Statistical Process Control (SPC) – Basics – VIRTUAL

  • Delivery Option: Public & On-Site
  • Subject Category: Core Tools
  • Cost: $450
  • Number of Days: 8 hours - offered over a sequence of partial days

Course Summary

These LIVE, virtual, instructor-led classes will include short-term access to a recording of each session, so the registrants may review or make up missed sessions.

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.


Target Audience

Quality and metrology managers, laboratory and technical personnel, design, manufacturing, process, quality, and test engineers, calibration and maintenance personnel, environmental laboratory managers, inspectors, technicians, SPC coordinators and suppliers. MSA has direct application to ISO/IATF 16949 and this course is recommended for anyone involved in quality planning or involved in the implementation of ISO/IATF 16949 and third-party auditors.


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 will need access to a scientific calculator with trig functions