PPAP - Production Part Approval Process in United Kingdom

Production Part Approval Process defines generic requirements for production part approval.

What is Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)?

Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) - standard used to formally reduce risks prior to product or service release, in a team-oriented manner using well established tools and techniques.

Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) course goals


  • To provide a fundamental understanding of the PPAP evidence vital to producing conforming product.
  • To ensure that all process, product, and customer requirements are understood.
  • To ensure that the production processes can meet all requirements.

Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) purpose

  • To provide the evidence that all customer engineering design record and specification requirements are properly understood by the manufacturing organization.
  • To demonstrate that the manufacturing process has the potential to produce product that consistently meets all requirements during an actual production run at the quoted production rate.
  • To determine if all customer engineering design records and specification requirements are properly understood.
  • To determine whether the manufacturing process has the potential to produce product consistently meeting these requirements at the quoted production rate.

Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) benefits


  • Forces formal part conformance and approval
  • Ensures formal quality planning
  • Helps to maintain design integrity
  • Identifies issues early for resolution
  • Reduces warranty charges and prevents costs because of poor quality
  • Assists with managing supplier changes
  • Prevents use of unapproved and nonconforming parts
  • Identifies suppliers that need more development
  • Improves the overall quality of the product & customer satisfaction

Virtual Classroom Technical Requirements

To access a virtual classroom you must have the following:

  • PC or laptop with internet access
  • microphone and speaker (headset recommended)
  • webcam

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