Course Outline

  • Assimilate the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) expectations for auditor performance defined in the Certification Body Auditor Competency Criteria (what an automotive auditor needs to know and do to be able to audit accurately and consistently) and Rules for achieving IATF recognition 3rd Edition.

  • Demonstrate the following tasks:

    • Prepare a Stage 1 Readiness review

    • Audit with an Automotive process

    • Report findings

    • Investigate nonconformity management

    For certification, you will be evaluated with a written examination and performance assessment covering general content of ISO/TS 16949, the North American automotive quality core tools (APQP, FMEA, MSA and SPC) and the application of auditing principles and practices. Note: Successful completion of this course/exam does not qualify you to conduct third-party audits.

    Prerequisite: Working knowledge of ISO/TS 16949 or attendance of Understanding ISO/TS 16949.