Quality & Safety System Performance Auditing and Hazard Assessment Essentials – 1 Day


The Aviation Quality and Safety System should be at the heart of the operation, fully functioning within every department and element of the organisation. Organizations that can deliver an effective quality or safety audit system and a process to follow up with all issues in an effective and practical way, grow and flourish. The 1-day essentials course offered by Sofema Aviation Services is designed specifically for all aviation professionals who need to perform audits either internal or external. It includes a review of the Hazzard and Risk Assessment processes as well.

Who is the Course for?

This course is made for participants involved in auditing and assessing the performance of Quality and Safety Management Systems within their organizations. This course is suitable for quality managers, safety managers, auditors, compliance officers, and other personnel responsible for evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of quality and safety systems, as well as identifying and addressing potential hazards and risks.

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

Participants will learn the essential principles and techniques for conducting effective audits of Quality and Safety Management Systems within their organizations. They will gain insights into auditing methodologies, data analysis, and reporting to assess the performance and compliance of these systems. Additionally, participants will be equipped with the knowledge and tools to conduct hazard assessments, identify potential risks, and implement appropriate risk management strategies to enhance the overall quality and safety performance of their organization.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

– General Introduction
– The Difference between Conformance, Compliance, and Performance
– The Difference between Quality Assurance and Safety Assurance
– Advanced Quality Audit Techniques
– Delivering Performance Audits
– Practical Safety Auditing Techniques
– Auditing the Organisations Communication Tools
– Identifying Hazards & Auditing the Process
– Practical Understanding of the Role of Root Cause
– Identification of Root Cause
– Managing Root Cause Processes including Analysis
– Aviation SMS Consider the “Why” Together with The Organisational Factors Involved
– The Role of Checklists
– Reviewing Safety Policies and Objectives within an Evidence-Based Environment
– How to Evaluate the Organization Data Capture and Data Analysis Processes
– Qualitative or Quantitative Risk Assessment

Target Groups

Quality Department, Safety Department, Training Department Managers and other Training staff will also benefit from attendance to this course.


A background in an aviation environment.

Learning Objectives

To equip the attendee with the skills and techniques required to manage and execute meaningful audit programs and audits within their respective companies. The research, planning, execution, and documentation of the audit will be treated as if it were part of a genuine internal audit. To give the attendees a number of exercises including raising their own audit plans, checklists, and reports in relation to their role, using procedures and audit plans drawn from their own company. This will ensure the course is practical and relevant to each attendee.

What do People Say About Sofema Aviation Services Training?

“The instructor used the right words to explain the material.”
“The discussions among the group were very beneficial.”
“The instructor showed very resourceful background and experience.”
“All sections of the course were related to my field.”
“Adequate answers were given to specific questions.”


1 day – Training will commence 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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