Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) & Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) Training

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(2 Days)


This intensive course provides comprehensive training in the understanding and managing the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) and Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) including a review of provisions and requirements, meeting customer requirements, control plan preparation and more. The "hands-on" program includes lectures, workshops and a case study to increase participant knowledge and learning.

This course is also available with or without the IATF 16949:2016 Technical Specification and may be used in its original presentation format or it may be customized by referring to the degree of business nature.

  • Understand the PPAP & APQP processes and requirements.
  • Apply hands-on approach to PPAP and APQP, and its relationship to project management and status reporting to give the knowledge and skills needed to introduce new products and processes smoothly.
  • Use the process management to achieve standardization and improvement using Process Flow Diagrams, Design/Process PFMEA and Control Plans.

Department, Section Heads, Engineers, Supervisors, Technicians and Line Leaders


Presented via interactive lecture, practical hands-on activities, group and individual presentations.

Module 1: Introduction
  • Pre-test
  • Product quality planning cycle
  • APQP system diagram
  • The responsibility matrix in APQP
  • Workshop I: Multidisciplinary Team Strategy
Module 2: APQP Foundation
  • Product quality planning timing chart
  • Phase element input/output
  • Team feasibility commitment sign-in
  • Workshop II: Identifying the activities needed
Module 3: The 5 Phases of APQP
  • Project management and timing plans
  • Defining project scope and requirements
  • Product design and development
  • Process design and development
  • Product and process validation and control plans
  • Workshop II: Defining the APQP Protocols in Action
Module 4: Product Design and Development
  • Setting the design and development goals
  • Deployment of Voice-of-Customer
  • Special characteristics matrix
  • Workshop III: Product Design Verification for DFM/DFA
Module 6: Day 1 Wrap-up
  • Q&A
  • Day 1 Wrap-up
Module 7: Product / Process Verification and Validation
  • Product and process measurement and monitoring
  • Process Capability Studies
  • Team feasibility commitment sign-off
  • Workshop V: Product and Process Validation
Module 8: Feedback, Assessment and Corrective Action
  • Correction, corrective and preventive actions
  • Linkages with FMEAs, SPCs and MSAs
  • Management review, customers’ feedbacks and continual improvement
  • Workshop V: Understanding Remedial, Reactive and Proactive Actions
Module 9: Control Plans
  • Types of control plans and their applications
  • Establishment of control plans
  • Relationships between control plans with other engineering core tools
  • Workshop VI: Completing the Control Plan
Module 10: PPAP Management
  • Customer notification and submission requirements.
  • Submission levels of evidence.
  • Submission status.
  • Record retention requirements.
  • PPAP document requirements
  • Workshop VII: Completing the Part Submission Warrant
Module 11 : Wrap-Up
  • Q&A Session
  • Post-Test
  • Wrap-up
  • Course Evaluation