Aerospace and Aeronautics certifications to take your career to the next level
February 6, 2019
The aerospace and aeronautics field is a highly competitive one in which only the best rise to the top. To ensure that you’re considered among the best, it’s important to be highly qualified with the most up-to-date training and to show that you have received this training by earning and updating various certifications.
There are many different aerospace and engineering certifications available, depending on which area you would like to pursue. There are so many certifications, in fact, that it’s impossible to list and describe all of them here.
However, we’re here to provide you with a short list of certifications that are available in this crucial area.
Certified Quality Auditor (CQA)
The Certified Quality Auditor is concerned with examining and evaluating various systems to analyze a system’s overall performance. The CQA is able to review the elements of various related systems and determine whether or not they are operating at maximum efficiency, and where and why there might be any deficiencies in those systems. The CQA also decides whether the system in question meets all technical criteria.
Certified Quality Engineer (CQE)
While the CQA analyzes and evaluates systems that are already in place, the CQE’s main focus is to develop and implement those systems in the first place. Designing, building, testing and inspecting these systems all fall under the purview of the CQE, as does being able to use metrology and other methods to find and fix problems that may occur as the systems are put to work.
Certified Manufacturing Technologist (CMfgT)
This is an entry-level certification designed specifically for those in the field of manufacturing. Whether you’re just getting started in the manufacturing or already have some experience under your belt, this certification can help demonstrate your competency and knowledge.
Certified Manufacturing Engineering Certification (CMfgE)
For those who already have advanced manufacturing experience, the CMfgE can help take your career to the next level. If you have at least eight years of experience in manufacturing and are interested in taking on a leadership role, the CMfgE can help. If you hold a CMfgT certification as a manufacturing technologist, then this is the next logical step in your engineering verification.
This is just the beginning when it comes to the types of certifications available for those in the aerospace and engineering field. Depending on your overall goals, there are many different certification paths you can explore, each of which can help you maintain and ensure engineering excellence in your chosen field.