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ASQ offers several options to help you prepare for your certification exam including books and training. Select a certification from the menu below to see the available preparation resources unique to each exam.

*Note: Taking a course or utilizing a preparation resource(s) does not constitute nor imply the successful passing of a certification exam.

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Certified Biomedical Auditor (CBA) Training

Training

Certified Biomedical Auditor Question Bank

Build confidence as you prepare for the ASQ CBA exam with hundreds of practice questions from ASQ. Simulate a timed exam from the convenience of your home or office, or review specific topic areas and identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you know where to concentrate your studies.

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Certified Biomedical Auditor Certification Preparation (Classroom)

Reinforce your understanding of the Certified Biomedical Auditor Body of Knowledge in preparation for the exam. This three-day course offers practice questions similar to the questions on the test, and was developed in cooperation with more than a dozen industry experts.

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Certified Biomedical Auditor Books

Certified Biomedical Auditor Handbook, Third Edition

The Biomedical Quality Auditor Handbook was developed by the ASQ Biomedical Division in support of its mission to promote the awareness and use of quality principles, concepts, and technologies in the biomedical community. This third edition correlates to the 2013 exam Body of Knowledge (BoK) and reference list for ASQ’s Certified Biomedical Auditor program. It includes updates and corrections to errors and omissions in the second edition. Most notably it has been re-organized to align more closely with the BoK.

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Requirements

In order to be approved for the CBA exam, candidates must have at least 5 years of full-time, paid work experience. At least one year of this experience must be in a decision-making role. Paid intern, co-op or any other course work cannot be applied toward the work experience requirement.

Education waivers can be claimed for credit towards the work experience requirement (only one of these waivers can be claimed):

  • Associate degree - one year waived
  • Bachelor’s degree - three years waived
  • Master’s or doctorate - four years waived

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Examination

Examinations

Each candidate is required to pass an exam that consists of multiple-choice questions that measure comprehension of the Body of Knowledge.

Computer Delivered - The CBA examination is a one-part, 145-multiple choice question, four-and-a-half-hour exam and is offered in English only. 135 questions are scored and 10 are unscored. Total appointment time is four-and-a-half-hours, exam time is 4 hours and 18 minutes.

Paper and Pencil - The CBA examination is a one-part, 135- multiple choice question, four-hour exam and is offered in English only

All examinations are open book. Each participant must bring his or her own reference materials. Use of reference materials and calculators is explained in the FAQs.

Calibration Technician (CCT) Training

Training

Certified Calibration Technician (CCT) Question Bank

Build confidence as you prepare for the ASQ CCT exam with hundreds of practice questions from ASQ. Simulate a timed exam from the convenience of your home or office, or review specific topic areas and identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you know where to concentrate your studies.

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Certified Calibration Technician (CCT) Certification Preparation (Self-Paced)

This self-paced course covers the material you will see on the CCT exam. It includes a practice test based on the CCT Body of Knowledge. The graphic summary of these questions highlights the areas you should study further before taking your exam.

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Certified Calibration Technician (CCT) Books

The Metrology Handbook, Second Edition

Sponsored by ASQ’s Measurement Quality Division, this handbook serves as an excellent desktop reference for calibration technicians, supervisors, managers, quality inspectors, auditors, those in calibration and/or testing laboratories, consultants, and teachers. Whether you?re changing disciplines in your career field, helping to becoming certified to a new or different standard, accepting more responsibilities as a supervisor or manager, training your fellow calibration practitioners, or using it to prepare for ASQ’s Certified Calibration Technician (CCT) exam, this handbook provides the information, guidance, and knowledge to help you achieve your goals.

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Requirements

In order to be approved for the CCT exam, candidates must have at least 5 years of full-time, paid work experience. Paid intern, co-op or any other course work cannot be applied toward the work experience requirement.

Education waivers can be claimed for credit towards the work experience requirement (only one of these waivers can be claimed):

  • Diploma from a technical, military, or trade school - two years waived
  • Associate degree - two years waived
  • Bachelor’s degree - two years waived
  • Master’s or doctorate - two years waived

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Examination

Examination

Each candidate is required to pass an exam that consists of multiple-choice questions that measure comprehension of the Body of Knowledge.

Computer Delivered - The CCT examination is a one-part, 135-multiple choice question, four-and-a-half-hour exam and is offered in English only. 125 questions are scored and 10 are unscored. Total appointment time is four-and-a-half-hours, exam time is 4 hours and 18 minutes.

Paper and Pencil - The CBA examination is a one-part, 125- multiple choice question, four-hour exam and is offered in English only

All examinations are open book. Each participant must bring his or her own reference materials. Use of reference materials and calculators is explained in the FAQs.

Certified Food Safety and Quality Auditor (CFSQA) Training

Training

Certified Food Safety and Quality Auditor (CFSQA) Question Bank

Build confidence as you prepare for the ASQ CFSQA exam with hundreds of practice questions from ASQ. Simulate a timed exam from the convenience of your home or office, or review specific topic areas and identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you know where to concentrate your studies.

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Certified Food Safety and Quality Auditor (CFSQA) Certification Preparation (Self-Paced)

Prepare for ASQ’s CFSQA(Food Safety) Auditor Certification exam with this comprehensive course that includes industry-relevant content, pertinent examples and exam-style practice questions. Use the printable PDF for quick and easy reference during your preparation.

