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References - Quality Technician Certification - CQT


These references support the topic areas in the CQT Body of Knowledge. They are used to write and review the questions in the test question pool. To determine which references you need, review the CQT Body of Knowledge. Determine which topic areas you need to study further. Then review this reference list to identify those that support your needs.

Note: ASQE Certification Council does not endorse any one particular reference source.

  • ANSI/ASQ Z1.4-2003 (R2013), Sampling Procedures and Tables for Inspection by Attributes, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: ASQ Quality Press.
  • ANSI/ISO/ASQ Q9001-2015: Quality Management Systems: Requirements.
  • Arter, Dennis R., Quality Audits for Improved Performance, Third Edition, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: ASQ Quality Press, 2003.
  • ASME Y14.5M-2009, Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
  • Barrentine, Larry B., Concepts for R&R Studies, Second Edition, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: ASQ Quality Press, 2003.
  • Besterfield, Dale H., Quality Control, Eighth Edition, Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2008. ISBN 0135000955.
  • Bucher, Jay L., ed., The Metrology Handbook, 2nd ed., Milwaukee, WI, ASQ Quality Press, 2012.
  • Coleman, Lance B. Sr., The ASQ Certified Quality Auditor Handbook 5th ed., Milwaukee, WI: ASQExcellence, 2020.
  • De Feo, Joseph A., Juran's Quality Handbook, 7th ed., New York, McGraw-Hill, 2017.
  • Griffith, Gary K., The Quality Technician's Handbook, 6th ed., New Jersey: Pearson Education, 2013. ISBN 0132621282
  • Gryna, Frank M., Richard C.H. Chua, and Joseph A. Defeo, Juran's Quality Planning and Analysis for Enterprise Quality, 5th ed., New York: McGraw-Hill, 2007.
  • Kennedy, Clifford W., Edward G, Hoffman, and Steven D Bond, Inspection and Gaging, Sixth Edition, New York: Industrial Press, 1987. ISBN 0831111496.
  • Morris, Alan S., Measurement and Calibration Requirements for Quality Assurance to ISO 9000, New York: Wiley, 1997. ISBN 0471976857.
  • Munro, Roderick, Six Sigma for the Shop Floor: A Pocket Guide, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: ASQ Quality Press, 2002.
  • Pennella, C. Robert, Managing the Metrology System, Third Edition, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: ASQ Quality Press, 2004.
  • Scholtes, Peter R., Brian L. Joiner, and Barbara J. Streibel, The Team Handbook, Third Edition, Oreil Inc., 2003.
  • Tague, Nancy R., The Quality Toolbox, Second Edition, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: ASQ Quality Press, 2005.
  • Walker, H. Fred, Ahmad K. Elshennawy, Bhisham Gupta, and Mary McShane-Vaughn The Certified Quality Inspector, 3rd ed., Milwaukee, Wisconsin: ASQ Quality Press, 2019.
  • Walker, H. Fred, Donald W. Benbow, and Ahmad K. Elshennawy, The Certified Quality Technician Handbook, 3rd ed., Milwaukee, WI: ASQ Quality Press, 2019.
  • Zarghami, Ali, and Donald W. Benbow, Introduction to 8D Problem Solving, ASQ Quality Press, 2017. ISBN 9780873899550

ASQ books are available from ASQ Quality Press.

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