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Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)

Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)

This 1-day course is applicable to many business situations where adequate planning and validation of products and processes is key to success. The content is delivered through a series of presentations, combined with a variety of participant activities.

Course Details
  • The key objectives are to enhance the participants’ existing knowledge and skills to enable them to contribute effectively to the product realisation process. The aim is that by the end of the course, a participant will understand:
  • The role of Production Part Approval within the product realisation process
  • How various organisational functions contribute to PPAP
  • The requirements for a typical PPAP record, and submission document
  • The role of the ‘core tools and techniques’ involved in PPAP



This course is appropriate for project and engineering managers, quality engineers, and other personnel who are involved in the introduction of new products, and contribute to the APQP / PPAP process.


  • Start 09:00
  • Introductions and Review of Agenda
  • Introduction to PPAP
  • The relationship of PPAP with Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)
  • PPAP Process Requirements
  • Customer Notification and Submission Requirements
  • Submission to Customer – Levels of Evidence
  • Part Submission Status
  • Record Retention
  • Customer Specific Requirements
  • Finish 16:30 Course Review & Closing Summary