IATF 16949:2016 Foundation Course

The IATF 16949:2016 Foundation Course will improve your knowledge and understanding of the quality management system used by organisations within the automotive industry.

The IATF 16949:2016 Foundation Course will explain in detail how IATF 16949 is used and how it benefits automotive organisations and is perfect for staff that are involved in the maintenance and management of your company’s quality management system.

Who should attend?

The IATF 16949:2016 Foundation Course is aimed at quality professionals working in the automotive industry that need an understanding of the requirements of IATF 16949 and how the standard can benefit your organisation.

Course outcome

By the end of the IATF 16949:2016 Foundation Course, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the basic requirements of IATF 16949 and how they apply to processes within your organisation
  • Start the process of implementing a QMS designed specifically for an organisation within the automotive industry
  • Understand the benefits of adopting IATF 16949 within your organisation

What’s included?

We provide all course materials and certificates of attendance for each delegate completing the IATF 16949:2016 Foundation Course. Public courses include lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

Course Information


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Course duration

1 day

Course content

This foundation course consists of a mixture of presentations and group exercises and upon completion of the training you can expect to have gained a detailed understanding of;

  • The history of automotive quality management systems
  • How your company is able to save money and win more business by implementing IATF 16949
  • Ways to reduce product waste and improve efficiency of operations
  • The Plan, Do, Check, Act cycle (PDCA)
  • IATF 16949 clauses and requirements
  • Annex SL requirements for IATF 16949
  • The principles of quality management for the automotive industry
  • The process approach for IATF 16949

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"Robert was very informative and did an excellent job of running the course whilst adapting well to cover the needs of our mixed experience audience. I'd like to thanks the whole team for all your support throughout this project."

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