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Certified Food Safety and Quality Auditor (CFSQA) Books

The Certified HACCP Auditor Handbook, Third Edition

This handbook is intended to serve as a baseline of hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) knowledge for quality auditors. HACCP is more than just failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA) for food: it is a product safety management system that evolved and matured in the commercial food processing industry allowing food processors to take a proactive approach to prevent foodborne diseases. Both the FDA and the USDA have embraced HACCP as the most effective method to ensure farm-to-table food safety in the United States. This handbook also assists the certification candidate preparing for the ASQ Certified HACCP Auditor (CHA) examination. It includes chapters covering the HACCP audit, the HACCP auditor, and quality assurance analytical tools.

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Requirements

In order to be approved for the CFSQA exam, candidates must have at least 5 years of full-time, paid work experience, with at least one year in a decision-making position. Paid intern, co-op or any other course work cannot be applied toward the work experience requirement.

Education waivers can be claimed for credit towards the work experience requirement (only one of these waivers can be claimed):

  • Associate degree - one year waived
  • Bachelor’s degree - three years waived
  • Master’s or doctorate - four years waived

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Examination

Examination

Each candidate is required to pass an exam that consists of multiple-choice questions that measure comprehension of the Body of Knowledge.

Computer Delivered - The CFSQA examination is a one-part, 145-multiple choice question, four-and-a-half-hour exam and is offered in English only. 135 questions are scored and 10 are unscored. Total appointment time is four-and-a-half-hours, exam time is 4 hours and 18 minutes.

Paper and Pencil - The CFSQA examination is a one-part, 135- multiple choice question, four-hour exam and is offered in English only

All examinations are open book. Each participant must bring his or her own reference materials. Use of reference materials and calculators is explained in the FAQs.

Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence Training

Training

Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence Question Bank

Build confidence as you prepare for the ASQ CMQ/OE exam with hundreds of practice questions from ASQ. Simulate a timed exam from the convenience of your home or office, or review specific topic areas and identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you know where to concentrate your studies.

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Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence Certification Preparation (Self-Paced)

This self-study program features everything you’ll need to prepare for the Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) exam. It includes a pre- and post-test as well as a printable PDF download of the entire course which you can take into the CMQ/OE exam. Please note: no multiple choice formatted questions are admitted to the exam room - you will need to remove the study questions from the printout before the exam (there are page breaks to facilitate this).

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Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence Certification Preparation (Virtual)

The Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence certification preparation course is presented in a way that reinforces current knowledge, re-introduces applications that may not be used every day, explains the rationale for use, and highlights multiple-choice sample questions. Also, students will receive course materials and a copy of the Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence Handbook: Fourth Edition.

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Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence Certification Preparation (Classroom)

This three day Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence certification preparation course is presented in a way that reinforces current knowledge, re-introduces applications that may not be used every day, explains the rationale for use, and highlights multiple-choice sample questions. Also, students will receive course materials and a copy of the Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence Handbook: Fourth Edition.

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Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence Books

The Certified Manager Of Quality/Organizational Excellence Handbook, Fourth Edition

This handbook is a comprehensive reference source designed to help professionals address organizational issues from the application of the basic principles of management to the development of strategies needed to deal with the technological and societal concerns of the new millennium. The content of this fourth edition has been revised to reflect a more current global perspective and to align with the 2014 Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) Body of Knowledge (BoK).

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Requirements

In order to be approved for the CMQ/OE exam, candidates must have at least 10 years of full-time, paid work experience. A minimum of 5 years of this experience must be in a decision-making position. Paid intern, co-op or any other course work cannot be applied toward the work experience requirement.

Education waivers can be claimed for credit towards the work experience requirement (only one of these waivers can be claimed):

  • Diploma from a technical, military, or trade school - one year waived
  • Associate degree - two years waived
  • Bachelor’s degree - four years waived
  • Master’s or doctorate - five years waived

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Examination

Examination

Each candidate is required to pass an exam that consists of multiple-choice questions that measure comprehension of the Body of Knowledge.

Computer Delivered - The CMQ/OE examination is a one-part, 180-multiple choice question, four-and-a-half-hour exam and is offered in English only. 165 questions are scored and 15 are unscored. Total appointment time is four-and-a-half-hours, exam time is 4 hours and 18 minutes.

Paper and Pencil - The CMQ/OE examination is a one-part, 165- multiple choice question, four-hour exam and and is offered in English and Mandarin in certain locations.

All examinations are open book. Each participant must bring his or her own reference materials. Use of reference materials and calculators is explained in the FAQs.

Certified Master Black Belt Training

Books

Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt Books

The Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt Handbook

The primary audience for this work is the individual who plans to prepare to sit for the Six Sigma Master Black Belt certification examination. Therefore, this book assumes the individual has the necessary educational background and experience in quality and Lean Six Sigma. Concepts are dealt with briefly, but supplemented with practical examples. Theoretical discussion has been avoided unless such a discussion was necessary to communicate a concept.

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Requirements

In order to be approved for the CMBB exam, candidates must have at least 5 years of experience in the role of a SSBB or MBB OR the completion of 10 Six Sigma Black Belt projects. Candidates must be able to meet these minimum eligibility requirements in order to have their portfolio reviewed.

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Examinations

Examinations

The Master Black Belt certification is an exam that consists of 110 multiple choice items and a performance-based assessment that measures comprehension of the MBB Body of Knowledge. 100 of the multiple choice questions are scored and 10 are unscored. The performance-based portion of the exam includes situation specific materials that candidates will be directed to evaluate and respond to. It is offered in English. Total appointment time is five-and-a-half-hours, exam time is 5 hours and 18 minutes.

