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Advance Level IATF 16949:2016 1st/2nd Party Auditor Training Course

Qualifying People - Developing Future

Virtual Classes Schedule

21st - 24th July 2021: ADVANCE LEVEL IATF 16949:2016 1st / 2nd PARTY AUDITOR TRAINING COURSE


TÜV SÜD South Asia has designed and rolled out new Advance Level IATF 16949:2016 Qualification program for the professionals who wish to enhance their competence in Automotive domain. This course has been developed by qualified IATF 16949:2016 – 3rd Party auditors and trainers with the expertise and experience of their knowledge to benefit the organization, professionals and entire automotive supply chain.

Program is designed to address below important aspects:

  • Use of 1st / 2nd Party audit as a Preventive Tool
  • Audit case studies - which has benefited organization significantly.
  • Creating value for organization with effective audits.
  • Role play (Auditors and Auditee) sessions based on real life, industry audit scenario.
  • Bringing Intent orientation in 1st / 2nd  Party Auditing to achieve organizations overall objective.
  • Understanding the importance of Data Mining, Data Analysis and Action prioritization
  • Developing and Implementing effective audit programming for System, Product and Process Audit
  • Realizing benefits from Product Audit, Process Audit, System Audits
  • Benefiting from Core Tools Auditing in effective manner.
  • Performing effective Manufacturing Process Audit with case studies of Casting, Forging, Plastic Injection Moulding, Heat Treatment, Sheet Metal processes, Assembly, Tyre Manufacturing.
  • Performing Product Audit with case studies
  • Performing effective Supplier Audit – 2nd Party Audit
  • Live Experience Exchange session with 3rd Party auditors apart from trainer interactions.

Your Benefits

Participants will be able to

  • Understand their role and contribute with value added audits which will help organisation.
  • Create impact through its auditing competencies and knowledge in Automotive domain/supply chain.
  • Bring more application orientation, Process Approach and Risk Based Thinking.
  • Connect quickly to the intent of business processes with application & goal of IATF 16949:2016.
  • Understand the necessity of remaining update with development in CSR, Core Tools requirements
  • Understand how to audit core tools effectively so it can be benefited to organization.
  • Understand the requirement of dynamism in audit programing.
  • Achieve qualification for Advance level IATF 1st / 2nd Party Auditor Qualification.

Course content / outline

Necessity of Effective & Value added Audit:

  • Audit as a preventive tool
  • Case studies – an eye opener for auditors, how audit can be benefitted to organization.
  • Cost aspect and objective orientation to create value for organization.

Execution of Value Added System audit:

  • Review of IATF standards requirement and Quiz covering IATF 16949:2016 Standard and CSR/SIs
  • Preparing audit program based on Data Analysis and with the help of Decision matrix
  • Case study base Role Play session
  • Writing effective Non Conformity and Audit report

Manufacturing Process Audit and Product Audit:

  • Preparing Effective Audit Program for Manufacturing Process and Product Audit with Decision Matrix
  • Importance of Manufacturing Process Audits
  • Understanding of Selective domain specific manufacturing process Audits Case studies
  • Case study base Practical example of Product Audit

Application of Core Tools in System Audit, Process Audit and Product Audit

  • Level of implementation of Core Tools in Organizations processes.
  • Improving organizations processes from identified Core Tools usage specific findings

Exercises, Experience Exchange and Evaluation

  • Live Experience Exchange session with practicing 3rd Party IATF 16949:2016 auditors.
  • Quizzes, Group Work Exercises, Home Assignments and 360˚ evaluation of participant by trainer
  • Post training Qualification Exam in 2 part: A. Written part and B. Case Study base interview by trainer.

who should attend?

Professionals who wish to enhance their competencies in Automotive domain, Existing Qualified IATF 16949:2016 Internal Auditors, Quality Management System professionals, Existing System, Product, Process Auditors, Supply Chain Professionals engaged in Supplier Evaluation and 2nd Party Audits, New Product Development professionals who wish to add value through effective audits and implementation of APQP, PPAP, FMEA, MSA, SPC, Control Plan, Continual Improvement team leaders and team members, Professionals working in Business Excellence domain.

Training Duration

4 days


Participant shall have knowledge and experience in Automotive Domain with:

  • Good knowledge of ISO 9001:2015, IATF 16949:2016, ISO 19011:2018 auditing guidelines.
  • Working experience and basic knowledge of Core Tools like: APQP, PPAP, MSA, SPC, FMEA
  • Knowledge of Quality Tools, Problem Solving methods like G8D, ISHIKAWA, Why Why analysis
  • Preferably Internal Auditor qualification for IATF 16949:2016 as per ISO 19011:2018 Guideline.



    Exam & Evaluation in two section:

    Participant need to appear for both section and achieve define passing criteria in both section.

    Mode of Exam: Pan Paper base face to face and possible in virtual mode as well.

    Section A:

    Multiple Option based Objective Type Exam

    • Total 40 Question with weightage of 1 mark per question
    • Only 1 correct answer possible from the given multiple options
    • Maximum Mark Possible: 40 Marks for 40 Questions
    • Minimum Mark to be achieved: 28 Marks (70% passing criteria)
    • Duration – 60 Minute

    Section B: (On the base of participant's engagement during exercises in classroom/completing quizzes & assignments given by trainer)

    • Practical scenario base case study preparation and based on that interview by trainer/ examiner

    • Preparation of Audit Plan based on given performance data and Applicable CSRs
    • Preparation of process approach based Audit check sheet
    • Identification of Scenario Specific Risk and Opportunities with SWOT analysis
    • Preparation of Audit findings with classification in 3 part: Positive Points, OFI, Non-Conformities
    • Preparation of Comprehensive Audit Report
    • Verification of Corrective Action and Audit Closer
    • Passing criteria: Identification of correct Risk and Opportunities, Correctness of Findings, Understanding of Context of given scenario, Presentation of result and overall impression of participant considering classroom interactions and presentation during interview

    TÜV SÜD South Asia will issue qualification certificate of ‘Advance Level IATF 16949:2016 1st / 2nd Party Auditor’’ to participant, who achieves minimum 70% marks based on performance in qualification exam in both section; non successful participant will be issued attendance certificate.

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