VDA 6.3 – Qualification for Process Auditor

Days: 4 

Learning Objectives:

Based on the ISO9001 process approach, the basis of IATF 16949 and its specific customer requirements, this 4-day training provides the basis for VDA 6.3 process
auditors. The introduction to basic audit techniques includes general requirements, methods, principles and risk analysis. This introduction enables the trainee to
understand correlations and to apply and implement the correct chain of activities during the audit. These steps will guide the trainee through the general
requirements of process audits and will enable the trainee to take a holistic approach to the Automotive Industry.
This training also enables the trainee to apply requirements P1 to P7 of the VDA 6.3 questionnaire through the supply chain, based on the respective interpretation and
practical examples. The purpose of this training is to provide training to conduct process audits through the supply chain, the ability to identify risks and determine
the potential of new suppliers. This approach is applied to the correction, stabilization and improvement of processes and is presented through exercises and
examples. The aim is to ensure a robust assessment.



1. Quality Systems, Application and Benefits for Process Audits (ISO9001, IATF 16949).
2. Quality Management Methods (Approval of Initial Samples, Control Plans, Quality Plans, Risk Analysis [FMEA,…], Problem Solving Methods,…).
3. Risk Analysis with the “Turtle” Method.
4. Communication, Ethics and Code of Conduct.
5. Customer requirements and their interpretation (VDA requirements, customer-specific requirements [CSR, …]).
6. Steps of Process-oriented Auditing (from preparation to implementation).
7. Planning and Conducting the Process Audit.
8. Preparation of the Audit.Adding GD&T to a Design
9. Application of the respective questionnaires, including Potential Analysis.
10. Complement the Questionnaire through the Audit Preparation.
11. Client Requirements and their Interpretation (VDA Requirements, Client
Specific Requirements [CSR,…]).
12. Evaluation and Evaluation Rules.
13. Documentation and Conclusion.