SQMC - Anchored in Quality since 1989

SQMC - Anchored in Quality since 1989

Description

Cut your expenditure significantly, whilst opening the door to masses of new customers who are currently off limits. How? by joining the leading players in your marketplace with iso 9001 registration. SQMC have been helping businesses do exactly this for over 20 years - initially as a department of the University of Stirling; and now as an independent body with offices across the country and internationally. Call us or visit our website to learn how you can harness the pulling powers of quality management systems - as well as related areas like environmental, health & safety, and energy management. Our list of delighted uk clients stretches from Shetland to Southampton. Like them, you too can benefit from our decades of experience and extensive contacts - through our world class training courses; and professional consultancy and mentoring services.

Top courses

  • Training
  • Dunfermline (Scotland)
  • Intermediate
  • 14h - 2 Days

...Accredited internationally since 1992, we host open-to-public training events from Aberdeen to Birmingham; and all of our students are rewarded with... Learn about: ISO 9001, Audit management, ISO 9001 quality... More


£ 501-1000
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Internal Environmental Auditor (ISO 14001) - Inhouse course
SQMC - Anchored in Quality since 1989
  • Course
  • Inhouse in Dunfermline (Scotland)
  • 2 Days

...on the conformance and effective implementation of processes, through internal audit, and to contribute to the continual improvement of the... Learn about: Environmental Standards, Environmental Auditing... More


£ 501-1000
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  • Training
  • Dunfermline (Scotland)
  • Advanced
  • 5 Days

...The principal aim of this course is to equip delegates with the knowledge and skills required to perform audits of modern Quality Management Systems (QMS)... Learn about: Quality Training, Quality Process, Quality management... More


£ 1,299
+ VAT
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Internal AeroSpace Auditor (AS 9100) course in Dunfermline
SQMC - Anchored in Quality since 1989
  • Training
  • Dunfermline (Scotland)
  • Beginner
  • Different dates available
  • 21h - 3 Days

...Managers, or general staff members who will be affected by the audits. The goal of this Aerospace Specification is the development of a Quality Management System (QMS)... Learn about: ISO Quality, ISO Audit, ISO 9001 quality... More


£ 501-1000
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  • Course
  • Dunfermline (Scotland)
  • Beginner
  • Different dates available
  • 21h - 2 Days

...customer-specific requirements, defines fundamental QMS requirements and is intended to avoid multiple certification audits and provide a common approach... Learn about: Automotive Systems, ISO 9001, Automotive Manufacturing... More


£ 501-1000
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ISO 9001 Foundation (QMS) course in Dunfermline
SQMC - Anchored in Quality since 1989
  • Course
  • Dunfermline (Scotland)
  • 1 Day

...between the clauses of ISO 9001:2008 Programme Topics covered include: * Brief background to the QMS Standard * The Eight Quality Management Principles... Learn about: ISO 9001, Quality Policy, ISO Quality... More


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ISO 9001 Documentation (QMS) - Inhouse course
SQMC - Anchored in Quality since 1989
  • Course
  • Inhouse in Dunfermline (Scotland)
  • 1 Day

...of suitable documentation to meet the requirements of ISO 9001:2008, and the needs of the company for an efficient Quality Manual. It is based upon ISO/TR 10,013:2001... Learn about: ISO 9001, ISO Quality, Quality Policy... More


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Integrated Management Systems - Inhouse course
SQMC - Anchored in Quality since 1989
  • Course
  • Inhouse in Dunfermline (Scotland)
  • 1 Day

...who wish to extrapolate quality or environmental management systems auditing into other business management systems. Auditors, or those involved in internal audits... Learn about: ISO Quality, Quality Policy... More


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  • Course
  • Inhouse in Dunfermline (Scotland)
  • 14h

...but want to add either an EMS or OH&S MS to their activities, and want to do combined internal audits. They are offered primarily as in-house courses... Learn about: Quality Audit, Internal Auditng... More


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ISO 14001 Foundation course in Dunfermline
SQMC - Anchored in Quality since 1989
  • Course
  • Dunfermline (Scotland)
  • 1 Day

...or EMS Auditor/Lead Auditor. A 1-day introductory course based on IRCA 2171 guidelines. Benefits By the end of the course, participants should be able... More


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Teachers and trainers (8)

Derek Millar
Derek Millar
SQMC Tutor and Associate

DEREK MILLAR I.Eng, MASQ, FCQI, IRCA reg'd QMS Principal Auditor Derek had an extensive career in Quality Assurance with the MOD and the NSI (National Supervisory Inspectorate) and has accumulated a wealth of experience as a QMS and EMS Lead Auditor, on assignments for UKAS-approved Certification Bodies.

