Auditing (CQA) Fundamentals III: 20[M] Ed.

Group: Auditing
Length: 90 days
CEUs*: 0.8
Tuition: $209.00
*CEU = Continuing Education Unit

The course is designed to provide quality practitioners, managers, professionals, auditors and improvement team members an understanding of basic quality tools and techniques. It may be used for professional development, as a refresher or for preparing for the ASQ Certified Quality Auditor examination. The course covers Parts V (Quality Tools and Techniques). The course is intended for those interested in conducting quality system audits using any performance standard (ISO 9001, FDA cGMPs, FAA, and so on) or other criteria. Besides normal testing, there is a Problem Solving Team Case Study that students must review and be tested on to pass the class. The Auditing Fundamentals III course consists of a series of lessons, illustrations, diagrams, interactive exercises, case study questions and quizzes. Successful completion of the course will result in a certificate (0.8 CEUs). The subscription period for the class is 90 days (plus one free 30-day subscription extension, if needed).

Learning Outcomes
Upon the completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • design check sheets, checklist and logs
  • apply flow charting techniques on the job
  • use different types of charts (i.e.pie, line, Pareto, CE, etc.)
  • assess quality improvement programs such as lean, corrective action, FMEA, 5S, and six sigma
  • select the appropriate sampling method for the situation
  • explain sampling concepts such as consumer risk
  • explain the difference between statistical and non-statistical sampling
  • identify variables and attribute data
  • link results to wealth of the organization using cost of quality
  • interpret scatter diagrams
  • identify the purpose and use of control charts
  • identify in-control and capable processes
  • assess quality tool usage by others
  • answer questions related to an actual problem solving case study


As an IACET Authorized Provider, JP Russell Learning Center offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. Note: IACET is the International Association for Continuing Education & Training and CEUs are Continuing Education Units.