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IATF16949 - Examination day for 1st/2nd party auditors

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IATF16949 - Examination day for 1st/2nd party auditors
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The exam day for certified 1st/2nd party auditor IATF 16949 offers participants a level of qualification compa­rable to that of 3rd party auditors. The certificate awarded for passing the exam is issued in this form only by the IATF member VDA QMC or by a partner licensed by us. The exam is based on the content of the course, IATF 16949 requirements as well as in individual cases the customer-specific requirements of the OEM's. 

Target Audience

Prospective 1st/2nd party auditors IATF16949 who have taken part in the qualification training course and existing 1st/2nd party auditors who have completed the re-qualification training.


The exam consists of a written part with 40 multiple-choice questions, and an oral part, in which participants develop risks/ nonconformities from a scenario and assign them to IATF 16949 / DIN EN ISO 9001 requirements.

Prerequisites for Attendance

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

Qualification Certificate

After passing the written and the oral exam, you will receive a VDA certificate with a registered number, the respective auditor card and a corresponding VDA QMC database entry. For the card, we need a jpeg digital passport photo in advance.


Well-founded knowledge of the Automotive Core Tools is essential to pass the exam.

Training Duration

1 day

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