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Automotive Core Tools For Process and System Auditors Training Course

VDA 6.3


18th - 19th Nov. 2021: Training Course on Automotive Core Tools For Process & System Auditors | Duration: 2 Days | Time: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm 


In today’s day and age, auditors need to have appropriate competence with regards to the respective methods in order to ensure high quality of audit activities in organisations and across the entire supply chain. The IATF 16949 & VDA 6.3 training programs clearly emphasize this requirement for the competence of the auditors. To ensure an efficient approach during the audits, TÜV SÜD South Asia brings to you a two-days training program on VDA accredited course for Process & System Auditors on Automotive Core Tools. This training encompasses typical audit situations along the Automotive Core Tools. The course is purely designed to enhance the auditor competence for use of core tools during audit.

As a part of the training program, participants will receive insights on typical auditing situations in the context of Automotive Core Tools. Both the assessment of technically correct application of the respective methods and the case-specific assessment of typical situations are also the central components of the training.

your Benefits

Participants will be able to

  • learn the importance of core tools auditing effectively in VDA 6.3 Process Audit / IATF 16949 1st/2nd Party audit & value adding
  • achieve important/mandatory prerequisites of application of Automotive Core Tools competence in auditing to become VDA 6.3 Process Auditor or Renew (Extend) VDA 6.3 Process Auditor qualification
  • achieve important/mandatory prerequisite of application of Automotive Core Tools comptence in auditing to become IATF 16949:2016 1st/2nd Party Auditor or Renew (Extend) this qualification

course content / outline

  • Technical lectures on the single Core Tools (RGA / APQP, VDA 2 / PPAP, FMEA, VDA 5 / MSA, Cmk / PpK / CpK / SPC and 8D) will alternate with exercises on typical examples
  • Group work, individual exercises, question and answer exercises as well as plenary discussions are carried out

who should attend?

  • Qualified VDA 6.3 process auditors who wish to apply for an extension or renewal
  • Prospective VDA 6.3 Process auditors who are seeking additional qualification
  • Qualified IATF 16949:2016 1st/2nd party auditors who wish to apply for an extension or renewal
  • Prospective IATF 16949:2016 1st/2nd party auditors who are seeking additional qualification

training duration

2 Days


Prior knowledge and expertise in Automotive Core Tools.

Exam details

Knowledge Test at the end of the course on Day 2

Exam contains Objective questions of 30 Marks

Maximum Possible Marks: 30

Minimum Passing marks: 21 (i.e. Passing criteria: 70% marks minimum)


Participants who will score 70% and above in the written examination, will be issued a VDA certificate of successful completion of Automotive Core Tools for Process & System Auditors. Unsuccessful candidates will be issued a certificate of participation/attendance.

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