The Certified Quality Auditor is a professional who understands the standards and principles of auditing and the auditing techniques of examining, questioning, evaluating and reporting to determine a quality system’s adequacy and deficiencies. The Certified Quality Auditor analyzes all elements of a quality system and judges its degree of adherence to the criteria of industrial management and quality evaluation and control systems.
1. Is this the right certification for you?
Understand the minimum expectations, requirements, experience, and the exam specifics for a Quality Auditor.
2. Prepare for the exam.
Review the Body of Knowledge and references. Take advantage of the study guide and sample exams. See what training and books ASQ has to offer.
3. Choose an exam date.
Find the best date and location that works for you. (Note the application deadlines for each exam date.)
4. Apply for certification.
Fill the online application. Have your résumé and credit card ready.
ASQ requires that you recertify as a Certified Quality Auditor every three years—either by documenting RU credits or by testing.
Download the Quality Auditor Certification Brochure (PDF, 456 KB)
*USD 100 of your fee is an application fee, and is not refundable