Approved EASA Stores Inspector Training – Recurrent – 1 Day

Introduction –

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 courseis focused on Stores Inspection Staff Who have previous completed the full training course

The1 day training  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 refreshment of EASA Part 145 Stores Inspection Process 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 suspect and bogus parts EASA / FAA

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed –

– Abbreviations

– Frequently Asked Questions

– Regulatory Review & Update

– Parts Manufacturing Authority PMA / EPA

– Difference Between – FAA Parts Manufacturing Approval (PMA) & FAA Supplemental    Type certificate (STC) Parts?

– Authorized Release Certificates

– Acceptance of Components as per Part M Subpart E

– Dual/Triple Certifications

– Receiving inspection techniques (components, consumables, requiring special attention: engines, LG, etc)

– Stores Receipt Guidance Documentation Review

– Airworthiness Directives FAA /EASA

– Supplemental Type Certificates (STC) and Configuration Control

– Electro Static Discharge Sensitive – ESDS

– Bogus Parts Review – FAA SUP Program

– Life Limited Components and Configuration Control

– 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.

Pre-requisites –

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.

Duration –

1 day – Start at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment breaks.

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

Sofema Aviation Services offers a flexible approach to developing all in-company training courses which are specific to the client’s needs. If you would like additional information concerning how course content may be configured to be more appropriate for your organisation please email

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