Inspector, Quality Assurance (QA) apprenticeship
DOT code: 000.000-000
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Inspects products manufactured or processed by private companies for government use to ensure compliance with contract specifications: Examines company's records to secure such information as size and weight of product and results of quality tests. Inspects product to determine compliance with order specifications, company's quality control system for compliance with legal requirements, and shipping and packing facilities for conformity to specified standards. Submits samples of product to government laboratory for testing as indicated by department procedures. Stamps mark of approval or rejection on product and writes report of examinations. May specialize in lumber, machinery, petroleum products, paper products, electronic equipment, furniture, or other specific product or group of related products.
Work process schedule
Related Technical Instruction
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts requires 150 hours each year of related technical instruction which must be mastered by the apprentice in order to successfully complete the program. For further information, please call the Division of Apprentice Training at (617) 626-5409.
First Year - General Training
Acceptance Sampling by Attributes
* Additional Commodity Training will be provided in accordance with requirements set forth in DLAM 8220.4 for Electronics.
Second Year Training
Basic Measurement Techniques
Standards of Workmanship
Reading Specifications and Drawings
Third Year Training
Brazing and Soldering or Electrical Soldering
Calibration System Requirements
Packaging for Quality Assurance Personnel
* Additional Specialized Commodity Courses will be provided when needed to perform a particular function