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.
For a detailed explanation of the requirements, see the overview graphic.
Admission to the examination is only granted after successful review of the application. You can find the application form with the exact requirements on our website https://vdaqmc.de/en/training-and-professional-development/application-forms/.
The exam includes:
For preparation, the training material handed out during VDA trainings (incl. standards) are admitted and must be brought along on the examination day.
After passing the examination, you will receive a certificate with a registered number.