EASA Aviation Compliance Management Auditing and Root Cause – Recurrent – 1 Day


Being able to support an in-depth understanding of non-conformities in your organisation is part of the mission. Being able to clearly explain the exposure to your organisations business area owners and post holders is an essential attribute of an effective Quality Assurance Auditor.

This course is offered as a recurrent 1-day course for Quality Professionals – The training is extremely effective and is suitable for both regulatory authorities as well as the industry.

Have you ever wondered how it is that accident investigators understand all the shortfalls and exposures – but after an accident or incident? It is possible to audit at this level before an accident.

This course is highly interactive with all delegates having the opportunity to fully engage to consider best practice techniques related to both auditing techniques and compliance oversight methodology.
Auditing can be a powerful tool for establishing the effectiveness of an organisation.
This training is suitable as recurrent training for Quality & Compliance Managers as well as Compliance Auditors.

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

a) To consider the Key elements required to drive the organizations quality system to both ensure compliance and to deliver maximum effectiveness.
b) Obtain a detailed practical understanding of advanced auditing methodology and how you can apply what you learn in the workplace.
c) An essential element then of benefiting from this training is to focus on the Root Cause issues, how they relate in our workplace, and what we need to do to address them.
d) How to identify areas that need special attention and how to focus our efforts on making sure our training delivers in all relevant areas.
e) Significantly improve your own competence related to audit delivery

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

-Compliance Auditing Process Review
-QMS & SMS Relationship Challenges and Misconceptions
-Creating an Effective & Compliant Quality System
-The Role of the Quality Auditor – What are the challenges we face?
-Understanding the Psychology of an Aviation Auditee
-Delivery an Operations Audit 1 – Auditing the Operators Internal SMS Reporting System
-Quality Review & Delivery of Effective Audits
-Using Root Cause Analysis to Drive an Effective Quality System
-Delivering an Operations Audit 2 – Cabin Crew System Audit
-Additional Practical Techniques for Determining Root Cause
-Delivery of an Effective EASA Compliance Audit
-Dealing with Situations Arising During the Audit / Communication
-Debrief and Close

Target groups

This course is designed to accommodate all compliance managers and compliance auditors across all business environments.


A background or understanding of Aviation Audit techniques and process will provide a foundation to build on during this recurrent training.

Learning Objectives

To re-enforce a comprehensive understanding of the requirements for an effective Compliance System including a review of the different types of audit applicable for each area.

To consider the fundamentals of a fully compliant Aviation Quality System together with the Key elements required to organize the Quality Compliance processes to ensure compliance and to deliver maximum effectiveness.

Certificates wording

Compliance Auditing Process Review, QMS & SMS Relationship Challenges, The Role of the Quality Auditor, Understanding the Psychology of an Aviation Auditee, Using Root Cause Analysis to Drive an Effective Quality System, Dealing with Situations Arising During the Audit

What do People Say about Sofema Aviation Services Training?

“The content of the course will be very useful for my future practices.”
“All my expectations are met.”
“The course really contributed to expanding my knowledge in that area.”
“The instructor really added up to me understanding the topic.”
“The presentation made the material so much more comprehensible.”


1 Day –The training will 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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