The Certified Quality Engineer is a professional who understands the principles of product and service quality evaluation and control. This body of knowledge and applied technologies include, but are not limited to, development and operation of quality control systems, application and analysis of testing and inspection procedures, the ability to use metrology and statistical methods to diagnose and correct improper quality control practices, an understanding of human factors and motivation, familiarity with quality cost concepts and techniques, and the knowledge and ability to develop and administer management information systems and to audit quality systems for deficiency identification and correction.
1. Is this the right certification for you?
Understand the minimum expectations, requirements, experience and the exam specifics for a Quality Engineer.
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 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 Quality Engineer every three years - either by documenting RU credits or by testing.
Download the Quality Engineer Certification Brochure (PDF, 325 KB)
*USD 100 of your fee is an application fee, and is not refundable.