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The Chartered Quality Institute

The Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) is the UK's leading global professional body advancing the practice of quality management in all sectors. 


With 20,000 members worldwide, we are uniquely placed to define and lead the quality profession, setting the standards for its capability and scope through the CQI Competency Framework. We encompass the whole quality community, including quality management professionals (CQI members) and management systems auditors, through our specialist division IRCA (the International Register of Certificated Auditors).