EASA CAT A Critical Task Independent Inspection Recurrent – 1/2 Day


EASA determined the following Inadequate procedures, the lack of procedures to detect if errors made during maintenance may have an impact on the safety of the flight. The worst foreseeable situation would be that the error is made on a system that controls the flight path, the stability or the propulsive forces. Proper implementation of procedures to detect errors and proper qualification of the persons implementing them would reduce the risks associated to such maintenance activity.

This 1/2 Day course provides “A” certifying staff with a regulatory understanding concerning roles and responsibilities to support the process of nominating such staff for Critical Task Independent Inspection.

Who is the course for?

The course is intended for CAT A certifying staff who will be used as Independent Inspectors within the context of EASA Part 145.A.48.

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

Appreciate the essential elements of EASA Part 145 related to independent inspection

Be able to support the organisation with full commitment to QC Responsibilities & Personal QC responsibilities

Enable the organisation to assess you for suitability to fulfil the role of Independent Inspection Staff

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

-Continuous Airworthiness – The Role of Part 145 B1& B2 Certifier

-MSG3 Inspection Standards – Consider the difference between VI, GVI & DVI

-145.A.48 Performance of Maintenance –consider the development of Critical Task Inspections & How to Manage

-145.A.50 Certification of Maintenance –Considering Group and Personal Obligations

-145.A.60 Occurrence Reporting consider the role of Occurrence Reporting External and Internal –Iceberg of Ignorance

Target Groups

Operators and Maintenance Organisations Personnel, Quality Assurance Staff, Production Planning Staff, and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) approval holders.


This course is intended for delegates who have previous 145 experience together with a working level understanding of the EASA Part 145 regulations.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

Appreciate the role of Independent Inspection within the Part 145 Maintenance Process as identified by EASA Part 145.A.48

Provide examples as to the challenges and potential solutions by looking at a practical perspective of part 145.

Certificates Wording

Understanding the EASA Part 145 Certification Role, MSG 3 Inspection Standards, EASA Part 145.A.48 Performance of Maintenance, Certification of Maintenance & Occurrence Reporting.

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1/2 Days – The training day will start at 09.00 and finish at 13.00 with appropriate refreshment breaks.

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 team@sassofia.com

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