Definitions - Q

QA - Quality Assurance

QC - Quality Control

Quality Assurance (QA)
Ensuring that the delivered products meet the established performance and technical requirements of the project, that design standards are adhered to, that the design conserves the natural and cultural resources, is appropriate for the location, and that the NPS design ethic is maintained.

Quality Control (QC)
The process of ensuring the technical accuracy, completeness, and correctness of the design, cost estimate and all architectural, landscape architectural, and engineering aspects and details, including coordination of all disciplines with each other and with the specifications.


Last updated: June 26, 2015