Lean Six Sigma White Belt

A Certified Lean Six Sigma White Belt is a professional who will practice basic Lean Six Sigma methodologies and tools in a supportive role.

White Belt Recommended Body of Knowledge
Introduction to Lean Six Sigma
  • Background and history
  • Principles and philosophy
  • What is Lean and Six Sigma?
  • Productivity and its limitations

Box score and 4 quadrants
Implementation Model
  • Housekeeping (5´s)
  • Visual control
  • Kaizen

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Individual contributions
  • Participation in kaizen events

Certification Test

The Swiss Alliance Certified Lean Six Sigma White Belt Exam™ is a 20 question exam with a 1 hour allotted time. The Exam contains questions from our 8 hours recommended Lean Six Sigma Body of Knowledge Training which you can receive from one of the Accredited Training Partners.


In order to achieve the professional designation of Swiss Alliance Lean Six Sigma Certified White Belt, candidates must sit for the Swiss Alliance Certified Lean Six Sigma White Belt Exam and achieve a minimum score of 32 points out of a total potential of 40 points.


It is recommended, but not required, that Lean Six Sigma training is obtained through a qualified training institution. It is also recommended, that those sitting for the exam have some degree of real-world Lean Six Sigma work experience and project application experience.

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