Automotive Core Tools Training for Process and System Auditors

Days: 2


In order to ensure a high initial quality of audit activities in the companies and the entire supply chain, the appropriate competence of the auditors employed in relation to the respective methods is required. The IATF 16949 also clearly highlights this requirement for the competence of the auditors. The efficient approach during the audits is an important success factor. This training focuses on typical audit situations along the Automotive Core Tools.

Who Should Attend?

This training is intended for employees from the Quality department and/or other departments of the organization who wish to acquire knowledge about the main Core Tools of the Automotive Industry or develop their skills in performing typical auditing situations in this context. This two-day training course is also aimed at qualified VDA 6.3 process auditors who wish to apply for an extension, as well as prospective VDA 6.3 Process and IATF System auditors who are seeking qualification.

Course Objectives

The participants strengthen their technical competence and deepen their knowledge on the basic of typical auditing situations in the context of quality methods, focusing on an efficient approach. Both the assessment of the technically correct application of the respective methods and the case-specific assessment of typical situations are a central component of the training.

Methods and Duration:

During the training, technical lectures on the essential Core Tools (APQP, VDA 2 / PPAP, FMEA, VDA 5 / MSA, Cmk / Ppk / Cpk / SPC and 8D) will be alternated with exercises in typical examples.
The focus is on practical application by the participants. Here, group work, individual exercises, question and answer exercises, as well as group discussions will be held.
The exploration of the course contents will alternate between some thematic exhibitions and practical exercises based on the professional reality of the participants.
Theoretical-practical training, with application to real cases, lasting 16 hours (2 days).