Quality assurance (QA) is an automated method used to assess whether a product or service meets quality standards. Quality Assurance Professionals are responsible for monitoring, reviewing, and recommending steps to correct or improve the final goods and processes of the organisation to comply with existing quality standards.
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Career prospects & criteria
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Bachelors degree in engineering and manufacturing/ food science and technology/ physical/ mathematical/ applied science/ polymer science technology/ textile technology
Masters degree in engineering and manufacturing/ food science and technology/ applied science
What you need to get started
Relevant work experience via a work placement, internship or year out in the industry can be beneficial.
Gaining experience through projects and other hands-on work as a quality technician can be helpful.
A meticulous approach to work
Experience with micrometres and other quality lab tools
Strong IT skills.
Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of IT systems.
Strong programming knowledge
A good understanding of business
Hardware and networks