Course Title: Managing for Quality and Continuous Improvement

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6011 Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)

Course Title: Managing for Quality and Continuous Improvement

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term2 2010,
Term2 2011

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide training to enable participants to create, promote and maintain environments where quality, productivity enhancement and continuous improvement are integral to the culture, systems and processes of the organisation.
The course focuses on the implementations, statistical concepts, team management and interpretation of data through quality management and continuous improvement concepts and applications.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

BUSM6114 Managing and Developing Teams
MIET7266 Quality Improvement in the Workplace

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

NGMS212 Managing for Quality & Continuous Improvement (McDonalds)

Learning Outcomes

1. Explain the key concepts and practices of quality management and continuous improvement and the advantages for organisations and individuals.
2. Develop plans for implementing and maintaining quality management and continuous improvement programs.

Overview of Assessment

To successfully to complete this course the student is required to pass written assessment tasks and demonstrate skills and ability by completing practical tasks.