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VDA 6.3 - Workshop for Certified Process Auditors (ID 341)
Please note: This course replaces VDA 6.3 - Competence Training for Certified Process Auditors (ID 341) which has now been withdrawn by VDA.
The VDA 6.3 process audit is an effective procedure for assessing processes in connection with planning and manufacturing of a product. In order to conduct VDA 6.3 process audits, comprehensive knowledge, experience and competence is necessary. Thus, the qualification of relevant personnel is indispensable. After successful completion of the qualification for VDA 6.3 process auditor, the question arises of continuous further development: Again and again, while conducting audits in practice, auditors will encounter situations in which handling or appropriately assessing requirements leads to uncertainties. This training offers the chance to discuss such situations in everyday audit practice with the participants and an expert, and to determine the appropriateness and application of requirements and assessments.
This training is for certified process auditors VDA 6.3 (2016), who cannot prove the required number of process audits for the extension of their auditor qualification.
This workshop is aimed at already certified Process Auditors VDA 6.3 (2016). It is therefore necessary that the participants have a comprehensive knowledge of the VDA 6.3 questionnaire and the evaluation-relevant requirements.
At the end of this workshop delegates will received a VDA certificate of attendance.
In this one-day workshop, participants will have the opportunity to strengthen their process auditor skills, share their day-to-day experience, and develop their user skills. The participants thus increase their security in the application of process audits and receive suggestions for the development of their auditor competence.
The workshop focuses on practical application of the process audit as a tool for analysing weaknesses in combination with risk assessments and as a basis for improvement measures. The theoretical part focuses on the subjects of audit preparation and audit planning as well as evaluation. The application of the VDA 6.3 Analysis Tool will also be discussed. In the practical part, the audit preparation, audit planning, the execution of process audits with final evaluation and the presentation of results (final discussion) are trained in role plays and according to given scenarios.
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.
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:
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.
Industry Forum helps major global manufacturers understand, optimise and improve both manufacturing capability and business performance. Over 250 organisations in 30 countries trust Industry Forum to deliver and maintain sustainable improvement.
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