Certification Exam Review Classes

The ASQ Chicago Training Institute offers the following Certification Exam Review Classes:



(4015) CQE Quality Engineer Exam Review

Course Overview:

This course provides a review of the body of knowledge of the ASQ Certified Quality Engineer Examination as well as a review of the examination process.  This class is also used by some not quite ready for the exam to determine which areas to focus on.

Topics include:

  • Quality auditing
  • Inspection metrology
  • Statistics, probability
  • Control charts
  • Acceptance sampling
  • Reliability
  • Experimental design
  • Quality planning
  • Quality management
  • Quality costs

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(4025) CQA Quality Auditor Exam Review

Course Overview:

This course is intended for individuals seeking Certification in Quality Auditing and for those who perform internal quality audits as well as a review of the examination process.  The course will also cover phases of an audit, evaluation, scheduling and staffing of the audit.

Topics include:

  • Body of knowledge of the exam
  • Establishing audit standards
  • Ethics
  • Protocol
  • Audit types
  • Role of quality system documentation

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(4037) Six Sigma Black Belt Exam Review

Course Overview:

This course provides a review of the key topics forming the body of knowledge for the ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Exam and an overview of the exam process.

Topics include:

  • Organization and Process Management
  • Team Management
  • Process Measurement
  • Data Analysis tools
  • Improvement Techniques
  • Process Controls

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(4042) Certified Quality Manager/Operational Excellence Exam Review

Course Overview:

This course provides a review of the key topics forming the Body of Knowledge of the ASQ Certified Quality Manager/Operational Excellence Review Examination as well as a review of the examination process.

Topics include:

  • Leadership
  • Strategy Development and Deployment
  • Management Tools and Skills
  • Quality System Models
  • Measurement Tools
  • Customer Focus
  • Supplier Management
  • Training and Development
  • And the body of Knowledge for the Constructive Response Portion of the Examination.

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(4044) Quality Technician Exam Review

Course Overview:

This course provides a review of the body of knowledge of the ASQ Certified Quality Technician Examination as well as a review of the examination process.  This class is also used by some not quite ready for the exam to determine which areas to focus on.

Topics include:

  • Quality Concepts and tools
  • Quality principles for products and processes
  • Quality standards, requirements, and specifications
  • Cost of quality (COQ)
  • Six sigma
  • Lean Tools
  • Continuous improvement techniques
  • Statistical Techniques
  • Metrology and Calibration
  • Inspection and Test
  • Corrective and Preventive Action

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(4013) Quality Improvement Associate Exam Review

Course Overview:

This course provides a review of the key topic forming the Body of Knowledge of the ASQ Certified Quality Improvement Associate as a review of the examination process.

The CQIA is designed to assess basic knowledge of quality tools and their uses by individuals who are involved in quality improvement projects, but do not necessarily come from traditional quality areas.

The Body of Knowledge for the CQIA covers the following topics:

  • Quality Basics (27 questions)
  • Teams (23 questions)

Continuous Improvement (50 questions)

Topics include:

  • Data analysis
  • Process improvement steps
  • Tools including statistical techniques and decision-making in a team environment

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(4026) Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt Exam Review

Course Overview:

This course provides a review of the topics forming the Body of Knowledge of ASQ Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification as well as a review of the examination process.

The Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification is aimed at those new to the world of Six Sigma who have a small role, interest, or need to develop foundational knowledge. Yellow belts can be entry level employees who seek to improve their world or executive champions who require an overview of Six Sigma and define, measure, analyze, improve and control model (DMAIC).

Topics include:

  • Six Sigma Fundamentals
  • Define Phase
  • Measure Phase
  • Analyze Phase
  • Improve and Control Phase
  • Levels of Cognition

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(4069) Six Sigma Green Belt Exam Review

Course Overview:

This course provides a review of the topics forming the Body of Knowledge of ASQ Six Sigma Green Belt Certification as well as a review of the examination process.

Topics include:

  • Review of the examination Process
  • Organization goals
  • Lean principles
  • Process and Project Management basics
  • Process Analysis
  • Improvement and Control Techniques

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