VDA 6.3 2016 (Process) Auditor Training Qualification

About the course

The introduction to the basics of process auditing includes general requirements, methods, principles, assessment scheme and risk analysis. Furthermore, the underlying questionnaire is explained according to the assigned process elements, so that through the process audit you can identify the respective risks and potentials along the supply chain.

Course Outlines

Prior Knowledge

  • Knowledge of main quality tools and methods
  • Knowledge of applicable management system requirements
  • Knowledge of further applicable customer-specific requirements
  • Product and process-specific knowledge in the planned field of operation depending on field of operation, relevant professional experience according to VDA volume 6.3
  • Auditor qualification based on DIN EN ISO 19011 (only for supplier auditors as external service
    providers or participants who additional want to sit the exam for Certified Process Auditor)

Course Objectives

The VDA 6.3 Process Auditor Qualification Training guides you through the basic requirements for process audits and enable integrated application in automotive industry. These basics are used to correct, stabilise and optimise processes, and are developed in the exercises and case examples. The aim is to assure a reliable assessment. All attendees will receive a copy of the VDA Volume 6.3.

Course Content

  • Correlation with other requirements
  • Overview of the three different types of audits and explanation of the differences
  • Overview of the contents of the individual VDA 6.3 chapters
  • Introduction to the process approach for risk analysis according to the Turtle model
  • Audit process from the audit programme to the completion of the audit
  • Planning and conducting a process audit
  • Assessment scheme of a process audit
  • Code of conduct for process auditors
  • Process element 1 – potential analysis
  • Process element 2 – project management
  • Process element 3 – planning product and process development
  • Process element 4 – realisation of product and process development
  • Process element 5 – supplier management Process
  • Process element 6 – process analysis production
  • Process element 7 – customer service
  • Attribution and assessment of audit findings
  • Audit report, documentation and conclusion
  • Introduction to the current SI’s and FAQ’s


After passing the knowledge test you will receive a VDA certificate of qualification.

Course Details


40 Hours


Monday - Friday


08:30 till 17:30


On Request

What's Included

  • Delegate Manual
  • Course Handouts and Materials
  • VDA 6.3 Standard
  • VDA tool
  • Examination
  • VDA Certificate
  • Refreshments and light lunch daily

Fee: €2,150 + VAT. The fee includes a light lunch and refreshments each day, all course material, a copy of the VDA 6.3 Standard, Examination and VDA Certificate.

This training programme is eligible for IIS funding up to 50% through Jobsplus.

You may proceed to register by completing and submitting the Booking Form or request a registration form by email to: training@tfork.com or call 99377934.

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Who Should Attend?

Quality Management personnel tasked with conducting audits in their own organisation (internal) or in the supply chain (external). Furthermore, this training also addresses external auditors assigned as service providers.


VDA 6.3 2016 (Process) Auditor Training Qualification


VDA 6.3 Process Auditor Qualification Training uses the process approach and the respective customer-specific requirements. The course will teach you the basics of VDA 6.3 process auditors.

Course Fee: €2,150 + VAT