IATF 16949:2016 Internal Auditor

Learn how to conduct internal audits of Automotive Quality Management Systems (QMS) using the process approach to verify compliance to IATF 16949:2016.

An ineffective audit can mean severe consequences; resulting in process failure, customer dissatisfaction and regulatory noncompliance. Optimize your auditing skills with the internationally recognized IATF 16949:2016, and boost your internal audit capabilities. Gain confidence in planning and performing an effective audit; as well as reporting and assessing corrective action where necessary.

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.

Who should attend?

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


You should be able to demonstrate the following minimum competencies prior to attending the course:

  • Risk-based thinking
  • Understanding of applicable ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 requirements related to the scope of the audit (for this course; all requirements)
  • Understanding of applicable core tool requirements related to the scope of the audit

By the end of this course:

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

Practical information

This two days training includes lunches and drinks. The training and the materials will be provided in English.

Modular training course

The course IATF 16949 Internal Auditor Training Course is modular. This means you can follow the training in all combinations. We recommend the following order:

Leergang 1 2 3 Engels

Attending several training courses of a learning path is associated with special discounts.



Price 2017



IATF 16949:2016 requirements

€ 975



IATF 16949:2016 implementing

€ 1.550



IATF 16949:2016 internal auditing

€ 975




€ 3.500











Combination training 1 + 2 

€ 2.375

€ 150


Combination training 1 + 3

€ 1.800

€ 150


Combination training 1 + 2 + 3

€ 3.200

€ 300

When there are more employees who need to understand, implement or audit your management system, a training could be delivered at your location as well. Based on your learning needs we could deliver a customized in-house training course for your team.  

For more information  about the learning path or in-house training courses, please contact Mark Leenaers via +31 20 346 07 83 or send an email to mark.leenaers@bsigroup.com