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Printed on 9/29/2020

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

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
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. 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
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. 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
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. 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
54 hours in class and estimate 54 hours outside of class. 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
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. 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

Expected Competencies


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