ASQ Section 1302 CQE Preparatory Class

Register Here for Online Class   Last Day to register is January 31, 2018!!

This class is an eight-week on-line course that completely covers the CQE BOK. It includes critical information for passing the CQE Exam, gives practical test taking guidance, provides practice tests with solutions explained, opportunities for interfacing with the instructor via video conferencing with google hangouts, and one-on-one help with BOK if necessary.

Required Texts for the Class:

  1. CQE Primer, Indiana Quality Council:, $80.00
  2. CQE Primer Solution Manual, Indiana Quality Council:, $35.00
  3. The Certified Quality Engineer Handbook, Fourth Edition, Sarah E. Burke and Rachel T. Silvestrini, ASQ, $99.00 ASQ Member Price
  4. The ASQ CQE Study Guide, Connie M. Borror, Sarah E. Burke,, $30.00 ASQ Member Price

The Certified Quality Engineer is a professional who understands the principles of product and service quality evaluation and control.

This body of knowledge and applied technologies include, but are not limited to, development and operation of quality control systems, application and analysis of testing and inspection procedures, the ability to use metrology and statistical methods to diagnose and correct improper quality control practices, an understanding of human factors and motivation, familiarity with quality cost concepts and techniques, and the knowledge and ability to develop and administer management information systems and to audit quality systems for deficiency identification and correction.

Why to certify

Becoming a CQE provides you with an internationally recognized credential, and validates your expertise and knowledge. CQEs earn an average of almost $10,000 more than those who are not certified. Differentiate you in the work force. Enhance career opportunities. Demonstrate mastery of best practices.

Qualifications and Requirements for CQE Certification Candidates

Qualifications and Requirements for CQE Certification Candidates must have eight years of on-the-job experience in one or more of the areas of the body of knowledge. A minimum of three years of this experience must be in a decision-making position (note: this does not require supervisory or management positions). Candidates must have worked in a full-time, paid role; paid intern, co-op, etc., do not apply. Education Candidates who have completed a degree from a college, university, or technical school can waive some part of the eight-year experience requirement as follows: • Diploma from a technical or trade school— one year waived • Associate’s degree—two years waived • Bachelor’s degree—four years waived • Master’s or doctorate degree—five years waived.

Test Dates and Deadlines

Test Dates:

February 2 – 18, 2018

Deadlines for application:

January 5, 2018

April 6 – 22, 2018 March 9, 2018
June 1 – 17, 2018 May 4, 2018

Testing locations

CQE Brochure

CQE Fact Sheet

Cost to Certify

ASQ MEMBERS $348 (save $150)


Eight-step guide to certification

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