IATF 16949:2016 Internal Auditor Training Course including ISO 9001:2015

Qualifying People. Developing Future.

Qualifying People. Developing Future.


The IATF 16949 standard has replaced the other valid automotive standards over a period of time and Internal Auditing is a process that assesses the level of implementation and thus has becomes a great tool for improvement. In the modern world, trained manpower for internal auditing based on IATF 16949 has become crucial and extremely important and this will be a great opportunity for you to learn and get trained by a team of trained auditors. This is one of the step to achieve competence for IATF 16949:2016 Internal auditing. To achieve complete competence for IATF 16949:2016 Internal Auditor, one has to develop competence for Core Tools and Customer Specific requirements apart from this. To support you in increasing your know-how on this topic, TÜV SÜD South Asia brings to you an internal auditor training program based on IATF 16949:2016 standard including the requirements of ISO 9001:2015.

Your benefits

Participants will be able to:

  • Understand evolution of technical specification
  • Understand how IATF 16949 was developed
  • Understand Automotive Accreditation Structure (IATF)
  • Understand Automotive Process Approach
  • Understand ISO 9001:2015 requirements and IATF 16949:2016 requirements
  • Develop detailed understanding on the intent of IATF 16949 QMS requirements
  • Understand the necessity of Core Tools (APQP, PPAP, FMEA, Control Plan, SPC & MSA)
  • Understand Internal Auditing guidelines as per ISO 19011:2018
  • Understand Internal Audit methodology

Course content / outline

  • Understanding Scope of ISO 9001 & IATF 16949
  • Understanding Quality Management System Principles and Risk Based Thinking
  • Understanding the goal of an Organization implementing requirements of IATF 16949
  • Understanding Process, Process based System, Interaction between Processes and Risk Analysis
  • Exercise on Process Mapping & Process Analysis
  • Understanding the Key Concept of Automotive Process Approach
  • How the requirements must be met within this Process Approach?
  • Understand Requirements of ISO 9001 & IATF 16949 and what are requirements to establish QMS.
  • Detailed Understanding on the intent of IATF 16949 Requirements
  • Understanding the roles and responsibilities of an internal auditor
  • Learning to plan, conduct and report the audit as per auditing guideline standard ISO 19011:2018
  • Internal auditing concepts & auditing skills
  • Understanding on how to distinguish Major, Minor Nonconformities and Opportunities for Improvements
  • Nonconformity management for internal audit
  • Learning through Case Studies & Exercises
  • Written exam

Who should attend

Management representatives, Executives from organizations willing to implement, maintain and improve the Quality Management Systems, Engineers and Managers (in middle and senior management) who are actively involved in the development, maintenance and internal auditing of existing / proposed Quality Management System.

Training Duration

4 Days


Basic knowledge of manufacturing industries with 2-3 years’ experience, working into Quality Management System environment.

Exam details

  • Pen-Paper based written examination at the end of the course for 120 Minutes.
  • Exam contains Objective questions, Preparation of Process Map & Analysis, NC writing cases
  • Maximum Possible Marks: 50
  • Minimum Passing marks: 30 (i.e. Passing criteria: 60% marks minimum)


Participants who scores 60% and above in the written examination, i.e. Successful candidate, will be issued a TÜV SÜD South Asia’s certificate of successful completion of IATF 16949:2016 internal auditor course including ISO 9001:2015. Unsuccessful candidates will be issued a certificate of attendance.

Contents of Certificate will include:  
1. Process Approach & Risk Based Thinking 
2. ISO 9001:2015 Standard Requirement
3. IATF 16949:2016 Standard Requirement 
4. System Audit – Planning, Execution, Finding Reporting & Closure as per ISO 19011:2018

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