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ISO 9001:2015 Certified Lead Auditor Training with Automotive Industry Focus (IATF 16949)

Who Should Attend

Those responsible for planning and scheduling an audit program for ISO 9001:2015/IATF 16949 and those who must perform audits to ISO 9001:2015/IATF 16949, Quality Assurance Managers, Quality Assurance professionals, ISO Project Managers, ISO Project Team Members or anyone desiring an in-depth understanding of the ISO 9001:2015/IATF 16949 Audit Process. This course has been specifically designed to meet the needs of the Auto Industry.

Course Details

• 4 Days

• 3.6 CTUs

• $1695

Course Objectives

  • Audit to the ISO 9001:2015/IATF 16949 Quality Management Systems
  • Interpret the requirements and terminology of the ISO 9001:2015/IATF 16949 series in a Auto Industry setting
  • Develop a ISO 9001:2015/IATF 16949 auditing system based on the ISO 19011 auditing guidelines
  • Ask the right audit questions
  • Conduct opening and closing meetings that have impact
  • Construct effective audit checklists - what to look for in procedures
  • Generate effective corrective action
  • Plan successful audits
  • Select an audit team
  • Understand the U.S. and International certification process
  • Understand Certified Lead Auditor requirements and responsibilities
  • Audit using the Process Approach
  • Review documents in light of the decreased emphasis on documentation
  • Ask questions that get results
  • Identify and document nonconformities


  • Day One
    7:30am to 7:00pm
    • Terminology and definitions
    • Background, History and Rationale for Quality Assurance
    • Introduction to the ISO family of documents
    • Analysis of the Contents of ISO 9001:2015/IATF 16949 plus;
    • Advanced Product Quality Planning and Control Plan (APQP)
    • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
    • Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
    • Potential Failure Mode Analysis (FMEA)
    • Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)
    • IATF Guidance to IATF 16949
    • Quality System Assessment Checklist
    • Automotive Certification Scheme for IATF 16949
    • Audit of Active Manufacturing (Audit #1)
  • Day Two
    7:30am to 7:00pm
    • Quality System Requirements
    • Analyzing Findings
    • Audit of Active Manufacturing to ISO 9001:2015/IATF 16949 and Manual (Audit #2)
    • Exemplar Global and U.S. Certification System
    • Auditor Qualifications
    • Roles and Responsibility of Auditors
    • Creation of Effective Audit Checklists
  • Day Three
    7:30am to 7:00pm
    • Audit of Company Documents (Audit #3)
    • Tips for the Professional Auditor
    • Audit of Active Mfg. - Department Audit (Audit #4)
    • Compiling Audit Findings
    • Documentation in the Quality System
    • Planning and Conducting Effective Audits
    • Refining Interview and Note-Taking Skills
    • Applicability of the Elements to Company Situations
    • Prevention vs. Detection
  • Day Four
    7:30am to 5:30pm
    • Audit of Active Mfg. - Dept and System Auditing (#5)
    • Corrective Action Initiation and Closure
    • Refining Audit Interview and Note-Taking Skills
    • Creation of an Audit Report
    • Conducting the Audit
    • Preparation and Presentation of a Closing Meeting
  • Day Five
    8:00am to 12:00pm
    • Review and Exam

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Minneapolis , MN 55443

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