IATF 16949 Internal Auditor Training

IATF 16949 Internal Auditor Training

Course Objectives

Learn how to conduct internal audits of Automotive Quality Management Systems (QMS) using the process approach to verify compliance to IATF 16949:2016. This Training Course has been designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively audit a Quality Management System (QMS) for Automotive Products in accordance with the IATF 16949:2016 standard.

How will you benefit?

This course will help you:

  • To prepare, conduct and follow-up on IATF 16949:2016 audit activities
  • To identify and apply the benefits and requirements of an IATF 16949:2016 audit
  • To gain the skills to assess an organization’s capability to manage its Automotive QMS
  • To write factual audit reports and assist with corrective actions



  • Introduction
  • New Auditing Requirements in IATF 16949
  • Understanding Automotive Process Approach
  • Understanding Risk-Based Auditing
  • Syndicate Exercise on Risk-Based Auditing
  • Knowledge-based required for Auditors
  • Overview of related Tools: Tradeoff Curve, DFM, DFA, FTA, SPC, TPM and CQI
  • Auditing terms and definitions
  • Six Principles of Auditing
  • Managing an Audit Programme
  • PDCA in audit Programme
  • Performing an Audit
  • Competence and evaluation of auditors
  • Exercise on IATF Checklist
  • Exercise on Audit methodology
  • Exercise on report writing
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • Final Test

Who Should Attend?

  • Auto industry professionals responsible for the implementation of IATF 16949:2016
  • Existing internal auditors
  • Management representatives
  • Personnel involved in Supplier Quality Management system development.


Certificate of successful completion shall be issued to all the delegates who attend the entire duration of the course & pass the written examination. A certificate of attendance shall be issued to those who do not pass in the examination.


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