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IATF 16949 Lead Auditor
IATF 16949:2016 QMS Lead Auditor - 5-Day Course
The latest revision has made it so that more suppliers in automotive industry are required to become registered to IATF 16949:2016. These requirements regard design and development, production and when relevant, service and installation of automotive-related products throughout the supply chain.
This blended course includes an both an e-learning and classroom section. The e-learning element provides a foundation level of knowledge in ISO 9001:2015. This prepares participants for the classroom segment which focuses on the automotive standards specialist requirements and skills based auditor training. The course has been totally revised to meet the requirements of both ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016. These two standards contain significantly higher requirements in comparison with the earlier version of automotive quality standard ISO/TS 16949:2009.
Suitability - Who should attend?
This five day course immerses the participant in all aspects of conducting first, second and third party assessments of automotive quality management systems and will benefit those individuals who:
- Want to become Certified Lead Auditors
- Wish to improve their auditing skills
- Want to become more familiar with ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016 in order to perform evaluations of their processes
- Are responsible to perform assessments of their suppliers
- Manage the internal audit process for their organisations
- Are current internal auditors who wish to upgrade their skills
Prior Knowledge While the course has no formal prerequisites, it is strongly suggested, for delegates to gain the most from this course, a working knowledge of ISO/TS 16949:2009 and /or familiarity with the newly issued standards, IATF 16949:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 would be beneficial. Additionally, exposure to auditing prior to attending this course and knowledge of the automotive core tools is recommended.
Those delegates who require an understanding of the structure, content and requirements of ISO 9001 should complete the e-learning element the week prior to the classroom course commencing.
The cost of this course is £695 per participant. Contact the training provider via the request information form to learn more about the costs involved in this course.
Utilising the principles defined in ISO 19011, the international standard which defines the guidelines for conducting audits of management systems, participants will learn to audit to the requirements of IATF 16949:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 using fundamental process-based auditing techniques. The course leads the participants through the entire audit cycle: Initiation, Planning, Conducting, Evaluation, Reporting and Follow up. The course employs a variety of techniques including interactive workshops, simulated audits situations, tutorials and case studies.
These methods facilitate the development of the necessary skills to plan, lead and conduct a third party audit including
- Develop practical audit skills to facilitate value-added audits
- Enhance evaluation and communication skills necessary to conduct effective audits
- Refine reporting skills to document value-added audit findings
- Validate corrective actions for effectiveness
This training concentrates primarily on external second and third party audits and includes continuous assessment of attendee understanding and an exam on the final day. Discussion of how to manage and conduct supplier assessments is also a component of this training.
IQMS has been specialising in the delivery of consultancy services, management systems training and auditor training courses for two decades. Throughout the years, the course training provider has expanded to deliver their public and in-house training programmes to many parts of...