Duration: 1 Year
The Academy offers the only full-time Quality Assurance Manufacturing Management program, and one of just a few nationwide. Our combination of high-tech facilities, engineering expertise and industry contacts makes Sheridan uniquely qualified to offer quality assurance training. We know the most current practices in real-world manufacturing, safety and quality assurance, and we can replicate them in the lab for our students.
Quality assurance is a growing profession, with very good opportunities for promotion and high earnings. In just one year, The Academy Quality Assurance Manufacturing Management program can put you on the path to a rewarding career.
Targeted Career Preparation
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 in:
- Designing of experiments
- Statistical quality control
- Management of total quality
- Lean Six Sigma
- Product safety
- Measurements and testing
- 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.
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. 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.
Graduates of this program may find employment as:
- Quality control inspectors
- Quality control supervisors
- Quality assurance professionals
- Quality engineers
- ISO coordinators
- Total quality management coordinators
- Quality assurance auditors
Quality Assurance Program graduates will be well positioned to advance to senior positions in quality management.
- Postsecondary diploma or degree
- Demonstrated competence through related work and educational experience
Computer literacy skills (competent in operating systems, spreadsheets and word processing systems) testing may be required.
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.
Candidates may be required to participate in an interview and complete a questionnaire.
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
|TERM 1 (WINTER)|
|QUAL 51210||Quality Planning||3|
|QUAL 50656||Fundamentals and Principles of Quality Assurance||5|
|MATH 50027||Engineering Statistics||3|
|QUAL 53273||Statistical Quality Control||4|
|QUAL 54251||International Standard for Quality||4|
|QUAL 50172||Lean and Six Sigma||2|
|TERM 2 (SUMMER)|
|MATH 58799||Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing||2|
|QUAL 54513||Design of Experiments||4|
|QUAL 52620||Reliability and Product Safety||3|
|QUAL 59338||Management of Total Quality||3|
|ENGI 59829||Instrumentation and Process Control||3|
|QUAL 51763||Quality Audits||3|
|QUAL 54998||Supply Chain Quality Management||2|
|TERM 3 (FALL)|
|COWT||Co-op Work Placement||7|
Note: Courses subject to change.