Core Tools Certification

North American Automotive Quality Core Tool Certification

Competition is becoming increasingly fierce, and many new product launches are delayed or compromised due to quality performance shortfalls. Issues like these make the need for a work force proficient in the principles and practices of the North American Automotive Quality Core Tools a central concern to many automotive companies. To this end, AIAG's Supply Chain Institute verifies that you have the knowledge to perform applicable Core Tool processes and provides formal recognition that you have proficiency within, and a comprehension of, APQP/PPAP, FMEA, MSA, and/or SPC.

By taking both a knowledge and application exam you can earn formal certification. Achieving certification can be value-added for both you and your company. You will become a certified expert with globally recognized credentials. Your employer will be able to assure their customers that a highly qualified individual is performing the process and can meet the competency requirements as defined in IATF 16949 clauses and the applicable North American Automotive Quality Core Tool reference manuals.

Course Offerings

APQP/PPAP Certification Exam

AIAG & VDA Process FMEA Certification Exam

FMEA Certification Exam

MSA Certification Exam

SPC Certification Exam

Exam Retakes

Those who fail the knowledge and/or application exam may retake the failed exam during one of the regularly scheduled exam dates. To register for a retake exam, please contact our training coordinator at (248) 358-3003.

  Knowledge Retake  Application Retake Full Retake
Member   $195.00  $195.00  $295.00
Non-Member  $245.00  $245.00  $395.00


If submitting a Purchase Order, you can fax in your PO and Enrollment Form to (248) 799-7995.

Please read the Purchase Order Acceptance Policy before submitting your PO.