Part 21 POA AM & NP Regulatory & Quality & Safety Obligations – 2 Days


Intensive 2-day training for busy Industry leaders; the focus of the training is a comprehensive understanding of Roles and Responsibilities of Accountable executives and Post Holders (Nominated Persons) within an EASA Part 21 G Production Organisation (POA)

The course is aimed at persons who have specific obligations regarding the accountability for the organization to meet its obligations in respect of Safety, Quality, Regulatory Compliance, and Financial well-being

This in-depth course provides detailed practical training in management obligations and methodologies to ensure a fully compliant, effective, and efficient organization. The course is highly participative and promotes industry best practices as a standard, it is delivered in a confidential environment by an industry professional with over 45 years of Commercial Aviation experience.

Aviation Authorities may choose to interview Form 4 candidates. All relevant areas are covered during the course. A full review of EASA regulations will be provided during the introduction.

Who is this course for?

Regulatory Authority Members, Production Organisation Accountable Managers and proposed Nominated Persons (NP), Compliance Monitoring Managers (Quality Managers) Auditors, and Safety Managers.

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

a) Achieve a deep understanding of the obligations and expectations of a POA Accountable Manager (AM) or Nominated Postholder (NP).

b) Achieve an understanding of the Responsibilities of the Nominated Post Holder and Business Area Managers

c) Develop a focus on Management System Obligations including Quality Control and Quality Assurance together with the development of Safety Management

d) Understand the relationship between the Quality Management System (QMS) and Safety Management System (SMS)

e) Develop an understanding in preparation for Competent Authority (CA) interviews

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

– ICAO Introduction
– A Brief History of European Aviation Regulatory Development
– The Quality & Safety Responsibilities of the AM
– Nominated Post Holders
– Airworthiness Introduction
– EASA Basic Regulation (EC) 2018/1139
– EASA Part 21 Regulatory Overview Regulation 748/2012
– The Management System Requirements of a Production Organisation Approval
– Interface Procedures with Part 21J Organisation
– Internal Investigation & Reporting
– SMS In a Production Organisation Environment
– How We Measure and Categorize Risk
– Managing Quality & Safety Systems
– Managing Corporate Culture
– Developing Appropriate Communication

Target Groups

Accountable Managers and their deputies, Nominated Post Holders, and Business Area Owners who are preparing for a role as a nominated person, Quality Assurance Audit Staff, and Competent Authority staff.


A broad range of aviation exposures will typically be found in attendees to this training. The course is highly practical and significant and active participation will be expected.

Learning Objectives

This course aims to provide a thorough understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the Aviation Accountable Manager and other Nominated Persons.

To prepare Aviation Professionals for the duties of Accountable Manager.

What do People Say About Sofema Aviation Services’ Training?

“This training offers very good explanations of difficult topics.”
“All aspects were useful, the examples were great.”
“This training helped me to develop some new skills.”
“The instructor is very resourceful and intelligent.”
“Having visual material helps a lot in the learning process.”


2 Days – The training 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

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