Convener: Kevin Vos
This course serves to introduce people into the world of manufacturing. It takes the student on a journey through the four key operational areas of Manufacturing, People,...
What this course is about?
This course serves to introduce people into the world of Quality in manufacturing. It takes the student on a journey through one of the four key operational areas of factories; and that is Quality.
The course gives the student an understanding of the role of the quality inspector and how to enter into a career in quality management. It goes further to show the student what is meant by total quality management and the important role all employees play in quality.
It touches on the seven basic analytical tools of quality, giving the student insight into the different sampling methods and how data, through the different analytical methods, becomes meaningful information used in improving quality and processes.
Who should be doing this course?
‘Principles of Quality Control’ is aimed at the employer who is interested in improving quality in an existing facility and a school leaver or student, who is interested in a career in Quality management. It would interest someone who already works in a factory and wishes to advance his or her career, or anyone who wishes to gain a better understanding of quality in the manufacturing world.
This may include:
This course exposes you to the quality systems in a factory and how analysis is a powerful tool in identifying and correcting process and production non-conformances.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
How is your course mark calculated?
Your course is mark is calculated using the average mark obtained in each of the Chapter tests. In order to pass this course, you must obtain a final course mark of at least 50%. This means that even if you fail a few of the chapter tests, if your test marks in the other chapter tests are high enough you will still be able to pass the course. Good Luck!
Study at your own pace!
We’ve created our courses to suit your busy life! The duration of this course is based on a student guide where one 300 – 500 word article is read per day, and the assessment is done on a separate day after the relevant articles have been reviewed. But you can do the course in your own time and at your own pace. If you choose to do two readings per day, it will take you half of the estimated time, four readings per day means doing the course in a quarter of the time etc. We leave that decision up to you!
In the 6 chapters of this course you'll be covering the following areas:
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