Basic Information:

The ISQSH Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification for Healthcare professionals is aimed at providing thorough Expert level knowledge in Lean Healthcare and Six Sigma implementation in Healthcare. Black Belts can be full-time professionals who lead cross-functional process improvement teams by providing expertise in the tools and techniques of Lean Six Sigma or they can be care givers who as a part of their roles and responsibilities lead process improvement projects with high levels of proficiency in Lean Six Sigma Methodologies. Lean Six Sigma Black Belts are also expected to coach Green Belts and Yellow Belts.


The ISQSH Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Exam consists of 150 Questions, 4 hours exam, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) to assess the candidate’s understanding of the BB-H Body of Knowledge. Candidates have to score minimum 70% to pass the Examination.

Candidate Eligibility Requirements:

ISQSH Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt in Healthcare (BB-H) requires completion of 2 Process Improvement projects which are documented and verifiable. A summary of projects with the contact information of Champion or Approving Authority needs to be submitted along with Exam Application. ISQSH may contact the Champion or Project Approving Authority at its discretion. (As per Global Industry Classification Standard healthcare industry includes Healthcare services – Hospitals and Clinics, Biomedical industry, Pharmaceuticals industry, Biotechnology and Life Sciences.)

Recertification Requirements:

ISQSH Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt in Healthcare (BB-H) needs to be recertified every 3 years by passing a simple online test available on the ISQSH website covering the entire BB-H Body of Knowledge. The recertification test consists of 50 questions and the passing score on the test will be 70%. In case candidates do not take the recertification within the due date or if they do not pass the recertification test, they need to be certified again by taking the full exam again. The objective is to ensure that the candidate maintains the same proficiency over the years.

Examination Dates:

All ISQSH Certification Examinations are available throughout the year. The Exams are administered online through proctored third party testing agencies. Kindly write to us at for more information.

Certification Fees:




Examination Fees

GBP 300

GBP 350

Retake Fees

GBP 250

GBP 300

Recertification Fees

GBP 75

GBP 75