Automotive Management Training (IATF 16949)
Automotive Quality Management Training (IATF 16949)
IATF 16949:2016 is the International Standard for Automotive Quality Management Systems. IATF 16949 was jointly developed by The International Automotive Task Force (IATF) members and submitted to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for approval and publication.
The document is a common automotive quality system requirement based on ISO 9001, and customer specific requirements from the automotive sector.
IATF 16949 certification emphasises the development of a process oriented quality management system that provides for continual improvement, defect prevention and reduction of variation and waste in the supply chain. The goal is to meet customer requirements efficiently and effectively.
Our Automotive Management training courses are designed to help you:
Drive process efficiency & effectiveness
Improve customer satisfaction
Achieve continual improvement
Reduce variation and waste in the supply chain
Demonstrate a contract to supply
NQA is also a proud CQI and IRCA Approved Training Partner, and you can find many CQI and IRCA certified courses within our portfolio.
Why Choose IATF 16949 Automotive Quality Training?
The training is suitable for any organization that manufactures components, assemblies and parts for supply to the automotive industry. In this context manufacturing is defined as:
'The process of making or fabricating production materials, production or service parts, assemblies or heat treatment, welding, painting, plating or other finishing services.'
Book a place on one of our IATF 16949 training courses where you will be tutored by an industry expert who will help you to improve your skills and understand the clauses within an Automotive Management System and how to conduct robust internal audits to satisfy 3rd party auditing bodies.
Different Ways to Learn
NQA offer e-Learning, virtual, public and in-house training options to suit all learning styles and needs. You’ll learn how to conduct internal audits to help you identify and reduce risks.
Although much of our training is currently being held virtually, we are in the process of re-introducing some options for face-to-face public courses for those that like to interact in person with others. Keep an eye out for those coming soon.
IATF 16949 Automotive Quality Virtual Training
We are continuing to run all our courses virtually so that you can attend from the comfort of your own home or office, anywhere in the country.
The training sessions are designed to give you the knowledge you need to advance and grow and are delivered by industry experts. You’ll have the chance to interact fully with both the host and other delegates over Zoom for a rounded and immersive experience, just like you would in a classroom.
IATF 16949 Automotive Quality In-House Training
If you have a slightly larger group we can offer training at your premises, which may prove more cost effective for you. This means that we can also ensure the training is tailor-made to your needs and requirements.
Benefits of In-House training:
Cost effective and efficient – team learning reduces cost-per-head and increases return on investment from your training budget.
Total flexibility – we deliver in-house training where and when you want in the format you need; from briefing sessions and workshops to examined courses to meet your specific objectives.
Relevant and practical – our tutors are management systems practitioners with extensive experience of implementation, auditing and continual improvement. They’ll ensure that concepts and techniques are clearly understood and adopted.
Team building – training in teams achieves common learning objectives, improves collaboration and increases the adoption of new techniques in practice.
Personalised services – we take the time to fully understand your training needs and match our expert tutors to fit your organisation.
After sitting on your IATF 16949 Automotive course, if you find that you might like further help with achieving certification or maintaining your management system then talk to us about our Associate Partner programme (APP). We can give you access to our fantastic database of knowledgeable consultants.
Further Guidance and Handy Resources
For more information on the IATF 16949 Automotive Quality Standard why not take a look at our FAQ section.
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