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Quality Assurance Technician

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Minnesota Dual-Training Pipeline
O*Net Code
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
Jul 16, 2021
Jul 16, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

1 skill sets | 10 total skills
Industry-Sector Technical Competencies
Training/Adult Learning - Understand how to effectively train and present material to adult learners.
Blueprint reading - Demonstrate basic understanding of reading and understanding industrial prints such as GD&T.
Shop Math and Measurement - Demonstrate basic understanding of math including linear measurement, metrics and beginning algebra, as well as SPC (statistics) used for data collection.
Basic Operations of Machines and Use of Tools - Demonstrate basics understanding of how, when, and why to use specific machines and tools.
Advanced Inspection - Able to use measuring instruments relating to state-of-the-art manufacturing environments, such as coordinate measuring machine and calibration. Understanding of Quality Control, TQM, and SPC processes as they relate to manufacturing environments.
Critical Thinking Theories - theories that encapsulate the objective analysis of facts to form a judgment. A Quality Assurance Technician would need this ability and the understanding of the theories to approach several different quality assurance processes holistically.
Root Cause Analysis - a method of problem solving used for identifying the root causes of faults or problems. The analysis could also suggest methods of addressing problems at their source
OSHA Compliance - the process and systems to ensure compliance with the occupational safety and health act
Management Principles - guidelines for the decisions and actions of organization leaders and managers
Statistics - Utilizing mathematics to deal with the collection, analysis, interpretation, presentation, and organization of data as it relates to consistency of high quality product standards being met for production

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