CERTIFIED QUALITY AUDITOR (CQA) (back to ASQ North Jersey Education homepage)

The certified quality auditor review centers on the ASQ Body of Knowledge to help prepare the student for the ASQ Certified Quality Auditor examination. Topics discussed include audit terms and definitions, phases of audits, corrective action closure, the new auditing ISO Standard 19011, and the review of the application of some basic quality tools and techniques such as control charts, sampling plans and quality costs.

Instructor: Joel Schwartzman

Mr. Joel Schwartzman is an independent senior consultant who specializes in quality management system auditing. He holds a BS degree in Chemistry from LIU and an MBA in Management from FDU. Prior experience at FDA, Warner-Lambert, Airwick and KPMG included positions as FDA Inspector, FDA Analyst, Method Development Chemist, Quality Engineering Manager, Plant QC Manager, QA Director and ISO 9000 Auditor. He currently holds certifications as a CQE, CQA and RABSQA Senior Lead Auditor. He is a member of the North Jersey ASQ section, where he previously held positions as President, Treasurer, and Program Chair and currently is a member of the Spring Quality Conference planning committee. He has taught the CQT, CQE, CQA, CQM and ISO 9000 refresher classes for the North Jersey section. Material for each class is supplemented with examples that he has accumulated during his working career.

Class Schedule: Courses are offered every Spring and Fall semester
Schedule is set so that last class will end in advance of June or December ASQ certification exam.

Public class location is either:

Parsippany United Methodist Church

903 South Beverwyck Rd

Parsippany , NJ 07054


St. Paul ’s Episcopal Church

Hillview Ave & Mountain Way

Morris Plains , NJ  07950

Public classes are held on Saturdays starting about 8:30 AM

Course length: 25 hours

Tuition: $495

Registration is always open for onsite courses which we'll be happy to run at your own facility.


Carl Perini Education Committee Chairperson
ASQ North Jersey Section

Mailing Address
PO Box 4961 Wayne, NJ 07470-4961

Tuition: $495



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