Industry Forum has over 15 years of direct experience delivering automotive competitive strategy and management systems training and consultancy activities to the aerospace sector:

Having worked with Rolls-Royce since 2012 Industry Forum has developed and delivered its Product Part Approval Process training programme with global responsibility for training and approving both staff and supplier personnel.

Our trainers are expert practitioners in automotive competitive strategy and management systems 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, empowering delegates to apply their new skills successfully in their workplace as well as making sustainable improvements.

If you’re unsure which course is right for you, please call +44 (0)121 717 6600 or email enquiries@industryforum.co.uk and a member of the expert team will be happy to assist you.

Industry Forum’s Aerospace specific Competitive Strategy and Management Systems training courses:

Rolls-Royce supplier courses

Course overview:   This course covers the requirements for PPAP as defined by Aerospace SABRe3. The course content follows the APQP model as defined within AS9145 explaining the 5 stages. This is further supported by referencing the additional requirements documented with SABRe3. The course overviews the requirements of the Rolls-Royce PPAP handbook covering each of the… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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Rolls-Royce endorsed courses

Course overview:   This course covers the training syllabus requirements of AS13000 8D Problem Solving Requirements for Suppliers. The AS13000 standard mandates the use of the Eight Disciplines (8D) approach to structured problem solving to provide a repeatable structured approach irrespective of customer. The 8D approach provides organisations with a step by step approach to problem… Read more »

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Course overview:   This course covers the requirements for AS13003 – Measurement System Analysis for the Aero Engine supply chain. This course outlines the competitive advantages of an effective Measurement System Analysis (MSA) process along with the benefits of reduced costs due to poor measurement. MSA provides a method enabling organisations to understand the variation present in… Read more »

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Course overview:  This course covers PFMEA and Control Plan requirements for AS13004 – Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis and Control Plan (including an overview of DFMEA). This course outlines the competitive advantages of an effective FMEA process along with the benefits of value added controls with the control plan. FMEA is an analytical method to… Read more »

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Course Overview This course covers the Process Control requirements for AS13006 – Process Control Methods. This course outlines the competitive advantages of effective process control strategies along with the benefits of value added controls within the control plan. It supports the goal of zero defects, defect prevention and the reduction of variation and waste. Process… Read more »

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Course overview:  Measurement System Analysis, or MSA, is a method for gaining an understanding of the variation present in measuring systems. A high level of confidence is required for the measurement of product and process characteristics. This course covers the MSA requirements for AS9145 – Advanced Product Quality Planning and Production Part Approval Process. AS13003… Read more »

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Course overview:   Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), is an analytical method to ensure potential problems have been considered, assessed for risk and actioned as part of both product and process design. It provides a record of an organisations collective knowledge about products and processes. This course covers the FMEA requirements for AS9145 – Advanced Product Quality Planning… Read more »

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Course overview:   Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA), is an analytical method to ensure potential problems have been considered, assessed for risk and actioned as part of both product and process design. It provides a record of an organisations collective knowledge about products and processes. A documented description linking manufacturing process steps to key… Read more »

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Course overview:   Statistical Process Control is a method for gaining an understanding of the types of variation within a process and hence guide actions to either control or reduce this variation.This course covers the SPC requirements for AS9145 – Advanced Product Quality Planning and Production Part Approval Process. AS9103 This Standard is primarily intended to… Read more »

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Course overview:  Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), is a method for new product or process introduction or the introduction of changes to existing product or processes. The method was initially developed by the North American Automotive Industry and has now been adopted as best practice by the Aerospace industry. Aerospace APQP structures planning for effective… Read more »

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Course overview:   Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), is a method of demonstrating a product or process is production ready. The method was initially developed by the North American Automotive Industry and has now been adopted as best practice the Aerospace industry.Directly linked to the Adavanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) process, a PPAP submission allows the… Read more »

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Course overview:   This 2 day AS9145 Essentials course will provide all attendees with an awareness of the AS9145 standard, which provides the framework for the introduction of new products across the Aerospace and Defence sectors. The standard aims to embed APQP and PPAP best practice within an organisation’s New Product Introduction process. Who should attend:   Senior Managers,… Read more »

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Course overview:  This 5 day AS9145 Practitioner course will provide all delegates with an in-depth understanding at practitioner level of the AS9145 standard – which provides the framework for the introduction of new products across the Aerospace and Defence sectors. The standard aims to embed APQP and PPAP best practice within an organisation’s New Product Introduction process…. Read more »

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