Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)

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  • Requirements & Materials

Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)

Course Description

This virtual instructor-led course covers the industry standard that ensures engineering design and product specification requirements are met.

The AIAG Automotive Quality Core Tools Manuals (student is responsible for purchasing) are used for this training and are the building blocks of an effective quality management system. These proven tools have been adopted by other manufacturing sectors, including aerospace, defense, medical, and pharmaceutical. Organizations that have mastered the Core Tool processes can assure that their customers will receive a consistently high quality, reliable product.

Course Content


  • Items included in a production part approval process
  • Submissions levels
  • Knowledge check


  • Explanation of the process
  • Design failure mode and effects analysis
  • Material and performance test
  • Record and master sample retention


  • Part weight
  • Part submission states
  • Knowledge check


  • Uses four different scenarios
  • Divide into four different groups
  • Breakouts used
  • Application of all skills learned
  • Discussion of each groups work
Requirements & Materials


Required (student must provide)

  • Automotive Industry Action Group Quality Core Tools Manuals which can be purchases on the AIAG website.

Session Details

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for quality managers, quality coordinators, production leads, logistic managers, program managers, quality engineers, senior quality engineers, and assistant engineering managers.

Manufacturing professional participating in training course

What You Will Learn

  • Parts of the production part approval process documentation
  • Different submission levels
  • Examples of production part approval process
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How You Will Benefit

  • Understand why Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) is needed.
  • Review the documents in the PPAP submittal.
  • Discuss when to update PPAP documentation.
  • Learn about the different submission levels.
  • Understand documents that make up the PPAP submission.
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The course schedule was well-structured with a mix of lectures, class discussions, and hands-on exercises led by knowledgeable and engaging instructors.

- Abe Kani


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