Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Control Plan Methodology Training Course

Course aim

Learn how important the Advanced Product Quality Planning methodology is in achieving successful production part approval.

Course description

This one-day course provides an overview of the tools, procedures and reporting requirements specified in the Advanced Product Quality Planning and Control Plan reference manual (APQP and Control Plan Second Edition AIAG); detailing the critical steps in the Product Quality Planning Cycle and the role of the control plan(s).

How will you benefit?

This course will help you:

  • Understand the requirements for a successful introduction of new product
  • Understand the inputs and outputs required at each step of the process
  • Understand the differences between prototype, pre-production and production control plans
  • Understand the challenges associated with control plan development 


You should be able to demonstrate the following minimum competencies, prior to the attendance of this training course:

  • The knowledge to explain ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 requirements

This can be obtained through attendance of either our IATF 16949 Transition Seminar, Transition, or Requirements training courses (or equivalent)