Examinations are conducted twice a year (July and November) and are delivered via computer based testing (CBT) through ASQ's testing partner Prometric. Each participant must bring his or her own reference materials. Use of reference materials and calculators is explained in the FAQs.

Certified Pharmaceutical GMP Professional Training

Training

Certified Pharmaceutical GMP Professional (CPGP) Question Bank

Build confidence as you prepare for the ASQ CPGP exam with hundreds of practice questions from ASQ. Simulate a timed exam from the convenience of your home or office, or review specific topic areas and identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you know where to concentrate your studies.

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Certified Pharmaceutical GMP Professional (CPGP) Books

The Certified Pharmaceutical GMP Professional Handbook, Second Edition

The purpose of this handbook is to assist individuals for the Certified Pharmaceutical Good Manufacturing Practices Professional (CPGP) examination and provide a reference for the practitioner. The second edition reflects the Body of Knowledge which was updated in 2015. This edition has also incorporated additional information including updated references. The updates reflect the current trends and expectations of the evolving pharmaceutical industry driven by consumer expectations and regulatory oversight.

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Requirements

In order to be approved for the CPGP exam, candidates must have five years of on-the-job experience in one or more of the areas of the Certified Pharmaceutical GMP Professional Body of Knowledge. A minimum of three years of this experience must be in a decision-making position. Paid intern, co-op or any other course work cannot be applied toward the work experience requirement.

There are no education waivers for this exam.

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Examinations

Examinations

Each candidate is required to pass an exam that consists of multiple-choice questions that measure comprehension of the Body of Knowledge.

Computer Delivered - The CPGP examination is a one-part, 165- multiple choice question exam, and is offered in English only. 150 multiple choice questions are scored and 15 are unscored. Total appointment time is four-and-a-half-hours, exam time is 4 hours and 18 minutes.

Paper and Pencil - The CPGP examination is a one-part, 150- multiple choice question, four-hour exam and is offered in English only.

All examinations are open book. Each participant must bring his or her own reference materials. Use of reference materials and calculators is explained in the FAQs.

Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) Training

Training

Certified Quality Auditor Question Bank

Build confidence as you prepare for the ASQ CQA exam with hundreds of practice questions from ASQ. Simulate a timed exam from the convenience of your home or office, or review specific topic areas and identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you know where to concentrate your studies.

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Certified Quality Auditor Certification Preparation (Self-Paced, Online)

Study at your own pace with this web-based course that is tailored to ASQ’s 2012 CQA body of knowledge updates. A great refresher course for those preparing for the CQA exam, it includes auditing concepts and descriptions backed by examples and scenarios. As requested by customers, we have added plenty of exam-style practice questions in a pre-test, a post-test and progress checks throughout the course - there are more than 350 questions to practice on. The pre-test also serves as a good self-assessment tool to determine which topics you need to focus your study on.

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Certified Quality Auditor Certification Preparation (Virtual)

The Certified Quality Auditor Refresher training, developed and delivered by the ASQ Audit Division, is a seven-session, virtual course designed and taught to help experienced auditors become better prepared for the CQA exam. It is not for beginners. The course is based on ASQ’s CQA Body of Knowledge. Students will receive a course manual and a copy of the ASQ Auditing Handbook, Fourth Edition.

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Certified Quality Auditor Certification Preparation (Classroom)

The Certified Quality Auditor Refresher training, developed and delivered by the ASQ Audit Division, is a three-day course designed and taught to help experienced auditors become better prepared for the CQA exam. It is not for beginners. The course is based on ASQ’s CQA Body of Knowledge. Students will receive a course manual and a copy of the ASQ Auditing Handbook, Fourth Edition.

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Certified Quality Auditor Books

The ASQ Auditing Handbook, Fourth Edition

This handbook supports the quality auditor Body of Knowledge (BoK), developed for the ASQ Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) program. This fourth edition addresses new and expanded BoK topics, common auditing (quality, environmental, safety, and so on) methods, and process auditing. It is designed to provide practical guidance for system and process auditors. Practitioners in the field provided content, example audit situations, stories, and review comments as the handbook evolved.

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Requirements

In order to be approved for the CQA exam, Candidates must have eight years of on-the-job experience in one or more of the areas of the Certified Quality Auditor Body of Knowledge. A minimum of three years of this experience must be in a decision-making position. Paid intern, co-op or any other course work cannot be applied toward the work experience requirement.

For candidates who were certified by ASQ as a quality engineer, reliability engineer, supplier quality professional, software quality engineer or quality manager, the experience used to qualify for certification in these fields applies to certification as a quality auditor.

Education waivers can be claimed for credit towards the work experience requirement (only one of these waivers can be claimed):

  • Diploma from a technical, or trade school - one year waived
  • Associate degree - two years waived
  • Bachelor’s degree - four years waived
  • Master’s or doctorate - five years waived

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Examinations

Examinations

Each candidate is required to pass an exam that consists of multiple-choice questions that measure comprehension of the Body of Knowledge.

Computer Delivered - The CQA examination is a one-part, 165- multiple choice question exam and is offered in English only. 150 multiple choice questions are scored and 15 are unscored. Total appointment time is five-and-a-half-hours, exam time is 5 hours and 18 minutes.

