Gain the tools necessary to conduct process and system audits to determine conformity to IATF 16949.

QMII’s IATF 16949 Internal Auditor training is a 3-day course that covers both requirements and implementation of IATC 16949 so you can participate in efficient audits. You will learn the principles of auditing and how to apply ISO 19011 guidance to create and implement successful auditing programs to satisfy the expanded  IATC 16949 requirements and beyond.

If you are interested in leading audit teams, please register for our lead auditor training.

We offer this and other ISO course online in our LIVE (Learning In a Virtual Environment) format. Learn more about this format here.

You will learn how to:
  • Understand quality management definitions, concepts, and requirements of the IATF 16949 standard
  • Learning the correct interpretation and application of all clauses of IATF 16949
  • Learn how to manage a successful end-to-end IATF 16949 certification audit program
  • Create enhanced auditing checklists
  • Conduct on-site auditing activities using the process approach to comply with external auditing requirements
  • Gain a complete understanding of the IATF 16949 certification process
  • Conduct effective opening and closing management system meetings
  • Create effective corrective action plans
We Help You Learn With:
  • Varied teaching modes including role playing.
  • Active listening.
  • Peer-to-peer, peer-to-teacher interaction.
  • Major concept focus.
  • Using only essential terminology.
  • Individuals responsible for leading their organization to IATF 16949 certification
  • Those who must perform audits to IATF 16949
  • Those wanting formal credentials as an IATF 16949 auditor from an accredited training program
  • Quality Directors
  • Management Representatives
  • ISO / IATF Managers/Management Reps
  • Quality Assurance Professional
  • Consultants
  • Engineers
  • Internal and external auditors of manufacturing organizations


  • Lecture: Intro to Management Systems
  • Lecture: ISO 9001:2015
  • Lecture: IATF 16949


  • Lecture: Internal Audit
  • Lecture: Internal Audit Planning and Preparation
  • Workshop: ISO 9001 – Internal Audit Planning
  • Workshop: ISO 9001 – Preparing Checklists for Internal Audit
  • Lecture: Performing the Internal Audit Investigation


  • Workshop: ISO 9001 – Internal Audit Investigation
  • Lecture: Concluding the Audit
  • Lecture: Corrective Action and Follow-up
  • Workshop: Writing Nonconformity Statements
  • Test: QM Test

Attendees successfully completing the TPECS examinations provided in conjunction with this course receive a Certificate of Attainment for these EXEMPLAR GLOBAL (formerly RABQSA International) knowledge competency units:

QM – Quality Management Systems

AU – Management Systems Auditing

The Certificate of Attainment provides evidence of knowledge competency defined by Exemplar Global in the competency units required for certification as a Quality Management Systems Auditor using ISO 9001 with knowledge of IATF 16949.

Successful course candidates can use these certifications as earned credit towards other certifications such as ISO 14001 Auditor and other similar standards under Exemplar Global’s Training Provider & Examiner Certification Scheme (TPECS).