Automotive Quality Management Systems based on IATF 16949:2016

Training and Certification

The automotive industry's complex supply chain requires high level of quality and safety across all related products and components.

The IATF 16949:2016 is the most widely-used international standards in the automotive industry, which harmonises the different assessment and certification systems in the global automotive supply chain. It enables companies to establish an effective QMS relating to the design, development, production, installation and servicing of all automotive related products and components. Conformity to this standard helps in continuous improvements of system and process efficiency and effectiveness, prevent defects, reduce waste in the supply chain, and most importantly, increase customer satisfaction.

To support you in ensuring quality and safety in your products and components, TÜV SÜD offers a wide range of IATF 16949 Automotive QMS certifications & e-learning, instructor-led and live virtual training courses.


  • On course completion you will be awarded with our internationally accepted IATF 16949:2016 Awareness / Internal Auditor Training Certificate.
  • Training material and end-to-end guidance on the new Automotive Quality Management System (QMS) Requirements.
  • Minimise risk by ensuring conformity to the international automotive standard requirements.
  • Gain recognition and reputation for your brand with an IATF 16949 certificate from TÜV SÜD that is widely recognised and highly respected within the global automotive industry.


INTERNAL AUDITOR COURSE ON automotive QMS BASED ON ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016

This Internal Auditor course is designed to help auditors understand the ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016 requirements and to conduct internal audits based on ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016 standard.

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AWARENESS instructor-led COURSE BASED ON ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016 

This awareness course will provide participants with an overview of the ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016 requirements and the challenges and opportunities of these new standards.

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In this IATF 16949 e-learning course, you will get an overview of the new basic structure (high level structure) and the new requirements of the automobile-specific standard IATF 16949:2016, which borrows considerably from ISO 9001:2015.

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Organisations certified to IATF 16949 demonstrates that your company has met extensive requirements to create a process of continuous improvement with an emphasis on defect prevention and reduction of variation and waste in the supply chain. Certification to this technical specification is recognised by leading automotive manufacturers and OEMs. Most leading manufacturers will only work with companies that hold IATF 16949 certification, as they insist that suppliers adhere to the strict technical specifications laid out in the standard.

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