Approved EASA Stores Inspector Training – Initial – 2 Days


The EASA 145 Stores Management and Inspection System is an essential element of the 145 approval. It must be managed and staffed by trained and competent staff.

The Stores Inspector is located at the very first point of entry for material coming into the organisation.

It is essential that the Stores Inspector has a comprehensive awareness of all elements of the Stores Inspection Activities.

The course meets the intent of IOSA (MNT – The Operator shall ensure each maintenance organisation that performs maintenance for the Operator has a training programme that provides for initial and continuation training for receiving inspectors) and Part 145 Stores Inspection competency training.

Who is this training for?

It is for anyone requiring a detailed awareness of EASA Part 145 Stores Inspection Process

The course will be of interest to New Entrants in Stores & Logistics wishing to understand the regulations related to Stores Inspection

The Course will also benefit Quality Audit Staff to raise a detailed awareness to support the audit process.

What is the Benefit of this Training – What will I learn?

This training is designed to cover all elements which are essential to the incoming goods inspection process.

This in depth 2day training is designed to provide attendees with: A detailed practical understanding of the requirements to perform the Role of Stores Inspector.

a) Understand the processes which drive effective incoming inspection.

b) Be able to explain the regulations which cover both EASA Part 145 & EASA Part M related to the Incoming Acceptance and Certification of Aviation Parts and Material.

Logistics Process for staff involved in Stores Receipt Inspection.

c) Understand the process of managing documentation related to airworthiness and Receipt Certification principles.

d) Understand the principles of Electrostatic Inspection.

e) Review the problems associated with the suspect and bogus parts EASA / FAA

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed 

Day 1

-Frequently Asked Questions
-Regulatory Background
-Acceptance of Components as per EASA Part-145
-Acceptance of Components as per Part M Subpart E
-Parts Manufacturing Authority PMA / EPA
-Management Principles of an Aircraft Store
-Guidance for the Aviation Stores Receiving Inspector
-Managing Stores Inspector Competence Roles & Responsibilities
-Life limited Parts & Back to Birth Traceability
-Difference Between FAA Parts Manufacturing Approval (PMA) & FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) Parts?
-Authorized Release Certificates

Day 2

-Dual/Triple Certifications
-Setting up an EASA Compliant Store Tool Stores and Calibration Criteria
-Safety & Quality System Review & Audit Introduction– SA, QC, QA & QI
-Receiving inspection techniques (components, consumables, requiring special attention: engines, LG, etc)
-The Role of AD’s & Engineering Technical Services – Service Bulletins (SB)
-TSO / ETSO Introduction
-The problem of Suspect Parts
-Electro Static Discharge Sensitive ESDS
-Return to Service of Aircraft Items Recovered from Aircraft Involved in Accidents/Incidents

Target Groups

The course is designed for Personnel who are required to manage or operate a store or who are required to accept material into a Store Training Department and other Managers and Quality Audit staff will also benefit from attendance at this course.


A background in an aviation maintenance environment is an advantage.

Learning Objectives 

To provide attendees with:

A detailed practical understanding of the EASA Regulatory Requirements to Manage and Develop an Aviation Store.

To develop a detailed understanding of the various process and procedures for staff involved in Stores Management and Receipt Inspection.

Provide the attendees with an understanding of airworthiness and Receipt Certification principles including Electrostatic Inspection.

How to develop your own local procedures for use in Stores and Goods Inspection areas.

To review the problems associated with bogus parts where to verify status. The trainee shall demonstrate an understanding the subjects covered and Practical receipt challenges.

Certificate Wording

Understanding EASA Regulations applicable to Stores Inspection and Logistics Management. Managing & Development of an Aviation Store. A detailed understanding of the requirements to Manage Approved Suppliers, Stores Inspection including Procedures, Receipt Certification principles including: Electrostatic Inspection, Problems associated with bogus parts.

               What do People Say about Sofema Aviation Services Training?

“This training offers very good explanations of difficult topics.”

“All aspect were useful, the examples were great.”

“This training helped me to develop some new skills.”

“The instructor is very resourceful and intelligent.”

“Having a visual material helps a lot the learning process.”


2 Days – Start at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment breaks.

To register for this training, please email or Call +359 28210806

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