Paper and Pencil - The CQA examination is a one-part, 150- multiple choice question, five-hour exam and is offered in English only.

All examinations are open book. Each participant must bring his or her own reference materials. Use of reference materials and calculators is explained in the FAQs.

Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) Training

Training

Certified Quality Engineer Question Bank

Build confidence as you prepare for the ASQ CQE exam with hundreds of practice questions from ASQ. Simulate a timed exam from the convenience of your home or office, or review specific topic areas and identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you know where to concentrate your studies.

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Certified Quality Engineer Certification Preparation (Self-Paced)

The course reviews all the topics in the CQE Body of Knowledge (BoK) so that you can reinforce your current knowledge, refresh concepts and applications that may not be used in everyday work, and strengthen your exam preparation process. The Certified Quality Engineer Certification Preparation course is developed and reviewed by a team of ASQ-certified subject matter experts and conforms to the same writing standards that are used on the exam.

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Certified Quality Engineer Certification Preparation (Classroom)

This is NOT an introductory course and is intended for those planning to sit for the Certified Quality Engineer exam. The course provides a very thorough overview of the reliability, acceptance sampling, and quantitative methods topics covered in the body of knowledge for the ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) exam. It is designed to teach these topics in particular since they are the topics most commonly failed on the CQE exam. It emphasizes the practical application of the tools covered and includes exercises in class as well as optional homework exercises for participants to practice most quantitative tools.

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Certified Quality Engineer Books

The Certified Quality Engineer Handbook, Fourth Edition

Like the previous editions of The Certified Quality Engineer Handbook, this fourth edition is intended to provide the quality professional with a reference book aligned with the ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) Body of Knowledge (BoK). The book was not written solely as a study guide to pass the certification exam, but rather as a comprehensive guide to the field of quality engineering. Therefore, most of the chapters include material that goes well beyond the CQE exam requirements.

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The ASQ CQE Study Guide

This book is primarily meant to aid those taking the ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) exam and is best used in conjunction with The Certified Quality Engineer Handbook. Section 1 provides 380 practice questions organized by the seven parts of the 2015 Body of Knowledge (BOK). Section 2 gives the reader 205 additional practice questions from each of the seven parts, in a randomized order.

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Requirements

In order to be approved for the CQE exam, candidates must have at least 8 years of full-time, paid work experience. A minimum of three years of this experience must be in a decision-making position. Paid intern, co-op or any other course work cannot be applied toward the work experience requirement.

Education waivers can be claimed for credit towards the work experience requirement (only one of these waivers can be claimed):

  • Diploma from a technical or trade school - one year waived
  • Associate degree - two years waived
  • Bachelor’s degree - four years waived
  • Master’s or doctorate - five years waived

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Examinations

Examinations

Each candidate is required to pass an exam that consists of multiple-choice questions that measure comprehension of the Body of Knowledge.

Computer Delivered - The CQE examination is a one-part, 175- multiple choice question exam and is offered in English only. 160 multiple choice questions are scored and 15 are unscored. Total appointment time is five-and-a-half-hours, exam time is 5 hours and 18 minutes.

Paper and Pencil - The CQE examination is a one-part, 160- multiple choice question, five-hour exam and is offered in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, and Korean in certain locations. View available translated exams, dates and locations here.

All examinations are open book. Each participant must bring his or her own reference materials. Use of reference materials and calculators is explained in the FAQs.

Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA) Training

Training

Certified Quality Improvement Associate Question Bank

Build confidence as you prepare for the ASQ CQIA exam with hundreds of practice questions from ASQ. Simulate a timed exam from the convenience of your home or office, or review specific topic areas and identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you know where to concentrate your studies.

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ASQ’s Quality 101 (Self-Paced, Online)

ASQ’s Quality 101: Certified Quality Improvement Associate Certification Preparation online course is designed as an introduction to quality concepts and as an aid in preparing for the CQIA certification exam.

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ASQ’s Quality 101 (Classroom)

Quality tools enable you to accomplish change and manage improvement across your organization. This course teaches concepts like the seven basic quality tools to improve processes and increase your organization’s operational efficiency.

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Certified Quality Improvement Associate Books

The Certified Quality Improvement Associate Handbook, Fourth Edition

ASQ’s Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA) certification is designed to introduce the basics of quality to organizations and individuals not currently working within the field of quality. This book and the Body of Knowledge (BOK) it supports are intended to form a foundation for further study and application of proven quality principles and practices worldwide.

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Requirements

In order to be approved for the CQIA exam, candidates must have two years of work experience, or an associate degree or two years of equivalent higher education.

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Examinations

Examinations

Each candidate is required to pass an exam that consists of multiple-choice questions that measure comprehension of the Body of Knowledge.

Computer Delivered - The CQIA examination is a one-part, 110-question exam, and is offered in English only. 100 questions are scored and 10 are unscored. Total appointment time is three-and-a-half-hours, exam time is 3 hours and 18 minutes.

Paper and Pencil - The CQIA examination is a one-part, 100-question, three-hour exam and is offered in English and Spanish in certain locations. View available translated exams, dates and locations here.

All examinations are open book. Each participant must bring his or her own reference materials. Use of reference materials and calculators is explained in the FAQs.

Certified Quality Inspector (CQI) Training

Training

Certified Quality Inspector Question Bank

Build confidence as you prepare for the ASQ CQI exam with hundreds of practice questions from ASQ. Simulate a timed exam from the convenience of your home or office, or review specific topic areas and identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you know where to concentrate your studies.

