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ISO/TS 16949:2009 Lead Auditor Re-qualification Training for First and Second Party Auditors

The course is designed for delegates who have attended SMMT IF’s* Lead AuditorTraining (previously titled five-day Supplier Auditor Certification Course) and want to be kept up to date with developments and current auditor thinking and to revalidate competence.

The two-day course focuses on planning, undertaking, reporting and closing out findings from internal audits against the requirements of ISO/TS 16949:2009, particular in non-production areas, focused on the process approach to auditing. The course includes an application written exam, which uses case study material to verify auditor competence in planning, undertaking, reporting and closing out findings from audits.

NOTE: Candidates that pass the stringent written exam and performance assessments will receive a certificate from SMMT, the IATF approved Oversight Office in the UK.


To re-certify delegates who have attended the 5-day SMMT IF’s Lead Auditor Training

For Whom   

This Training is specially designed for those who actively participate in the planning, documenting, implementing and auditing of the ISO/TS 16949:2002 Quality Management System and those involve in the management & implementation of Supplier QMS Development Program.

The course is designed for delegates who are experienced in undertaking internal or supplier audits, and who have attended the Lead Auditor Training (previously titled Supplier Auditor Certification course).

Note: It is recommended that delegates attend this course within 3 years of attending the original course.

Course Content   

  • An ISO/TS 16949:2009 update, including Rules for achieving IATF recognition.
  • The automotive process approach, including process sequence and interactions and process measurement
  • Auditing customer specific requirements within the process approach
  • The process approach to auditing in non-production areas
  • Undertaking audits using case studies
  • Application Exam

SMMT IFSMMT IF is the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Limited Industry Forum in UK. It is one of the five approved International Automotive Task Force (IATF) Oversight Offices involved in ISO/TS 16949. SMMT IF* is the only organization in the UK approved to train certification body auditors.



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