This training ensures the participants understand the whole Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) and the requirements from industry standards as outlined by clients such as Chrysler, Ford and General Motors. The training will be interactive with syndicate exercises and group discussion encouraged ensuring participants fully understand the PPAP process.


  • Scope, Definition and Purpose of PPAP
  • When Submission is Required
  • How it Affects the Supply Chain
  • Requirements for Part Approval
  • The Five Submission Levels
  • The Retention/Submission Requirements Table
  • Process Requirements
  • Process Capability Studies
  • Gauge R & R Considerations
  • X-bar and Range Charting
  • Dimensional Evaluation
  • The Dimensional Results Form
  • Material Testing and Approval
  • The Material Test Results Form
  • Performance Tests
  • Part Submission Warrant
  • The Warrant Document Explained
  • Records and Master Sample Retention
  • Part Submission Status – Production, Interim and Rejection
  • The Appearance Approval Report Form