4300V: Introduction to Control Charts - VIRTUAL - November 20 to 21, 2017
Date: November 20-21, 2017
Provides participants with an introduction to control charts. Control charting is a graphical technique that allows laboratories to determine the extent of variation in testing results. The use of control charts is one of the tools that can be used to detect trends and analyze quality control data as required in ISO/IEC 17025 clauses 5.9.1 and 5.9.2.
This introductory course will cover the principles underlying the use of control charts in the laboratory, examples of controls charts in a quality control program, and the basics of control chart interpretation. It includes hands-on exercises designed to improve understanding and build on the concepts covered in the course.
Note: Participants need access to a computer with a microphone. A webcam is recommended, but not required.
This is a one-day course that is split over two half-days.
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
- Understand the principles and value of control charts in a laboratory setting
- Create and interpret basic control charts
- Troubleshoot control charts