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Certificate Programs for Quality Assurance
Quality Control Essentials - Everett, WA
Short Term Certificate / 30 Credits
Ray Kubista - 425-267-0162
Ending: 12/13/12, 03/22/13, 06/13/13, 08/22/13, 11/02/13 (Capacity = 20)
Program DescriptionThis course is designed for those who want to learn how to help their organizations improve the quality of products and processes. It also covers the fundamentals of inspection, testing, and metrology—three areas that provide a foundation for becoming an inspector in a manufacturing company. Its contents are aligned with ASQ’s Certified Quality Inspector program.
Program Skill Sets1. Define the concepts associated with and evolution of modern quality control practices.
2. Compare the differences among three approaches to managing quality: quality control, quality assurance, and total quality management.
3. Explain the linkage between processes and systems, and describe methods for ensuring that they deliver required outputs and outcomes to meet customer and business requirements.
4. Identify commonly-used tools and techniques for collecting, displaying, and analyzing data and controlling process performance.
5. Explain the concepts of inspection and the methods used to inspect products and processes reliably to support decision making and appropriate action.
Quality Assurance - Auburn, WA
Short Term Certificate / 28 Credits
Robert Embrey - 253-520-6282
Ending: 03/13/13 (Capacity = 18)
Program DescriptionThis course exposes the students to a number of skills required to verify and check manufactured parts for the quality assurance in the manufacturing industry.
Students learn to choose and apply proper tools for precision measuring, as well as document information as required by set manufacturing specifications.
Students learn how to to search and read specifications for industry.
Students learn how to effectively write instructions or “tie-ins”.
Topics include operation of mechanical lifts, knowledge of the different fasteners and allowable substitutions, blueprint reading, shop safety, use of computer for data search and input, and understanding statistical process controls.
Program Skill Sets1. Students learn basic math skills.
2. Use micrometers, dial and digital calipers, height gauges.
3. Accurately measure hole sizes and hole placement.
4. Search specification databases
Exposure to sine blocks and wring gauges.
5. Operate mechanical lifts.
6.Write instructions or “tie-ins” using word processing.
7. Write reports and rejections
Elements of statistical process controls.
8. Various uses for and types of fasteners.
Rural Aerospace Training - Spokane, WA
Short Term Certificate / 54 Credits
Carol Weigand - 509-533-7344
Ending: 12/13/2012, 03/22/13, 06/21/13, 8/15/2013 (Capacity = 18)
Program DescriptionThis program focuses on the knowledge, skills and abilities, needed to perform the typical duties of Precision Machining and Quality Assurance in the manufacturing industry.
Program Skill SetsThe program will prepare students to work with quality control systems management principals, applicable technical standards, testing inspection and reporting procedures; as well as preparing the student to work in a small machine shops or manufacturing firms that produce durable goods such as metalworking and industrial machinery, aircraft parts, equipment and components for manufacturing products.
Aerospace Manufacturing Quality Assurance - Everett, WA
Short Term Certificate / 17 Credits
Larry Cluphf - 425-347-8928
Ending: 12/21/12, 7/3/13, 8/6/13, 9/6/13, 10/30/13, 12/5/13, 3/28/14, 6/27/14 (Capacity = 30)
Program DescriptionCertificate in Aerospace Quality Assurance. The QA Certificate curriculum will educate the student in several areas critical to the manufacturing and aerospace assembly arena in respect to quality control, quality assurance, quality team dynamics, conflict resolution, and processes and statistical process control.
Program Skill SetsThe student will experience actual hands-on activities such as drilling, fastener installation, wire bundle installation, torque, and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance.
In addition to the skills and knowledge listed above, students will gain experience in overall quality inspection, precision measurements, manufacturing documentation, specifications and standards that are applied in the working world of manufacturing and aerospace assembly.