IATF 16949:2016 Lead Auditor Re-qualification Training for First and Second Party Auditors

The course is designed for delegates who have attended SMMT IF Lead Auditor
Training (previously titled five-day ISO/TS16949: 2009 Lead 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 the new requirements introduced by IATF16949: 2016, including the concepts of risk based thinking. The course includes a written knowledge exam as part of auditor competency assessment.

NOTE: Candidates who pass the knowledge examination will receive a certificate from SMMT, the IATF approved Oversight Office in the UK.


who should attend?

Anyone involved in the auditing, maintaining or supervising of an IATF 16949:2016 Automotive QMS.

What will I learn?

Delegates will have the knowledge to:

  • Describe the guidelines of management system auditing according to ISO 19011
  • Apply ISO 19011 guidelines to auditing IATF 16949
  • Explain the importance of customer-specific requirements in the internal audit process
  • Identify the automotive process approach when auditing


Delegated will have the skills to:

  • Plan and initiate the audit
  • Prepare audit activities, taking account of customer-specific requirements
  • Conduct audit activities using the process approach
  • Prepare and distribute the audit report
  • Complete the audit
  • Audit follow-up

How will I benefit?

This course will help you:

  • Prepare, conduct and follow-up on IATF 16949:2016 audit activities
  • Identify and apply the benefits and requirements of an IATF 16949:2016 audit
  • Gain the skills to assess an organization’s capability to manage its Automotive QMS
  • Write factual audit reports and assist with corrective actions

What is included?

  • Delegate workbook
  • Lunch and refreshment
  • On completion, you'll be awarded an internationally recognized BSI Training Academy certificate