This highly interactive
IATF 16949 Internal Auditor course provides the body of knowledge necessary to assist candidates in developing; improving and implementing
IATF 16949 process based audit programs. It teaches the strategies and tactics for planning, conducting, recording, and reporting results.
"Internal auditors need to look at process in- puts, outputs and interactions with the same diligence as CB [certification body] auditors."
Randy A. Dougherty,
Director of Accreditation, ANAB
"During the audit, information relevant to the audit objectives, scope and criteria, including information relating to the interfaces between functions, activities and processes, should be collected by appropriate sampling and should be verified."
Clause 6.5.4 Collecting and verifying information
we provide the tools and techniques, including electronic handouts!1
1. Created in Microsoft Word® usage requires compliance with an end user license agreement (EULA). One copy provided for each organization attending upon request.
During the 3-day course structured experiences, simulations, participative learning materials, learning activities and case studies - all provide learning by doing.
To demonstrate comprehension of definitions, concepts and techniques, and/or to meet qualification requirements, a test is provided at the end of the course. If needed, re-takes are available free of charge.
This internal auditor course is filled with invaluable information and experiences gained while conducting
IATF 16949 audits. Numerous handouts are also presented to facilitate understanding and application.
"Auditing is characterized by reliance on a number of principles. These make the audit an effective and reliable tool in support of management policies and controls, providing information on which an organization can act to improve its performance."
· The Process Audit Approach
· Examining the ongoing control over the linkages between customer concerns, performance against objectives and relevant process documents, e.g., FMEAs, control plans, etc. within the system, as well as their combination and interaction in meeting the requirements of
· ISO 19011:2011 Guidelines for auditing management systems, e.g.:
- Qualifications, conduct, personal attributes and audit management capabilities
- Principles of auditing
· Quality management system process and manufacturing process audits as presented in the Automotive Industry Action Group's
IATF 16949:2016 Guidance Manual
· Defining audit objectives, establishing the audit programme, corrective action and follow-up
· Adapting who, what, how and how many to audit planning
· Discussion of
IATF 16949's Linkages to the Core Tools
· Writing audit findings per the International Automotive Task Force's "Rules for achieving IATF recognition"
· Review best practices for writing Process Effectiveness Assessment Reports
· Review of the Chrysler, Ford and GM Customer specific requirements