TS16949:2009 Lead Auditor with Core Tools
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TS16949:2009 Lead Auditor with Core Tools
Course Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Course Objectives:

·         This course teaches the skills needed to be a TS Lead Auditor by including the additional requirements required by the automotive industry:
1) customer specific requirements
2) how-to-audit the Core Quality Tools 

This is the premier version of TS16949 Lead Auditor training available in the USA.  Don't make the mistake of taking a TS Lead Auditor course and not meeting industry specific requirements.  You won't make that mistake when registering with QAI. 

About the Course:

This Lead Auditor training course that includes Customer Specific Requirements and Core Tools training.

Of course, every training class has a review of the TS.  It is, most likely, the least exciting part of every training class that you attend, but we try to make it real for you.  Our expert instructors will convert the technical document to layman's terms that everyone can understand.  This comprehensive training course includes a complete and thorough review of the automotive industry's ISO/TS16949 specification with tips and hints for successful auditing.

Customer Requirements: Carefully hidden but ingeniously called out in the TS standard, meeting customer requirements is a TS requirement of any 16949 implementation.  We've constructed an auditors' guide and have included a review of the North American OEM Customer Specific Requirements (GM, Ford, Chrsyler, and Mercedes) as part of this Lead Auditor course. This section helps auditors become specifically aware of the auditing outcomes expected by the OEM customers.

Core Quality Tools. If making customer requirements a part of the TS standard without specifically listing the specific requirements within the standard seems crafty to you, consider this.  How about the fact that meeting specific requirements of any North American OEM means that a TS auditor should be able to process audit a completed PPAP submission?

Our core quality tools module is a training course within a course that will help you to accomplish that goal and more. We do this with a series of learning workshops that help you build the audit trail of inter-relationships that exist between APQP, Control Plans, PPAP, FMEA, SPC, and MSA, and the TS16949. You'll get an auditor's perspective so that your audits are informed and knowledgeable audits of the interrelationships of the TS16949, Customer Requirements, and the Core Quality tools.

Discussion of the required and "implied to be required" procedures and records under TS16949 are detailed. Auditors also learn to audit undocumented procedures. 

Process auditing: Workshop activities are designed to help you understand what we have been teaching for years in our ISO9000 training classes.  We'll build and then strengthen your ability to assess a complete TS16949 QMS system and its conformance to the TS.  You'll understand the process of inputs-and-outputs from a TS perspective. You'll review and use industry suggested methods and techniques of COPs, MOPs, SOPs, Turtle Diagrams and other commonly used approaches that have evolved from the use of process auditing.

The light will go on for you in these practice audit workshops when you discover TS isn't just a 'Quality Department thing'. 

We'll build your skills so that you'll effectively be able to make transitioning smooth. You'll get the most information possible from your TS audits to help your company improve from your findings.

Our case study activities were designed to dramatize common TS16949 land-mines and showcase the increased need for customer satisfaction under TS.

Group case studies, with mock auditing, will reinforce learning the process auditing model. The case study helps to familiarize you with the customer oriented process auditing process that the North American OEM's are pushing registrars to perform at your facilities. Process auditing is taught through a progressive series of fun and interactive mock auditing exercises. You'll leave the class having conducted 3-6 practice audits including a complete facility audit. 

External auditing: QAI has put together a special section to help you understand the new external auditing requirements of TS16949.   This Rules of the Road for TS external auditing is covered so that you are prepared for the tougher TS audits.

The course is designed around an actual case study set of documentation of a facility and its Quality Management System including its TS Quality Manual, Procedures, and Forms. 

Students end the course conducting an assessment of the case study facility and making a recommendation on registration. 

Experience:  You will leave this course with "hands-on process auditing experience". Each student will have worked with a small team to assess a Level One Quality Manual.  You will have participated in case studies so that you don't make some common, fundamental transition errors.  You will have had at least one complete day of hands-on process auditing activities.  You will have received the absolute highest quality training available for TS Lead Auditors available outside of the IATF sponsored TS auditor training program.

A final examination is offered to all students successfully completing the participation portion of the course.

Great training, good price. You will get great training, a professional and certified auditor as an instructor, an outstanding student book, and sales and service from an ISO9001 registered company, and all of this at an unbelievable price if you can plan ahead and pay ahead. 

QAI's instructors for the automotive industry classes receive industry specific training several times each year.  This training ensures that our students not only get the latest information pertaining to the fast changing, aggressive automotive industry  - but that you get a trainer that is more than "just familiar" with your industry.  You'll get the best automotive industry training available for mere mortals.

Successful completion of training: Students that successfully complete this course will pass a series of competency assessments, evaluations, and examinations that will lead to certification as a competent auditor. 

This course is not affiliated with the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) auditor accreditation program. 

This is a comprehensive, TS16949 Lead Auditor Training Course led by QAI’s expert staff of professional, certified QMS Auditors.

  • The program manager at any automotive supply company
    Management Representatives
  • Employees that are new to the automotive industry
  • Management Representative preparing to transition to TS16949
  • Any person that is about to lead the effort for system implementation at the company
  • New members of the Management Representative Staff .
  • Those individuals that have inherited the reins for the QMS program at the company.
  • Lead internal aud
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"Very good course. I can definitely use the skills and knowledge gained to improve myself and my business. I would recommend this course to others and for my team. Everything met or exceeded expectations. "
-Jon Simpson , Aug 25 2016

"The role playing and mock audits teach good communication skills."
-Gary Hall , Aug 25 2016

"To be honest. the only fault I can state is that the seats at the site were uncomfortable to sit in. Loved everything else!"
-Ryan Arnold , Jan 28 2016

"It was a very thorough and informative class. I would recommend choosing QAI to anyone that would benefit from the training they have to offer."
-Matt Riley , Jan 28 2016

"Very informative - would recommend to anyone interested in TS16949 Auditor training."
-Gary Grace , Jan 28 2016

"Very enjoyable class, learned a lot in this class. "
-Kevin Lindley , Jan 28 2016

"Bob is an excellent instructor for this class. He is an outstanding comminucator of the material and provides examples as necessary."
-Charles Metheny , Jan 28 2016

"I really loved the role play for audits. Especially being the auditee! "
-Diane Corzatt , Oct 16 2015

"A lot of information but it all comes together by the end of the class"
-James Sweel , Oct 16 2015

"I found this course made me think about things in my company that I had not noticed before. "
-Echo McKillip , Oct 1 2015

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