Statistical Process Control (SPC) – Basics

  • Delivery Option: Public & On-Site
  • Subject Category: Core Tools
  • Cost: $845
  • Number of Days: 2 days

Course Summary

Basic Statistical Process Control (SPC) is an introduction to statistics and the data collection process. The purpose is to provide practical instruction on the fundamental statistical tools used in modern process control methods, including the purpose, concepts and parameters associated with control charts and process capability.


“This course offered a good sound base for understanding the concepts and expectations of SPC. The information was presented in a way that was understandable and offered real life examples.” – Mike, Illinois

Target Audience

Engineers, production-level workers, technicians, and anyone else who seeks a basic understanding of SPC.


No prior background knowledge in statistics is required.

Course Objectives

Participants will study effective methods to remove guesswork from quality metrics, eliminate or reduce inspection levels, and increase overall knowledge to improve production processes. Learn the different tools used to analyze data, approaches for variable vs. attribute data, as well as performance vs. capability.


The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) SPC manual is used as the reference material for this class.

The student is encouraged to bring a scientific calculator with trig functions.

Students are asked to bring a scientific calculator, such as the TI30Xa, to this class.