In today's world, where quality competition is a fact of life and the need for a work force proficient in the principles and practices of quality control is a central concern of many companies, certification is a mark of excellence. It demonstrates that the certified individual has the knowledge to assure quality of products and services. Certification is an investment in your career and in the future of your employer.

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Types of Certifications

Quality Engineer Certification (CQE)
Designed for those who understand the principles of product and service quality evaluation and control.

Calibration Technician Certification (CCT)
A Certified Calibration Technician tests, calibrates, maintains, and repairs electrical, mechanical, electromechanical, and electronic measuring, recording and indicating instruments and equipment for conformance to established standards.

Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
Designed for those who have a comprehensive understanding of Six Sigma and its methodologies.

Quality Auditor Certification (CQA)
Designed for those who understand the standards and principles of auditing and the auditing techniques of examining, questioning, evaluating, and reporting to determine quality systems adequacy.

Quality Auditor Certification-Biomedical (CQA-Biomedical)
The ASQ Board of Directors and the Certification Board with sponsorship from the Biomedical Division approved our most recent "Add-On Certification" to the Certified Quality Auditor exam. Note: You must be an ASQ Certified Quality Auditor and have two years of experience working with Biomedical auditing. This two-year requirement can be part of the eight-year requirement used for the CQA exam.

Quality Auditor Certification-HACCP (CQA-HACCP)
In November 1999, the ASQ Board of Directors and the ASQ Certification Board, with sponsorship of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Division, approved the first "Add-On Certification" to the Certified Quality Auditor exam. Note: You must be an ASQ Certified Quality Auditor and have two years of experience working with the HACCP standards. This two-year requirement can be part of the eight-year requirement used for the CQA exam.

Reliability Engineer Certification (CRE)
Designed for those who understand the principles of performance evaluation and prediction to improve product/systems safety, reliability, and maintainability.

Quality Technician Certification (CQT)
Designed for those who can analyze quality problems, prepare inspection plans and instruction, select sampling plan applications, and apply fundamental statistical methods for process control.

Quality Inspector Certification (CMI)
Designed for those who, under professional direction, can evaluate hardware documentation, perform laboratory procedures, inspect products, measure process performance, record data, and prepare formal reports.

Manager of Quality/ Organizational Excellence Certification
Designed for those who understand quality principles and standards in relation to organization and human resource management.

Software Quality Engineer Certification (CSQE)
Designed for those who have a comprehensive understanding of software quality development and implementation; have a thorough understanding of software inspection and testing, verification, and validation; and can implement software development and maintenance processes and methods.

Quality Improvement Associate Certification (CQIA)
Designed to assess basic knowledge of quality tools and their uses by individuals who are involved in quality improvement projects, but do not necessarily come from traditional quality areas.

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