Quality Management System – Automotive Industry

IATF 16949 Certification Consulting Services

IATF 16949 Certification

IATF 16949 Certification Quality Management System – Automotive Industry:

IATF 16949 (which was first developed under ISO/TS 16949 name), was originally created in 1999 by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) with the aim of harmonizing the various external audits and certification systems worldwide in the auto-part supply chain. 

IATF 16949 standard is based on ISO 9001 standard which have additional requirements along with supporting technical publications developed by original equipment manufacturers(OEMs) and the national automotive trade associations.

It introduces a common set of techniques and methods for common product and process development for automotive manufacturing worldwide.

Benefits of IATF 16949 certification

In addition to benefits of ISO 9001 certification:

It is a unique globally recognized basis for the automotive industry’s Quality Management System. It has been accepted by the majority of Automotive OEMs around the world

It demonstrates that the organization is capable in meeting each customer’s specific requirements for the parts you make.

It creates credibility and recognition to supply parts and services to the automotive industry

It is to improve customer satisfaction by advanced management plans in meeting customer expectations, needs and future competiveness (technology, costs & delivery). Overal,l it also looks for innovation.

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How BCI Academy can assist you to achieve IATF 16949 certification:

A full scope of our consulting services for ISO 14001 certification are:

Plan and carry out onsite gap assessment to identify what needs to be in place for the IATF 16948 certification formal audits.

Develop IATF 16949 compliant and effective quality management systems

Develop documentation needs in keeping with automotive core tools i.e. APQP, FMEA, SPC, MSA, and PPAP (but minimize unnecessary paperwork, integration of related systems, ISO14001, etc.)

Provide training for the management team and all process owners (Issue certificates)

Provide internal audit course to train qualified and certified internal auditors for IATF 16949 and issues individual completion of training certificates

Play a liaison role and assist companies to find a certification body (registrar) for IATF 169494 certification

Note: Some organizations may not need the full scope of our consulting services; they may pick and choose our services or may specify a consulting or training approach or package. Complete and submit a free no obligation.

We continue our services after ISO 9001 certification as requested by providing:


Internal and supplier audits, auditor training due IATF updates in rules, etc.


Support for maintaining process capabilities, using statistical techniques, Cpk evaluations, etc.


Assistant for measurement system analysis – MSA

Thank you and we look forward to discussing your exact needs in the near future.

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BCI Academy is a leading North American provider of consulting, training and auditing services to the organizations seeking ISO certification in Canada to standards such as ISO 9001- Quality Management System, ISO 14001- Environmental Management System, ISO 45001- Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS), IATF 16949-Automotive Sector Quality Management System, or AS 9100 -Quality System, Aerospace.

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