here.
  2. ASQ Review:
    After ASQ completes the review process you will receive an approval notification via email or a "hold" message explaining that more information is needed for your application to be approved. If it is determined that you do not meet exam requirements, you will receive a refund minus a $100 processing fee.
  3. Testing Options
    a. Computer-Based Testing, CBT:
    1-2 business days after you receive your approval notification, you will receive an eligibility email containing instructions on how to schedule your exam with our testing provider Prometric.
    b. Paper-Based Testing, PBT:
    If you have registered for a Paper-based or translated exam you will not receive an eligibility email. Instead you will receive a seating letter with your exam date, time, and location approximately 2 weeks before your exam date.
  4. Schedule your exam with Prometric:
    Schedule your exam appointment in the testing window you chose at the time of application. Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Excellence exams are conducted at international location. Click this link to view your nearest location and dates.

Each certification candidate is required to pass an examination that consists of multiple choice questions that measure comprehension of the Body of Knowledge.

Computer Delivered - The CSSGB examination is a one-part, 110-question exam, and is offered in English only. 100 questions are scored and 10 are unscored. Total appointment time is four-and-a-half-hours, exam time is 4 hours and 18 minutes.

Paper and Pencil - The CSSGB examination is a one-part, 100-question, four-hour exam and is offered in English, Spanish, and Mandarin in certain locations.

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 FAQs.

For more information about examination delivery options, including online, remote proctored examination, please visit the computer-based testing page.

Six Sigma Green Belt is a life-time certification and has no re-certification requirements.

The Six Sigma Green Belt operates in support of or under the supervision of a Six Sigma Black Belt, analyzes and solves quality problems and is involved in quality improvement projects. A Green Belt is someone with at least three years of work experience who wants to demonstrate his or her knowledge of Six Sigma tools and processes.

This is ideal for people working in the Quality Management domain. Example- Quality System Managers, Engineers, Supervisors, Analysts, Auditors, Yellow Belts etc.

ASQ CSSGB Brochure

What's Included

Comprehensive delegate folder and certificates. Public courses include, lunch, refreshments and our Residential option includes accommodation on the intervening nights of a course, plus dinner and breakfast.

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