The Certified Reliability Engineer is a professional who understands the principles of performance evaluation and prediction to improve the safety, reliability and maintainability of products/systems. The body of knowledge includes, but is not limited to, design control and review; prediction, estimation, and proportioning methodology; analysis of failure modes and effects; the planning, operation and analysis of reliability tests.



The Certified Reliability Engineer training program aims to provide the fundamental knowledge of the Reliability Engineer and prepare people interested in taking the American Society for Quality CRE exam.



  • Reliability management:
  • Strategic management.
  • Administration of a reliability program.
  • Ethics, safety and responsibility.
  • Probability and statistics for reliability:
    • Basic concepts.
      Statistical inference.
  • Reliability in design and development:
    • Reliability design techniques.
    • Parts and management systems
  • Reliability modeling and predictions:
    • Reliability models. Reliability predictions.
  • Maintainability and availability:
    • Management strategies.
    • Maintenance and test analysis.
  • Data Use and Collection:
    • Data collection.
    • Data usage.
    • Correction and analysis of errors.


Each candidate is required to pass a written exam with multiple-choice questions that measures understanding of the Body of Knowledge (BoK), approximately 150 questions in a period of 5 hours, and in English. Registration for the exam is done at the expense of each participant directly with ASQ.



Candidates must have worked in a full-time, paid role. Paid work as an intern, co-op, or any other course cannot be applied toward the work experience requirement. Candidates must have eight years of work experience in one or more of the areas of the Certified Reliability Engineer Body of Knowledge. A minimum of three years of this experience must be in a decision making position. “Decision making” is defined as the authority to define, execute or control projects/processes and be responsible for the outcome. This may or may not include management or supervisory positions.

For candidates who were previously certified by ASQ as a quality engineer, quality auditor, software quality engineer, or quality manager, the experience used to qualify for certification in these fields often applies to certification as a reliability engineer. .


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