Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) is an established and recognised methodology for introducing new products and processes into production.
APQP is one of the key ‘core tools’. ‘Core Tools’ are defined as the five supplemental techniques and methods which support the expectations of IATF 16949 (see links below):
The above courses can be delivered individually or as a consolidated programme of training.
The APQP methodology requires a multidisciplinary approach, hence this course is intended for all personnel who are involved with the introduction of new products and processes, including:
The delegates should understand:
On completion of the course, delegates will be a QM&T validated and certificated APQP practitioner.
Introduction to APQP
Initial APQP activities
APQP Phase 1
APQP Phase 2
APQP Phase 3
APQP Phase 4
APQP Phase 5
Control plan methodology
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