EASA Part 145 / GCAA CAR 145 Production Planning – 2 Days


Whilst the responsibility for delivery of an effective Maintenance Planning process falls on the Operator the delivery of an effective Production Planning function sits firmly with the EASA Part 145 / GCAA CAR 145 Organization.

The role of the Production Planner is many and varied and can contribute to significant savings within the Part 145 / CAR 145 Process if accomplished effectively.

Amongst the many duties include the general oversight of the facilities, general work preparation, responsiveness to environmental conditions, and inventory control. subcontract Coordination, planning of safety-critical tasks, managing hangar availability, man-hours estimation and availability, and the control of approved data.

Who is the Course for?

This in-depth 2 Day course considers best practice processes for accomplishing the various tasks which together make up the challenging role of Production Planning

This 2-day intensive course is specifically designed for people with a direct involvement in Part 145 / CAR 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 / CAR M CAMO environment.

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 / GCAA CAR 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 / GCAA CAR 145 Aircraft Maintenance Organisation (AMO) Production Planning Environment.

e) To achieve an understanding of 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.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed –
– Abbreviations & Terms
– Regulatory Framework – ICAO
– Continuing Airworthiness Part M / CAR M – Part 145 / CAR 145 Interface and responsibilities
– Post Holder Responsibilities and Relationships
– Contract & Subcontract Management
– Maintenance Planning Overview
– The Basics of Production Planning – Bringing together the key elements
– Managing Competencies
– Understanding the Quality Process in Production Planning
– Optimizing the performance of Part 145 / CAR 145 – Production Planning makes the difference
– 145.A.40 Equipment, tools, and material
– 145.A.42 Acceptance of components
– 145.A.45 Maintenance data
– Accidents and Incidents the link to Safety and Human Factors
– Production Planning SMS Review
– The importance of considering AD’s SBs and Mods
– Capacity Planning
– Developing Effective Procedures
– Auditing Aircraft Maintenance Check Packs and other Quality Control Processes
– Aviation Maintenance Post Check Analysis and Follow up
– Production Planning Change Management Process
– Developing a personal action plan

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 / CAR M Quality System.


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

Learning Objectives 

At the end of this Training the delegate should have a comprehensive understanding of the Roles and responsibilities associated with Production Planning, and the importance of delivering an effective Production Planning function within the organization.


2 days  – Start 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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