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APQP PPAP Harmonized Stellantis v2022

Qualifying training in partnership with the STELLANTIS Group

STELLANTIS has defined and adapted the APQP and PPAP processes to manage the quality of its suppliers throughout development and mass production phases. New APQP PPAP STELLANTIS v2022 is based on the merging of ex-PSA and ex-FCA standards. 


Training qualification is mandatory for STELLANTIS suppliers’ Project Managers and Quality Managers assigned to a vehicle project applying the new STELLANTIS standards. 


NOTE: Look at RFQ package to know APQP standard to apply for your project, APQP PPAP ex-PSA v2015 or New APQP PPAP STLA v2022. If this is not clear, ask your STELLANTIS contact. 

Delivery Options

Choose from our available Open Enrollment dates or request a private training session below.

Starting at
950.00 USD

Course Details


  • eLearning Pre-Session: 1 hour 
  • Classroom Session: 2 days 
  • (Not yet released) eLearning Post-Session: 45 minutes 


(i) Have completed general training on the APQP and PPAP processes – or (ii) have experience with the APQP practice

  • eLearning Pre-Session module is mandatory before classroom session
  • eLearning Post-Session module is not yet released 
  • For more information on accessibility, access procedures and deadlines, please contact us. 

Course Materials

  • Participant file containing the presentations delivered during the training and the exercise materials. 
  • Participants will have access to eLearning modules with online application

Evaluation Mode

  • MCQ knowledge test (15 questions) in 30 min + case studies (60min): 60% of correct answers required


  • Know requirements and particularities of the APQP PPAP STELLANTIS version 2022. 
  • Understand the rating rules of the Deliverables in APQP Grid. 
  • Know roles & responsibilities between the suppliers and STLA, and among STLA Teams. 
  • Get an introduction about APQP IT Applications (PLM, CQMS-AUROS). 
  • Build your action plan to implement STELLANTIS requirements. 
  • Pass APQP PPAP STELLANTIS training certificate. 


  • The pedagogy is based on subgroup activities with exercises (including Key Characteristics) and simulation (APQP Gate review preparation on the basis of a case study file that is completed as the course progresses).
  • eLearning Pre-Session module aims at introducing the training to start Classroom Session with questions & answers
  • eLearning Post-Session module aims at reviewing the course a few weeks or months after the classroom session, with case-studies with rating of deliverables
  • The pedagogy makes the link with the real context of each participant thanks to a construction activity around the personal progress plan.
  • The mandatory forms, recommended templates, guidelines and examples pour each deliverable are introduced in the training module.
  • Some videos summarize the APQP and PPAP processes during project development and during mass production.

Who Should Attend

This qualifying training is requested by STELLANTIS for any Supplier's Project Manager and Project Quality Manager assigned on a STELLANTIS development project. This training is also recommended for all other members of project teams: Quality engineers, Design engineers, Test & Product Validation engineers, Industrialization engineers, Production managers, Logistics managers, Sales managers, IATF 16949 system auditors. 

Course Program

eLearning Pre-Session 

  • APQP PPAP objectives  
  • Quality Requirements for Suppliers (QRS)  
  • APQP Phases, Gates, Reviews, Grid, Requirements and Deliverables  
  • Rating Rules, Roles & Responsibilities  
  • Introduction to acronyms used by STELLANTIS 

Day 1 Classroom Session  

  1. Icebreaker / Transition with eLearning  
  2. Introduction  
  3. APQP PPAP planning: STELLANTIS vehicle project scheduling and supplier Gates planning  
  4. The APQP Grid 
  5. The Rules for deliverables rating, the supplier and STELLANTIS roles & responsibilities, and the escalation process.  
  6. Gate 1 and the Activities initiated in Phase 1, including the Key Characteristic list definition, the PIS, the CAT, the GEED  
  7. Gate 2 and the Activities initiated in Phase 2 

Day 2 Classroom Session  

  1. Gate 3 and the Activities initiated in Phase 3  
  2. Gate 4 and the Activities initiated in Phase 4, including the instructions for the constitution of PPAP files 
  3. Gate 5 and the Activities initiated in Phase 5  
  4. The Change Management during mass production  
  5. Guided tour of APQP IT applications: PLM and AUROS  
  6. Conclusion, group quiz and training evaluation  
  7. Exam: MCQ (15 questions in 30 min) and application exam (3 case studies in 60 min).  


STELLANTIS Training Qualification Certificate released after Classroom Session.