Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)

Learn about the generic PPAP process requirements for production parts.

Production Part Approval Process

This production part approval process course provides learners with an overview of the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), and the generic PPAP process requirements for production parts as defined in the Production Part Approval reference manual.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone responsible for the submission of parts to customer(s) for production approval, those involved in the Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) process.


Learners should be able to explain ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 requirements which can be obtained by attending our requirements course. An understanding of IATF 16949 core tools, FMEA, SPC, APQP & Control Plan Methodology, and MSA (as this course is the culmination of all these tools) is also required.

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1 day

4-12 candidates

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Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) Course Outcomes

You will have the knowledge to:

  • Identify PPAP process submission requirements including customer-specifics
  • Recognize when customer notification and submission is required
  • Explain submission and levels of evidence required for each levels
  • Determine documented information (records) to be retained and retention times

You will learn the skills to:

  • Determine and agree PPAP process notification and submission requirements with the customer
  • Prepare and submit a PPAP process to meet customer-specific requirements
  • Review a PPAP process submission for completion of all PPAP process requirements
  • Understand the purpose of the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
  • Determine when customer notification and submission is required
  • Explain the PPAP process requirements and the submission levels of evidence (1-5)
  • Recognize customer part submission status

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Yes, all our training courses can be delivered in house for your team, we also offer a bespoke training option if you need the training tailored to your organisation or specific requirements.

Yes, all learners will receive a comprehensive set of training materials. As we are conscious of our environmental impact, our default position is that materials are provided digitally through our partner Mimeo Digital. This allows learners the flexibility to view materials on a laptop, tablet or to print if preferred.

We will also provide loan copies of the necessary standards for use during the course.

We don’t offer a residential option, but if you require accommodation during your training please contact us and we can provide you with a list of recommended local hotels.

All our open training courses are held at our bespoke training facility; Orbit Business Centre, Merthyr Tydfil. For an overview of the venue please click here.

Yes, refreshments throughout the day and a buffet lunch will be provided. If you have any dietary requirements, please make sure to tell us prior to the course start so that we can provide suitable catering.

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