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VDA 6.3 PROCESS AUDITING

What is VDA 6.3?

VDA 6.3 is an established audit standard that has been adopted for use by the following German OEM’s:

  • Audi AG
  • Continental AG
  • Daimler AG
  • Porsche AG
  • Harman Becker Automotive Systems GmbH
  • Knorr-Bremse Systeme fur Nutzhahrzeuge GmbH
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Rollax GmbH & Co. KG
  • Volkswagen
  • ZF Sachs AG

  • 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.


    Who Should Attend this Training?

    1. Program Managers

    2. Quality Engineers

    3. Quality Management Personnel


    What’s Covered?

    Module 1

    Quality Management Basics


    Module 2

    Introduction to VDA


    Module 3

    Terms & Definitions


    Module 4

    Types of Audits & Auditor Qualifications


    Module 5

    The Audit Process


    Module 6

    Audit Programme


    Module 7

    Audit Contract


    Module 8

    Audit Preparations


    Module 9

    Execution


    Module 10

    Assessment


    Module 11

    Presentation of Results


    Module 12

    Final Evaluation & Closure


    Module 13

    VDA vs. TS-16949

    Understanding IATF 16949:2016

    Participants will leave with a comprehensive understanding of the requirements of both ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016. In addition, participants will gain a solid understanding of Quality, Quality Management, and Management Systems.


    This two day session will introduce participants to the new Management System Standards structure (Annex SL), the requirements of ISO 9001 and the concepts of Quality Management including Risk Based Thinking and the supplementary requirements of IATF 16949.


    Topics Include:

  • The New Landscape
  • What is Annex SL?
  • Quality Management Principles
  • Quality Basics
  • Sections 4, 5 & 6
  • Sections 7 & 8
  • Sections 9 & 10
  • Rules for Achieving and Maintaining IATF Recognition
  • Transition / Implementation Planning

  • Who Should Attend this Training?

    1. Quality Management Professionals

    2. Quality Management Systems Auditors

    3. Implementation Team Members


    Transitioning to IATF 16949:2016 for Internal Auditors

    This 3 day session is broken into two modules. The first 2 days consists of our “Understanding IATF 16949:2016” with the third day dedicated to updating the techniques and skills of existing internal auditors utilizing “Risk Based Thinking”.


    The session will introduce participants to the new Management System Standards structure (Annex SL), the requirements of ISO 9001:2015, the concepts of Quality Management including Risk Based Thinking and the supplementary requirements of IATF 16949.


    The second part of this session (Day 3) is to enhance the auditing skills of existing internal auditors by introducing updated approaches for internal audit planning and preparation and to enhance audit performance and reporting skills.


    Who Should Attend this Training?

    1. Existing Internal Auditors

    2. Quality Management Personnel


    Participants will leave with a comprehensive understanding of the requirements of both ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016. In addition, participants will gain a solid understanding of Quality, Quality Management, and Management Systems.


    Module One Topics Include:

  • The New Landscape
  • What is Annex SL?
  • Quality Management Principles
  • Quality Basics – A Refresher
  • Sections 4, 5 & 6
  • Sections 7 & 8
  • Sections 9 & 10
  • Rules for Achieving and Maintaining IATF Recognition
  • Transition / Implementation Planning

  • Module Two Topics Include

    *IATF 16949 Auditing Fundamentals

    *Audit Team Skills & Qualifications

    *Audit Evolution – Past, Present and Future

    *Audit Preparation – A New Approach

    *Audit Performance – What Evidence & What Questions?

    *Audit Review – Value Based


    IATF 16949:2016 Internal Auditor

    The outcome of this course is a fully trained internal auditor whose qualifications conform with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015, IATF 16949:2016 (including the Automotive Process Audit Approach), and ISO 19011 (Automotive Core Tools for Internal Auditors is additional).


    A combination of presentations, custom-developed tools and hands-on-practice are used to ensure the skills transfer necessary to sustain effectiveness over time. Our facilitators are Registered Lead Auditors, Certified Instructors and experienced Quality Professionals with Automotive industry experience.


    Who Should Attend this Training?

    1. New Internal Auditors


    What’s Covered?

    Module 1

    Automotive Industry Standards – Look back and look forward


    Module 2

    IATF 16949:2016 & ISO 9001:2015 – Requirements


    Module 3

    Customer-Specific Requirements


    Module 4

    What is an audit?


    Module 5

    Process based auditing


    Module 6

    Audit planning and preparation


    Module 7

    Audit performance – audit evidence


    Module 8

    Audit performance – interviewing


    Module 9

    Audit review and reporting


    "I would just like to thank you once again for an awesome training format and thank you personally for the pride and joy you take in your job to ensure nothing is overlooked and the standards are reviewed in the manner that they should be. This was the best training course I have had the privilege to participate in and look forward (hopefully) for some continued training through you."
    Robyn Arnold, Dynaplas Ltd.
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