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Certified Quality Auditor Refresher Class  

WMATA (Metro Headquarters)
600 5th St. NW
Room 505
Washington D.C.  20001


Apr 21, 2014    5:30 pm - 8:00 pm (GMT -5:00) EST

ASQ Section 509 is pleased to offer a refresher course for quality professionals who want to prepare for the Quality Auditor Certification Exam administered by the American Society for Quality.  The CQA Body of Knowledge will be reviewed and participants will be given sample exam questions throughout the course. This will help them identify topics they should concentrate on as they prepare for the actual exam. Levels of cognition will be reviewed and their use in defining the intended complexity of multiple choice test questions will be identified.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
600 5th Street Northwest, Washington, DC;
JGB, Lobby Level Training Room
Monday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
April 21, 24, 28, May 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 29
Instructor: Sandra L. Menzies, ASQ Section 509
Ms. Menzies has been a senior member of ASQ since 2001. Ms. Menzies has held quality-related positions with Biocon, Inc., Otsuka Maryland Research Institute, TherImmune Research Corporation, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). She is currently the Center Quality Manager for the Managed Review Process within the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Review within the FDA.  She holds ASQ Certifications as a Quality Auditor, and Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence.   
Refresher Course Tuition: $395 payable to ASQ 509.
Course Materials: We will be using certification materials from the Quality Council of Indiana.  Required materials for the course are:
+  CQA Primer, 8th edition (Jun, 2012) - $70
+  SolutionText - $35
Note: Costs do not include tax, shipping and handling. Students are to order the materials directly from the Quality Council of Indiana 800-660-4215 or 812-533-4215.
Credit: This course does not carry CEU credit.  
Course Registration and Information: You can register and pay for the course via Eventzilla: Course inquiries should be directed to [email protected] or to Sandra Menzies at 301-385-9294 or email [email protected]   
ASQ CQA Exam Information:  
Dates: Exam date is Saturday, June 7, 2014.  Application deadline is April 18, 2014.
Location: Exam location is in the Maryland suburbs of Washington DC.  Applicants will be notified of location and time by National ASQ.
Exam Application: Application for the exam is done directly with National ASQ (http://cert.asq.org/certification/control/quality-auditor/apply).
ASQ CQA Exam Cost: $419 for non-members, $269 for members.  Join ASQ and save!  Exam applicants are responsible for meeting ASQs certification requirements.  
If you have any questions about the course or exam, contact Sandra Menzies (301-385-9294 or email ).  If you are interested in possible future course offerings, contact Education Chair at .