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Course overview:   

This course covers the qualification requirements for PPAP Coordinator as defined by Aerospace SABRe3. The course content follows the APQP model as defined within AS9145 covering the required inputs and outputs for each of the 5 stages. This is further supported by referencing the additional requirements documented with SABRe3. The course reviews the requirements of the Rolls-Royce PPAP handbook in depth explaining each of the requirements and linking them back to AS9145 and SABRe3. The course encompasses Rolls-Royce Customer Specific requirements with a focus on the Production Process Run, Process Control Surveillance and Initial Manufacturing Performance Studies. The course ends with a PPAP Case Study review and a 2 hour qualification exam.

Who should attend:   

This course is designed to meet the qualification requirements of Rolls-Royce supplier PPAP Coordinator as defined within Aerospace SABRe3. Attending this training course and passing the end of course exam qualifies delegates in the role of PPAP Coordinator as recognised by Rolls-Royce and entitles entry onto the register of qualified PPAP Coordinators. Attendance would also benefit those persons tasked with auditing of the organisations APQP/PPAP process.

Benefits and Learning Objectives:   

PPAP is used when an organisation needs to evidence effective implementation of the APQP process and that the organisations product design process can design products that meet the customer and their own business specifications and that the manufacturing process has the potential to delivery good quality product at the required rate.

An effective APQP and PPAP process will ensure smoother transition for product development into production, more effective changes to existing products and processes, greater confidence in source changes and finally a quicker less troublesome customer approval process.

A deeper understanding of the Rolls-Royce PPAP process will enable organisations to take advantage of the process model detailed in AS9145 and gain competitive advantage by having a more focused and efficient process for managing the introduction of new products, changes to existing products and process and source changes.

Delegates will become competent in understanding and implementing activities aligned to the requirements of AS9145, SABRe3 and the PPAP handbook resulting in effective PPAP submission meeting all customer defined requirements on time.

Topics covered:  

  • Role of the PPAP Coordinator 
  • Need for cross functional teams 
  • Overview of AS9145 APQP/PPAP
  • Detail review of the 5 steps for APQP including inputs and outputs and PPAP deliverables
    1. Planning Product design and development 
    2. Process design and development 
    3. Product and process validation 
    4. Ongoing production, use and post delivery service 
    5. Rolls-Royce customer specific requirements 
  • PPAP disposition and disposition codes 
  • PPAP re-submission
  • Records retention  
  • PPAP case study 
  • Qualification exam 
  • PPAP Level 5 oversight 
  • Rolls-Royce PPAP procedure overview 
  • Rolls-Royce PPAP procedure handbook 5 steps
  • Identify the PPAP deliverables
    1. Rolls-Royce customer specific requirements 
    2. Plan the activities that will deliver customer approval 
    3. Manage initial product approval 
    4. Manage final production product approval 
    5. PSW approval 
  • Use of the PPAP supplier submission preparation guide 
  • Submission date 
  • Submission level 
  • Quantity of parts 
  •  Production Process Run 
  • Process control surveillance 
  • Initial manufacturing performance studies 
  • PSW preparation and PPAP file review

Why choose Industry Forum:   

Industry Forum helps major global manufacturers understand, optimise and improve both manufacturing capability and business performance.

An integrated team of consultants and practitioners – all seasoned expert engineers with multi-sector manufacturing experience – Industry Forum brings together a world-class combination of improvement competency, insight, process and best practice.

Spanning automotive, aerospace, consumer appliance, electronics and food sectors, for over 20 years Industry Forum has planned and delivered some of the world’s most consistent and successful transformations for business-critical manufacturing operations.

Our trainers are expert practitioners with hands-on industrial experience and highly developed communication skills.

They have a wealth of technical expertise and often provide on-site advice and coaching. During every course we will encourage collaboration and sharing of practical experiences, ensuring learning can be put into context and empowering delegates to apply their new skills successfully in their workplace as well as making sustainable improvements.

Training can be offered either through open courses or in-house to suit the customer requirements.

Course booking details:   

Please note that the following dates will only run subject to sufficient bookings being received.

Date & Time Company Venue Cost Availability Take Action
02/02/2021 - 04/02/2021
08:30 - 16:30
SMMT Industry Forum Virtual (UK time) £630 Spaces Available Book
17/03/2021 - 19/03/2021
08:30 - 16:30
SMMT Industry Forum Virtual (US Central time) £630 Spaces Available Book
21/04/2021 - 23/04/2021
09:00 - 17:00
SMMT Industry Forum Virtual (Asia CST) £630 Spaces Available Book
19/05/2021 - 21/05/2021
08:30 - 16:30
SMMT Industry Forum Virtual (UK time) £630 Spaces Available Book
15/09/2021 - 17/09/2021
08:30 - 16:30
SMMT Industry Forum Virtual (UK time) £630 Spaces Available Book
20/10/2021 - 22/10/2021
08:30 - 16:30
SMMT Industry Forum Virtual (US Central time) £630 Spaces Available Book
10/11/2021 - 12/11/2021
09:00 - 17:00
SMMT Industry Forum Virtual (UK time) £630 Spaces Available Book
30/11/2021 - 02/12/2021
08:30 - 16:30
SMMT Industry Forum Virtual (UK time) £630 Spaces Available Book

Important information

If you are booking an instructor led class and the venue states ‘Virtual’ then please see the technical requirements below. Please note that this technical requirements below does not apply to eLearning courses :

Virtual Class Technical Requirements

To access a virtual class you must have the following:

  • A PC or laptop with good (1Mbps or more) internet access
  • A microphone and speaker or headset (recommended)
  • Webcam (preferably)
  • A Chrome web browser
  • Ability to access Google drive (you do not need a personal account but your laptop / PC must not block access

Further information