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PQM 101 Production, Quality, and Manufacturing Fundamentals

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(Last Modified:21-Mar-2022)


RETIRED ON 3/21/2022.
Production, Quality and Manufacturing Fundamentals (PQM 101) is an entry level course that emphasizes basic production, manufacturing and quality assurance principles, policies, processes and practices used in DoD. The course exposes participants to manufacturing and quality scheduling, and control techniques, as well as production surveillance activities. Course content includes Production and Quality Assurance methods and procedures; Pre-Award and Post Award Fundamentals and tools; Contract Administration functions; Risk Management; Environmental, Health and Safety (ESH) Statutes and Responsibilities and Analytical Tools for continuous improvement. PQM 101 is part of the Level I certification training requirement for the Production, Quality, and Manufacturing career field.
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Target Attendees
This course is for industrial specialists, industrial engineers, quality assurance specialists, production officers, production specialists, contract administrators, and other acquisition personnel involved with or having duties in the areas of production, quality, or manufacturing. PQM 101 is part of the Level I certification training requirement for the Production, Quality, and Manufacturing career field.
Predecessor Course(s)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Expires On
None None None None
Course Length
Approximately 8 hours to complete this course
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Online Training
Equivalent Courses YES
ACE Recommended Credits None
PDS Code BU2
Walk-ins Authorized N/A
Pre-work required No
First Offering 10/01/2001
Continuing Education Units   0.8
Continuous Learning Points  8
Reservist Retirement Points  2
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
Fulfillment Eligible N/A
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  • Completing ACQ 1010 and CLC 024 prior to registering is recommended.
  • Having at least 1 year of acquisition experience is recommended prior to registration.
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  • All exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%. You will have 2 opportunities to retake an exam in its entirety. After a 3rd failure, you will automatically be restarted in the course.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.

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