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Quality Training

Grant Funded


This 6 week, 120-hour program is designed to provide the concepts and skills necessary to become a Quality Assurance or Quality Control Associate employed by companies in a variety of business sectors.  The concepts and skills presented during the six-week program are relevant to both production and service applications.  Sessions cover: Quality Management Systems, Compliance Auditing, Metrology Concepts, Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ), Data Analysis, Problem Solving, Continuous Improvement, Professional Practices, and Lean Six Sigma.


Students successfully completing the program are prepared to sit for an American Society for Quality (ASQ) certification exam.  The appropriate level of exam will depend upon individual participant education and experience.  The different ASQ certification levels include Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA), Quality Inspector (CQI), and for the more experienced with a Bachelor’s Degree, the Quality Technician (CQT).

Course Information

Dates: TBD
Time: Monday to Thursday, 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Cost: Grant Funded Opportunity
Location: Northern Essex Community College, Lawrence MA, Haverhill Campus

CRN: XXX Course Number: MQTR1000 Section: OWA

More Information

Please contact Lisa Remington at 978-722-7005 or lremington@Valleyworkscc.org  at Valley Works Career Center, 255 Essex Street, Lawrence MA, or your local Career Center or Sharon Schoolcraft at 978-556-3062 or sschoolcraft@necc.mass.edu for more information on this program.