CQI-8 Layered Process Audit Guideline

Significance and Application of CQI-8 Layered Process Audit Guideline

The AIAG CQI-8 2nd Edition was released in January 2014.

The north american automotive association AIAG (Automotive Industry Action Group) is publisher of the CQI standards (Continuous Quality Improvement). The CQI-8 guideline describes a specific audit system. The audit system follows a certain verification system to better sustainability in internal process requirements to achieve.




The AIAG CQI-8 2nd Edition Layered Process Audit Guideline was released in January 2014.

The new CQI-8 standard can be purchased directly from AIAG.

You have the option of setting the standard as

  • E-Document including assessment or as
  • Hard copy/print version downloadable assessment.

We are licensed trainingpartner of the AIAG in Europe.

Our Support


TopQM-Systems audits your company and your subcontractors according to the above AIAG standards. Our auditing concept is based on an audit checklist translated by TopQM-Systems from the original AIAG-CQI guideline and offers you practical "on-the-job training" for your employees during the audit. On request, you can also receive the audit report in the respective national language.


  • AIAG process audits, implementation and reporting
  • Recognized AIAG audits by experienced auditors
  • Audit documentation in the respective national language (worldwide)


TopQM-Systems trains internal CQI auditors. Our CQI training courses are based on AZWV seminar guidelines and the "Understanding AIAG CQI Self Assessment" training module is AIAG licensed. For many years, TopQM-System has been a recognized AIAG seminar provider on the global automotive market.


  • In-house training on self-assessment (incl. audit checklist) - AIAG licensed
  • Training as "Internal CQI-(xx) Auditor"
TopQM-Systems already carries out AIAG audits in the entire supply chain for the largest automotive suppliers. Use our special know-how and contact us for a non-binding, detailed offer.


Online Training Inhouse is possible

Seminar-Id: 08-013

CQI 14 Assurance Process
Online seminar Online Training
750,00 €
Inhouse is possible

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