EASA & FAA Regulatory Overview for Executives and Senior Managers – 2 Days


This is an intensive 2-day training for busy Industry leaders; the focus of the training is a comprehensive understanding of EASA and FAA Regulatory requirements and the associated Roles and Responsibilities.

The course is aimed at persons who have specific obligations regarding the accountability for the organization to meet its obligations in respect of Safety, Quality, Regulatory Compliance, and Financial well-being. Including AOC, 145, and other Approved Organizations.

This in-depth course provides detailed practical training in management obligations and methodologies to ensure a fully compliant, effective, and efficient organization.

The course is highly participative and promotes industry best practices as standard, it is delivered in a confidential environment by an industry professional with over 40 years of Commercial Aviation experience.

Aviation Authorities may choose to interview Form 4 candidates. All relevant areas are covered during the course.

A Full overview of both EASA and FAA regulations will be provided during the introduction.

Who is this training for?

This training is designed for executives and senior managers who are responsible for overseeing operations in aviation companies. This may include CEOs, COOs, directors, and other top-level managers. The course provides an overview of the regulatory framework for aviation safety in Europe and the United States, as well as the key regulatory requirements and compliance issues that are relevant to aviation executives and senior managers.

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

Some of the key areas that you will learn about during the training include:

a) The roles and responsibilities of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in regulating aviation safety.
b) The regulatory requirements for safety management systems (SMS) and the importance of a safety culture in aviation operations.
c) The key compliance issues that aviation executives and senior managers need to be aware of, include operational compliance and airworthiness.
d) The importance of risk management and how to implement effective risk management systems in aviation operations.
e) The regulatory requirements for aircraft maintenance, including maintenance programs, airworthiness directives (ADs), and other maintenance-related issues.
f) How to implement effective compliance programs and respond to regulatory inspections and audits.
g) Best practices for managing safety and compliance in aviation operations.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

– EASA Part OPS – Regulatory Overview & FAA Differences
– EASA Part 145 & Part M Regulatory Overview & FAA Differences
– EASA Part 21 & Part 147 Regulatory Overview & FAA Differences
– The Quality System and the Safety Management System
– The SMS and Quality responsibilities of the AM
– Managing & Oversight of Organisation Competence
– Developing Appropriate Culture Communication
– Managing Standards
– Developing Procedures

Target Groups

– Nominated or designated Accountable Managers;
– Senior Executives;
– Quality Assurance Auditors;
– CAA Inspectors


A broad range of aviation exposures will typically be found in attendees to this training. The course is highly practical and significant and active participation will be expected.

Learning Objectives

– This course aims to provide a thorough and comprehensive understanding of the roles and regulatory-driven responsibilities of the Senior Management Team.

– This course will also support the preparation of Aviation Professionals for the duties of Accountable Manager and Nominated Person (Postholder).

What do People Say About Sofema Aviation Services Training?

“This training offers very good explanations of difficult topics.”
“All aspects were useful, the examples were great.”
“This training helped me to develop some new skills.”
“The instructor is very resourceful and intelligent.”
“Having visual material helps a lot in the learning process.”


2 days – each day will commence at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment breaks

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

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