Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) Details

Certification Industry: Process Improvement

Certificate Name: Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB)

Certificate Issuing Authority: ASQ.org

Certification Price: NON - ASQ MEMBERS - $498 ASQ MEMBERS - $398

Certificate Validity: Lifetime

The certified Six Sigma Black belts have thorough understanding of Six Sigma Principles with some basic knowledge of Lean Principles. They are able to identify non-value-added elements and activities and are able to use specific tools. The Certified Six Sigma Black Belt professional can explain Six Sigma philosophies and principles, including supporting systems and tools. A Black Belt should demonstrate team leadership, understand team dynamics and assign team member roles and responsibilities. The base salary for Six Sigma Black Belt ranges from $97,000 to $119,400 with the average base salary of $109,500.

To qualify for the Six Sigma Black Belt Certification candidate is required to have two completed projects with signed affidavits or one completed project with signed affidavit and three years of work experience in one or more areas of the Six Sigma. 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.

Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) Exam Details:

Exams are of two types:-

  • 1. Online :- 165-question, four-and-a-half-hour exam and is offered in English only. 150 questions are scored and 15 are unscored.
  • 2. Paper and Pencil :- 150-question, four-hour exam and is offered in English, Spanish, and Mandarin in certain locations.