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Quality Controller Courses

Quality Controllers, also known as Quality Assurance Officers inspect and test manufactured products and primary produce to ensure it meets the organisation’s quality standards — as well as government requirements. You’ll need a working knowledge of relevant legislation and standards, writing, and administration skills.

As a Quality Controller you could be inspecting manufactured goods for cracks or imperfections, sampling and testing raw materials, isolating and destroying defective items, or preparing quality and compliance reports for the QA Manager.

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Popular Quality Controller Courses

There are 6 courses available for people who want to become a Quality Controller. These are the top 5 most popular courses.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much do Quality Controllers earn?

In Australia, a full time Quality Controller generally earns $1,314 per week ($68,380 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience can you expect a higher salary than people who are new to the role.

What are the job opportunities for Quality Controllers?

There are currently 11,900 Quality Controllers working in Australia at this time. Quality Controllers mainly work in food processing, agricultural, forestry, fishing, and manufacturing organisations.

Source: Australian Government Labour Market Insights

How do I become a Quality Controller?

Quality Controllers usually have technical or trade qualifications in their industry as well as formal qualifications in Quality Assurance. We recommend the Diploma of Quality Auditing. This course takes 12-18 months to complete. You might also consider a VET qualification with a QA specialisation eg, Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Quality Assurance).

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within quality assurance. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.