PQM 201B Intermediate Production, Quality, and Manufacturing, Part B
This journeyman-level course requires participants to apply the manufacturing and quality planning processes and techniques learned in PQM 201A. Participants will work in integrated product teams to develop manufacturing and quality plans, apply lean techniques, use cost estimating techniques, and make progress payment recommendations based on completion of a physical progress review. Course content includes the contracting aspects of the job; use of continuous process improvement tools in a production environment, planning for manufacturing and quality; lean concepts; material control; and technical, ethical, and quality issues.
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Target Attendees
This course is required for Level II certification in the Production, Quality, and Manufacturing career field. It is also a good course for engineering personnel who provide pre- or post-award technical support in production, quality, or manufacturing.
  • PQM 201A, Intermediate Production, Quality, and Manufacturing, Part A
  • Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable substitutes for meeting current course prerequisite and certification standards)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
    PQM 201 Intermediate Production, Quality & Manufacturing BU3 01-Oct-2015
    Course Length
    4.5 class days
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode  Resident
    Equivalent Courses  YES
    ACE Recommended Credits  YES
    PDS Code  BZL
    Current CEU, CLP and RRP      Click here for Previous Allocation
    Continuous Education Units  3
    Continuous Learning Points 30 
    Reservist Retirement Points 0  
  • Having at least 2 years of production or quality management experience after obtaining Level I certification in PQM is recommended.
  • Participants must provide and be familiar with a basic function calculator.
  • Completing CLC 024 and LOG 204 prior to registering is strongly recommended.