Automotive IATF 16949


We offer internal auditor training for IATF 16949 customized to your business. The training includes:

Overview of IATF 16949

Customer Perspective & Customer Specific Requirements

Process Approach


Process Based Auditing

Audit Preparation and Audit Skills

Auditing Exercises

Report Writing and Delivering Nonconformities.

Our training is performed by International Qualified Automotive Auditors, who have been involved with the automotive sector standards  from their  inception.


Core Tools Training

We offer training in automotive core tools, including:

  • PPAP - Production Part Approval Process - Including definitions of change, when to do a PPAP and associated customer specific requirements, what is included in a PPAP and where surrogate data is allowable, and what needs to be retained on site for PPAP records.
  • APQP - Advance Quality Planning including development of control plans and FMEA's.
  • MSA - Measurement systems analysis - Including understanding of accuracy, repeatability, reproducibility, bias, linearity and stability.
  • Process Design - Including understanding how the concepts of OEE and reliability relate to new equipment installations or changes and expansions to existing equipment.
  • Statistical Process Control - Including understanding X-Bar and R charts, X and moving range charts, process capability and stability and associated indexes, and applying SPC and listening to your processes. We can also include attribute SPC if it applies in your business.

Core tools training is typically held in half day workshops by topic. We can also facilitate development of FMEAs and performance of measurement systems studies, and include client examples in our training.



We will work one on one with your process owners through gap analysis and process review and redeployment. Refresh your system and get the most out of your transition from ISO/TS 16949 to IATF 16949.