Part 145 Stores Tooling Control, Inspection Procedures & Best Practice – 1 Day


Ensuring the integrity of tooling & equipment used for measuring is of critical importance particularly within the aviation industry.

We should all understand that the cost of failure is high within our Industry and take all measures to ensure effective oversight and control.

Maintaining an effective calibration program is not only a mandatory requirement it should be embedded in the organisations procedures.

Appropriate awareness of the calibration program should be fully documented and understood throughout the organization’s technical personnel.

This specific 1day training is designed to provide attendees with:

A detailed practical understanding of the requirements to Manage and Develop an Aviation Tooling Store.

To provide a regulatory and industry perspective for staff involved in Tooling Management & Control

Develop the attendees understanding of airworthiness including the importance of managing FOD & ESDS

To Gain Familiarity with tooling & Calibration Procedures.

Who is the Course for?

It is for anyone with an interest who needs a detailed awareness of EASA Part 145 Stores Tooling & Calibration Control & Inspection Management & Inspection Procedures

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

This training is designed to cover all elements which are essential to the effective management and operation of a fully compliant tool store .

a) Understand the processes which drive effective management of a Part 145 Compliant Tool Store.

b) Understand the process of managing documentation related to airworthiness and tooling and calibration control.

c) Understand the principles of Electrostatic Inspection.

d) Have confidence in full compliance within the supply chain and the ability to perceive opportunity to improve & develop the Tooling Store

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

  • Abbreviations & Terms
  • EASA Part 145 Tooling Store General Introduction
  • Introduction to Aircraft General Tooling
  • Considerations Related to Part 145 Aviation Tooling Control
  • Annual & Periodic Tooling Inspection
  • Stores Tooling & Equipment Issue and Return Inspection Requirements
  • Tooling Calibration Management & Control Process
  • Introduction to Foreign Object Debris (FOD) – Foreign Object Damage
  • Introduction & Awareness Electrostatic Sensitive Discharge
  • Best Practice House Keeping, Cleanliness and Safety
  • The Use & Control of Alternate Tooling

Target Groups

The course is designed for Personnel who are required to manage, or operate within a Tool Store including Calibration Quality Audit staff will also benefit from attendance at this course.


A background in an aviation maintenance environment is an advantage.

Learning Objectives

To provide attendees with:

A detailed practical understanding of the best practice and organisational requirements related to tooling store control and management.

Provide the attendees with an understanding of best practice tool control Inspection & Calibration.

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Certificate Wording for this Course

EASA Part 145 Tooling Store General Introduction to Aircraft, Part 145 Aviation Tooling Control, Annual & Periodic Tooling Inspection & Calibration Control, Issue and Return Inspection Requirements, Foreign Object Debris (FOD) & ESDS Awareness, Use & Control of Alternate Tooling.


1 days – Each day will commence at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment breaks.

To register for this training, please email or Call +359 28210806

Sofema Aviation Services offers a flexible approach to developing all in-company training courses which are specific to the client’s needs. If you would like additional information concerning how course content may be configured to be more appropriate for your organisation please email

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