Layered Process Audits training

Layered Process Audits training is performed by an experienced practitioner who has been dealing with management of layered process audits in an organization that is a global Tier 1 supplier cooperating with major customers in the automotive industry.

Layered Process Audits training agenda:

1. Introduction to layered process audits performing:

  • Layered Process Audits definition
  • IATF requirements
  • Customer Specific Requirements applied during cooperation with Stellantis and GM client

2. Planning and implementation of the Layered Process Audits:

  • CQI-8 requirements interpretation
  • Division of audit levels in an organization
  • Communication

3. Requirements of audited processes designation

4. Creating and verifying the checklist of layered audits:

  • Checklist Input data: certification body, corporate and clients audits, safety issues, ect.
  • Top management responsibility in the planning process and implementation of layered audits

5. Defining the responsibility of auditors and the frequency of conducting audits

6. Nonconformity management

7. Examples of reporting for layered audits realization

  • realization of audits at individual levels
  • performed audits percentage of compliance

8. Best Practice – presenting examples of audit forms from automotive companies

Intended audiences:

  • Internal quality
  • Customer quality
  • Production leaders
  • Process quality
  • Managers at all levels
  • Everyone involved in the service and improvement of production processes
  • People with varying degrees of audit methods knowledge

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Participant will learn:

  • How to define audit questions
  • What are the best practices when planning, performing and communicating audit results
  • how to report and escalate layer audits realization
  • You will find that Layered Process Audits give you the opportunity to continually improve your organization’s quality management system
  • Become familiar with the CQI-8 requirements interpretation regarding management of layered audits

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  • 1 day (8 hours)


Date of open training:

01.07.2024 – online open training



400 Euro for one participant.

In case of 2 or more participants from the same plant offer 10% discount on the second and all other participants.


Price includes:

  • Training participation
  • Training materials
  • Certificate
  • 12 months consulting for participants after performed training

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Layered Process Audits training