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Internal Auditor Training - Automotive Core Tools for IATF 16949

Continual Improvement

Management Systems

Course Length

8 Hours

Max Attendees


Course Description

Provides a practical, effective approach to understanding and auditing the automotive core tools.  This course is for participants that are already proficient in internal auditing, or have had a previous auditing course on the IATF 16949 (or other) quality standard, but need a better understanding of the core tools.  APQP, PPAP, FMEA, MSA, and SPC are introduced during the course and the participants work on auditing exercises based upon real-world examples.

Course Objectives

  • Introduction of APQP (Control Plan), FMEA, and PPAP
  • Auditing Control Plans, FMEAs, and PPAPs
  • Introduction of MSA and SPC and how they apply to a facility
  • Auditing Gage R&Rs (MSA) and Control Charts (SPC)
  • Common mistakes to avoid as Internal Auditors

Course Outline

Who Should Attend:

  • Lead Auditors
  • Quality Managers
  • QMS Management Representatives
  • Internal Auditors