The Diploma in Quality Management course is an internationally recognised qualification and is the only chartered qualification of its kind offered in Ireland. The course is held one and two evenings per week by classroom or by distance and offers you the latest knowledge and skills to plan and manage the quality management function of an organisation. Suitable for professionals working in services or product sectors. Past students have come from health, pharma, production plant sectors and related areas.
The Diploma in Quality Management course is recognised by Ofqual to level 5 in England, which is broadly equivalent to level 7 in the Republic of Ireland. You will learn how to best optimise quality in the context of different types of organisations and structures. If you wish to attain a recognised chartered qualification. then this course is for you.
The newest feature of this course is Live Online classes. Live online classes allow you to interact and ask questions while listening to your lecturer deliver their class live online. If you are unable to make the session, all live classes are recorded for revision and playback purposes. They are available for both classroom and distance students.
Typically, students come from a range of diverse backgrounds, some aspire to work as quality managers and others work in disciplines that engage with, or support the quality function.
The focus of quality management is to ensure that organisations have the capability to meet consistently the needs of their customers and stakeholders. This breaks down into two main areas of activity:
You will learn ISO 9000 requirements and standards. By examining ISO standards, it will explain the methodology of quality improvement, in particular the various tools and techniques for analysis. Learning about ISO 9001 sets out the requirements of a quality management system, ISO 9000 covers the basic concepts and language, ISO 9004 focuses on how to make a quality management system more efficient and effective, ISO 19011 - sets out guidance on internal and external audits of how its quality management system is working.
Other important areas covered on the course includes different types of quality management systems, improvement and change management, process management, auditing and quality tools.
If you wish to work in quality monitoring and control, you will learn the importance of correct tests and recording of results, and the value of data management and prevention. You will learn that quality control is not just about finding problems, but is about putting measures in place so issues do not occur again. Your knowledge and understanding will greatly improve on areas such as audits, quality management systems, quality gurus, quality circles, KPI's, and quality costs.
9. Business Research
Award: Diploma in Quality Management
There are numerous opportunities available to graduates of this prestigous qualifications, Typical job positions available are : Quality Manager, Quality Assurance Manager, Quality Control, Business Systems Manager, Senior Quality Manager, Quality Management Specialist/Consultant, Health & Safety/Environmental Manager.
Upon successfull completion, you will be eligible to apply for membership as a chartered quality professional with CQI.
There are 9 key modules to complete on this course as follows all with assignments except three modules:
Management System Models
People in Quality
Using Quality to Improve Business Performance
Monitoring and Measuring for Quality
Assignment (4,500 words)
Management Systems Audit
Quality Planning in the Product Life Cycle
Quality Related Legislation and Regulation
The minimum age for registration for this programme is 21. There are no specific entry requirements. although it is recommended that applicants have 1 -2 year quality management experience . It is encouraged that applicants work in quality or a related area but this is not mandatory.
Classroom Course Fee - € 3,750.00 + (CQI Fees of £687 Stg Paid DIrectly)
Duration: 11 months , part time
Start: Tues 15 Oct 2013, 18.15 - 21.45
End: SEPT 2014 Places: Available
Cost per repeat unit - 490euro
Distance Online Learning Course - € 3,150.00 + (CQI Fees of £647 Stg Paid DIrectly)
Mode: Distance Duration: 11 Months Start: 23 October 2013
Cost per repeat unit - 490euro
The CMI fee is payable in advance of course commencement and excludes CQI exam and registration fees which is paid direct to CQI. Please note places are limited and online booking must be submitted by the deadline date.
To begin studying for a CQI qualification you will need to enrol with CMI.
CQI Exam enrollment fees are extra. All students doing the CQi Diploma will need to pay the fees below direct to CQI in addition to the CMI course fee.
CQI Fees Joining Fee £32
£110 Annual Membership
8 Unit Enrollments x £60 each = £480
1 x Business Research Unit = £85
Total Fees: £687
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Class Schedule 2014/2015
Start date: Wednesday 8 October 2014 (Now - 1 evening per week)
End Date: Dec 2015
Class Times: 18.30-21.30
3 x 10 week terms: Oct - Dec 2014, Feb- April 2015, May- July 2015,
Distance Schedule 2014/2015
Start date: Wednesday 8 October 2014
End Date: Dec 2015
3 x 10 week terms: Oct - Dec 2014, Feb- April 2015, May- July 2015
Jerry is an experienced lecturer and trainer with over twenty years experience. Jerry has been lecturing on Safety in Construction since 2001. Some of Jerrys previous employment roles included acting as Business Safety Manager at SSE, acting as Health, Safety and Quality Manager at Anthony Reddy Associates, and acting as the HR and Safety Manager at Alcrete ltd.
Teresa has had a lifelong interest in law, body language and the psychology of crime. Being one of the only legally qualified female private investigators in Ireland Teresa changed her career focus towards the educational side to teach others about forensic psychology and criminology.
Was - € 5,950.00 Now - € 3,750.00 + (CQI Fees of £687 Stg Paid Directly) Duration: 16 months, part time
Start: Weds 08 OCT 2014, 18.15-21.45
Mode: Classroom End: Dec 2015 Places: Available
Was - € 5,350.00 Now - € 3,150.00 + (CQI Fees of £687 Stg Paid Directly)
Mode: Distance Duration: 16 months
Start: Weds 08 October 2014
Evening Courses Start 6 - 9 October 2014
Apply Online by 23.00 Sunday 5 October
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