PQM 201A

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(Last Modified:27-Sep-2018)


This journeyman-level course exposes participants to manufacturing and quality processes, production scheduling and control techniques, surveillance activities, and systems-level production and quality planning. It provides an understanding of production, quality, and manufacturing processes and their relationships to systems engineering activities throughout the life cycle. Course content includes the contracting aspects of the job; 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.
  • ACQ 203, Intermediate Systems Acquisition, Part B
  • PQM 101, Production, Quality, and Manufacturing Fundamentals
  • Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable as a substitute for this course until the acceptance date specified below.)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
    PQM 201 Intermediate Production, Quality & Manufacturing BU3 01-Oct-2015
    Course Length
    Approximately 12 hours to complete
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Distance Learning
    Equivalent Courses YES
    ACE Recommended Credits YES
    PDS Code BZK
    DAU Public (material/prework) YES
    Continuing Education Units   1.1
    Continuous Learning Points  11
    Reservist Retirement Points  3
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
  • Having at least 2 years of production or quality management experience after obtaining Level I certification in PQM is recommended.
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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.