Quality Cost Systems

Training in Quality Cost Systems

Training in Quality Costs Systems

Course Description

The purpose of our quality costs training course is to provide the learner with an appreciation as to the hidden and obvious costs of quality as attributable to all cost centres, i.e. customer related quality costs, supplier related quality costs, handling and storage related quality costs and production related quality costs, performance appraisal related quality costs. This training will ensure all learners have the skills and knowledge necessary to enable accurate quality costs accounting and provide the basis for performance measurement and continuous improvement.

Who should attend:

This training is suitable for those persons responsible for managing production costs and accounting practices such as accountants, quality management personnel or production managers etc.

Training Approach

All QMS Solutions trainings are tailored to the specific training needs of the learner given their specific role, responsibilities and training objectives. Training manuals are developed in consultation with the learner and / or client to ensure our trainings are practical, reflect your work environment and add real value in terms of outcomes. Training manuals and course content are based on industry best practice, applicable legislation / regulatory requirements and international ISO standards.
Trainings are delivered by Qualified trainers and experienced quality management consultants.

Course programme

Topics covered within our quality costs module include the following;

  • Introduction to Quality Costing
  • Overview of the Irish Standard Specification for Quality
  • Costs
  • Quality Costs Structure
  • Scope Description and Application
  • Prevention costs & definition
  • Appraisal costs & definition
  • Failure costs & definition
  • Quality Cost System Requirements
  • Retrieval of Quality Costs Data
  • Quality Cost Reporting
  • The Quality Dimension of Manufacturing Industry
  • Productivity
  • Managing Quality Costs
  • The Benefits of Quality Costs Systems for your business,
  • employees and customers

Training Methodologies

All learners are supplied with training manuals and supporting resources. Trainings are interactive whereby learners are encouraged using resources to participate and contribute their views and experience throughout the training. Training methodologies include the use of case studies, sample documentation / templates, and questionnaires.
Trainings may be delivered online via MS Teams or on-site at the leaners place of work.

Course Duration

The duration of the training course is subject to client specification and learner objectives. Minimum course duration is two days.

Course Fees

This two-day training is charged @ €1500 and €120 per participant thereafter. Minimum Daily Rates Apply


All learners are awarded a Certificate of Achievement on successful completion of the course.