IATF 16949:2016 Lead Auditor Training

Course code: PD631841

IATF 16949:2016 is a quality management standard, developed by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF), aimed at harmonizing the different supply chain assessment and certification systems worldwide. The IATF 16949:2016 standard is primarily applicable for the automotive industry, incorporates the new clause structure, and uses the content of ISO 9001:2015.

The course includes ISO 9001:2015 quality management system requirements, ISO 19011:2018, the guideline to auditing quality systems, and points to the IATF 16949 requirements contained in the standard you will need to purchase from AIAG.

Every member of your workforce who participates in planning, leading, and conducting your company’s audit activities of running the business will benefit from taking IATF 16949:2016 Lead Auditor training. Estimated to take up to 24-hours to complete, this course provides training on the standard itself, but also on how to lead or conduct internal audits and supplier audits using ISO 19011:2018, the guideline standard on how to audit management systems.


By participating in this online course, you will be able to:

  • Navigate through the IATF 16949 standard and its appendices
  • Explain how the requirements can be interpreted/should be implemented within the automotive industry
  • Identify if/when a non-conformance has taken place as related to compliance with a clause/clauses of IATF 16949
  • Master the auditing techniques used for quality and safety management system audits per ISO 19011:2018
  • Plan, conduct, interpret results, and lead quality management systems audits
  • Assume a productive role in an audit of your organization’s Quality Management System as outlined in IATF 16949 and ISO 19011, or serve as a second or third party auditor of another organization’s QMS

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Starting date: Upon request

Type: TOD

Course duration: 365 days

Language: en

Price without VAT: 425 EUR


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Course structure

  • Overview of quality management systems
  • General requirements of IATF 16949
    1. Scope
    2. Context of the organization
    3. Leadership
    4. Planning
    5. Support
    6. Operation
    7. Performance evaluation
    8. Improvement
  • Overview and requirements of ISO 19011:2018
  • Managing an audit program
  • Performing an audit
  • Case studies on auditing to IATF 16949:2016
Materials Provided
  • 365 days of online single-user access (from date of purchase) to the approximately 24 hours of instruction
  • Continuous assessment to check knowledge and application of key concepts
  • Follow-up to your content questions


This course is for you if you want to:

  • Quickly and efficiently learn how to conduct an IATF 16949:2016 audit
  • Have a deeper understanding of the IATF 16949:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 standards
  • Conduct internal audits and supplier audits for your company
  • Improve your curriculum vitae and career opportunities with qualifications in quality assurance and leading first and second party audits
  • Upgrade your expertise from auditing with ISO 19011:2011 to ISO 19011:2018

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