Course Code



21 Hours


  • An understanding of quality assurance concepts.
  • Automotive industry experience.


  • Engineers
  • Managers
  • Technical leads
  • Quality assurance engineers
  • Technicians
  • Manufacturing professionals
  • Auditors


IATF 16949, or International Automotive Task Force 16949, is one of the most widely used automotive QMS (Quality Management System) standards in the industry.

This instructor-led, live training (online or onsite) is aimed at professionals in the automotive industry who wish to create and manage a QMS in adherence to IATF 16949 standards.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the IATF 16949 requirements.
  • Create a Quality Management System that helps ensure customer satisfaction in the end product or service.
  • Achieve the best practice in the design, development, manufacturing, installation, and servicing of automotive products.

Format of the Course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • This course is designed to provide practical knowledge that can be applied to solving real-world problems and not as a preparatory course for certification.
  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.

     Course Outline


  • The need for a Quality Management System in the automotive industry.

Anatomy of a Quality Management System

  • Policies, processes, documented procedures, and records.

Overview of International Automotive Task Force (IATF)

  • ISO/TS 16949:2009
  • IATF 16949:2016
  • ISO 9001:2015 

Case Study

  • Implementation of ISO/TS 16949 Quality Management Systems through good times and bad.

IATF 16949 Structure

  • Introductory Sections
  • Requirements for a Quality Management System

Determining the Context of the Organization

  • Stakeholders needs and expectations
  • Determining the requirements and scope of a QMS

Leadership and Commitment

  • Defining policies on quality, roles and responsibilities, ownership, etc.


  • Defining the requirements for risk analysis, preventive actions, contingency plans, quality objectives, etc.

Resources and Support

  • Defining requirements for infrastructure, communication, documentation, monitoring, etc. 

Transitioning to IATF 16949:2016

  • QMS / IATF 16949, ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949, etc.
  • Transition approach

Case Study

  • IATF 16949 as a competitive advantage.

Core Tools

  • APQP, FMEA, PPAP, SPC, MSA and Customer-Specific Requirements (CSRs)

Developing a QMS based on IATF 16949

  • Assessing the product quality requirements
  • Enabling the measurement and monitoring equipment.

QMS Implementation and Documentation Tools 

  • SWOT Analysis, Seven Quality Management Principles, Process Mapping, etc.

Evaluating Performance

  • Monitoring the QMS itself.
  • Assessing customer satisfaction, internal audits, monitoring equipment and processes, management review, etc.

Tailoring the QMS

  • Continual improvement
  • Anomalies and corrective actions

Auditing Your Processes

  • Self auditing and auditing by a Certification Body
  • QMS auditing tools - Systems Mapping, Process Concept Diagram (Turtle), etc.

IATF 16949 Certification

  • Certification of a QMS's adherence to IATF 16949.
  • Certification of an auditor's adherence to IATF 16949.
    • IATF 16949 Lead Auditor
    • IATF 16949 Internal Auditor
    • IATF 16949 Awareness and Implementation

Summary and Conclusion


     Feedback (17)

Day 2 and Day 3, I really enjoyed.

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Omeir Ahmed - Strata Manufacturing

The way he explain about the training and haves many examples and excerises .

Strata Manufacturing

Training materials. Trainer was well prepared.

Strata Manufacturing

the way the trainer delivered the training was professional and fun

Strata Manufacturing

Trainer has extensive Knowledge and would benefit anyone to get training from such qualified People.

DURGA KODALI - Strata Manufacturing

PFEMA, Measurement analysis and MES system

Thiru Sundharam - Strata Manufacturing

The material and the Trainer is a Subject matter expert.

Bharath Raju - Strata Manufacturing

I like how the training is organized and Trainer style

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Ioannis Agiomavritis - Strata Manufacturing

The content details, expertise of trainer, good exercise and example.

Ikram Zaki Ismail - Strata Manufacturing

The topics related to Supply Chain as I belong to the SC department.

Lamees Elmughrabi - Strata Manufacturing

The knowledge of trainer and the real base of example from aerospace company. The system or suggestion used are base on the top companies in aerospace.

Mohd Saifullah Md Samsuri - Strata Manufacturing

lot of live examples, good in depth analysis of all issues

Marcin Lesicki - Strata Manufacturing

A380 case study.

Deepak Shamsunder - Strata Manufacturing

the subject

Strata Manufacturing

The course could be tailored to suit your needs and objectives. It can also be delivered on your premises if preferred.



Online Price per participant 6000 AED


Classroom Price per participant 6000 AED





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