ETEC1526 Quality Practice

Course Description

This course is designed to align with the National Skills Standard assessment and certification system for Quality Practices. The course curriculum is based upon federally-endorsed national standards for production workers. Emphasis is placed on Continuous Improvement concepts and how they relate to a quality management system. Students will be introduced to a quality management system and its components. These include corrective actions, preventative actions, control of documents, control of quality records, internal auditing of processes, and control of non-conforming product.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Participate in periodic internal quality audit activities.
  • Check calibration of gages and other data collection equipment.
  • Suggest continuous improvements.
  • Inspect materials and product/process at all stages to ensure they meet specifications.
  • Document the results of quality tests.
  • Communicate quality problems.
  • Take corrective actions to restore or maintain quality.
  • Record process outcomes and trends.
  • Identify fundamentals of blueprint reading.


Please see eServices for section availability and current pre-req/test score requirements for this course.

2 credits: 2 lectures / presentations, 0 lab, 0 other