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Certified Quality Inspector Certification Preparation (Self-Paced, Online)

Prepare for ASQ’s Certified Quality Inspector (CQI) exam with this comprehensive course that includes industry-relevant content, pertinent examples and exam-style practice questions. Use the printable PDF for quick and easy reference during your preparation.

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Certified Quality Inspector Certification Preparation (Classroom)

Reinforce your current understanding of the Certified Quality Inspector (CQI) Body of Knowledge. Get practice in applications that may not be used every day, and become familiar with 'exam-style' questions throughout the course.

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Certified Quality Inspector Books

The Certified Quality Inspector Handbook (CQI), Third Edition

This handbook is intended to serve as a ready reference for quality inspectors and quality inspectors in training, as well as a comprehensive reference for those individuals preparing to take the ASQ CQI examination. Examples and problems used throughout the handbook are thoroughly explained, are algebra-based, and are drawn from real-world situations encountered in the quality profession.

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Requirements

In order to be approved for the CQI exam, candidates must have at least two years of on-the-job experience in mechanical inspection or a related field OR successful completion of an *ASQ-approved accredited technical/apprenticeship training course. Paid intern, co-op or any other course work cannot be applied toward the work experience requirement.

*Requires pre-approval -please contact Cert@asq.org for more details

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Examination

Examinations

Each candidate is required to pass an exam that consists of multiple-choice questions that measure comprehension of the Body of Knowledge.

Computer Delivered - The CQI examination is a one-part, 110-question exam, and is offered in English only. 100 questions are scored and 10 are unscored. Total appointment time is four-and-a-half-hours, exam time is 4 hours and 18 minutes.

Paper and Pencil - The CQI examination is a one-part, 100-question, four-hour exam and is offered in English only.

All examinations are open book. Each participant must bring his or her own reference materials. Use of reference materials and calculators is explained in the FAQs.

Certified Quality Process Analyst (CQPA) Training

Training

Certified Quality Process Analyst Question Bank

Build confidence as you prepare for the ASQ CQPA exam with hundreds of practice questions from ASQ. Simulate a timed exam from the convenience of your home or office, or review specific topic areas and identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you know where to concentrate your studies.

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Certified Quality Process Analyst Certification Preparation (Self-Paced, Online)

Prepare for ASQ’s Certified Quality Process Analyst (CQPA) exam with this comprehensive course that includes industry-relevant content, pertinent examples and exam-style practice questions. Use the printable PDF for quick and easy reference during your preparation.

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Certified Quality Process Analyst Books

The Certified Quality Process Analyst Handbook, Second Edition

The book and certification are aimed at the paraprofessional who, in support of and under the direction of quality engineers or supervisors, analyzes and solves quality problems and is involved in quality improvement projects. This book is perfect for both recent graduates and those with work experience who want to expand their knowledge of quality tools and processes.

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Requirements

In order to be approved for the CQPA exam,Candidates must have two years of work experience, or an associate degree or two years of equivalent higher education. Work experience must relate to one or more areas of the CQPA Body of Knowledge. Paid intern, co-op or any other course work cannot be applied toward the work experience requirement.

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Examinations

Examinations

Each candidate is required to pass an exam that consists of multiple-choice questions that measure comprehension of the Body of Knowledge.

Computer Delivered - The CQPA examination is a one-part, 110-question exam, and is offered in English only. 100 questions are scored and 10 are unscored. Total appointment time is four-and-a-half-hours, exam time is 4 hours and 18 minutes.

Paper and Pencil - The CQPA examination is a one-part, 100-question, four-hour exam and is offered in English only.

All examinations are open book. Each participant must bring his or her own reference materials. Use of reference materials and calculators is explained in the FAQs.

Certified Quality Technician (CQT) Training

Training

Certified Quality Technician Question Bank

Build confidence as you prepare for the ASQ CQT exam with hundreds of practice questions from ASQ. Simulate a timed exam from the convenience of your home or office, or review specific topic areas and identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you know where to concentrate your studies.

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Certified Quality Technician Certification Preparation (Self-Paced, Online)

Prepare for ASQ’s Certified Quality Technician (CQT) exam with this comprehensive course that includes industry-relevant content, pertinent examples and exam-style practice questions. Use the printable PDF for quick and easy reference during your preparation.

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Certified Quality Technician Certification Preparation (Classroom)

Reinforce your current understanding of the Certified Quality Technician (CQT) Body of Knowledge. Get practice in applications that may not be used every day, and become familiar with "exam-style" questions throughout the course.

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Certified Quality Technician Books

The Certified Quality Technician Handbook, Third Edition

This book is intended to serve as a ready reference for quality technicians and quality technicians-in-training, as well as a comprehensive reference for those individuals preparing to take the ASQ Certified Quality Technician (CQT) examination. Examples and problems used throughout the handbook are thoroughly explained, are algebra-based, and are drawn from ?real world? situations encountered in the quality profession.

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Requirements

In order to be approved for the CQT exam, candidates must have at least four years of higher education and/or work experience in one or more of the areas of the Certified Quality Technician Body of Knowledge.. Paid intern, co-op or any other course work cannot be applied toward the work experience requirement.

Candidates who were previously certified by ASQ as a quality engineer, quality auditor, reliability engineer, software quality engineer or quality manager, experience used to qualify for certification in those fields applies to certification as a quality technician.

