£20,280 Average salary at age 20
£52,520 Average Salary
34 Average hours per week


Jobholders in this unit group plan, organise, co-ordinate and direct the effective measurement monitoring and reporting on the qualitative and regulatory aspects of a specified tangible (industrial production) or non-tangible (service provision) output.

Main Tasks

  • Develops and implements visual, physical, functional or other appropriate measures and tests of quality;
  • Analyses and reports upon the results of quality control tests to ensure that production remains within specification;
  • Considers the impact of legislation upon specification requirements;
  • Examines current operating procedures to determine how quality may be improved;
  • Examines operating procedures to ensure the process and the product meet regulatory standards and implements changes necessary to ensure compliance.


Entry normally requires a degree or equivalent qualification with relevant experience. Off- and on-the-job training is available. NVQs/SVQs that encompass quality assurance elements are available up to Level 4.

What Quality assurance and regulatory professionals studied in higher education

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What Quality assurance and regulatory professionals studied in higher education
Occupation Percentage Value
(C9) Others in biological sciences1
(G3) Statistics1
(B2) Pharmacology, toxicology & pharmacy3
(G1) Mathematics3
(W2) Design studies1
(C1) Biology3
(H3) Mechanical engineering1
(F1) Chemistry8
(C8) Psychology3
(H4) Aerospace engineering1
(C5) Microbiology1
(F7) Science of aquatic & terrestrial environments1
(F6) Geology1
(F8) Physical geographical sciences1
(W6) Cinematics & photography1
(A3) Clinical medicine1
(C7) Molecular biology, biophysics & biochemistry5
(Q3) English studies1
(H8) Chemical, process & energy engineering1
(L2) Politics3
(J5) Materials technology not otherwise specified1
(F9) Others in physical sciences1
(H1) General engineering1
(R4) Spanish studies1
(M1) Law by area4
(M2) Law by topic4
(N8) Hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism & transport1
(B9) Others in subjects allied to medicine3
(B1) Anatomy, physiology & pathology1
(F4) Forensic & archaeological sciences1
(V5) Philosophy1
(F3) Physics3
(L1) Economics6
(B4) Nutrition1
(N1) Business studies3
(D6) Food & beverage studies5
(N4) Accounting2
(C6) Sport & exercise science1
(P3) Media studies1
(N2) Management studies4
(V1) History by period1
(N3) Finance2
(H6) Electronic & electrical engineering1
(I1) Computer science2

UK Prospects

112700 Workforce Size
2.41% Predicted growth 2024 - 2027
10809 Predicted Replacement 2024 - 2027

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