Students should consider themselves White Belt upon starting the self-study program. Each "stripe" on the White Belt is earned by building one specific model from the instruction booklets that come with the Lego kit, and studying a worksheet of questions about the model (video solutions available on this website).
To Earn Stripe #1 on the White Belt
Then, to Earn Stripe #2 on the White Belt
Then, to Earn Stripe #3 on the White Belt
Then, to Earn Stripe #4 on the White Belt
Once a student has earned all four stripes on the White Belt, he or she must also do the following before graduating to the Yellow Belt:
Congratulations! You've earned your Yellow Belt. Now go to Earn Stripes on Your Yellow Belt.