Improving performance, resilience and safety throughout the automotive supply chain

Improving performance, resilience and safety throughout the automotive supply chain

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Improving performance, resilience and safety throughout the automotive supply chain

The automotive sector is undergoing rapid transformation, driven by social and environmental mega trends and the rapid evolution of new manufacturing and consumer-facing technologies. The changes to the automotive supply chain are significant and bring a host of new opportunities as well as a range of new challenges; from cybersecurity, privacy, data and connectivity, through to functional safety, harnessing emerging technologies and infrastructure requirements in our towns and cities. As the consumer becomes the centre of the new automotive supply chain and the global automotive aftermarket grows, consumers have more choice than ever before, meaning that organizations are also increasingly looking to build a better customer experience.

BSI works with a broad range of automotive and mobility manufacturers and service providers, including original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), automotive supply chain suppliers, dealerships, fleet management companies, government authorities and repair garages globally and throughout the UK to address the sector challenges, raise standards, help clients achieve their strategic goals and drive innovation in the sector.

From standards to testing, auditing, certification, training and professional services, BSI’s portfolio of dedicated automotive and mobility services is designed to improve quality management, optimise your supply chain, protect your employees, manage your environmental impact and build resilience within your organization, not only for today but for tomorrow and beyond.

BSI business improvement services for the automotive industry

The automotive industry is being transformed by megatrends such as digitalization and globalization. Organizations need to respond and innovate to remain relevant. Our range of standards, certification, training and consultancy services help businesses throughout the automotive supply chain to be agile and continually improve.

Why BSI?

  • Automotive experts: we have a rich automotive heritage, are UK market leaders in IATF 16949 certification and have directly employed sector-experienced teams who receive ongoing training, meaning that we offer our clients a first-class service
  • Global reach: we have 84,000 clients operating in 193 countries and 90 offices in 31 countries, meaning we can consistently support clients in their international operations and global expansion plans
  • Future-looking: we are shaping and developing future automotive standards in emerging technologies such as vehicle cyber security, connected and autonomous vehicles and electric vehicle charging points, helping you future-proof your business

IATF 16949:2016 Transition course

IATF 16949:2016 Internal Auditor Quality Management Systems Training Course >

This course develops the necessary skills to assess and report on the conformance, and the effective implementation of processes, based on IATF 16949:2016. You’ll learn how to initiate an audit, prepare and conduct audit activities, compile and distribute audit reports and complete follow-up activities.


2 days classroom based training course

IATF 16949:2016 Transition and Internal auditor Automotive Quality Management Systems Training course  >

Gain the knowledge required to successfully transition from ISO/TS 16949:2009 to IATF 16949:2016. Learn about the new ISO high level structure, Annex SL, the changes to ISO 9001, and the automotive Quality Management System (QMS) specific differences in IATF 16949:2016 compared to ISO/TS 16949:2009.


3 days classroom based training course

Business Improvement Training Courses

We offer a range of business improvement training courses designed to help you achieve your business objective and to help in growing your market share and giving employees clearly defined roles and responsibilities.

Process Improvement: Professional Virtual Online Training Course On Our Connected Learning Live Platform >

This interactive and highly practical two-day course will provide first-hand experience of the more advanced approaches and tools of process improvement, and the leadership skills that can help you lead teams making process improvements within an organization. This training content will be delivered via BSI’s Connected Learning Live Platform as a virtual classroom with the BSI tutor.


2 Days Online training course

Potential Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) Training Course >

This one-day course provides an overview both the of the methodology used to develop design and process FMEA is line with the methods specified in the Potential Failure Mode and Effects Analysis reference manual (Potential Failure Mode and Effect Analysis Fourth Edition); detailing the critical steps to identify and mitigate product and process risks.


1 day classroom based training course

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

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).


1 day classroom based training course