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intacs™ certified Provisional Assessor (Automotive SPICE®)(ID 910)


Course Overview: 

ISO/IEC 15504 and its successor ISO/IEC 330xx (SPICE: Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination) is a worldwide standard for assessing process capability and process improvement in software engineering and software-based systems. In the automotive industry, the derived version “Automotive SPICE®“ is applied for assessing and qualifying the control device and software suppliers.

This training prepares you for the examination “intacs™ Certified Provisional Assessor (Automotive SPICE®)”. You will learn about Automotive SPICE®. The contents, discussions and exercises in this VDA course will enable you to accompany assessments as co-assessor and improve processes based on this standard.

This course is delivered in partnership with Method Park. 

Who should attend: 

Personnel wanting to conduct Automotive SPICE® assessments, personnel in process groups, process and project managers responsible for complying with Automotive SPICE® processes

Prerequisites for Attendance:

Participants should possess several years‘ professional experience in the IT sector (e. g., software / system engineering, project management, quality management or similar). The prerequisites for registration as “intacs™ certified Provisional Assessor“ can be downloaded at 

Certification and Exam Information:

At the end of the training, the participants will receive a certificate of attendance.

For a successful certification as an “intacs™ certified Provisional Assessor“ you will need to take the intacs / VDA QMC examination. This can be arranged for you on the final day of the course.

Please note: that the following additional intacs Certification and Examination fees apply. You will have the option to add the intacs Examination and Certification (if required) to your purchase in your shopping basket when you complete your order. Certification is only required if you wish to provide 3rd party audits.

Benefits and Learning Objectives: 

The content is equivalent to the curriculum published by intacs™. The current intacs™ training material is provided as part of the course. The participants are given an overview of the standard ISO/IEC 15504 resp. ISO/IEC 330xx and learn about the motivation for processes and process improvement. The intacs™ – “International Assessor Certification Scheme“ is explained and an introduction to the assessment model and the capability levels is given. An overview of the assessment process including interview techniques and document inspection are also presented. Additionally, there is an introduction to the Process Assessment Model (PAM) “Automotive SPICE®” with a discussion of the processes from the HIS Scope as well as details on capability levels 2 and 3. Furthermore, the participants are prepared for the ensuing examination.

Concept and Methods: 

The trainers for this course are all accredited as “intacs™ certified Instructor“ and also are certified for “intacs™ certified Principal Assessor“. The participants will be provided with all training material in paper and electronically as PDFs in English.

During this training, technical lectures and group exercises alternate to support the transfer of the topics into the participants‘ own work environment with a particular focus on discussing real life experiences between participants and the trainer. 

Introduction to IF

We have been delivering significant and measurable performance improvements for leading global manufacturers for more than 25 years and believe there is no one size fits all approach to driving competitiveness across the industry. Toyota, Rolls Royce and Electrolux are among the brands who have tapped into our expertise to ensure they remain on top in their own fiercely competitive markets.

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

Leading Expertise
We don’t employ “trainers”, rather a team of experienced industry experts who are able to apply their knowledge to your business

Proven Capability
We have been helping organisations like yours for over 25 years to deliver and maintain sustainable improvement

Attainable Results
We know what’s possible and how to help you achieve it by utilising our tried and tested techniques for long term success

Robust Execution
We believe that training should be through a ‘learn by doing’ approach with coaching and mentoring wherever possible

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