Training on the requirements of the IATF 16949 quality management standard enables organisations in the automotive industry to harmonise their various supplier assessment and certification systems across their entire supply chain.

Bywater is a leading provider of IATF 16949 training courses and is the world’s only training provider to offer CQI and IRCA Certified IATF 16949 internal auditor training.

We have been working with automotive quality standards and companies in the sector since before QS-9000 was launched as the first multi-company global standard for the automotive industry in 1994.

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IATF 16949 Lead Auditor Training Course | 5 days

This CQI and IRCA Certified training course develops the knowledge and skills needed to conduct effective 1st, 2nd or 3rd party QMS audits against IATF 16949.

Designed for those needing to assess compliance of an organisation/supplier against IATF 16949:2016, the course fulfils the CQI and IRCA training requirements for registration as a QMS lead auditor.

Next Course: 26 - 30 September 2022 in Manchester
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IATF 16949 Internal Auditor Training Course | 2 days

This CQI and IRCA Certified course provides auditors with the skills to plan, execute, report and positively follow up corrective action for internal audits based on the requirements of IATF 16949. The course fulfils the CQI and IRCA training requirements for registration as an internal auditor.

We recommend that those with little or no prior knowledge of IATF 16949 first attend our Understanding IATF training course, delivered the day before this Internal Auditor training course.

Next Course: 20 - 21 September 2022 in Manchester
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Understanding IATF 16949:2016 Training Course | 1 day

This CQI and IRCA Certified course provides auditors with the skills to plan, execute, report and positively follow up corrective action for internal audits based on the requirements of IATF 16949. The course fulfils the CQI and IRCA training requirements for registration as an internal auditor.

We recommend that those with little or no prior knowledge of IATF 16949 first attend our Understanding IATF training course, delivered the day before this Internal Auditor training course.

Next Course: 19 September 2022 in Manchester
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IATF 16949:2016 Transition Auditor Training Course | 2 days

This training is valuable for existing internal and external auditors who now need to audit against IATF 16949:2016.

The course explores the new IATF 16949:2016 standard, how this differs from ISO/TS 16949:2009, and necessary changes to existing management systems.

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Core Tools Training - Package Deal | 4 days

This training is suitable for organisations wishing to develop new products and processes more efficiently, with reduced risk, and enable greater cooperation in the supply chain.

The package combines 4 of our courses and offers excellent value for those who wish to learn about all 5 Core Tools: Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Statistical Process Control (SPC), Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA), and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA).

Next Course: 22 - 25 August 2022 in Manchester
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AIAG & VDA FMEA Training Course | 2 days

This course is suitable for those who want to understand how to perform an FMEA to the new AIAG/VGA handbook. No previous knowledge is required for this course.

Those already familiar with FMEA but requiring an update on key changes from the AIAG 4th edition to the combined AIAG & VDA handbook should look at our AIAG & VDA transition training course.

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