Quality Assurance and Quality Control In Construction

Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) are extremely important aspects of any construction project without which successful completion of the project can't be imagined. This course starts with the history of QA and QC to provide the analytical theory behind quality concepts. The course covers general QA and QC Policy, and the QA/QC Manager's Responsibilities. Students learn about the following topics: Site Procedures, Inspection and Testing, Use of statistics, Inspection Planning, Material Procurement and Storage, Procurement Process, Civil Materials Storage, Quality Control Planning, Concrete Mixing and Testing, Layout of work, Work by subcontractors, Reinforcing steel, ISO Standards, Inspection to meet all requirements for project close-out, Civil QC Records and Reports, QA/QC Meetings, and QA/QC Reviews.