Ian Hannah
Ian Hannah
Technical Director, SQMC.

IAN HANNAH SrMASQ, FCQI Ian has been involved in 'Quality' innovation since 1967 (in Canada, USA, and Scotland) as a Quality Manager, Quality Consultant, and University and College tutor. Graduating 'P.Eng' in Canada, he has been a long-standing member of the CQI Education Panel since returning to the UK, and was formerly Director of a Masters degree in Quality Management. He has lectured in such diverse countries as Venezuela, and Russia! In the mid-'90s he was involved in the development of EFQM's "Excellence" Model.

Jennie Clark
Jennie Clark
SQMC Tutor and Associate

Karen MacKenzie
Karen MacKenzie
Head of Strategic Development, SQMC.

KAREN MacKENZIE MISM, FCIPD, IRCA reg'd Internal Auditor Karen is an ISO 9001 Lead Assessor, Internal Auditor and implementer of ISO 9001 & 14001 systems. Her development work has been recognised by UKAS accrediting bodies such as BSI. As a qualified, award-winning trainer, her auditor training courses are well received by SQMC clients. Much of Karen’s success is due to her passion for making a difference and her natural ability to establish rapport with people. She is an advisor to Scottish Enterprise National, and teaches an MSc in Practice Education at the University of Dundee.

Loraine Small
Loraine Small
SQMC Tutor and Associate

As Director of LMS Technical Publishing Ltd., Loraine brings are a vast wealth of Occupational Health & Safety knowledge to SQMC's clients - particularly in the area of auditing to the OHSAS 18001 Standard; and especially in the Construction industry.

Robert Bell
Robert Bell
SQMC Tutor and Associate

ROBERT BELL BSc - Quality Management, HND - Quality Mgt., MCQI, IRCA-reg’d QMS Lead Auditor Bob is a highly experienced Quality Engineer and Auditor, with a vast knowledge in Electrical Engineering Manufacturing industries. He’s trained in TS 16949 and AS 9100 Auditing; and is a certified Six Sigma ‘green belt’.

Ron Rivans
Ron Rivans
Head of Training Division, SQMC.

RON RIVANS BSc, C.Eng, MIM, MCQI, IRCA reg'd QMS Lead Auditor A qualified Metallurgist, Ron has a vast experience in mechanical engineering in general. He is an IRCA-listed SQMC Senior Tutor, teaching on Lead Auditor and Internal Auditor courses, and is a third party Auditor for a UKAS-approved Certification Body. His work as an External Auditor has also included such diverse organisations as the Health Service and computer software designers.

Stuart Barclay
Stuart Barclay
SQMC Tutor and Associate

STUART BARCLAY MSc - Quality Management, NEBOSH ('Distinction'), MCQI - CQP, IRCA-reg'd QMS Lead Auditor Stuart has teamed up with SQMC after 10 years as Assessment Manager with BM TRADA., where he was involved in UKAS-accredited certification of various Management-based systems.

History

In 1989, prof. Brian moores formed the scottish quality management centre, as an extension to stirling university 's work in management science. By august 1990, fellow of the institute of quality assurance (now chartered quality institute – cqi), ian hannah, had taken over from prof. Moores - in the role of director of programmes. In january 1998, ian left the university to expand sqmc's iso 9000 training capabilities as a limited company, which enabled him to increase his select team of associates; combining their wide experience in a variety of manufacturing and public service organisations. Nowadays, sqmc ltd. Are renowned throughout europe as dedicated trainers & advisors in environmental management systems, occupational health & safety management systems, and - in particular - quality management systems, with offices in dunfermline, glasgow and vancouver.

Advantages of studying here

* free telephone consultancy support (worth up to £400 per student)

* price match & satisfaction guarantees

* internationally-accredited programmes

* sqmc tutors are practicing irca-registered auditors

"tcs" is a service we introduced in 2005. It aims to provide small companies with economical management systems consultancy assistance at low cost, quickly, at the end of a phone line! tcs is available for a fixed monthly fee of £29 + vat, however every delegate who attends an sqmc 2-day or 5-day training programme has free access to the service for 12 months afterwards - a £400 'bonus'! it also enhances and complements the training we provide!.

Areas of specialisation

Your organisation can benefit from our audit team's vast experience and passion for pro-active auditing, by bring sqmc in to conduct your periodic internal audits on your behalf. This is an ideal solution for small businesses with staff who already have enough on their plate(!), or companies with a regular staff turnover who appreciate consistency in maintaining their management systems. Other areas we can help:

consultancy in management systems, and performance improvement
in-house training, tailored to the client's particular needs
public training courses available throughout scotland
telephone consultancy support
informative website (sqmc. Org).