VDA Automotive Core Tools for Process and System Auditors Training

ID 382 VDA 6.3 Examination for Certified Process Auditor


26th April 2024: ID 382 VDA 6.3 EXAMINATION FOR CERTIFIED PROCESS AUDITOR | Location: Pune | Time: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

27th April 2024: ID 382 VDA 6.3 EXAMINATION FOR CERTIFIED PROCESS AUDITOR | Location: Gurgaon | Time: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

26th April 2024: ID 382 VDA 6.3 EXAMINATION FOR CERTIFIED PROCESS AUDITOR I Location: Chennai I Time: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

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ABOUT VDA 6.3 Process Auditor examination


The requirement of a qualified and competent VDA 6.3 process auditors is a must to ensure appropriateness and application of requirements and assessments. To support participants and organisations to meet this requirement, this exam is exclusively designed, developed, and offered by VDA QMC through its approved license partner. The certificate awarded upon passing the examination for certified VDA 6.3 process auditor confirms that you can perform independent VDA 6.3 process audits internally and at the site of your suppliers.


By attending Day 5 Exam (ID 382), i.e. complete 5 days Course (ID 381+ID 382), participants will be able to perform Process Audits as per VDA 6.3:2023
• Internally within the organisation and
• Externally with passing Day 5 certification exam. The assigned certificate number from VDA QMC which enable participants to meet customer-specific requirements of having certified VDA 6.3 Process Auditors with a valid certificate.


• Correlation with other requirements
• Overview of the three different types of audits and explanation of the differences
• Classification and applicable conditions with reference to various audit types; Remote Audit, Onsite Audit and Hybrid Audit
• Overview of the contents of VDA 6.3
• Use of process approach for risk analysis according to the Turtle model
• Assessment scheme of a process audit
• Process element 2 – project management
• Process element 3 – planning product and process development
• Process element 4 – realisation of product and process development
• Process element 5 – supplier management
• Process element 6 – process analysis production
• Process element 7 – customer service
• Attribution and assessment of audit findings
• Application of VDA 6.3 audit tool and downgrading rules
• Role play and exercise based Audit execution, reporting and follow up
• Process element 1 – potential analysis
• Glossary and terms used in VDA 6.3:2023 Red Book


VDA 6.3 Process Auditor who wish to perform audits INTERNALLY AND EXTERNALLY as certified Auditor with valid registration number and validity period from VDA QMC.
VDA 6.3 Process Auditors who need to demonstrate 5 days qualification to meet their customer specific requirements.
To attend this day 5 exam (ID-382), participant must have successfully completed VDA 6.3 Process Auditor qualification of 4 days (ID-381)


• Admission to the qualification after successful review of your application, knowledge of applicable management system and customer-specific requirements 
• Product and process-specific knowledge in the planned field of operation depending on field of operation, relevant professional experience according to VDA volume 6.3
• ISO 9001:2015 or IATF 16949:2016 Auditor qualification based on ISO 19011 of minimum 3 days duration
• Evidence of Automotive Core Tools training with minimum duration of 2 days (since 2019) followed by VDA Automotive Core Tools quiz with pass certificate at first attempt. In case of non-fulfilment of any of these 2 conditions, participant will have to attend and pass VDA ID 417-VDA Automotive Core Tools for system and Process Auditors training duration of 2 days.
• 5-year professional full-time job experience in the automotive industry, of which at least 2 years in the quality management
• Evidence of “PASS” certificate of VDA 6.3:2023 Process Auditor Qualification of 4 days duration


VDA QMC Germany


Day 5 Exam (ID-382)

• In total, the exam has a duration of approx. 60 minutes, of which:
• 30 minutes: Preparation for the audit simulation
• 15 minutes: Carrying out the audit simulation
• 5 minutes: Formulate and evaluate deviations
• 5 minutes: Discussion examiner & examinee (deviation & turtle if possible)
• 5 Minutes: Reconciliation of examiners & feedback to participants


After successful completion of Day 5 Exam, participants will be issued a VDA 6.3 Process Auditor e-Certificate with mentioned validity period of 5 years and auditor registration number from VDA QMC Germany.

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