The Certified Quality Improvement Associate has a basic knowledge of quality tools and their uses and is involved in quality improvement projects, but doesn't necessarily come from a traditional quality area.
1. Is this the right certification for you?
Understand the requirements and exam specifics for a Quality Improvement Associate.
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.
NOTE: The Quality Improvement Associate Certification has no recertification requirements. It is a lifetime certification.
*USD 100 of your fee is an application fee, and is not refundable.