Quality Assurance Technicians

Quality assurance technicians perform a variety of technical inspections and testing and monitoring tasks to detect processing, manufacturing and other defects.

Entry Reqirements

Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Typical Tasks

  • Maintains equipment and systems used.
  • Establishes product specifications.
  • Liaises with production engineers and staff to maintain the quality of output and to develop quality management systems..
  • Assists quality control engineers in undertaking production audits.
  • Supervises the work of routine inspection staff and notes any defects reported.
  • Analyses and interprets the results of tests undertaken and writes up reports upon completion.
  • Sets up scientific, electronic, or other technical equipment to perform functional and inspection tests.

Desired Skills

Active Learning, Critical Thinking, Active Listening, Monitoring, Mathematics, Reading Comprehension, Learning Strategies, Writing, Speaking, Science

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