Course Details

IATF 16949:2016 Understanding Core Tools for Internal Auditors

Course Area


Course Duration

1 Day

Continuing Education Units


Course Fee

USD $650.00

Upcoming Sessions
Jul 5, 2024 - Live Online - Full DayEnroll
Sep 13, 2024 - Live Online - Full DayEnroll
Nov 15, 2024 - Live Online - Full DayEnroll

View all sessions

* Subject to availability

Course Details

An ineffective audit can mean severe consequences; resulting possibly in process failure, customer dissatisfaction and regulatory noncompliance. The automotive sector requires internal auditors to demonstrate minimum competencies. This includes understanding of applicable core tool requirements, related to the scope of the audit.

This course develops the necessary knowledge and skills to ensure that you can assess and report on the effective implementation of core tools within your organization. You'll learn how to audit the core tools effectively, and give meaningful feedback through audit reporting and audit follow-up activities.

Course Aim

Learn how to audit the automotive core tools when conducting an internal audit against the requirements of IATF 16949:2016.

How will I benefit?

This course will help you:

  • Identify applicable core tools within the scope of your audit
  • Understand the core tools and the way they are applied within an organization
  • Add value to your organization through effective auditing of core tools
  • Gain the skills to give effective feedback to the auditee

What will I learn?

You will learn about the core tools and how to audit them, namely:

  • Potential Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • APQP and Control Plan Methodology (APQP)
  • Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
  • Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)

Delegates will have the skills to:

  • Audit each of the core tools effectively
  • Ensure accurate and effective audit feedback

Who should attend?

Anyone involved in the auditing, maintaining or supervising of an IATF 16949:2016 Automotive Quality Management System (AuQMS).

Related training

You may also be interested in attending our IATF 16949:2016 Implementing Training Course.


You should have a good knowledge of the IATF 16949:2016 Internal Auditor and the ISO 9001:2015 Requirements Training courses.

All Upcoming Course Dates

Date and Time Location Fees Enroll
Jul 5, 2024 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM ET
Live Online - Full DayUSD $650.00Enroll
Sep 13, 2024 11:00 AM - 7:30 PM ET
Live Online - Full DayUSD $650.00Enroll
Nov 15, 2024 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM ET
Live Online - Full DayUSD $650.00Enroll

The venues for scheduled courses are tentative until receipt of a course confirmation from BSI.

Live Online Classes

Certified, convenient, and interactive, with no travel costs.

Private Class

Interested in a private or customized version of this course? Request a quote.


For questions regarding any of our courses, contact us or call 1.800.217.1390.


For questions regarding any of our courses, contact us or call 800.217.1390 (USA) 800.862.6752 (Canada)

Stay Connected