Access to our campuses is limited due to COVID-19, but we're still here to support you.

Manufacturing management student working on a car in a garage

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Quality Assurance – Manufacturing and Management

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

(Brampton)

For details on how this program will be delivered for the Winter 2022 term, please see the 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

Take a virtual campus tour

Have questions? Get answers.


Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


Helpful links

Program Summary

Our 2022-23 Digital Viewbook is here!

Learn about Sheridan’s campuses, programs, support services, alumni and more.

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

Courses subject to change.

Find course details:

Take a virtual campus tour

Have questions? Get answers.


Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


Helpful links

Program Summary

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.

Take a virtual campus tour

Have questions? Get answers.


Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


Helpful links

Program Summary

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

Take a virtual campus tour

Have questions? Get answers.


Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


Helpful links

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 Cooperative Education and Internships at Sheridan.

Take a virtual campus tour

Have questions? Get answers.


Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


Helpful links

Program Summary

Degree Completion

Take a virtual campus tour

Have questions? Get answers.


Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


Helpful links

Program Summary

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.

Take a virtual campus tour

Have questions? Get answers.


Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


Helpful links

Program Summary

Internship

Take a virtual campus tour

Have questions? Get answers.


Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


Helpful links

Program Summary

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 2021–2022 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.

Fees For Canadian Students

Fees for Canadian students

$6,767.00

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

$20,088.00

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:

All new international students beginning their studies in the Fall 2021 or Winter 2022 semesters will receive an entrance scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $2,000.

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.

Bursaries for Grade 12 Students Pursuing Studies Toward a Career in Law

The annual Bursary Program for grade 12 students pursuing careers in the justice sector at an Ontario university or college is now open! Bursaries are offered by the Association of Justices of the Peace of Ontario (AJPO), the Association of Ontario Judges (AOJ) and the Ontario Superior Court Judges’ Association (OSCJA). Each association offers one bursary per year in each of their judicial regions for a total of 22 bursaries province-wide!

Applications close on May 26. Spread the word to students! Visit the Bursary web page for more information.

Take a virtual campus tour

Have questions? Get answers.


Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


Helpful links

Program Summary

Frequently Asked Questions

Take a virtual campus tour

Have questions? Get answers.


Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


Helpful links

Program Summary

Labs & Technology

Take a virtual campus tour

Have questions? Get answers.


Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


Helpful links

Program Summary

Is Experiential Design the right program for me?

Date: Thursday, November 25th, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Want to learn more about Experiential Design? This interactive workshop will explain what Experiential Design is and explore the many exciting career options in this rapidly-growing field.

Sheridan’s new Bachelor of Experiential Design is the first degree of its kind in Canada, teaching holistic approaches to wayfinding, public installation, placemaking, exhibition design, themed environments and event design. Our internationally recognized faculty, deep industry connections and renowned creative culture provide the ideal foundation for this ground-breaking program.

Workshop Schedule

  • Overview of what Experiential Design is all about
  • Interactive design activity exploring sensory communication
  • Q&A with industry expert Emilio Genovese, senior exhibition designer at Reich + Petch

Take a virtual campus tour

Have questions? Get answers.


Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


Helpful links

Program Summary

Financial Planning Certification

Take a virtual campus tour

Have questions? Get answers.


Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


Helpful links

Program Summary

Professional Sales Certificate

Take a virtual campus tour

Have questions? Get answers.


Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


Helpful links

Program Summary

Program Transition

Take a virtual campus tour

Have questions? Get answers.


Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


Helpful links

Program Summary

Earn your Masters degree

Take a virtual campus tour

Have questions? Get answers.


Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


Helpful links

Program Summary

Transfer Opportunities

Take a virtual campus tour

Have questions? Get answers.


Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


Helpful links

Program Summary

Clinical Placements

Take a virtual campus tour

Have questions? Get answers.


Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


Helpful links

Program Summary

Articulation Agreements

Take a virtual campus tour

Have questions? Get answers.


Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


Helpful links

Program Summary

Program Mission

Our mission is to utilize harmonious, comprehensive and specialized training to empower our learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude required to demonstrate the Professional Competencies for Canadian Pharmacy Technicians at Entry to Practice.

Program Vision

Our vision is to graduate highly-skilled life-long learners who uphold professional integrity and promote quality and safety in practice.

Critical Performance Statement

Upon graduation, students in Sheridan’s Pharmacy Technician diploma program will have demonstrated the ability to pursue the career of pharmacy technician and to practice safely in a community or hospital while adhering to the scope of practice for pharmacy technicians.

Take a virtual campus tour

Have questions? Get answers.


Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


Helpful links

Program Summary

Program availability

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Co-op

Full-time 1 year Program code: PQUAS

Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Start date Campus Status
Jan 2022 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available
Jan 2023 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available

Explore your future campus with a 360° virtual tour

Get to know the places and spaces that are part of the Sheridan experience.

Get a feel for your future

Find your fit and choose with confidence. Choosing the right education is a big decision. At Sheridan we’re committed to providing you with the learning, support and services you need to achieve your goals and reach your full potential. Take a look around, and please connect with us if you have any questions!

  • Take a 360° virtual campus tour

    Explore our campuses from the comfort of your home! Take a virtual tour through our classrooms, labs and student life spaces to get a feel for life on campus.

  • Sign up for a webinar

    Join us for a webinar and get answers to those questions on your list.

  • Attend our Virtual Open House

    This year, we're bringing our Open House to you! No need to leave your couch to explore our campuses and learn about all that Sheridan has to offer.

Have a question? Contact us.

We’re happy to help with any questions you may have. Give us a call at any of these numbers and select Option 4 after the prompt, or simply fill out the contact form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

905-845-9430 (Oakville/Mississauga)
905-459-7533 (Brampton)

Contact Centre hours of operation:

Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m.–8 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

See Sheridan on Facebook See Sheridan on Twitter See Sheridan on Youtube

Contact Sheridan

I am a Canadian Citizen/Landed Immigrant/Permanent Resident
I want to receive e-communications about programs, courses, and news and events at Sheridan
X
Cookies help us improve your website experience.
By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies.
Confirm