Core Tools AIAG-VDA FMEA 1st Edition Methodology

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Course Duration: 5 Days - 8 Hours/day

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These Core Tools include the following:

  1. The five phases of APQP itself
  2. Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
  3. Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) and Design Verification Plan & Report (DVP&R)
  4. Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  5. Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)

Please note, only DFMEA or PFMEA can be taken in a single, one-week session. These courses will cover the AIAG-VDA FMEA 1st Edition methodology.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the five phases of APQP for New Product Development and its relationship to program management and the knowledge and skills needed to participate in an APQP team
  • Understand the PPAP protocol, elements, deliverables, and submission/approval process
  • Understand how to develop and use DFMEA and DVP&R to identify and address design risk during the product development process and in support of the manufacturing process development process
  • Understand the use of SPC to monitor and measure variation in manufacturing processes ad to identify and the correct problem where they arise
  • Understand MSA and the statistical tests employed to determine measurement variation and measurement uncertainty for the effective management of measurement systems

Course Outline

Weekly Agenda

  • Day 1: APQP and PPAP
  • Days 2 and 3: DFMEA
  • Day 4: SPC
  • Day 5: MSA

Who Should Attend

This seminar is designed for Internal Auditors, Management Representatives, ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 Implementation Teams, and others who would like to develop judgment and decision-making in ISO 9001, IATF 16949, and to learn how to effectively audit the New Product Development activities.

Course Materials

Each participant will receive a seminar manual. All concepts will be introduced using examples. Group exercises will make use of an example product and process.

Note: Omnex does not provide copies of standard(s) during training courses, but clients are encouraged to have their own copy.


Participants should possess a working knowledge of, as well as some experience in ISO-based quality management systems, as well as a firm understanding of basic quality tools.

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