Quality Training

WCI offers comprehensive training in quality and manufacturing operations.  Our training programs are taught by Gwen Bush, CMQ/OE, CQE, CQA, and ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt.  Course content and duration can be customized for your special needs.  The following programs are available for your location, and current public classes have red links for registration info.

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ISO 9001:2015 Auditor Skills Update Class

  • Learn the revised requirements in ISO 9001:2015 and add to your own auditing skills
  • One-day class for internal auditors with prior auditing experience, who need familiarity with  process auditing to the new standard
  • Do exercises with other experienced auditors to reinforce the concepts
  • Covers 2008 to 2015 differences, risk-based auditing, quality management process approach, changes in documentation requirements, new terminology, auditing for effectiveness and suitability, enhanced management requirements, new process checklist ideas, achieving emphasis on continual improvement
  • WCI teaches the internal audit process as a value-added organizational activity to improve systems, reduce risk, provide factual input for decision-making, identify opportunities, and improve communication
  • Prior auditing experience and training are required, and class does not include copies of the standard

CQE Prep Course

  • Topics include exam specifics, quantitative methods/tools, body of knowledge parts I-IV, product & process design and control, the quality system, management & leadership, continuous improvement, test strategy & tough topics
  • Each participant is responsible for purchasing the two required textbooks:  The Certified Quality Engineer Handbook (3rd Edition) ASQ link, and CQE Primer (9th Edition) Quality Council of Indiana link
  • All material is current to the latest revisions of the CQE Body of Knowledge and taught by Gwen Bush, CQE, who has extensive experience in industrial and healthcare applications as well as effective teaching techniques.
  • Students are not required to take the ASQ exam, but all required elements are discussed, providing a solid academic base for those intending to take the formal examination.

ASQ Professional Quality Certification Training

  • Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) Prep Course (4 days)
  • Certified Manager of Quality & Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) Prep Course (8 days)
  • Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) Prep Course (7 days)
  • Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) Prep Course (12 days)
  • Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) Prep Course (8 days)

ISO 9001 Standards for Quality Management Systems

  • Contents, Impact, and Leadership (4-6 hours)
  • Basic Internal and Lead Auditor Training (3 days)
  • Auditor Refresher Training (4 or 8 hours)
  • 9001:2015 - New Requirements, New Format (VOD session for 9001:2015)
    This video-on-demand session explains the major changes in the 9001 system standard that will also affect other standards, and how to transition to the new requirements.

Six Sigma Training for Process & Product Improvement

  • Introduction to Six Sigma (4 hours)
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training (4-6 hours)
  • ASQ Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Prep Course (8 days)
  • ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Prep Course (12 days)

Lean Manufacturing Boot Camp (5 days)

  • Introduction to Lean Concepts
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • 5S
  • Workflow and Workplace Layout
  • Pull Systems and Kanban
  • Visual Management
  • Quick Changeover
  • Mistake Proofing
  • TPM

TS 16949 Standards for Quality Management Systems

  • Contents, Impact, and Leadership (4-6 hours)
  • Basic Internal and Lead Auditor Training (3 days)
  • Auditor Refresher Training (4 or 8 hours)

Automotive Core Tools for Problem Solving & Process Control

  • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA 3-6 hours)
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC 3-6 hours)
  • Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA 3-6 hours)
  • Control Plans (3-6 hours)
  • Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP 3-6 hours)
  • Production Part Approval Process (PPAP 3-6 hours)

ISO 13485 Standards for Quality Management Systems

  • Contents, Impact, and Leadership (4-6 hours)
  • Basic Internal and Lead Auditor Training (3 days)
  • Auditor Refresher Training (4 or 8 hours)

ISO 14001 Standards for Environmental Management Systems

  • Contents, Impact, and Leadership (4-6 hours)
  • Basic Internal and Lead Auditor Training (3 days)
  • Auditor Refresher Training (4 or 8 hours)

Technical Quality Tools for Problem Solving & Process Control

  • Root Cause Analysis (6 hours)
  • Basic and Practical SPC (6-8 hours)
  • Introduction to Design of Experiments (6-8 hours)
  • Continuous Improvement Strategies (6 hours)
  • Basic Statistics (6-8 hours)