Education waivers can be claimed for credit towards the work experience requirement (only one of these waivers can be claimed):

  • Certification through the Quality Technology program of a community college or vocational school - one year will be waived
  • Associate degree - two years waived
  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or doctorate degree - three years waived

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Examinations

Examinations

Each candidate is required to pass an exam that consists of multiple-choice questions that measure comprehension of the Body of Knowledge.

Computer Delivered - The CQT examination is a one-part, 110-question exam and is offered in English only. 100 questions are scored and 10 are unscored. Total appointment time is four-and-a-half-hours, exam time is 4 hours and 18 minutes.

Paper and Pencil - The CQT examination is a one-part, 100-question, four-hour exam and is offered in English only

All examinations are open book. Each participant must bring his or her own reference materials. Use of reference materials and calculators is explained in the FAQs.

Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) Training

Training

Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) Question Bank

Build confidence as you prepare for the ASQ CRE exam with hundreds of practice questions from ASQ. Simulate a timed exam from the convenience of your home or office, or review specific topic areas and identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you know where to concentrate your studies.

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Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) Books

The Certified Reliability Engineer Handbook, Third Edition

This handbook is fully updated to the 2018 Body of Knowledge for the Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE), including the new sections on leadership, performance monitoring, root cause analysis, and quality triangles. Its purpose is to assist individuals preparing for the examination and to provide a reference for the practitioner. Several ?typical? examples are provided throughout based on the collective experience and knowledge of the authors and editor.

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Requirements

In order to be approved for the CRE exam, Candidates must have eight years of on-the-job experience in one or more of the areas of the Certified Reliability Engineer Body of Knowledge. A minimum of three years of this experience must be in a decision-making position. Paid intern, co-op or any other course work cannot be applied toward the work experience requirement.

Candidates who were previously certified by ASQ as a quality engineer, quality auditor, software quality engineer, or quality manager, experience used to qualify for certification in these fields often applies to certification as a reliability engineer.

Education waivers can be claimed for credit towards the work experience requirement (only one of these waivers can be claimed):

  • Diploma from a technical or trade school - one year waived
  • Associate degree - two years waived
  • Bachelor’s degree - two years waived
  • Master’s or doctorate - two years waived

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Examinations

Examinations

Each candidate is required to pass an exam that consists of multiple-choice questions that measure comprehension of the Body of Knowledge.

Computer Delivered - The CRE examination is a one-part, 165-question exam, and is offered in English only. 150 questions are scored and 15 are unscored. Total appointment time is four-and-a-half-hours, exam time is 4 hours and 18 minutes.

Paper and Pencil - Paper and Pencil - The CRE examination is a one-part, 150-question, four-hour exam and is offered in English, Korean, and Mandarin in certain locations. View available translated exams, dates and locations here.

All examinations are open book. Each participant must bring his or her own reference materials. Use of reference materials and calculators is explained in the FAQs.

Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) Training

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Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Question Bank

Build confidence as you prepare for the ASQ CSSBB exam with hundreds of practice questions from ASQ. Simulate a timed exam from the convenience of your home or office, or review specific topic areas and identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you know where to concentrate your studies.

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Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Preparation (Self-Paced, Online)

This program is designed for Six Sigma Black Belts who are preparing for ASQ’s Six Sigma Black Belt Certification exam. It supplements your existing Black Belt knowledge, providing web-based learning opportunities that you can incorporate into your own schedule and at your own pace.

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Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Preparation (Virtual)

This virtual course follows the Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) Body of Knowledge (BoK). Using real-world examples and activities the course is designed to help you prepare for the ASQ CSSBB certification exam.

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Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Preparation (Classroom)

Prepare for ASQ’s Six Sigma Black Belt (SSBB) certification exam by reviewing and refreshing your current understanding of the topics and subtopics in Six Sigma Black Belt Body of Knowledge in this five-day, instructor-led classroom course. The course reinforces concepts through instructor facilitation, group discussions, and exercises. You’ll get exam-taking tips and answer practice questions similar to the ones that appear on the exam.

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Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Books

The Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Handbook, Third Edition

The primary audience for this work is the individual who plans to prepare to sit for the Six Sigma black belt certification examination. A secondary audience for the handbook is the quality and Six Sigma professional who would like a relevant Six Sigma reference book.

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The ASQ CSSBB Study Guide

This book is primarily meant to aid those taking the ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) exam, and is best used in conjunction with The Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Handbook. Section 1 provides 432 practice questions organized by the nine parts of the 2015 Body of Knowledge (BoK). Section 2 gives the reader a 150-question practice exam comprising each of the nine parts of the BoK, in a randomized order that simulates the actual certification exam.

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The ASQ Six Sigma Black Belt Pocket Guide

Unlike other pocket guides, this guide is designed specifically to address topics that the author has found to cause problems, issues, and concerns for most Black Belts over the years. As such, its primary purpose is to serve as a useful reference guide for the Black Belt throughout his or her busy day, and particularly in meetings. Though not intended to be a tool guide like other pocket guides or a preparation guide for the ASQ certifications, it will nonetheless serve as a useful reference guide for both the ASQ Black Belt and Master Black Belt certification examinations.

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Requirements

Approval for the Six Sigma Black Belt requires two completed projects with signed affidavits or one completed project with signed affidavit and three years of work experience in one or more areas of the Six Sigma Body of Knowledge. For more information, please see the list of Six Sigma Project Affidavit FAQs. You do not need to be a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt. Paid intern, co-op or any other course work cannot be applied toward the work experience requirement.

