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Certified Quality Auditor (Voucher Included)

In this course, you will learn the standard basics and competencies of quality auditing, as well as professional applications, advanced techniques, and course management. Whether you are new to the field or are an existing quality auditor looking to prepare for the ASQ certification exam, the ASQ-Certified Quality Auditor course is an excellent choice for building your career as a CQA. Additionally, getting your certification is an excellent way to move ahead in your career, as ASQ CQAs earn nearly twelve percent more on average than quality auditors without credentials.

6 Months / 33 Course Hrs
Open enrollment

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Learning Method

Instructor-led

Self-Paced. Study on your own schedule

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Certified Quality Auditor (Voucher Included)

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Details + Objectives

Course Code: GES2014

What You Will Learn
  • Various types of quality audits as well as the steps involved in planning, conducting, and closing out an audit
  • Improve communication skills by learning techniques for presenting, interviewing, and tactical conflict resolution
  • Analyze audit results and customer satisfaction to implement changes that resolve internal issues and improve processes
  • Learn how to utilize quality tools such as Pareto charts, flowcharts, and plan-do-check-act (PDCA) as well as process improvement techniques like Six Sigma
  • Identify methods for estimating, mitigating, and controlling risk: FMEA, HACCP, and CTQ
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 33 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Validates your knowledge in planning, conducting, and reporting a quality audit, whether it is a quality system, process, or product audit
  • Preparation for the internationally recognized credential Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) exam

Outline

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I. Auditing Fundamentals
  A.   Types of quality audits
  B.   Purpose and scope of audits
  C.   Criteria to audit against
  D.   Roles and responsibilities of audit participants
  E.   Professional conduct and consequences for auditors
II. Audit Process
  A.   Audit preparation and planning
  B.   Audit performance
  C.   Audit reporting
  D.   Audit follow-up and closure
III. Auditor Competencies
  A.   Auditor Characteristics
  B.   On-site audit resource management
  C.   Conflict resolution
  D.   Communication and presentation techniques
  E.   Interviewing techniques
  F.   Team Dynamics
IV. Audit Course Management and Business Applications
  A.   Audit Course Management
  B.   Business and financial impact
V. Quality Tools and Techniques
  A.   Basic quality and problem-solving tools
  B.   Process improvement techniques
  C.   Basic statistics
  D.   Process variation
  E.   Sampling methods
  F.   Change control and configuration management
  G.   Verification and validation
  H.   Risk management tools

Instructors & Support

No instructor

This is not an instructor facilitated course; however, support will be provided through email, online forms, and phone.

Requirements

Prerequisites / Requirements

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course, however prior knowledge of quality and auditing is recommended. This course is designed as a review of the subject areas needed for the CQA exam.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements: 

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device.

Software Requirements: 

  • This course is preferred with the latest versions of Windows and Mac OS. Although the versions listed below are compatible, it's strongly recommended to have the latest operating system for an optimal experience.
    • PC: Windows 7 or later operating systems.
    • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or later. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software is not included in the cost of tuition. All software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins. 

Other: Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Materials

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

FAQs

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Can I register for a course if I am an international student?

Yes, ed2go courses are online, so you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

Does this course prepare for a certification?

Yes, after completion of the course, you will be prepared to sit for the Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) exam.

When can I start the course?

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

How long does it take to complete this course?

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

What kind of support will I receive?

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

What happens when I complete the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more: https://www.ed2go.com/career/financial-assistance

How can I get more information about this course?

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