Quality Training Opportunity

Free Quality Training
Grant  Funded Training Opportunity

Please Join us for an Informational Session on:
Wednesday, May 24th, 10:00 AM or
Wednesday, May 31st at 3:00 PM
Career Center of Lowell,
107 Merrimack Street, Lowell, MA
Informational session is open to all.

For additional information and eligibility requirements contact Nancy Gagnon, 978-805-4734 or Nancy.Gagnon@CCLowell.org  

Training Dates
When: June 26, 2017 to August 3, 2017
Time: Monday to Thursday, 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Middlesex Community College, Lowell, MA
Who: Young Adults (Ages 17 to 29)

This 120-hour program is designed to provide the concepts and skills necessary to become a Quality Assurance or Quality Control Associate employed by companies in a variety of business sectors. The concepts and skills presented during the six-week program are relevant to both production and service applications.

Course Content

  • Concepts in Quality
  • Professional Framework
  • Quality Systems
  • Measurement/Inspection
  • Quality Operations
  • Validation
  • Root Cause/CAPA
  • Lean Six Sigma

Students successfully completing the program are prepared to sit for an American Society for Quality (ASQ) certification exam. The appropriate level of exam will depend upon individual participant education and experience. The different ASQ certification levels include Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA), Quality Inspector (CQI), and for the more experienced with a Bachelor’s Degree, the Quality Technician (CQT).

Career Opportunities
Students who successfully complete this training program will be prepared to seek positions requiring knowledge of regulated and international quality systems, continuous improvement techniques, and understanding of the tools used to have a positive impact on an employer’s bottom line. 








Am I a good fit for the Quality program?
A Career Development Coach or Career Center Case Manager will meet with you one-on-one to discuss your interests and skill levels to determine whether or not the training is a good fit for you.

When will the next session begin?
The next session will begin on June 26, 2017. Please connect with the Career Advisor to learn upcoming training program dates and enrollment deadlines.

How long is the training?
The training encompasses 120-hours in the classroom and is offered in a 6-week format scheduled as Monday-Thursday from 9:30am -3:00pm.

Do I need to take an admission test?
You must pass the TABE Assessment in Reading and Math at an 8th grade level or above.