Regulatory Assessment of EASA Management Systems – SMS, CMS, ERP & Crises Management – 3 Days


This 3 Day course is focused on best practice techniques that can support the Competent Authority to perform a Regulatory Audit & Assessment of

a) EASA Compliant Management Systems

b) EASA Compliant Safety Management Systems

c) EASA Compliance Management Systems

d) Emergency Response Planning Oversight Audit

e) Business Process Recovery & Crises Management Oversight Assessment

f) Assessment of the Effectiveness of Training Programs and Management Systems

EASA Provides a regulatory environment with Implementing Procedures, Acceptable Means of Compliance, Guidance Material, Certification Specifications, and User Guides.

All audits typically aim to ensure visible compliance is determined with the various objectives called for through the myriad of obligations. To demonstrate compliance with all requirements, organisations create a raft of documents, processes, and procedures.

A degree of objectivity is typically required during assessments of organisational document processes and procedures to enable demonstration of compliance with both external regulations and internal organisational compliance.

This course does not address in detail the underlying regulations but considers the due process to deliver effective audit oversight for each of the key areas and process

Who is the course for?

The course is made for aviation professionals, particularly those involved in safety management, crisis management, and regulatory compliance. It aims to provide comprehensive training on the assessment and implementation of management systems according to the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) regulations.

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

Understand the various techniques for effective auditing across the business
Increase the effectiveness of the regulatory process.

Attend a course that has been designed with a specific focus related to your role as Regulatory Authority auditor.

Achieve a comprehensive understanding related to the process of regulatory audit

Provide a standard approach that delivers consistency across a range key of business areas.

Be able to add system value by providing the approval holder with a clear understanding of non-conformities.

Learn the does and don’ts of Aviation Audit Best Practices – what works best – Why & How?

 Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

-General Introduction
-Consideration related to fundamental compliance audit techniques
-Measuring the effectiveness of a Management System through Compliance Audit Techniques
-How to effectively sample evidence to verify compliance with regulations.
-Interpretation and Auditing of Aviation Standards within our Organisation System
-The role of Approval Holder Competence Management
-Appropriate behaviour related to opening and closing meetings
-How to deliver effective compliance audits in a Performance Based Environment
-Key indicators for the effectiveness of EASA Compliant Management Systems
-Compliance auditing of a Performance Based Safety Management System
-Assessing the viability of a Compliance Management System
-Delivering Emergency Response Planning Oversight Audit
-Auditing Business Process Recovery & Crises Management Oversight Assessment
-Assessment of the Effectiveness of Training Programs and Management Systems

Target groups

This course is designed to accommodate Regulatory Authority (Competent Authority) Auditors and all persons who are stakeholders in the objective to deliver effective audits across the aviation business process.


A background or understanding of Aviation Audit is an advantage but not essential.

Learning Objectives

To consider the fundamentals of a fully compliant EASA Aviation Quality Assurance System.
To understand the purpose and process of delivering effective audits within an Aviation Environment.
To provide a review of the various steps contained within the audit process and to use effectively the five elements of an audit finding.
To prepare the delegate to undertake the role of Effective Regulatory Auditor

What do People Say about Sofema Aviation Services Training?
“I found satisfying answers to all my questions.”
“The instructor demonstrated a very deep knowledge of the subject.”
“The length of the course fits my needs and expectations.”
“The content was really effective, I gained a lot of new knowledge.”
“The practical examples were perfectly delivered.”


3 Days -Each training day will start 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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