|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Brampton|
|Type||Graduate Certificate, College|
|Nominal duration||1 year/ 2 semesters, plus 1 Optional Co-op term|
|Tuition fee||CA$20,184 per year
The fee is for the 2022–2023 academic year and includes tuition (CA$18,442), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates only for and are subject to change.
|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess:
This program is most appropriate for graduates of college or university programs in engineering and technology-related fields, computer sciences, mathematics, statistics, economics, business administration and graduates of natural or environmental sciences.
Computer literacy skills testing may be required.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If English is not your first language, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
Sheridan offers the only full-time Quality Assurance – Manufacturing and Management program in Ontario, and one of just a few nationwide.
Our combination of high-tech facilities, engineering expertise and industry connections makes Sheridan uniquely qualified to offer quality assurance training. We know the most current practices in real-world manufacturing, safety and quality assurance, which we replicate in our labs for industry-standard training.
One year of study
Quality assurance is a growing profession, with very good opportunities for promotion and high earnings. In just one year, Sheridan’s Quality Assurance – Manufacturing and Management program can put you on the path to a rewarding career.
Targeted career preparation
Sheridan’s Quality 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.
Learn state-of-the-art quality assurance applications in:
- Designing of experiments
- Statistical quality control
- Management of total quality
- Quality planning
- ISO implementation and documentation
- Quality audits
- Reliability and product safety
- Product safety
- Measurements and testing
- Lean Six Sigma
- 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.
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.
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.
Here are some sample job titles for graduates of this program:
- ISO Coordinator
- Quality Assurance Auditor
- Quality Assurance Professional
- Quality Control Inspector
- Quality Control Supervisor
- Quality Engineer
- Total Quality Management Coordinator