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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Quality Assurance – Manufacturing and Management

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

(Brampton)

For the Winter 2021 semester, this program will be delivered through a hybrid model that combines remote and in-person learning. View delivery modes for all programs.

Get high-quality preparation for a high-quality career.

Program Overview

Why Sheridan?

Our combination of high-tech facilities, engineering expertise and industry connections makes Sheridan uniquely qualified to offer quality assurance training. We know the most current practices in real-world manufacturing, safety and quality assurance, which we replicate in our labs for industry-standard training.

One year of study

Quality assurance is a growing profession, with very good opportunities for promotion and high earnings. In just one year, Sheridan's Quality Assurance – Manufacturing and Management program can put you on the path to a rewarding career.

Targeted career preparation

Sheridan's Quality Assurance program emphasizes practical, hands-on instruction and career preparation. You'll work with international standards such as ISO9000 and TS16949 while learning state-of-the-art quality assurance applications.

Additional information

Learn state-of-the-art quality assurance applications in:

  • Statistics
  • Designing of experiments
  • Statistical quality control
  • Management of total quality
  • Quality planning
  • ISO implementation and documentation
  • Quality audits
  • Reliability and product safety
  • Product safety
  • Measurements and testing
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Supply chain management

The program offers professional preparation for a quality assurance career, including in-depth coverage of material that appears on the examinations for the professional designations of Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE), or Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) offered by American Society for Quality.

After completing two academic terms, students can apply for a paid co-op work term to gain professional experience while deepening their education. Enrolment is limited and requires a separate application process and requirements. To be eligible for acceptance in co-op, one has to have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and no D grade in the first term. To remain in co-op, similar academic performance must be maintained in the second term as well.

Companies in all areas of business and industry (including automotive, aviation, chemical, computer, electronics, energy, food, mechanical, moulding, plastics, and pharmaceutical) employ quality assurance personnel.

Sheridan's Quality Assurance – Manufacturing and Management courses are held at the Davis Campus in Brampton, Ontario.

PQUAS

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Degree Entrance Scholarship Available

Once you’ve applied for admission to this program, we’ll automatically consider you for this award.

Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

  • CODETITLECREDITS
    QUAL51210Quality Planning3
    QUAL50656Fundamentals and Principles of Quality Assurance4
    MATH50027Engineering Statistics3
    QUAL53273Statistical Quality Controls4
    QUAL54251International Standard for Quality4
    QUAL50172Lean and Six Sigma3
    ENGI54635Metrology3
    Total:24
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    MATH58799Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing2
    QUAL54513Design of Experiments4
    QUAL52620Reliability and Product Safety3
    QUAL59338The Management of Total Quality3
    ENGI59829Instrumentation and Process Control3
    QUAL51763Quality Audit3
    QUAL54998Supply Chain Quality Management2
    COWT53816Co-op Seminar W 1–7 (optional)1
    Total:21 (20 without co-op)
     Co-op Work Term (Co-op students only)7

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

  • Postsecondary diploma or degree in science or engineering

Plus

  • Postsecondary math with a minimum grade of 60%

and/or

  • Demonstrated competence through related work and educational experience

This program is most appropriate for graduates of college or university programs in engineering and technology related fields, computer sciences, mathematics, statistics, economics, business administration and graduates of natural or environmental sciences.

Computer literacy skills testing may be required.

Applicant Selection

Eligible applicants will be selected on the basis of demonstrated competence through related work and educational experience.

Applicants may be required to complete English testing to demonstrate proficiency.

Postsecondary transcripts, indicating courses completed to date, must be submitted to ontariocolleges.ca at the time of application.

Domestic applicants with education outside of Canada must have their transcripts assessed for equivalency through ICAS or WES.  A comprehensive (course-by-course) post-secondary credential assessment is required.

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other, related programs.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan’s English proficiency requirements.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Career Opportunities

Quality assurance professionals apply engineering and management principles to improve quality, efficiency, and profit for the companies they serve. They play vital decision making roles, and are increasingly in demand.

Here are some sample job titles for graduates of this program:

  • ISO Coordinator
  • Quality Assurance Auditer
  • Quality Assurance Professional
  • Quality Control Inspector
  • Quality Control Supervisor
  • Quality Engineer
  • Total Quality Management Coordinator

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

Co-op

Students in this program may apply to the co-op program during their first academic semester. Enrolment in the co-op program is limited through an additional co-op application process that takes place in the first semester. Students in the co-op program are eligible to complete a co-op work term during the 4-month term following the second semester. The program-specific academic standard required for participation in co-op can be found here: Academic Standards for Co-op and Internship.

Co-operative Education is a form of work-integrated learning that links classroom learning with paid or unpaid work experiences within a professional environment. Co-op work terms are related specifically to the academic studies of each student. The work terms provide an opportunity to learn by doing. You’ll apply theory to practice, develop a meaningful view of the working world, and cultivate an awareness of yourself as a professional.

Students receive in-class and 1-on-1 career education support to help prepare for the work term. The co-op component is delivered by Sheridan’s Co-operative Education Office, which facilitates over 1,800 co-op and internship work terms per year Sheridan-wide.

Learn more about Co-operative Education and Internships at Sheridan.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Degree Completion

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

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7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Implement and document national and international quality assurance standards such as ISO 9000 and TS 16949.
  • Design and perform experiments to determine critical areas of product development and analyze the results and form conclusions for quality improvement.
  • Use statistical process control techniques (SPC) recognized throughout industries to ensure the quality level of products.
  • Lead or work with quality assurance professionals to assess, evaluate and improve quality planning procedures to ensure quality production using accepted quality assurance techniques, including Failure Mode and Effect Analyses (FMEA), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP).
  • Apply the principles and techniques of Total Quality Management in improving quality practices within an industrial or service organization.
  • Be aware of and apply different auditing practises within an organization including internal, second and third party auditing.
  • Apply principles and techniques of metrology (measurement), including Measurement System Analysis (MSA) to determine the accuracy of product components.
  • Apply techniques of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing to ensure that product components conform to design requirements.
  • Apply principles of modern logistic that involves the management of the movement, protection, and storage of product from supplier to customer.
  • Select and develop appropriate instrumentation techniques to measure product and process performance.
  • Apply principles and techniques of reliability engineering to predict product and system performance.
  • Apply Lean Manufacturing tools and Six Sigma methodology to address the identification of waste from a process and to address problems process quality and consistency.

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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

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7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Fees

Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees shown here are for the 2020–2021 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website.

Program Fees

Fees for this program are paid to the University of Toronto Mississauga.

Program Fees

Fees for this program are paid to Brock University.

Program Fees

Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

For Canadian Students

The fees shown here are for the 2020-2021 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website. For English Language Studies, depending on your level placement, your program completion time may differ.

For International Students

The fees shown here are for Fall 2020, and are subject to change. The English Language Studies program is offered to international students in 7-week sessions. The fees displayed are for each 7-week session and include tuition and health insurance. Depending on your level placement, your program completion time may differ.

Fees For Canadian Students

Fees for Canadian students

$6,754.05

Notes: Co-op students must pay an additional fee of $535 in the term prior to each co-op work term.

Fees for International Students

Fees for International students

$19,519.05

Financial Aid & Awards

Your education is a big investment, and we're here to help! Keep an eye on our Financial Aid & Awards page for regular updates, and check out these important links:

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $2,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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1 yr (2 semesters)

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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