EASA / GCAA Compliant CAMO Quality Oversight of AMO Auditing – Best Practice Review & Recurrent – 2 days


This course is specifically designed to address the needs of an Operator’s CAMO and considers all Quality System oversight and audit obligations to ensure

a) Full Compliance with EASA / GCAA Regulations

b) To promote effective optimization of organisation processes which are impacted by or interdependent with Quality System Processes

Auditing is either a tick the box exercise to keep the regulatory authority at bay or Auditing is a powerful tool for establishing the effectiveness of an organisation. (Incidentally we teach the latter)

Being able to support an in-depth understanding of non-conformity both within your organisation as well as within 3rd Party service providers 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.

Our Detailed Auditing Techniques may be applied in any audit situation including management system processes, determining the effectiveness of existing or client quality & safety audit systems.

The training is extremely effective and is suitable for both regulatory authorities as well as 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.

Who is the course for?

This training is suitable for Compliance Managers, Maintenance Managers and Compliance Auditors. It is relevant for members of the quality Assurance Audit department, all Business Area Stake Holders and Nominated Persons.

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 issues, how they relate in our work place, and what we need to do to address them.

d) How to identify areas which need special attention and how to focus our efforts on making sure our trainings deliver in all relevant areas.

e) Significantly improve your own competence related to audit delivery

f) Understand how to fully engage with MRO to understand how to ensure effective service delivery not just during the audit but as a process of delivery.

Why should I choose SAS for this 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 20,000 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.

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What Makes EASA / GCAA Compliant CAMO Quality Oversight of AMO Auditing – Best Practice – 2 days Different?

Because our courses are written by people who have lived through the regulations. The author of the training material has more than 25 years’ experience as an auditor across the entire regulatory spectrum.

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

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

Compliance Auditing Process Review

Considering the goal of AMO oversight auditing in respect of both QC & QA to ensure compliance with EASA Part M /GCAA CAR M

ISO 19011:2018 – Guidelines for auditing management systems

Measuring the effectiveness of 3rd Party organisation’s QC management

Auditing within a “145” Workshop environment to also consider the difference in Competence Management with Base Maintenance

Advanced Auditing Techniques how to apply to an external Quality System including “145” organisations

Effective Techniques for Conducting Hangar Oversight Audits

Effective development use and interpretation of Check lists

Quality Auditing of Safety Management Systems

Auditing EASA Part 145 / GCAA CAR 145 Stores Inspection, Shelf Life and Tooling & Equipment Control

Quality Oversight of Aircraft Maintenance Check Packs

Using Root Cause Analysis to drive an effective Quality System

Evaluation of the business impact of audit findings – Effective Mitigations

Target groups

This course is designed to accommodate all compliance managers, maintenance managers and compliance auditors focused on the responsibilities and objectives driven from Operators Part M / CAR M Subpart G Quality System

The Course also focuses on the need of the Quality Assurance Department to support the organisation objective of multiple compliance across a range of standards. It is relevant for members of the quality Assurance Audit department, all business area stake holders and owners.


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

Learning Objectives

To re-enforce a comprehensive understanding of the requirements for both the QA & SMS systems including an understanding 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.

To prepare the delegate to undertake the role of Lead auditor and or Quality Manager.

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.”


2 Days – Each training day 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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