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Quality Technician Certification - CQT

The Certified Quality Technician is a paraprofessional who, in support of and under the direction of quality engineers or supervisors, analyzes and solves quality problems, prepares inspection plans and instructions, selects sampling plan applications, prepares procedures, trains inspectors, performs audits, analyzes quality costs and other quality data, and applies fundamental statistical methods for process control.

1. Is this the right certification for you?
Note the minimum expectations, requirements, experience and the exam specifics for a Certified Quality Technician.

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 Technician Certification has no recertification requirements. It is a lifetime certification.

Download the Quality Technician Certification Brochure (PDF, 380 KB)

*USD 100 of your fee is an application fee, and is not refundable.