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Introduction to Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)

Continual Improvement

Automotive Quality Core Tools

Course Length


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Course Description

This overview helps participants understand the process of developing and producing a PPAP in accordance with the AIAG’s PPAP reference manual. PPAP’s provide evidence that all customer engineering requirements are understood and that manufacturing processes are consistent in meeting those requirements. This class explains the PPAP process and its importance in the production of products. 

Course Objectives

  • Purpose of PPAP
  • When is a PPAP required?
  • Items included in a PPAP
  • Submission Levels & Status
  • Process Requirements
  • Records and Master Sample Retention

Course Outline

Who Should Attend?

  • Individuals who are responsible for preparation of PPAP’s and/or documentation and analysis of new parts or part/process changes or anyone needing knowledge of the PPAP process.