EASA Part 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 Organization.
The role of the Production Planner is many and varied and can contribute to significant savings within the Part 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 Co-ordination, planning of safety-critical tasks, managing hangar availability, man-hours estimation, and availability and the control of approved data.

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.

Who is the Course for?

This 2-day intensive course is specifically designed for people with 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.

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 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 

-The Basics of Production Planning – Bringing together the key elements
-Contract & Subcontract Management
-Understanding the Quality Control Process in Production Planning
-Aviation Quality & Safety Systems Partt 145 Introduction
-Understanding and Managing Competencies in a Part 145 Environment (How do we define Competence?)
-Understanding the generation of the Work Package-Task Packaging
-Optimizing the performance of the Part 145- Production Planning makes the difference
-145.A.40 Equipment, Tools and Material –How to manage and control –challenges and issues
-145.A.42 Acceptance of Components –What are the responsibilities of the Supplies Department & What are the responsibilities of the Certifying Staff –Configuration Control & STC Issuers
-145.A.45 Maintenance Data –How to Manage & Control Data –what are the user responsibilities, internal reporting obligations.
-145.A.47 Production Planning Consider Roles Responsibilities and Challenges –Communication Support & Efficient Planning Processes
-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.55 Maintenance Records-What Constitutes Part 145 records Considering Mandatory & Organisational Retention –Obligations
-145.A.60 Occurrence Reporting consider the role of Occurrence Reporting External and Internal –Iceberg of Ignorance
-145.A.65 Safety and quality policy, Maintenance Procedures and Quality System –Detailed review of the role and responsibility of Independent Quality Assurance QA / and the Personal QC obligations of the employee
-Procedures Information and Practices
-Man-hours Planning and Estimation
-Aviation Maintenance Post Check Analysis and Follow up
-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 Quality System.


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

Certificate Wording

A detailed understanding of the EASA Regulatory Environment, The role of EASA Part 145 Production Planning and the interface with Maintenance Planning. Delivering best practice to meet the challenge of Production Planning, Production Planning Techniques, Quality & Safety Management in a Production Planning Environment.

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2 days  – Start at 9.00 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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