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    3 Day VDA 6.3 Process Auditor Training & Qualifications Module B11: 25th – 27th August 2015

    To be held at GETRAG
    South Road, Halewood, Liverpool

    Delivered by SMMT Industry Forum

    Developed by the German Automotive industry, VDA 6.3 defines a process based audit standard for evaluating and improving controls in a manufacturing organisation’s new product introduction and manufacturing processes.  Revised in 2010, the standard was comprehensively restructured to reflect the changes to ISO9001 and customer specific requirements in the automotive industry.

    The standard can be used by any organisation, either for internal process audits, or for evaluating potential or existing suppliers.

    Compliance to VDA 6.3 is mandated by some vehicle makers and encouraged by others.

    Who should attend?

    The 3 day course is designed for delegates working in the automotive supply chain, including those working in design, engineering, purchasing, logistics, quality and manufacturing who have proven management system auditing experience or who have attended Module A Basic Principles VDA 6.3 Process Audit – Please note: Anyone wishing to participate in this course must meet the VDA requirements in terms of work experience – At least 3 years’ industrial experience, preferably in manufacturing companies in the automobile industry, including at least one year in quality and/or process management.

    The Objectives:

    The module gives a detailed understanding of the application of VDA 6.3 requirements.  This covers the entire product realisation process, including Project Management, Product/Process, Design/Development, Supplier Management, Production and Customer Interaction.

    At the end of the module delegates will understand the structure, content and scoring evaluation system of VDA 6.3, and be able to undertake effective process based audits within their organisation.

    The module is a pre-requisite for delegates that wish to attend the Module C – Examination Day for Certified Process Auditors, a qualification required to undertake second party audits to VDA 6.3.

    Topics Covered:

    • Quality systems, application and benefit of process audits (ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949)
    • Risk analysis techniques
    • Understanding and application of VDA 6.3 process questionnaires.
    • Customer requirements and their interpretation (VDA requirements, specific customer requirements)
    • Planning, conducting and reporting a VDA 6.3 process audit.
    • Evaluation rules and scoring criteria using the VDA system.
    • Undertaking audits of potential suppliers to assess their capability.

    The course includes interactive exercises and case studies

    Pricing Structure:
    £800.00 + vat  [Members of NAA]
    £1000.00 + vat [Non-Members]

    To book a place on this course, please e-mail Zoe for a booking form :

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