Certification development is different than certification preparation.  Certification development covers topics pertinent to the Body of Knowledge of interest but much more comprehensively.  Certification development is targeted to take place during those years of required service in the quality field prior to being allowed to sit for a certification examination.  These are the years to effectively develop your skills and knowledge that pertain to a Body of Knowledge of interest so that you are ready to take a certification examination preparation class and then successfully pass an examination.

Topics that are of interest to CQE development are:
  • Process Problem Solving
  • Statistical Process Control
  • Statistical Methods for Quality Engineering
  • Design of Experiments
  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
  • Measurement System Analysis
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Internal Auditing
Topics that are of interest to CQA development are:
  • Internal Auditing
  • Process Problem Solving
  • Statistical Process Control
  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
ASQ has several courses that aid in development of skills pertinent to eventual certification.  Click here to access the ASQ listing and then click on "More Topics."

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