Saturday — 7:30am – 7:00pm
Sunday — 7:30am – 5:00pm
Anyone with ASQ CQA status; potential RABQSA-cert. Lead Auditors; potential ISO 9001 organizations
This RABQSA certified course meets the training requirements for RABQSA Quality Management Systems Lead Auditors, Auditors and Provisional Auditors with ASQ CQA status. This course makes extensive use of student activities and case studies to help students fully understand the requirements of auditing to the ISO 9001:2008 standard. Lecture time is held to a minimum, providing students time to learn and then practice their newly acquired skills in real-life audit situations that assure that students are prepared to conduct effective audits. The ANSI/ISO/ASQ Q9001:2008 Quality Management Standard Requirements are included with this course.
To become a Lead Auditor: If you satisfactorily achieve the required pass points for the written examination and the required minimum grading for the continuous assessment, you will receive a "Successful Completion" certificate to demonstrate that you have met the training requirement for individual QMS auditor certification by the RABQSA. Before becoming a Lead Auditor, there are also professional requirements that must be met, including conducting a number of verifiable audits, educational requirements, workplace experience, and sponsorship.
Note: You must be a CQA or have extensive audit experience to take this course. Due to stringent international standards guidelines, a maximum course enrollment will be strictly enforced. If you are told you are on a waiting list or have registered and not received a confirmation letter prior to the course, contact ASQ immediately to verify your status before you make travel arrangements.
Note: All attendees are required to bring their own copy of the ISO 9001:2008 standard to this training course. These will not be provided for you. You can purchase a copy of this standard from ASQ (Item # T860).
Saturday — 8:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday — 8:00am – 4:00pm
The tools and concepts of this course will help you address the challenges you face in your work and in your life. By providing you with a proven methodology, this course will help you achieve improvement AND sustain it. An in-depth examination of established tools and approaches will help you acquire the skills you need to lead your work and your organization down the path of continuous and sustainable improvement.
You’ll spend two-days in a hands-on learning environment covering the benefits of a fact-based, problem-solving, and proven methodology. Class exercises and discussion will examine how to apply the problem-solving process, when to apply it, which tools to use within it, and how those tools work. The concepts covered in this course will provide you with the on-the-job applications you need to succeed!
Saturday — 8:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday — 8:00am – 4:00pm
Want to improve the performance of your company? This two-day course provides you with the metrics and tools to help you analyze and measure your processes. This course presents a process for selecting what to measure and specifying the “what” and “how” to create the appropriate metric for your organization and/or processes. This culminates with how to review, report, and act upon these metrics. A balance of lecture, discussion, practice, and case studies allows you to gain insights into your own situation.
Wednesday — 8:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday — 8:00am – 5:00pm
Friday — 8:00am – 12:00pm
The Certified Quality Auditor Refresher training, developed and delivered by the ASQ Audit Division, is a two-day course designed and taught to help experienced auditors become better prepared for the CQA exam.