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IATF 16949 – 1st/2nd party Auditor – Examination

ID 250EN

Proof of Qualification:

VDA QMC e-Certificate

Duration time:

1 day

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Training Description

The certificate awarded to you upon passing the examination for certified 1st/2nd-party Auditor IATF 16949 is issued exclusively by the IATF member VDA QMC or by one of our approved licensed partners.

The certificate confirms that you are able to perform independently IATF system audits internally and at the site of your suppliers.

Target Audience

Candidates for IATF 16949 1st/2nd party Auditors

Prerequisites for Attendance

In order to take part in the examination you need to participate in IATF 16949 – 1st/2nd party Auditor – Qualification (ID 211) and send an application confirming fulfilling the below requirements:

  • a copy of auditor qualification as internal auditor for ISO 9001:2015,
  • proof of at least three full internal system audits according to ISO 9001 within the last three years,
  • proof of at least two years of appropriate full-time working experience in an organization in the automotive industry (certificate of employment),
  • proof of knowledge of the Automotive Core Tools: „Automotive Core Tools (ACT) for Quality Management in the Automotive Industry” (ID 415:2022) or Automotive Core Tools for Process and System Auditors (ID 417:2019) or a two-day training from another provider (since 2019) + Automotive Core Tools Quiz from VDA QMC. If the quiz is not passed, you have to take part in „Automotive Core Tools for Process and System Auditors” (ID 417).

Admission to the exam is only granted after successful review of the application.


The exam includes:

  • written exam with 40 questions (60 minutes)
  • oral exam consisting of preparation phase (30 minutes) and interview (20 minutes)

For preparation, the training material handed out during trainings (incl. standards) are admitted and must be brought along on the examination day.

Proof of Qualification

After passing the exam, you will receive an e-Certificate of qualification with a registered number, issued exclusively by VDA QMC (in Poland by VDA QMC’s Partner – SQD Alliance).

The auditor certificate is valid for a period of three years.

Repeat examination

A failed exam may be repeated a maximum of two times up to a year. Every certification exam is a subject to a charge.

  • First repeat:
    • Written part – 110 EUR (net price per person)
    • Oral part – 110 EUR (net price per person)
  • Second repeat – 685 EUR (net price per person)

Price includes

Examination provided in English language, VDA QMC certificate, lunch and coffee breaks, comfortable training room with multimedia equipment.

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