Quality Training

Certified Quality Engineer ASQ

Overview

Course Overview
Based on the body of knowledge of the ASQ’s Certified Quality Engineer, this course is run by Global Business Institute Ireland, for Irish Medtech Skillnet in response to the acute shortage of qualified quality engineers in the Medical Device and other industry sectors. The course is comprehensive, practical and completely covers all aspects of quality engineering including QMS design, documentation, process validation, auditing, capability analysis, MSA, data visualization, statistical decision making and medical device reliability. *Limited places available - please book online to secure your place!

Why Become a Quality Engineer?
Quality Engineers are in high demand across several industries including Medtech. To become a Quality Engineer you will have achieved a recognised mastery in the quality discipline - you will have the knowledge and skills required to improve the processes that drive customer satisfaction, which will improve the business performance of your organization.

You become certified by demonstrating the following core competencies through work experience and passing the examination:
· Quality management and leadership - the philosophies and foundations of quality, its leadership principles and techniques, and proven communication skills.
· Develop the quality management system (QMS) – design, documentation, standards and guidelines, quality training and auditing, and the cost of quality (COQ).
· Design of products, processes, and services - classification of characteristics, verification and validation, and reliability and maintainability.
· Critical skills required to implement effective product and process control - acceptance sampling, material control, metrology, and measurement system analysis.
· Mastery of the quantitative tools and techniques that drive continuous improvement, from lean and corrective action to kaizen and Six Sigma.
· Ability to summarize data, draw statistical conclusions, analyse distributions, test hypotheses, perform capability studies, and design and execute experiments.
· Be fluent in risk management: its oversight, assessment, control, auditing, and testing

Method of Delivery

The course material is available 24/7 in pre-recorded video format, and blended with six (6) interactive virtual classroom days and weekly, one hour, tutorials at 7pm.
Format of this course is Blended Learning.
The programme is 15 weeks, and includes six (6) online virtual Saturday Workshops 9:00-17:00


Duration
The next course runs 11 Feb 2023 - 20 May 2023.
(Exam in June 2023 - date to be confirmed; must be completed by 30 June 2023)

Eligibility Criteria
You will have to provide evidence of work experience as follows:

· 3 years – Masters or doctorate.
· 4 years - Bachelor’s degree (level 7 or 8)
· 8 years - if you do not have a degree or diploma

Course outline


Introduction
Week 1 - Basic Statistics
Week 2 - Management & Leadership
Week 3 - The Quality System
Week 4 - Probability Distributions
Week 5 - Product Process and Service Design
Week 6 - Statistical Decision Making
Week 7 - Product & Process Control
Week 8 - Statistical Process Control
Week 9 - Anova, Regression & DOE
Week 10 - Continuous Improvement, Process Capability Analysis
Week 11 - Reliability & maintainability
Exam date in June to be confirmed

Schedule

Day
Date
Format
Start
Finish
Session
Sat
11-Feb-23
VIRTUAL WORKSHOP
10:00
17:00
1
Thurs
16-Feb-23
Virtual Tutorial
19:00
20:00
2
Thurs
23-Feb-23
Virtual Tutorial
19:00
20:00
3
Sat
25-Feb-23
VIRTUAL WORKSHOP
10:00
17:00
4
Thurs
02-Mar-23
Virtual Tutorial
19:00
20:00
5
Thurs
09-Mar-23
Virtual Tutorial
19:00
20:00
6
Thurs
16-Mar-23
Virtual Tutorial
19:00
20:00
7
Thurs
23-Mar-23
Virtual Tutorial
19:00
20:00
8
Thurs
30-Mar-23
Virtual Tutorial
19:00
20:00
9
Sat
01-Apr-23
VIRTUAL WORKSHOP
10:00
17:00
10
Easter Holiday
Thurs
20-Apr-23
Virtual Tutorial
19:00
20:00
11
Thurs
27-Apr-23
Virtual Tutorial
19:00
20:00
12
Sat
06-May-23
VIRTUAL WORKSHOP
09:00
17:00
13
Thurs
11-May-23
Virtual Tutorial
19:00
20:00
14
Sat
20-May-23
VIRTUAL WORKSHOP
09:00
17:00
15
ASQ CQE Exam - 1st to 30th June 2022
ALL DAY

Qualification

Certification provided by American Society of Qualification (ASQ)

Upcoming dates:

Location
Dates

blended, online plus virtual online workshops, Online
11 Feb - 20 May 2023 (Exam date to be confirmed for June, Exam must be completed by 30th June)
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Course

Certified Quality Engineer ASQ

Training Days

15 weeks

Training Location

Available nationally, based on demand

Course Cost

Member: €2,625
Non-member: €3,500
* Cost quoted per person