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Examination

Examination

Each candidate is required to pass an exam that consists of multiple-choice questions that measure comprehension of the Body of Knowledge.

Computer Delivered - The CSSBB examination is a one-part, 165-question exam, and is offered in English only. 150 questions are scored and 15 are unscored. Total appointment time is four-and-a-half-hours, exam time is 4 hours and 18 minutes.

Paper and Pencil - The CSSBB examination is a one-part, 150-question, four-hour exam and is offered in English, Spanish, and Mandarin in certain locations. View available translated exams, dates and locations here.

All examinations are open book. Each participant must bring his or her own reference materials. Use of reference materials and calculators is explained in the FAQs.

Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) Training

Training

Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Question Bank

Build confidence as you prepare for the ASQ CSSGB exam with hundreds of practice questions from ASQ. Simulate a timed exam from the convenience of your home or office, or review specific topic areas and identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you know where to concentrate your studies.

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Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Preparation (Self-Paced, Online)

This interactive and fully narrated course follows the Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) Body of Knowledge (BoK). Using real-world examples and over 100 activities the course is designed to help you prepare for the ASQ CSSGB certification exam.

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Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Preparation (Virtual)

This virtual course follows the Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) Body of Knowledge (BoK). Using real-world examples and activities the course is designed to help you prepare for the ASQ CSSGB certification exam.

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Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Preparation (Classroom)

This classroom based course follows the Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) Body of Knowledge (BoK). Using real-world examples and activities the course is designed to help you prepare for the ASQ CSSGB certification exam.

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Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Books

The Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Handbook, Second Edition

This reference manual is designed to help those interested in passing the ASQ’s certification exam for Six Sigma Green Belts and others who want a handy reference to the appropriate materials needed to conduct successful Green Belt projects. It is a reference handbook on running projects for those who are already knowledgeable about process improvement and variation reduction.

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The ASQ CSSGB Study Guide

The primary audience for this work is the individual who plans to sit for the ASQ Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) examination. The intended purpose of this study guide is to help you determine your readiness for the exam, using the questions as a self-assessment tool.

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Requirements

In order to be approved for the CSSGB exam, candidates must have at least 3 years of full-time, paid work experience. Paid intern, co-op or any other course work cannot be applied toward the work experience requirement.

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Examination

Examination

Each candidate is required to pass an exam that consists of multiple-choice questions that measure comprehension of the Body of Knowledge.

Computer Delivered - The CSSGB examination is a one-part, 110-question exam, and is offered in English only. 100 questions are scored and 10 are unscored. Total appointment time is four-and-a-half-hours, exam time is 4 hours and 18 minutes.

Paper and Pencil - The CSSGB examination is a one-part, 100-question, four-hour exam and is offered in English, Spanish, and Mandarin in certain locations. View available translated exams, dates and locations here.

All examinations are open book. Each participant must bring his or her own reference materials. Use of reference materials and calculators is explained in the FAQs.

Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt (CSSYB) Training

Training

Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt Question Bank

Build confidence as you prepare for the ASQ CSSYB exam with hundreds of practice questions from ASQ. Simulate a timed exam from the convenience of your home or office, or review specific topic areas and identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you know where to concentrate your studies.

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Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Preparation (Self-Paced, Online)

This fully narrated, interactive course follows the Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt body of knowledge (BoK) and explores the fundamentals of Six Sigma- including information on process improvement project roles and responsibilities, team basics, quality tools, and Six Sigma metrics- before moving into a series of detailed, Yellow Belt-focused topics aligned with the five phases of the Six Sigma DMAIC process (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control).

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Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt Books

The Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt Handbook

This reference manual is designed to help both those interested in passing the exam for ASQ’s Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt (CSSYB) and those who want a handy reference to the appropriate materials needed for successful Six Sigma projects. It is intended to be a reference for both beginners in Six Sigma and those who are already knowledgeable about process improvement and variation reduction.

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The ASQ CSSYB Study Guide

The ASQ CSSYB Study Guide is primarily meant to aid those taking the ASQ Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt (CSSYB) exam and is best used in conjunction with The Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt Handbook. Section 1 provides 151 practice questions organized by the five parts of the Yellow Belt Body of Knowledge (BoK) effective from March 2015 until March 2021. Section 2 gives the reader 136 additional practice questions from each of the five parts, in a randomized order.

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Requirements

The Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt has no experience or education requirements. The Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt is aimed at candidates who have a small role, interest, or need to develop foundational knowledge.

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Examination

Examination

Each candidate is required to pass an exam that consists of multiple-choice questions that measure comprehension of the Body of Knowledge.

Computer Delivered - The CSSYB examination is a one-part, 85-question exam, and is offered in English only. 75 questions are scored and 10 are unscored. Total appointment time is two-and-a-half-hours, exam time is 2 hours and 18 minutes.

Paper and Pencil - The CSSYB examination is a one-part, 75-question, two-hour exam and is offered in English only.

All examinations are open book. Each participant must bring his or her own reference materials. Use of reference materials and calculators is explained in the FAQs.

Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE) Training

Training

Certified Software Quality Engineer Question Bank

Build confidence as you prepare for the ASQ CSQE exam with hundreds of practice questions from ASQ. Simulate a timed exam from the convenience of your home or office, or review specific topic areas and identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you know where to concentrate your studies.

