Repeatability and Reproducibility

Program Overview

This 1 day course develops understanding of the Repeatability & Reproducibility through group activities and individual participation that meeting IATF 16949 clause 7.1.5 requirements. The calculation is according to MSA-4 procedure. In general, the participants will gain an understanding of the Repeatability & Reproducibility, its impact on quality systems and able to apply the knowledge in the implementation of IATF 16949 QMS.

Target group

Quality managers / Quality team leaders, IATF 16949 1st, 2nd, 3rd party auditors, anyone involved in developing MSA, Anyone involved in the implementation of IATF 16949


At the end of the course, participants are expected to:

  • To understanding the concept and sources of product and process variation.
  • Understand and able to differentiate Repeatability and Reproducibility.
  • To be able to apply these concept into product design, development or either relevant application fields.

Certificate of Competency

Participants will be provided with a certificate of attendance at the end of the course.


Lectures, discussion, exercise and group workshop.

Course Content

Definition of Term

  • Accuracy, Measurement Accuracy, Precision
  • True Value, Accepted True Value, Error
  • Characteristic, Gage Accuracy, Gage
  • Repeatability, Gage Reproducibility, Rule Of Ten
  • Average/ Mean (x-bar), Range, Standard
  • Deviation

Variation concept

Measurement Variation

  • Measurement Variation.
  • Variance.
  • Standard Deviation.

Sources of Variation
RnR Calculation
Accuracy and Repeatability
Ideal Measurement
Exercises and case study

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Course Title

Repeatability & Reproducibility - QTO5



To be determined by customer.



1 day.



9.00am – 5.00pm.



Customer's premises (In-House Program) / Ascendent's Training Room (Public Program).


Class Size

Min. 5 - Max. 25 participants.


HRDF Status

SBL full payment. Crossed check is to be payable to ASCENDENT TECHNOLOGY SDN BHD. Admittance will be permitted upon receipt of full payment 2 weeks before the course is conducted.


Terms and Conditions

Ascendent Consultancy reserves the right to cancel or postpone due to unforeseen circumstances. The course fee, less 50% for cancellation, will be promptly refunded for cancellations received in writing at least seven (7) working days before the course. No refunds shall be made after this period.