Printed on 8/10/2022

Quality, Manufacturing

20-623-13 Certificate (C) 14 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

There are great manufacturing careers working in the quality field. This certificate will prepare you for conducting audits, implementing preventive and corrective actions, and using statistics to monitor and improve processes. In addition, you’ll gain hands-on experience with many measurement tools commonly used in manufacturing including the programming and operation of coordinate measuring machines.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Quality Audits
    10-623-115
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10623115
    • Credits: 3.00

    Introduces types of and reasons for audits. Students learn how to conduct an internal audit and to describe and apply various auditing tools and techniques such as checklists, interview techniques, record/document review, and tracing.

  • Problem Solving Methodologies
    10-623-157
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10623157
    • Credits: 3.00

    Covers structured problem solving methodologies including Six Sigma, 8D, and PDSA used to identify true root causes and implement effective corrective actions. The application of individual quality tools and techniques to support these methodologies is also covered.

  • Metrology, Inspection & Testing
    10-623-173
    3Credit
    72
    90
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 90
    • Course Number: 10623173
    • Credits: 3.00

    Offers the student a practical means to plan and use inspection systems and measurement equipment to collect meaningful data to assess and improve the overall approach to meeting customer standards. Students will also develop competence in the care and use of various hand measurement tools as well as the implementation of a calibration program.

  • Advanced Inspection Techniques
    10-623-175
    2Credit
    54
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 10623175
    • Credits: 2.00

    Develops in-depth inspection skills utilizing a coordinate measuring machine (CMM) and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing techniques. Also introduces advanced technologies used for inspection and reverse engineering activities.

    Coreq: Metrology, Inspection & Testing (10623173)
  • Applied Statistical Analysis 1
    10-623-137
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10623137
    • Credits: 3.00

    Covers the application of statistical methods used to make decisions based on data. Examples include measurement system analysis, control charts, and capability analysis.

    Coreq: Problem Solving Methodologies 10623157 OR Intro to Six Sigma 10623194
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