Do you have a keen attention to detail? A career as a quality inspector could be a great fit. This online Quality Inspector course will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to prove competency and begin your new career quickly.
This accelerated Quality Inspector course provides an intensive overview of the skills necessary for quality assurance and inspection, including math, inspection, safety, materials, quality, and management.
George Mason University
What you will learn
- Production Floor Safety
- Inspection Methods
- Six Sigma, 5S, Lean, and TPM
How you will benefit
- Prepare for a career as a quality inspector, quality technician, quality assurance inspector, quality assurance technician, quality auditor, or quality control inspector
- Gain the skills you need to confidently perform your job
How the course is taught
- Self-paced, online course
- 12 Months to complete
- Open enrollment, begin anytime
- 100 course hours
- Math Fundamentals 101
- Math: Fractions and Decimals 111
- Units of Measurement 112
- Basics of Tolerance 121
- Blueprint Reading 131
- Algebra Fundamentals 141
- Geometry: Lines and Angles 151
- Geometry: Triangles 161
- Geometry: Circles and Polygons 171
- Trigonometry: The Pythagorean Theorem 201
- Trigonometry: Sine, Cosine, Tangent 211
- Trigonometry: Sine Bar Applications 221
- Statistics 231
- Basic Measurement 101
- Calibration Fundamentals 111
- Hole Standards and Inspection 141
- Thread Standards and Inspection 151
- Surface Texture and Inspection 201
- Material Tests for Welding 201
- Introduction to GD&T 301
- Major Rules of GD&T 311
- Inspecting a Prismatic Part 321
- Inspecting a Cylindrical Part 331
- Advanced Hole Inspection 341
- Inspecting with Optical Comparators 351
- Inspecting with CMMs 361
- Calibration and Documentation 371
- In-Line Inspection Applications 381
- Measuring System Analysis 300
- Intro to OSHA 101
- Safety for Metal Cutting 101
- Personal Protective Equipment 111
- Noise Reduction and Hearing Conservation 121
- Respiratory Safety 131
- Lockout/Tagout Procedures 141
- SDS and Hazard Communication 151
- Bloodborne Pathogens 161
- Walking and Working Surfaces 171
- Fire Safety and Prevention 181
- Flammable/Combustible Liquids 191
- Ergonomics 102
- Hand and Power Tool Safety 201
- Safety for Lifting Devices 211
- Powered Industrial Truck Safety 221
- Confined Spaces 231
- Environmental Safety Hazards 241
- Machine Guarding 140
- Introduction to Physical Properties 101
- Introduction to Mechanical Properties 111
- Introduction to Metals 121
- Essentials of Heat Treatment of Steel 211
- Hardness Testing 221
- Ferrous Metals 231
- Nonferrous Metals 241
- Exotic Alloys 301
- Machining Titanium Alloys 325
- Lean, 5S, and Six Sigma
- Lean Manufacturing Overview 101
- Developing a Lean Culture 135
- 5S Overview 151
- Intro to Six Sigma 171
- Metrics for Lean 231
- Six Sigma Goals and Tools 310
- Maintaining a Consistent Lean Culture 330
- Transforming Lean into Business Results 340
- Measuring Lean Systems 350
- Quality and Manufacturing Management
- Essentials of Leadership 110
- Essentials of Communication 120
- ISO 9000 Review 121
- Continuous Process Improvement: Managing Flow 124
- Continuous Process Improvement: Identifying and Eliminating Waste 125
- Managing Performance: Best Practices 130
- Managing Performance: Corrective Actions 135
- Intro to Supply Chain Management 140
- Basics of Manufacturing Costs 140
- Conflict Resolution Principles 150
- Conflict Resolution for Different Groups 155
- Team Leadership 160
- Cell Design and Pull Systems 161
- Quality and Customer Service 175
- Troubleshooting 181
- Personal Effectiveness 190
- Conducting Kaizen Events 191
- Conducting an Internal Audit 201
- Managing the Diverse Workplace 210
- SPC Overview 211
- Harassment and Discrimination 215
- TS 16949:2009 Overview 221
- Interpreting Blueprints 230
- Performance Management and the Law 230
- Fabrication Process 232
- Process Flow Charting 241
- Strategies for Setup Reduction 251
- Total Quality Management Overview 261
- Management Tools: Problem Solving 270
- Management Tools: Product and Process Design 275
- Value Stream Mapping: The Current State 301
- Value Stream Mapping: The Future State 311
- Managing Practices for Total Quality 320
This is not an instructor facilitated course; however, support will be provided through email, online forms, and phone.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
- This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
- PC: Windows 8 or newer.
- 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 Acrobat Reader.
- Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
- Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.
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.
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 twelve (12) months to complete the course.
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.
You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via email) 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.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
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.
This course is non-credit, so it does 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 about financial assistance.
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