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Course overview: 

Developed by the German automotive industry VDA 2, Production Process &a Product Approval (PPA) defines a structured approach to product and process approval.This is the German automotive industry equivalent of the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).

This 5th edition of the publication has been completely restructured in order to describe the requirements relating to the approval of new or modified parts.

Who should attend:  

This course is designed for people working within the automotive supply chain, including those working in quality, design, engineering, purchasing, logistics, and manufacturing.

Benefits and Learning Objectives:   

At the end of this training, delegates will understand the various submission levels and documentation requirements together with linkages to other VDA standards, including Maturity Level Assurance (MLA).

Topics covered:   

  • Background and scope of VDA 2
  • The need for VDA 2 and interfaces with other standards 
  • Sequence and flow of product and process approval (PPA) 
  • Planning and coordination of PPA and links to product development process 
  • Trigger matrix links to change management 
  • Sampling levels and requirements
  • Documentation to support VDA 2

Why choose SMMT QMD:

In order to strengthen the services we provide to the UK's automotive quality management specialists and further underpin the competitiveness of UK manufacturers, SMMT Industry Forum has created SMMT QMD, its new Quality Management Division.

SMMT QMD was launched at the inaugural Automotive Quality Management Systems Conference in Birmingham in November 2018 and aims to ensure that the UK automotive industry plays an active role in the development and governance of national and international automotive standards. 

SMMT QMD will provide a community of practice to directly support UK quality professionals, ensuring standards are effectively implemented and improving competitive performance. As such, SMMT QMD will now provide the following services:

  • An industry association for quality managers
  • Training, professional development and resources
  • Publications
  • Practical help and support


Course booking details: 
 


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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

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