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Software Quality Engineering Certification Preparation (Classroom)

This five-day course is designed to be an overview of ASQ’s software quality engineering Body of Knowledge and act as a refresher for people taking the CSQE exam. This program also provides an excellent knowledge base and practical skills for anyone interested in implementing or improving software quality engineering techniques and practices in their organization. Information and skills taught in this course are presented in both a lecture and an interactive format.

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Certified Software Quality Engineer Books

The Certified Software Quality Engineer Handbook, Second Edition

This handbook contains information and guidance that supports all of the topics of the 2016 version of the CSQE Body of Knowledge (BoK) upon which ASQ's Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE) exam is based. Armed with the knowledge presented in this handbook to complement the required years of actual work experience, qualified software quality practitioners may feel confident they have taken appropriate steps in preparation for the ASQ CSQE exam.

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In order to be approved for the CSQE exam, candidates must have eight years of on-the-job experience in one or more of the areas of the Certified Software Quality Engineer Body of Knowledge. A minimum of three years of this experience must be in a decision-making position. Paid intern, co-op or any other course work cannot be applied toward the work experience requirement.

For candidates who were certified by ASQ as a quality auditor, reliability engineer, supplier quality professional, quality engineer or quality manager, the experience used to qualify for certification in these fields applies to certification as a software quality engineer.

Education waivers can be claimed for credit towards the work experience requirement (only one of these waivers can be claimed):

  • Diploma from a technical or trade school - one year waived
  • Associate degree - two years waived
  • Bachelor’s degree - four years waived
  • Master’s or doctorate - five years waived

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Examination

Examination

Each candidate is required to pass an exam that consists of multiple-choice questions that measure comprehension of the Body of Knowledge.

Computer Delivered - The CSQE examination is a one-part, 175-question exam, and is offered in English only. 160 questions are scored and 15 are unscored. Total appointment time is four-and-a-half-hours, exam time is 4 hours and 18 minutes.

Paper and Pencil - The CSQE examination is a one-part, 160-question, four-hour exam and is offered in English only.

All examinations are open book. Each participant must bring his or her own reference materials. Use of reference materials and calculators is explained in the FAQs.

Certified Supplier Quality Professional (CSQP) Training

Training

Certified Supplier Quality Professional Question Bank

Build confidence as you prepare for the ASQ CSQP exam with hundreds of practice questions from ASQ. Simulate a timed exam from the convenience of your home or office, or review specific topic areas and identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you know where to concentrate your studies.

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Certified Supplier Quality Professional Certification Preparation (Virtual)

Review the seven main domains of the Certified Supplier Quality Professional (CSQP) Body of Knowledge (BoK) in this certification preparation course. Learn from highly experienced instructors through real world examples and case studies of the development and operation of quality control systems, application and analysis of testing and inspection procedures and much more.

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Certified Supplier Quality Professional Certification Preparation (Classroom)

Review the seven main domains of the Certified Supplier Quality Professional (CSQP) Body of Knowledge (BoK) in this certification preparation course. Learn from highly experienced instructors through real world examples and case studies of the development and operation of quality control systems, application and analysis of testing and inspection procedures and much more.

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Certified Supplier Quality Professional Books

The Certified Supplier Quality Professional Handbook

The purpose of this handbook is to assist individuals taking the Certified Supplier Quality Professional examination and provide a reference for the practitioner. Throughout this handbook, several examples are provided based upon the collective experience and knowledge of the authors and editor. However, these examples are not explicitly specified in regulations, leaving decisions to the company, as well as the burden of justifying practices using sound scientific principles that provide the context of the rationale.

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The ASQ CSQP Study Guide

This book is primarily meant to aid those taking the ASQ Certified Supplier Quality Professional (CSQP) exam and is best used in conjunction with The Certified Supplier Quality Professional Handbook. Section I provides 336 practice questions organized by the seven parts of the 2016 Body of Knowledge (BoK). Section II gives the reader a 150-question practice exam comprising each of the nine parts of the BoK, in a randomized order that simulates the actual certification exam.

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Requirements

In order to be approved for the CSQP exam, candidates must have eight years of on-the-job experience in one or more of the areas of the Certified Supplier Quality Professional Body of Knowledge. A minimum of three years of this experience must be in a decision-making position. Paid intern, co-op or any other course work cannot be applied toward the work experience requirement.

Candidates who were previously certified by ASQ as a quality engineer, quality auditor, software quality engineer, or quality manager, experience used to qualify for certification in these fields often applies to certification as a Supplier Quality Professional.

Education waivers can be claimed for credit towards the work experience requirement (only one of these waivers can be claimed):

  • Diploma from a technical or trade school - one year waived
  • Associate degree - two years waived
  • Bachelor’s degree - four years waived
  • Master’s or doctorate - five years waived

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Examination

Examination

Each candidate is required to pass an exam that consists of multiple-choice questions that measure comprehension of the Body of Knowledge.

Computer Delivered - The CSQP examination is a one-part, 165-question exam, and is offered in English only. 150 questions are scored and 15 are unscored. Total appointment time is four-and-a-half-hours, exam time is 4 hours and 18 minutes.

Paper and Pencil - The CSQP examination is a one-part, 150-question, four-hour exam and is offered in English and Mandarin in certain locations. View available translated exams, dates and locations here.

All examinations are open book. Each participant must bring his or her own reference materials. Use of reference materials and calculators is explained in the FAQs.

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