AIAG Quality Core Tools and Continual Improvement Programs


Plexus International, in partnership with the AIAG, offers a gamut of understanding and implementation training courses and services on the Quality Core Tools. Successfully implementing the AIAG Core Tools (APQP/PPAP, FMEA, MSA and SPC) inside your organization requires an awareness and understanding of the scope and content of these documents. Supplier organizations are expected to show that they have implemented the core tools to achieve IATF 16949 certification and also demonstrate that their organizations’ quality management systems are operating effectively in conjunction with these core tools. Knowledge and effective use of the core tools is one of the most important mechanisms for an organization who wants to develop a robust quality management system, and consistently manage its key processes. Our training courses and services are designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills, and understanding for successful implementation in your organization.

AIAG Quality Core Tools

- *$1233

APQP/PPAP > Instructor-led Learning
Learn the skills needed to implement the APQP process, develop control plans and complete the production part approval process smoothly, efficiently and effectively within your company. Additionally, acquire the skills necessary to complete all five APQP phases from "voice of the customer" through final output, including control plan methodology and PPAP submission.


- *$1233

FMEA > Instructor-led Learning
Establish the foundation to void Murphy's Law; things that could go wrong don't have to when you learn to use FMEAs successfully. This course will teach you the skills to understand and use FMEAs and the concept of risk reduction and defect prevention.


- *$1233

FMEA > Instructor-led Learning
This course is designed to establish the use of Process FMEAs and to help you learn the skills needed to practice risk reduction and defect prevention. The course covers the linkage between Process Flows, Process FMEAs, Control Plans, and the relation with APQP. This course also provides insight and hands-on experience with how to develop and implement Control Plans for your manufacturing processes.


- *$1233

FMEA > Instructor-led Learning
This course is designed to establish the use of Process FMEAs and to help you learn the skills needed to practice risk reduction and defect prevention. The course covers the linkage between Process Flows, Process FMEAs, Control Plans, and the relation with APQP.


- *$1233

FMEA > Instructor-led Learning
This course is designed to provide insight and hands-on experience with how to develop and implement Control Plans for your manufacturing processes.


- *$1233

MSA > Instructor-led Learning
Study concise, efficient methods for planning and preparing a Measurement System Analysis (MSA) and understand process variation and its impact. Gain insight into organizational applications, categories of measurement system variation, and gage repeatability and reproducibility. Achieve an understanding of the MSA Reference Manual and its impact on quality systems. MSA has direct application to ISO/TS 16949 and this course is recommended for quality managers and team leaders, anyone involved in quality planning or involved in the implementation of ISO/TS 16949 and third-party auditors.


- *$1233

MSA & SPC > Instructor-led Learning
Establish a foundational knowledge-base to analyze your manufacturing system and enhance its effectiveness. Gain a basic understanding of how to establish, analyze and implement a statistical process control (SPC) system in a manufacturing environment.


- *$1233

MSA & SPC > Instructor-led Learning
Improve your understanding of the integration of statistical process control (SPC) and measurement systems analysis (MSA) into ISO/TS 16949 and discover how to develop a higher quality process control system by selecting and applying the appropriate statistical tools. Through a combination of instructor-led training and team exercises, you learn how SPC and MSA can be applied to a manufacturing environment. The goal is to illustrate how these techniques can be incorporated into a system to provide for not only process improvement, but also product improvement.


- *$1233

SPC > Instructor-led Learning
Improve the performance of your quality management system and gain the ability to identify the need for SPC tools within ISO/TS 16949. Develop an understanding of the SPC methodology, learn to use control charting and carry out calculations and interpretations in the SPC reference manual.


* prices listed are for base options and may change based on purchase selections.
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