Aviation Quality Auditing Essentials & Overview – 1 Day


Organisations which can deliver an effective quality audit system and a process to follow up with all issues in an effective and practical way, grow and flourish.

The entire day is focused on Auditing essentials. It is a highly practical course offered by Sofema Aviation Services is designed specifically for all aviation professionals who need to understand the techniques associated with effective auditing.

The Aviation Quality System should be at the heart of the operation, fully functioning within every department and element of the organisation.

This 1 day intensive course is specifically designed for persons who need to have a realistic grasp of the various techniques used to deliver an effective audit. It will also be of benefit as a refresher to Quality Audit Staff and persons who normally work within the Operators AOC, Part M CAMO & Maintenance Environments.

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

a) To be able to explain the key elements required to organize the organisations compliance audit System processes to both ensure compliance and to deliver maximum effectiveness.

b) Understand the regulations which deliver the Quality Audit Requirements

c) To be able to explain the requirements for both the QA and SMS systems including an understanding of the different types of audit applicable for each area together with how the QMS and SMS integrates within the overall Management System Process.

d) To consider in depth Compliance Management Auditing and to raise an understanding of the various roles of a quality system within the organisation

e) Ability to focus on effective identification of root cause analysis and promotion of positive action.

f) To be able to place a clear priority on best practice management within a strong quality assurance “compliance-based” system.

g) Understand techniques to focus on the organisational issues during the audit including the relationship within the work place and responsibility to address issues.

h) Understanding how an effective Quality Assurance system can support the effectiveness of the organisation

Who is the Course for? 

It is for persons who are involved in delivering or receiving EASA compliant Quality Assurance (Compliance Audits) In particular Quality Audit Staff, Nominated Persons, CAMO Quality Auditors, as well as anyone with an interest to achieve an effective understanding of the Compliance Audit Process.

Where & When is the Course? 


Why Should I choose SAS for the training? 

Sofema Aviation Services a Regulatory training and consulting company with 45 years commercial aviation experience and 10 years operational experience. Since we started we have provided certificates to approx 15,000 delegates we have grown for 2 primary reasons!

The first is that we are professional and we listen to our customers. Please visit our download area as an example of how we engage with our customer https://sassofia.com/download-area.

The second is not only the fact that our prices are far more cost effective than our competitors it is that our discount program leaves all the others way behind – please do not take our word for it check it out! SAS Discount Program

What Makes SAS Aviation Quality Auditing Essentials & Overview – 1 Day different?

Because our courses are written by people who have lived through the regulations, from the introduction in the early 1990’s of EASA Part 145 together with the introduction of EASA Part M in 2003. The material author spent more than 25 years carrying out audits within a commercial aviation environment.

At Sofema Aviation Services our focus is on accepting that compliance with EASA Regulations is in fact minimum compliance. Interpreting the regulations in a way which enables the development and optimization of our business is where we should see opportunity to drive efficiency and cost saving.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

– Introduction
– Abbreviations & Terms
– Regulatory Framework
– Changes to the Operational Quality System – Compliance Management
– Introduction to EASA Compliant Aviation Quality Audit Techniques – Considering the Basics
– The Role of the Compliance Manager
– Post Holder Responsibilities and Relationships
– Accidents and Incidents the link to Safety and Human Factors
– Auditing Introduction
– Audit Processes how to be Effective
– Carrying out an Audit
– Dealing with Situations
– Effective Audit Communication
– Managing meetings to open and close the audit
– Root cause analysis
– Management Evaluation

Target Groups

Quality Audit Staff, Nominated Persons, Key Business Managers, Supervisors and Trainers.


General Awareness of the structure and functionality of the EASA Regulatory framework – Previous Auditing experience is not required.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this Training the delegate should have a comprehensive understanding of the methods used to deliver effective audits, both compliance and performance. In addition to understand the processes which identify real organizational issues in a minimum Time frame.


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

To register for this training, please email office@sassofia.com or Call +359 28210806

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