Quality professionals, engineers,
managers and supervisors.
Time To Complete
2 hours (0.2 CEUs)
What Is PPAP?
PPAP stands for Production Part Approval Process. It was
developed by AIAG (the Automotive Industry Action Group;
www.aiag.org) and it is an important part of their
comprehensive Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)
approach. APQP was originated to provide a common,
standardized process for planning, developing and
communicating the requirements and status of new products
and services between suppliers and their customers. There
are five phases to APQP; PPAP is triggered in Phase 4,
Product & Process Validation.
On the surface, PPAP can appear to be complicated and
even overwhelming. Once it is understood, it becomes
apparent that PPAP requirements represent the culmination
and reporting of activities that any “good” supplier already
does. The PPAP Process merely helps put the reporting of
activities and their results into a structured and
PPAP Online Training
This online course teaches learners what PPAP's are, why
they are important and how to conduct a PPAP by fulfilling
all 18 elements of the PPAP Package.
This Training Enables Learners To...
Understand what PPAP is, why it should be used and when
it should be used.
Know how to
complete PPAP documentation requirements.
when specific PPAP requirements apply and when they don’t.
Fundamentals of APQP - To have an
in-depth understanding of the overall APQP process and
how PPAP fits into that process.
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