CMQ 231 Data Collection and Analysis Application
This course is being piloted for direct registration via DAU Virtual Campus (CSOD). Click on "Apply for this training" button in the upper right-hand corner to register for an offering.

The Data Collection and Analysis Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) course provides an opportunity for the student to gain an understanding of the importance of Data Collection and Analysis, the types of data to collect, and how to analyze data. This will enable the Quality Assurance Specialist to use the results of analysis in performing risk-based surveillance. The student also has an opportunity to practice data analysis in an effort to strengthen their analytical skills and garner their confidence in formulating opinions. This course will provide an opportunity for Government QA personnel to build upon prior instruction and gain hands-on experience with data collection, analysis, collation, and dissemination. Students should be aware that CMQ231 was developed for DCMA and uses DCMA document templates. Class instruction concentrates upon FAR, DFARS or common principles which apply across all services.

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Target Attendees
Quality Assurance Specialist (GS-1910) and Quality Engineers (GS-801)
See the "Notes" section of this course's concept card for recommended prerequisites.
Predecessor Course(s)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Expires On
None None None None
Course Length
5 class days
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Virtual Instructor Led Training
Equivalent Courses  None
Availability See Concept Card Notes
Walk-ins Authorized  No
Pre-work required   Yes [approx. 3 hour(s)]
First Offering  7/13/2015
ACE Recommended Credits  YES
Continuous Education Units  3.4
Continuous Learning Points 34 
Reservist Retirement Points 0  
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
Fulfillment Eligible   YES
Technical Requirements Click Here
  • This course is restricted to DCMA students only.
Recommended Prerequisites:
  • CMQ 101 Government Contract Quality Assurance (GCQA)
  • CMQ 1310 Data Collection and Analysis
  • CMQ 230 Quality Control Graphics and Charting
Additional Information:
  • Virtual classes are conducted via MS Teams.
  • All times are in the local time zone of the DAU region assigned to teach the offering.
  • Students are required to test connectivity with DAU IT prior to the class start date.
  • DAU does not reimburse student phone/internet charges.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).