EASA Part 145 – Aviation Production Planning Essentials – 1 Day


Driving Effective Production Planning one check at a time! – Presenting a 1 Day Production Planning essentials course that considers the best practice processes for accomplishing the various tasks, which together make up the challenging role of Production Planning.

EASA Part 145 Production Planning is unfortunately sometimes viewed as an expensive overhead. Our message is that effective production planning provides a significant driver to an effective production environment and provides a genuine contribution to costs as well as a potential reduction in exposure to maintenance error.

The training is specifically designed for people with a direct involvement in Part 145 Planning functions whether in a Management Supervisory or Administrative role. It will also be of benefit to Quality Audit Staff and persons who normally work within the Part M CAMO environment.

Who is the Course for?

It is for anyone with an interest to get deeper into EASA Part 145 Production Planning, from newcomers to Post Holders.

Basically the course will be of interest from New Entrants in Aircraft Maintenance wishing to understand the regulations, through to Accountable Executives and Post Holders who need a deeper understanding of the efficiencies which may be driven by an effective maintenance Planning process.

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

a) To achieve a detailed understanding of the regulatory environment related to EASA Part 145 Production Planning

b) Be able to explain the roles and responsibilities related to the interface between Maintenance and Production Planning.

c) Be able to explain and promote a comprehensive understanding of the role of Production Planning in particular to include all the fundamental activities.

d) Be able to use the regulation to proactively manage full compliance within EASA Part 145 Aircraft Maintenance Organisation (AMO) Production Planning Environment.

e) To achieve an understanding regarding industry best practice techniques to deliver efficiencies as well as effective Production Planning.

f) To be able to promote an understanding of the Role of Safety Management Systems both within base maintenance in general as well as in the area of Production Planning particularly

g) Understanding the various challenges which face an organisation to optimise the Production Planning Process.

h) Identify Specific issues which are both organisational and Industry specific.

Why Should I choose SAS for the training?

Sofema Aviation Services is a Regulatory Training and Consulting company with 45 years of commercial aviation experience and 10 years operational experience. Since the start, we have provided certificates to approx 30,000 delegates and we have grown for 2 primary reasons!

The first is that we are professional and we listen to our customers.

The second reason is a combination of outstanding course fees, together with a world beating discount program which leaves our competitors way behind – please do not take our word for it, check it out!

What Makes SAS EASA Part 145 – Aviation Production Planning Essentials – 1 Day 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

– Abbreviations

– Regulatory Introduction

– Post Holder Responsibilities and Relationships

– Part M – Part 145 Interface and responsibilities

– Contract & Subcontract Management

– Understanding the Quality Process in Production Planning

– The Basics of Production Planning – Bringing Together the Key Elements

– Managing Competencies

– Optimizing the Performance of Production Planning

– 145.A.40 Equipment, Tools and Material

– 145.A.42 Acceptance of Components

– 145.A.45 Maintenance data – Job Card & Defect Card Management

– 145.A.48 Performance of Maintenance

– The Importance of Considering AD’s & SB’s

Target groups

All personnel with duties and/or responsibilities in the Production Planning environment. Quality Assurance Staff. Also of Interest to persons working in a CAMO or Part M Quality System.


General Awareness of the structure and functionality of the EASA Part 145 Process. Good understanding of EASA Part 145.A.47 an advantage.

Learning Objectives

To provide delegates with:

– A detailed understanding of the regulatory environment
– Consideration of the interface between Maintenance and Production Planning.
– To promote a comprehensive understanding of the role of Production Planning in particular all fundamental activities.
– To deliver a comprehensive understanding of best practice processes to meet the challenge of effective Production Planning.
– To promote an understanding the Role of Safety Management Systems.

What do People Say about Sofema Aviation Services Training?

“The examples we received during the course were very helpful.”

“The instructor has a very professional approach towards the material.”

“The structure of the presentation was very good.”

“The instructor answered all questions very well and with enough detail.”

“The training environment was great.”


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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