Industry Forum

IATF 16949:2016 Courses

International Automotive Task Force

At Industry Forum we pride ourselves on being experts in the helping manufacturing organisations to improve their competitiveness. We believe that vision and strategy are the starting point for developing the foundations of the business. Having a solid business plan, the right metrics, business process structure, organisation structure, leadership and compliance to an International Quality Management System are all absolute essentials for survival in a competitive world.

As the UK’s only approved IATF training provider, you can be assured of our ability to provide training which is aligned to the vision of the IATF directly. SMMT, Industry Forum’s parent company, is an IATF voting member, and actively participate in IATF meetings. SMMT manages one of the five global IATF Oversight offices, and is responsible for the provision of training and qualifications for 3rd Party IATF 16949 Auditors.  This gives Industry Forum a unique exposure to the IATF, that enables us to develop training and support for organisations at all stages of their IATF certification journey. 

Our expert practitioners all have hands-on industrial experience with a wealth of technical expertise providing on-site training and coaching.

Our trainers receive direct input, thought our unique relationship with the IATF, resulting in materials and content which is underwritten by the UK IATF Oversight office. With an Industry Forum certificate, organisations can be confident that the content is aligned to the IATF vision, and delivered by subject matter experts working closely with the IATF. This provides us with the unique ability to disseminate the training in the way it is intended, to maximise knowledge transfer and understanding of IATF expectations within your organisation. The full range of our IATF courses can be found below. If you have any questions regarding which course best suits your needs, please contact us.  

Not only do we offer training aligned to the IATF standard, but we can also offer end to end training solutions to improve your competitiveness, in a range of topics such as; Core Tools, New Product Introduction, 1st and 2nd Party Auditing. We can also provide you with implementation and audit support.

For over 20 years, SMMT Industry Forum has provided consultancy and training to support companies to achieve and maintain Quality Management Standards, including ISO/IATF 16949:2016.

IATF Management Systems (Face to Face and Virtually Delivered)

IATF Management Systems (eLearning)

If you have any further enquiries regarding our training offerings, please get in touch with us at or call us on +44 (0)121 717 6600

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