Automotive Training Courses

IATF 16949 Auto Emphasis – ISO 9001 Exemplar Global Certified Lead Auditor

This 4 day session, delivered as in-class instructor led or as a virtual instructor led training will cover Lead Auditor techniques, methodologies, practices and skills with emphasis on IATF 16949:2016.

Automotive Core Tools - Product Launch (APQP)

This five-day session focuses on skill building for product launch and product management throughout the Automotive Supply-Chain. 

Advanced IATF 16949:2016 Internal Auditor

This one-day day session is designed to enhance the auditing skills of existing internal auditors by introducing updated approaches for audit planning and preparation and to enhance audit performance and reporting skills.

Automotive Core Tools for Internal Auditors

This one-day session will introduce internal auditors to the “Automotive Core Tools” in use throughout the automotive industry today. The focus of this session is to learn how to audit the Core Tools for effective implementation. Taught by experienced auditors who meet the requirements for Trainer Competency within IATF 16949 (7.2.3), emphasis is placed on the real-life use of the Core Tools and what auditors should "look at" and "look for". The last case study, a review of a PPAP package, reinforces the learning.

IATF 16949:2016 Internal Auditor

The outcome of this three-day session is a trained internal auditor meeting the requirements of ISO 9001:2015, IATF 16949:2016 (including the Automotive Process Audit Approach), and ISO 19011:2018.

Design Failure Mode Effects Analysis (DFMEA)

This half-day session will introduce participants to one of the most valuable “Automotive Core Tools” in use throughout the automotive industry today. The focus of this session is on learning how to create Design FMEA's which simulate product failures in order to prevent potential field failures and enhance customer satisfaction.

Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA)

This one-day session will introduce participants to one of the most valuable “Automotive Core Tools” in use throughout the automotive industry today. The focus of this session is to learn how to create Process FMEA's for effective implementation so that waste and risk in your company is kept to an absolute minimum.

Translating Customer's Requirements

This half-day session is focused on how to identify and effectively integrate your Customers' Requirements into your organization by ‘translating’ them into product and process characteristics. Translation is necessary for a successful launch and on-going production activities.

Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)

This half-day session focuses on understanding the framework within which new products are developed and manufactured for use in the automotive industry. APQP is a multi-stage process that provides guidance at every step in order to help guarantee that every product manufactured and its related processes are as intuitive, economical, and sustainable as possible.

Statistical Process Control (SPC)

This one-day session involves the use of mathematical and statistical methods in order to devise the best way to manage the various processes that any given organization is likely to use in the day-to-day management of their production area.

Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)

This one-day session is to teach the analysis of the chosen method of measurement itself, with an end goal of ensuring that an organization can feel completely confident in their product characteristic inspection methods (QC).

Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)

This half-day session is a way to train an organization in the myriad procedures, protocols, and processes (the three P's) within the Automotive Industry that will allow them to meet Customer Specific Requirements for launch and on-going production activities. 

Understanding IATF 16949:2016

This two-day session will ensure that participants leave with a comprehensive understanding of the requirements of both ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016 and a solid understanding of Quality, Quality Management, Management Systems and Risk Based Thinking.

Problem Solving

This one day session provides a full overview of a disciplined problem solving methodology utilizing the popular “8D” approach but with a twist. We have added our Discipline 5 – Making the Decision.

IMS Internal Auditing

An Integrated Management System is a management system that has been built to comply with one or more International Standards or sets of requirements (i.e. ISO, Regulatory, Customer, Industry etc.).

VDA 6.3 Process Auditing

VDA 6.3 can be used internally and externally throughout the entire product life cycle and can be applied in small and medium sized companies as well as larger complex organizations.

Risk Based Thinking

This half day workshop based session provides participants with an introduction to the concept of “Risk Based Thinking” (RBT) within the context of ISO Standards.


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