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ID 221 IATF 16949 – Qualification for Certified 1st/2nd Party Auditor – One-Week Training


QM managers/personnel or internal/external system auditors with knowledge of DIN EN ISO 9001 and automotive audit experience, who want to achieve qualification for 1st/2nd party auditor IATF 16949 in one week.


In the automotive industry, the qualification and competence of 1st/2nd party auditors IATF 16949 is of vital importance. On the one hand, in order to enable their own organization to introduce targeted actions for continual improvement by pertinent assessment of the QM system and of the degree of fulfillment of the IATF 16949 requirements. But on the other hand also in order to support external suppliers competently in developing their QM system towards IATF 16949, which in the end is mutually beneficial.

  • Process management and process approach in the automotive industry
  • The main content of DIN EN ISO 19011
  • Structure of IATF 16949 and its requirements incl. DIN EN ISO 9001
  • Insights into IATF 16949 certification rules

The alternation between information and individual, group and case study work in suitable learning steps enables the consolidation and application of IATF 16949 and DIN EN ISO 9001 knowledge.

Examination Day
The exam day for certified 1st/2nd party auditor IATF 16949 offers participants a level of qualification comparable to that of a 3rd party auditor. The certificate awarded for passing the exam is issued in this form only by the IATF member, VDA QMC, or by a partner licensed by us. The exam is based on the content of the
course, IATF 16949 requirements as well as in individual cases the customer-specific requirements of the OEM’s.

The exam consists of

  • a written part with 40 multiple choice questions, and
  • an oral part, in which participants develop risks/nonconformities from a scenario and assign them to IATF 16949 / DIN EN ISO 9001 nonconformities.


  • Auditor qualification as an internal auditor for ISO 9001:2015
  • Minimum of 3 complete internal or external system audits to ISO 9001 in the past 3 year
  • At least 2 years of appropriate practical experience in an organization in the automotive industry
  • ID 417 ”Automotive Core Tools for System and Process Auditors” resp. ID 415, 416, and possibly 450: VDA qualification ”Automotive Core Tools Professional”, or
  • At least two-day training about Automotive Core Tools
    Passing of an Automotive Core Tools online quiz


After passing the written and oral exam, you will receive a VDA certificate with registered numbering, the respective auditor card as well as a corresponding VDA QMC database entry. For the card, we need a jpeg digital passport photo in advance.


4 days