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VDA 6.3 - Qualification for Process Auditor (ID 315)
The VDA 6.3 Qualification for Process Auditor course uses the process approach and the respective customer-specific requirements. The course will teach you the basics of VDA 6.3 process auditors.The introduction to the basics of process auditing includes general requirements, methods, principles, assessment scheme and risk analysis.
Furthermore, the underlying questionnaire is explained according to the assigned process elements, so that through the process audit you can identify the respective risks and potentials along the supply chain. The goal is to ensure a reliable assessment.
Quality Management personnel tasked with conducting audits in their own organisation (internal) or in the supply chain (externally), as well as external auditors (deployment as service providers).
Knowledge of the common quality tools and methods, the applicable management system requirements and further applicable customer-specific requirements, as well as product and process-specific knowledge in the intended field of application, is necessary for this training.
Depending on their scope of activity, participants should have the respective professional experience according to VDA Volume 6.3 and auditor qualification based on DIN EN ISO 19011.
No evidence is required to provide before this training.
After passing the knowledge test you will receive a VDA certificate of qualification.
Please note; This is the four day Qualification for Process Auditor (ID315) course without the examination day and therefore does not lead to certification and database entry for VDA Certified Process Auditor unless accompanied by the one day examination. This course (ID315) is sufficient to conduct internal or supplier audits and provides qualification rather than certification. When making the decision regarding if this course is sufficient for your requirements or if you need to complete VDA 6.3 Qualification for Process Auditor with Certified Examination (ID315 + ID353), please check with respective Customer Specific Requirements, your organisations Quality Management System processes and other applicable to your situation requirements.
VDA Volume 6.3 - Industry Forum stocks a number of VDA publications which can be found here: https://industryforum.co.uk/product-category/vda-books-standards-and-publications/
For the current edition of the VDA 6.3 process audit, a new evaluation and documentation tool has been developed as a web application. Users can obtain the VDA 6.3 Analysis Tool via the VDA QMC webshop: www.webshop.vda.de/qmc
The VDA 6.3 process audit is an effective procedure for assessing processes in connection with planning and manufacturing of a product. These audits are usually conducted within the organisation or with suppliers prior to series release, but also form a valuable contribution for process optimisation with already existing manufacturing lines. Additionally, potential analysis – as part of VDA 6.3 – also constitutes a tried and tested method to
select new suppliers.
The third and complete revision of the VDA standard in 2016 had the main objective of simplifying and unifying the standard to give it a more practical and international orientation. With these new advantages, the worldwide importance of VDA 6.3 has increased.
This process audit standard can now also be applied to other sectors such as mechanical engineering and wind power.
To conduct VDA 6.3 process audits, comprehensive knowledge, experience and competence is necessary. Thus, the qualification of relevant personnel is indispensable. In our VDA 6.3 trainings the participants acquire the necessary background knowledge and understanding for process audit procedures.
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.
We don’t employ “trainers”, rather a team of experienced industry experts who are able to apply their knowledge to your business
We have been helping organisations like yours for over 25 years to deliver and maintain sustainable improvement
We know what’s possible and how to help you achieve it by utilising our tried and tested techniques for long term success
We believe that training should be through a ‘learn by doing’ approach with coaching and mentoring wherever possible
If you are booking an instructor led class and the venue states ‘Virtual’ then please see the technical requirements below. Please note that these technical requirements below do not apply to eLearning courses:
Virtual Class Technical Requirements
To access a virtual class you must have the following:
Our standard platform for training is currently GoTo Training, however in certain circumstances based on region we use Teams or Zoom. If you are unsure if your systems are compatible please contact us before booking.
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