Course Outline

  • LPA overview

  • Case study review of the application of LPA

  • LPA Implementation Roadmap

  • Learning key aspects of LPA implementation

  • How to design effective audit questions

  • Ways to improve existing LPA check sheets

  • Management Review and Reporting

  • Practice presentations and team discussion


General knowledge of the Layered Process Audit strategy or familiarity with the AIAG CQI-8 guidelines and knowledge of automotive quality practices is recommended.


  • Reduce variation in production

  • Reduce scrap, rework and customer issues

  • Reduce end-of-line inspection

  • Improve safety

  • Improve customer scorecards

  • Increase improvement suggestions from operator