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In its 7th edition (October, 2011), the CQT Primer contains 608 pages and 400 questions and answers.
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CQT Table of Contents

I. Certification OvervieW

  • Certified Quality Technician Exam
  • CQT Body of Knowledge
  • Comparison: CQT BOK & Primer

II. Quality Concepts & Teams

  • Quality Concepts
  • Quality Overview
  • Customers & Suppliers
  • Quality Principles
  • Quality Standards
  • Cost of Quality
  • Six Sigma
  • Lean Concepts
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Team Functions
  • Basic Team Elements
  • Meeting Management
  • Team Building Methods
  • Team Stages
  • Globalization

III. Quality Tools

  • Problem Solving Steps
  • Cause and Effect Diagrams
  • Flow Charts
  • Data Types
  • Checksheets
  • Pareto Diagrams
  • Scatter Diagrams
  • Control/Run Charts
  • Histograms

IV. Basic Statistics

  • General Concepts
  • Terminology
  • Frequency Distributions
  • Calculations
  • Central Tendency
  • Measures of Dispersion
  • Statistical Inference
  • Confidence Limits
  • Probability
  • Z Values

V. Control Charts

  • Introduction
  • Control Limits Vs. Spec. Limits
  • Variables Charts
  • Attribute Charts
  • Common & Special Cause Variation
  • Process Capability
  • Data Plotting

VI. Metrology

  • Introduction
  • Hand Tools
  • Gages
  • Optical Tools
  • Coordinate Measuring Machines
  • Electronic Measuring Equipment
  • Weights, Balances, and Scales
  • Hardness Testing Equipment
  • Surface Plates
  • Surface Analyzers
  • Force Measurement Tools
  • Angle Measurement Tools
  • Color Measurement Tools
  • Metrology Summary

VII. Calibration

  • Introduction
  • Control & Maintenance of M&TE
  • Customer Supplied M&TE
  • Calibration Intervals
  • Calibration Error
  • Calibration Definitions

VIII. Blueprint Reading

  • Blueprint Components
  • GD&T Terminology
  • Blueprint & GD&T Definitions
  • Defect/characteristic Classification

IX. Inspection & Sampling

  • Inspection Concepts
  • Inspection Introduction
  • Types of Measurement
  • Gage Selection
  • Measurement Terms
  • Rounding Rules
  • Measurement Conversions
  • Inspection Points
  • Inspection Error
  • Product Traceability
  • COC and COA
  • Inspection & Sampling Definitions
  • Testing Techniques
  • NDT Techniques
  • Destructive Testing
  • Other Testing Techniques
  • Sampling
  • Characteristics
  • Sampling Types
  • Use of Major Plans
  • Nonconforming Material
  • Identifying and Segregating
  • Material Review Process

. Quality Audits

  • Introduction
  • Audit Terminology
  • Types of Audits
  • Audit Components
  • Auditing Tools & Techniques
  • Audit Communication Tools

XI. Corrective & Preventive Action

  • Corrective Action
  • Types of Corrective Action
  • Corrective Action Planning
  • Corrective Action Procedures
  • Corrective Action Definitions
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Preventive Action
  • Mistake Proofing
  • Process Improvement
  • Quality Function Deployment

XII. Appendix

  • Tables
  • Conversion Chart
  • Name Index
  • Subject Index
  • Question Answers

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The following information is provided by the American Society for Quality (ASQ):

CQT Certification Requirements


The Certified Quality Technician is a paraprofessional who, in support of and under the direction of quality engineers or supervisors, analyzes and solves quality problems, prepares inspection plans and instructions, selects sampling plan applications, prepares procedures, trains inspectors, performs audits, analyzes quality costs and other quality data, and applies fundamental statistical methods for process control.

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