Risk Management & Root Cause for EASA Regulatory Authorities – 1 Day


This 1 Day course is focused on the regulatory oversight and auditing of Risk Management and Root Cause practices within EASA compliant organisations.

The course considers how to engage with the process of “Risk Management” and how to perform effective “Root Cause” The training also considers best practices compliance with ICAO and references the risk-based approach to the principles of auditing found in ISO 19011-2018.

The delegate will consider in depth Compliance Management Auditing of Root Cause, as well as raise an understanding of the difference related to root cause process and methodology within the Quality System (QMS).

Throughout the course the focus is on the effective identification of root cause analysis together with the promotion of positive action.

What are the benefits of attending this training?

a) Understand the various techniques for engaging with Risk Based Auditing
b) Increase the effectiveness of the regulatory process but understanding techniques for assessment of Auditee’s Root Cause & RCA Competence
c) Attend a course which has been designed with the specific focus related to your role of Regulatory Authority auditor
d) Achieve a comprehensive understanding related to the process of regulatory audit or Risk Based Quality Assurance and Root Cause Analysis
e) Provide a standard approach which delivers consistency across a range key of business areas
f) Be able to add system value by providing the approval holder with a clear understanding of non-conformities

Why Should I choose SAS for the training?

Sofema Aviation Services a Regulatory training and consulting company with 45 years commercial aviation experience and 10 years operational experience. Since we started we have provided certificates to approx 15,000 delegates we have grown for 2 primary reasons!

The first is that we are professional and we listen to our customers. Please visit our download area as an example of how we engage with our customer.

The second is not only the fact that our prices are far more cost effective than our competitors it is that our discount program leaves all the others way behind – please do not take our word for it check it out! SAS Discount Program

What Makes Risk Management & Root Cause for EASA Regulatory Authorities 1 day different?

Because our courses are written by people who have lived through the regulations, from the introduction in the early 90’s as JAR through to the transfer to EASA in 2003. The author of the training material has more than 25 years’ experience as an EASA auditor across the entire regulatory spectrum including Initial and Continuing Airworthiness. Operations and Airports.

At SofemaAviation Services our focus is on accepting that compliance with EASA Regulations is in fact minimum compliance. Interpreting the regulations in a way which enables the development and optimisationof our business is where we should see opportunity to drive efficiencies and cost saving.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

-General Introduction
-Practical Understanding of the Role of Root Cause
-Root Cause Basics –What is Root Cause and what are Contributory Factors
-What is Risk ? . Basic Review
-Considerations Related to ISO 19011 -Identifying Risk in Aviation Audits
-Consider the Exposure Related to Potential Risk Areas
-Processes for Validation EASA Root Cause Analysis –How to correctly Identify
-How to Ensure Effective Competence related to RCA
-Root Cause –Understanding the Different Role Between Quality & Safety
-Is Human Error in Aviation an Acceptable Outcome as a Root Cause
-Advanced Root Cause Analytical Procedures –Techniques to determine RC
-Proposing a Corrective Action Plan to Ensure Effective Mitigation of the Identified Exposure

Target groups

This course is designed to accommodate Regulatory Authority (Competent Authority) Auditors and all persons who are stake holders 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 process of assessment related to Risk Based Competences and Root Course Analysis Techniques throughout Industry.

To understand the purpose and process of ensuring effective Risk Based Auditing and Root Cause Analysis


1 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 office@sassofia.com or Call +359 28210806

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