3 Day 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.

Core Themes 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
  2. Product design and development
  3. Process design and development
  4. Product and process validation
  5. Ongoing production, use and post delivery service
  • 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
  1. Identify the PPAP deliverables
  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

Course booking details

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26/03/2019 - 28/03/2019Indianapolis (US)£630 (ex. VAT)Fully BookedJoin Waiting List
24/09/2019 - 26/09/2019Indianapolis (US)£630 (ex. VAT)Spaces AvailableBook Now
08/10/2019 - 10/10/2019Birmingham (UK)£630 (ex. VAT)Spaces AvailableBook Now

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