VDA 6.3 Process audit Course (4th Revised Edition January 2023)

VDA 6.3 Process audit Course (4th Revised Edition January 2023)


VDA 6.3 is a process audit process based on German standards for the automotive industry. It is used to audit the production and service processes. There are processes and checklists according to the established processes. to ensure that the process is carried out correctly and conforms to the requirements of the standard Therefore, it is necessary for the auditor team to have knowledge. Adequate execution skills make the system be verified lead to product improvements and continuous production process.

Course objective

• To understand the change from 3rd Edition to 4th Edition.
• To learn and understand the general principles For VDA 6.3 process auditors
• To be able to acquire basic auditing skills based on the principles in VDA 6.3.
• To recognize qualifications for implementing internal and external process audits throughout the product lifecycle.
• Able to conduct assessments and can judge the results of the assessment

Course Content

Date / Time

Course Agenda

Day 1
09:00 – 16:00

  • Changes of VDA 6.3 3rd Edition to 4th Edition
  • Automotive Process Approach Audit
  • Linking IATF16949 to VDA 6.3
  • Audit cycle and an overview of the VDA 6.3 specification structure.
  • Introduction to processes for risk analysis.
  • Qualifications for becoming a VDA 6.3 Process Auditor.
  • Remote audit process
  • Preliminary assessment with question P1.
  • P2 – P7 Requirements

Day 2
09:00 – 16:00

  • Requirements P2 – P7 (continued)
  • Assessment methods and the use of audit forms
  • Rating system and down grade rules, reporting
  • Problems, NC found in the assessment. and issues during examination by CB

16:00 – 16:30

Summary and Questions

Who should attend?

Management System Committee, Internal Auditor, Staff working related to Automotive supply chain, ISO, QMR, Assist QMR, Management Team, Student and those who are interested.

EQA Thailand is not presently a VDA licensee. If the VDA auditor “card” is required by a customer for their suppliers’ auditors, attendees should confirm with a licensed provider if they can take the official exam after this course. EQA Thailand training is the technical equivalent of the VDA (6.3) training. Many customers do not require the VDA auditor credential.

EQA Thailand offers training for various ISO industry and sector management system standards. EQA Thailand automotive training course provide training base on ISO 19011:2018, IRCA, and VDA auditor requirements and guidelines.

Our training course teaches the process audit approach as it applies to management systems and VDA (6.3) Process Audit requirements. Our VDA training courses enable auditors to understand and competently perform systems and process audits. In addition, we provide training for related requirement such as FMEA, PPAP, APQP and MSA.

VDA standards are published by the Verband der Automobilindustrie e.V., a German automobile trade association, and are a supplier requirement for some of their members and their automotive suppliers.



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