CMQ 211

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iCatalog Home CMQ 211 Quality Management System (QMS) Auditor
(Last Modified:01-Sep-2020)


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This course provides QMS auditors key aspects and better equip them to assess a contractor’s QMS. Using generally accepted practices, learners will develop a comprehensive understanding of QMS auditing, as well as its application in the field. Instruction of all content, activities, and assessments will emphasize applicable standards i.e. ISO 9001, AS9100, and AS6500 quality management systems. Applicable Contract Administration Office (CAO) instructions and policies will also be referenced.
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Target Attendees
DCMA Quality Assurance Specialist (GS-1910), Manufacturing/Industrial Specialist (GS-1150) and Engineering (GS-08XX) workforce
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Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable as a substitute for this course until the acceptance date specified below.)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
None None None None
Course Length
5 class days (see Notes)
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Virtual Instructor Led Training
Equivalent Courses None
ACE Recommended Credits None
DAU Public (material/prework) N/A
Continuing Education Units   4.6
Continuous Learning Points  46
Reservist Retirement Points  0
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
  • It is recommended Quality students take CMQ 101 prior to registration. Engineers and Industrial Specialists should take MFG 101 or equivalent course prior to registration of CMQ 211.
  • 18-hours of pre-work is required to be completed prior to classroom attendance. During a 3-week period preceding the classroom segment, students are required to participate in and complete pre-work that is integral to the final course grade. It is anticipated for the virtual coursework to take approx. 6-8 hours per week to complete. Additional information will be provided by the instructor in the welcome messaging for each course offering.

  • Access your Agency specific registration site for the course schedule.
  • Virtual classes are conducted via Cisco Webex/MS Teams, supplemented with Blackboard and e-mail.
  • Students are required to test connectivity with DAU IT prior to the class start date and should not schedule themselves for any other work-related activity while participating in this class.
  • DAU does not reimburse student phone/internet charges.