Stellantis APQP/PPAP harmonized requirements v2022

Customer Specific Requirements – CSR - CSR01-M1 - Inter/Intra
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 accredited by Stellantis. Training qualification is mandatory for STELLANTIS suppliers’ Project Managers and Quality Managers assigned to a vehicle project applying the new STELLANTIS standards
2 days All SNECI premises


    Content of the training day 1

    1. Ice-breaker / Transition with e-learning

    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

    Content of the training day 2

    8. Gate 3 and the Activities initiated in Phase 3

    9. Gate 4 and the Activities initiated in Phase 4, including the instructions for the constitution of PPAP files

    10. Gate 5 and the Activities initiated in Phase 5

    11. The Change Management during mass production

    12. Guided tour of APQP IT applications: PLM and AUROS

    13. Conclusion, group quiz, and training evaluation

    14. Exam: MCQ (15 questions in 30 min) and application exam (3 case studies in 60 min).


    The acquired knowledge is evaluated and validated at the end of the training by an MCQ test (15 questions) in 30 min + case studies (60 min): 60% of correct answers are required to be APQP/PPAP certified under the Stellantis SQA

    It will be self-corrected by the participants with the trainer.

    The participants will receive a certificate of participation in the training.

    Methodology of the training

    The training is based on the supplier relationship management structure of the Stellantis Group and allows the participants to detail the use of the tools specific to the manufacturer.

    It is based on practical exercises, case studies, and participant experience sharing.

    Training materials

    A participant’s manual and specific materials in English are made available to participants.

    They will be given to them on an individual USB key in the classroom or distributed by e-mail in the distance learning mode.

    Course of the training

    Training is offered on-site or remotely via the Teams application.

    The use of a headset is recommended for remote training.

    Intended audience

    Have completed general training on the APQP and PPAP processes – or have experience with the APQP practice”

    Objectives and results

    • 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.


    • Automotive market knowledge,
    • Knowledge of automotive project management

    Your trainer

    The training is conducted by a project management specialist certified by Stellantis.

    Training dates

    • 20/03/2024

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