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APQP – complex planning of quality of projects (Advanced Product Quality Planning)


The target of the training is getting acquainted with and adopting knowledge of planning of quality in the conditions of the AUTOMOTIVE branch by means of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP). The APQP procedure comprises a complex process of development of a new product and process or possibly their important changes.


An experienced trainer (from AUTOMOTIVE environment) will acquaint the participants of the training with the rules and requirements of AIAG in connection to the APQP handbook, 2. ed., from the year 2008 and VDA in connection to the VDA 4 and MLA(RGA) handbooks, 2. ed., from the year 2010  and case studies, taking into account the requirements of the customers from automotive industry.

Main topics:

  • Introduction / Elements of the topic
  • Essential notions
  • Phases of product origination
  • Project planning / Project management / Teamwork
  • Requirements according to APQP
  • Requirements according to VDA 4 in the up-to-date version
  • Methodics – VDA – MLA „Assurance of degree of maturity for new parts“
  • Quality tools / Aids for individual phases
  • Control plan and Checklists
  • Workshop / Work in groups

Target group of participants:

  • employees who assure the process of release of products, processes and transport from the pre-series to series phase,
  • employees who assure process quality of purchased parts,
  • employees who assure complex planning of project quality,
  • employees who want to get acquainted with the APQP and PPAP topics,
  • employees who assure the process of sampling and release of suppliers.

After successful completion, the participants acquire certificates on completion of the training “APQP – complex planning of project quality; MLA – assurance of degree of maturity for new parts”.

The Certificate has international validity.

Dates of open trainings:

Žilina Praha/Brno
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Lenght of training:

2 days


The price includes

– CAE® training course fee,

– rich training documentation,

– experienced trainer and auditor with practice at projects in automotive industry,

– refreshment.


The deadline for the training is 7 days before its commencement.


At registration of multiple participants from one company, for the second and next participants we grant a discount of 10 %.