A CQI and IRCA Certified Internal QMS Auditor training course based on IATF 16949:2016 – Course ID: 1676

Develop the skills to undertake internal audits of a quality management system, including IATF 16949 automotive requirements, on our CQI and IRCA certified IATF 16949 Internal Auditor training course.

This 2-day course course includes interactive workshops covering subjects such as audit process, nonconformity writing, and corrective action.

Students will leave the course with the skills to objectively apply the requirements and principles of both ISO 9001 and IATF 16949:2016 to conducting internal audits.

This course is suitable for anyone interested in internal auditing with reference to IATF 16949, including:

  • those responsible for undertaking internal audits
  • managers, whose departments will be subject to these audits, to help them appreciate the benefits that structured audits and the resulting corrective action can bring
  • individuals who want to become registered auditors
  • those who needs to demonstrate compliance with IATF 16949

The course builds upon delegates’ prior knowledge of IATF 16949. For those with little or no prior knowledge of IATF 16949 we recommend attending our Understanding IATF 16949 training course (delivered the day before the Internal Auditor course). We offer a discount of £100 discount when booking these courses together. Please contact us if you wish to take advantage of this offer.

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Topics covered on the course include:

  • defining the purpose and structure of quality management standards and an overview of IATF 16949
  • principles of auditing, auditor skills and responsibilities, and management’s role in reviewing the effectiveness of the overall quality system
  • auditing skills and techniques:
    • planning: use of checklists, resources and timing
    • selection of audit teams
    • interviewing and evaluation of information and findings
    • observation: objective evidence
    • evaluating the significance of nonconformities
    • communicating and presenting audit reports
    • corrective actions and effective follow-up programmes
    • effective improvement: planning, monitoring and results
  • evaluation of data collection and analysis systems, including customer satisfaction, goal achievement and process monitoring
  • IATF’s role and approach to certification
  • sources of information and further development

By the end of this IATF 16949 Internal Auditor training course, delegates will be able to:

  • understand the role and responsibilities of an auditor
  • plan, execute, report and positively follow-up corrective action for internal audits based on the requirements of IATF 16949
  • write factual nonconformity statements

This course can be provided on a dedicated basis at your offices, a venue of your choice or online on your preferred date. Dedicated training is often more cost effective and convenient for organisations where several employees require training.

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