IATF 16949 Internal Auditor Training

Quality & Compliance ISO

Are you interested in becoming an Internal Auditor for IAFT 16949 and need to know what the requirements mean? Perhaps you have been selected to learn and perform internal audits for your company, or you want to become a contract internal auditor. Well Good News! This IATF 16949 Internal Auditor Training Course will give you the tools you need to be proficient at IATF compliance, its requirements and how to use them to perform a useful and effective audit.

Course Description

This dynamic training course is designed for the Internal Auditor of IATF 16949 standard. Participants will get an overview of the standard from the auditor’s perspective. Valuable additions to the course include case study highlights that compare appropriate requirements to actual workplace situations. The course is designed both to transfer knowledge about the standard itself as well as how to perform an audit of an organization.

Course OutcomesIATF visual with icons represent standards around it. Man pointing finger at IATF. Copy says IATF 16949 Internal Auditor Training

  • Overview of IATF 16949
    • Discuss a brief history of IATF and how it came to be
    • What is and what is not IATF
    • The PDCA and it’s cycle
    • The Process Approach
  • How to Conduct an Internal Audit
    • Preparing for the Audit
    • Risk based thinking
    • Basic steps in process approach audit
    • Internal audit basics
    • Non-conformance or opportunity for improvement
  • Section 4 – Context of the Organization
    • Understanding the organization and its context
    • Understanding the needs and expectations of interested parties
    • Determining the scope of the quality management system
    • Customer-specific requirements
    • Quality management system and its processes
    • Conformance of products and processes
    • Product Safety
  • Section 5 – Leadership
    • Leadership and commitment
    • Corporate responsibility
    • Process effectiveness and efficiency
    • Process owners
    • Customer focus
    • Quality Policy
    • Organizational roles, responsibilities and authorities
    • Responsibility and authority for product requirements and corrective actions
  • Section 6 – Planning
    • Risk Analysis
    • Preventive action
    • Contingency plans
    • Quality objectives and planning to achieve them
    • Planning of changes
  • Section 7 – Support
    • Resources
    • People
    • Infrastructure
    • Monitoring and measuring resources
    • Laboratory requirements
    • Organizational knowledge
    • Competence
    • Awareness
    • Employee motivation and empowerment
    • Communication
    • Documented information
    • Record retention
    • Engineering specifications
  • Section 8 – Operation
    • Operational planning and control
    • Requirements for products and services
    • Design and development of products and services
    • Control of externally provided processes, products and services
    • Production and service provision
    • Identification and traceability
    • Preservation
    • Post-delivery activities
    • Control of changes
    • Release of products and services
    • Control of nonconforming outputs
  • Section 9 – Performance Evaluation
    • Monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation
    • Customer satisfaction
    • Analysis and evaluation
    • Internal audit
    • Management review
  • Section 10 – Improvements
    • Nonconformity and corrective action
    • Problem solving
    • Error proofing
    • Warranty management
    • Continual improvement
  • Closing out the audit
    • Non-conformance process
    • How to close past audit NCs
    • Closing Meeting

Why This IATF 16949 Internal Audit Training Course is Different
E&M Design Solutions provides a live instructor—either online or in person. This allows for the feedback gained when going to an in-person class without all the travel and expense. This class is divided into several parts so the attendee can still work their regular job in between classes. This class will give you enough information about the IATF requirements so that you fully understand the requirements and, where needed, apply your new knowledge to implement the IATF standard in the workplace.

Course Information

Course Length: 32 Classroom Hours + 8 Independent Study Hours

Difficulty: Advanced

Course Instructor

Summer Thompson Summer Thompson Author

Summer has 10+ years of training experience in various subjects related to Leadership, ISO, IATF, Internal Auditing, HACCP, and other Business Process systems. She has performed Internal Audits for both ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 at several manufacturing companies. She is very familiar with the standards and the requirements needed to assure compliance and allow any company to pass a registration audit.

IATF 16949 Internal Auditor Training Course Options

Course Delivery Schedule Cost
Virtual Classroom

Eight half-days

$2,400 / Person
$1,920 / Person – 3 or more from same company.
Live Instructor

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Self-Guided PDF

Upon Request

$320 / Person