This course develops the knowledge and skills of the technician and inspector, as well as anyone requiring a foundation in these topics. It introduces the fundamental concepts and principles of print reading for the quality function and touches on geometric dimensioning and tolerancing. Inspection and metrology topics include the history of measurement, its’ importance, the units and types of measure; types of measuring equipment and calibration, as well as, testing, hardness testing, force and angle measurement and non-destructive testing, sampling and sampling types. The course content contains part of the bodies of knowledge of the ASQ’s CQT examination requirements and includes beneficial information for the CQE examination requirements. Text extra.