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Quality Assurance and Quality Control Programs at Ontario Colleges

What to expect from a career increasing and monitoring Quality

To meet or exceed quality standards, businesses must continually examine and adjust their processes, products and services. This practice is known as quality assurance (QA), and it plays a vital role in how businesses produce products and deliver services. In Ontario college quality assurance and quality control programs, you will gain the skills you need to create and implement quality policies and objectives.

If you want to apply your systematic thinking to a career in quality assurance, here’s what you need to know. More

Quality Assurance and Quality Control Courses

Quality assurance programs at Ontario colleges teach students the techniques and practices needed to ensure certain levels of quality and also to help increase customer satisfaction, business efficiency and overall profit. Courses will focus on:

  • Including QA in business plans and strategies
  • Performing a variety of quality audits
  • Following international standards of quality
  • Managing relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Identifying the cost of quality

Students will learn to design tests and interpret results to gain valuable information about a business’s processes, products and services.

Many quality assurance programs also offer co-op work terms or field placements, where students will apply what they’ve learned in one of many industries using QA.

General Quality Assurance and Quality Control Program Requirements

Most quality assurance and quality control programs require a post-secondary degree or diploma, and / or significant relevant work experience in the field. A high level of computer literacy is also often recommended.

Quality Assurance and Quality Control Jobs and Salaries

Graduates of quality assurance programs will provide expertise in a wide variety of sectors, from automotive and electronics, to energy, food, manufacturing, government and more. Job titles in this field include (but aren’t limited to):

  • QA Analyst
  • Quality Control Inspector
  • Product Testing Technician
  • ISO Coordinator
  • Quality Manager

The average starting salary for quality assurance positions is around $30,000 per year, with the potential to earn more based on your level of expertise and the industry you work in.

Ontario Colleges Offering Quality Assurance and Quality Control Programs

Use the left-column navigation to refine your search by College, Program Availability, Program Start Date and more, or see the table below for a complete list of quality assurance and quality control programs at Ontario colleges. Less

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Program Title College Campus Availability Program Delivery Start Date Website
Show details Food Safety and Quality Assurance - Food Processing CONESTOGA CAMBRIDGE CLOSED Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Food Safety and Quality Assurance - Food Processing


  • Program Length: 1 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 1446
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Food Safety and Quality Assurance - Food Processing CONESTOGA CAMBRIDGE OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Food Safety and Quality Assurance - Food Processing


  • Program Length: 1 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 1446
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Food Safety and Quality Assurance - Food Processing CONESTOGA CAMBRIDGE OPEN Full Time 2018 - Jan Visit

Food Safety and Quality Assurance - Food Processing


  • Program Length: 1 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 1446
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Health, Safety and Environmental Compliance (Optional Co-op) FLEMING LINDSAY OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Health, Safety and Environmental Compliance (Optional Co-op)


  • Program Length: 2 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: HSE
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: OPTIONAL CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Materials and Operations Management - Business Administration DURHAM OSHAWA OPEN Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Materials and Operations Management - Business Administration


  • Program Length: 3 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: BMOP
  • Credential: ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Operations - Business DURHAM OSHAWA OPEN Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Operations - Business


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: OPER
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Operations Management FANSHAWE LONDON OPEN Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Operations Management


  • Program Length: 1 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: OPM2
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

This Program Requires A Degree Or College Diploma. Refer To The Fanshawe Website (Www.Fanshawec.Ca) Or Program Guide For Specific Admission Requirements.

Show details Operations Management FANSHAWE LONDON OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Operations Management


  • Program Length: 1 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: OPM2
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

This Program Requires A Degree Or College Diploma. Refer To The Fanshawe Website (Www.Fanshawec.Ca) Or Program Guide For Specific Admission Requirements.

Show details Operations Management FANSHAWE LONDON OPEN Full Time 2018 - Jan Visit

Operations Management


  • Program Length: 1 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: OPM2
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

This Program Requires A Degree Or College Diploma. Refer To The Fanshawe Website (Www.Fanshawec.Ca) Or Program Guide For Specific Admission Requirements.

Show details Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs And Quality Operations SENECA SENECA@YORK OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs And Quality Operations


  • Program Length: 1 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: RAQC
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: Yes
Notes:

Show details Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs And Quality Operations SENECA SENECA@YORK OPEN Full Time 2018 - Jan Visit

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs And Quality Operations


  • Program Length: 1 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: RAQC
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: Yes
Notes:

Show details Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs And Quality Operations SENECA SENECA@YORK OPEN Full Time 2018 - May Visit

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs And Quality Operations


  • Program Length: 1 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: RAQC
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: Yes
Notes:

Show details Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs and Quality Operations (Co-op) SENECA SENECA@YORK CLOSED Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs and Quality Operations (Co-op)


  • Program Length: 1 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: RAQC
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: Yes
Notes:

Show details Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs and Quality Operations (Co-op) SENECA SENECA@YORK WAITLISTED Full Time 2017 - May Visit

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs and Quality Operations (Co-op)


  • Program Length: 1 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: RAQC
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: Yes
Notes:

Show details Process Quality Engineering CONESTOGA DOON WAITLISTED Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Process Quality Engineering


  • Program Length: 1 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 1325
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Process Quality Engineering CONESTOGA DOON OPEN Full Time 2017 - May Visit

Process Quality Engineering


  • Program Length: 1 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 1325
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Process Quality Engineering CONESTOGA DOON OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Process Quality Engineering


  • Program Length: 2 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: 1325
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Process Quality Engineering CONESTOGA DOON OPEN Full Time 2018 - Jan Visit

Process Quality Engineering


  • Program Length: 2 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: 1325
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Process Quality Engineering CONESTOGA DOON OPEN Full Time 2018 - May Visit

Process Quality Engineering


  • Program Length: 2 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: 1325
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Quality Assurance - Manufacturing and Management SHERIDAN DAVIS (BRAMPTON) WAITLISTED Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Quality Assurance - Manufacturing and Management


  • Program Length: 1 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: PQUAS
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

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