Course overview

The IATF 16949 Internal Auditor Training is a participative course is made up of a number of modules supported by group exercises and open discussion. 

The practical emphasis of this course and high tutor to delegate ratio provides a great opportunity for individual guidance, support and learning.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for auditors supporting an organisations internal audit programme and others who have a working knowledge of quality systems within the automotive sector and/or any previous auditing experience.

This course will help auditors develop relevant skills in judgement, decision making, audit planning, audit non-conformity writing and subsequent close out related to the new IATF 16949:2016.

Internal auditing and familiarity with ISO 9001 and ISO/TS 16949:2009 would be beneficial but not a necessity.

Benefits & Learning Objectives

Delegates will learn the skills required to become competent in structuring, planning and undertaking internal system audits against IATF 16949.

Delegates will understand the high level structure of the new standard and its application across other management system standards (Annex SL).

Delegates will understand how risk management is incorporated into the standard and how this risk based approach should be applied to auditing.

Topics Covered

  • Annex SL
  • 7 Management principles
  • Risk based thinking
  • Structure of ISO9001/IATF16949
  • Review of IATF16949
  • Audit theory
  • Auditor competence
  • Process Approach
  • Auditing Customer Specific Requirements (CSR)
  • Internal audit process


Delegates will receive an IATF16949:2016 Internal Auditor Training attendance certificate underwritten by the UK IATF Oversight Office.

Why choose Industry Forum?

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.

Here are some of the reasons why delegates would recommend us:

  • High level of trainer experience and competence
  • Practical group exercises
  • Working as a team in role play
  • Proven track record of training
  • Case studies that put theory into real life situations
  • Comprehensive course content

Course booking details

Course duration: 2 days

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01/05/2019 - 02/05/2019Birmingham (UK)£859 (ex. VAT)Fully BookedJoin Waiting List
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Course options

Open courses are delivered at our modern Learning Centre on Birmingham Business Park with easy access to major road, rail and air networks. Our naturally lit, air-conditioned training rooms enable you to concentrate on your learning in the best possible environment with excellent facilities, refreshments and plenty of workspace.

Depending on your specific needs and location, we can deliver on-site courses in your own premises, saving you both time and travelling costs. You can choose different delivery methods, from one-to-one coaching or small group teaching, dependent on your requirements allowing you to tailor the training to the specific needs of your team.

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