Certificate in Fundamentals of Quality Assurance NFQ Level 6

Certificate in Fundamentals of Quality Assurance NFQ Level 6

Course Overview

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Why take this course?

The main aim of this programme is to provide graduates with an understanding of the basic principles of quality assurance with particular emphasis on quality management system standards including ISO 9001:2008, as well as auditing, statistical techniques and current trends.

This course is designed for those who wish to gain specialist knowledge of quality management principles and how they are applied in the manufacturing, processing and service industries. This course covers all the fundamental quality related subjects necessary for anyone new to or considering a career in quality assurance. In addition, the practical application of all the course concepts is covered.

What will I experience?

Learning and Development for Higher Education, Introduction to Statistics, Fundamentals of Quality Assurance.

What opportunities might it lead to?

On completion an individual will have gained an understanding of the basic principles of quality assurance enhancing skills for future career progression.

Graduates are eligible to apply for the part-time Certificate in Quality Management, or Certificate in Lean Six Sigma.

Note: This course is comparable in content to EIQA Diploma in Quality Management Part One.

Additional Information

Please note: Institute induction and commencement of the Learning and Development for Higher Education module is on Saturday 22 September 2018 from 9.30am to 5.00pm.

Duration: 12 weeks, Monday and Wednesday 6.00pm to 10.00pm

Enquiries: Janine King - jking@ait.ie

Assessment Information

​Assessments and Exams throughout.

Course Details

Course Fees:
Course Duration:
12 Weeks
Course Commencement Date:

6.00pm Monday 17 September 2018.

Course Award:
Course NFQ Level:
Level 6
Dept of Lifelong Learning
Minimum Entry Requirements:

Mature applicant or Grade O6 at ordinary level in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate examinations. Two of these subjects must be mathematics and a language (English or Irish). Or Any QQI level 5 qualification is acceptable.

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Kevin Sweeney

Kevin has been lecturing for 7 years, and holds a Bachelor of Engineering and a Master of Science in Astronomy.

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Kevin Farrell

Kevin has been lecturing in AIT for the past 3 years.

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