Manufacturing and Quality Control

Manufacturing and Quality Control

About the Quality Technician Workforce Certificate Program

The Quality Technician Workforce Certificate is offered in three phases. Each phase adds new tools to the box for the quality technician, resulting in a broad knowledge and skill base relevant to the needs of the quality field, and a solid foundation for quality leaders. Candidates who complete the program may also be eligible to apply these certificates for credit toward a degree at TCC.


Note: This class is also offered for credit. To learn how to apply and enroll in a class in a degree plan at TCC, please visit this page:


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Phase 1: Quality Technician (Basic)

  • Manufacturing Safety

  • Introduction to Quality

  • Blueprint Reading

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Students will learn about industry safety, and apply safe work practices consistent with OSHA requirements. They will explore quality history, schools of quality thought, and demonstrate quality concepts. Additionally, candidates will create and interpret technical drawings to ensure products conform to design requirements. Students completing these courses are eligible to receive the Quality Technician Basic Workforce Certificate.


Phase 2: Advanced Quality Technician

  •  Manufacturing Processes

  •  Lean, Six Sigma and Quality Systems

  •  Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing


*Prerequisite: Quality Technician Certificate

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In Phase 2, students will explore the process of making products and various methods used to convert raw materials into finished goods that conform to design specifications. Building on the introduction to quality from Phase 1, students will identify and apply modern concepts of Lean, Six Sigma, and Total Quality Management to the manufacturing and quality processes. Finally, candidates will identify and apply the concepts of GD&T (consistent with the ASME Y14.5 -2009 standard), and describe how Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing is used in technical drawings to fully describe all features of parts and ensure proper function of those parts in assemblies. Students completing this phase will be eligible to receive the Advanced Quality Technician Workforce Certificate.


Phase 3: Mastery Quality Technician

  • Project Engineering and Management

  • Statistical Process Control and Quality Costs Audit

  • Inspection Principles


*Prerequisite: Quality Technician Basic and Advanced Quaility Certificate

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Phase 3 of the Quality Technician certificate program will equip the student with higher-level skills needed for quality leadership and competence in the quality assurance role. Candidates will discuss and apply management concepts needed to successfully lead a major project. They will develop and utilize statistical skills to maintain and control quality in manufacturing processes and interpret trends in data that indicate a whether processes are operating within control limits. Finally, students will explore and employ principles for inspection of goods that ensure accurate measurements and the conformity of finished products to technical specifications. Upon completion of this phase students will be eligible to receive the Quality Technician Mastery Workforce Certificate.