Stores Incoming Inspection Initial – 3 Days


The EASA 145 Stores Management and Inspection System is an essential element of the 145 approval. It must be managed and staffed by trained and competent staff.

The course meets the intent of IOSA (MNT 4.5.6 The Operator shall ensure each maintenance organization that performs maintenance for the Operator has a training program that provides for initial and continuation training for receiving inspectors) and Part 145 Stores Inspection competency training.

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

This training is designed to cover all elements that are essential to the effective management and operation of a fully compliant store.
The 3-day training is designed to provide attendees with:

a) A detailed practical understanding of the requirements to Manage and Develop an Aviation Store.
b) Understand the processes that drive effective management of an EASA Compliant Store.
c) Be able to explain the regulations that cover both EASA Part 145 & EASA Part M related to the Logistics Process for staff involved in store management and Receipt Inspection.
d) Understand the process of managing documentation related to airworthiness and Receipt Certification principles.
e) Understand the principles of Electrostatic Inspection.
f) Be able to develop procedures for use in Stores and Goods Inspection.
g) Review the problems associated with suspect and suspect parts EASA / FAA.
h) Have confidence in full compliance within the supply chain and the ability to perceive opportunities to optimize.
i) Be able to demonstrate Part 145 and Part M Supply Chain Compliance to maintain effective QC and to avoid or mitigate problems.

Who is the Course for?

It is for anyone with an interest who needs a detailed awareness of EASA Part 145 Stores Management & Inspection Procedures
The course will be of interest to New Entrants in Stores & Logistics wishing to achieve a deep understanding of the regulations applicable to an EASA-compliant store environment.
The Course will also benefit Quality Audit Staff to raise a detailed awareness to support the audit process.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

Frequently Asked Questions
Regulatory Background
Acceptance of Components as per EASA Part-145
Guidance for the Aviation Stores Receiving Inspector
Acceptance of Components as per Part M Subpart E
Life Limited Parts & Back to Birth Traceability
PMA Parts
Certification Forms (EASA, FAA, Transport Canada)
Dual/Triple Certifications
The Problem of Suspect Parts
Suspect Parts Reporting Procedures
Facility Requirements
General Stores Procedures
Electro Static Discharge Sensitive – ESDS
ATA 300
D40 Leaflet
Handling and Storage of Chemicals
Disposal of Aircraft Components and Hazardous Waste
Supplier Evaluation Procedures
Vendor Qualification Survey
Receiving Inspection Techniques (Components, Consumables, Requiring Special Attention: Engines, LG, etc.)
Component Control and Management of Repair Orders
Life Limited Components and Configuration Control
The Role of Engineering Technical Services – Service Bulletins (SB)
Supplemental Type Certificates (STC) and Configuration Control
Parts Manufacturing Authority PMA / EPA

Target groups

The course is designed for Personnel who are required to manage or operate a store or who are required to accept material into a store. The Training Department and other Managers and 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 EASA Regulatory Requirements to Manage and Develop an Aviation Store.
To develop a detailed understanding of the various processes and procedures for staff involved in store management and Receipt Inspection.
Provide the attendees with an understanding of airworthiness and Receipt Certification principles including electrostatic Inspection.
How to develop your local procedures for use in Stores and Goods Inspection areas.
To review the problems associated with suspect parts where to verify status.
The trainee shall demonstrate an understanding of the subjects covered and Practical receipt challenges.

What do People Say about Sofema Aviation Services Training?

“The course was balanced, backed up with very good explanations.”
“I find all aspects of the course useful, especially the regulation part.”
“There was interaction with the trainees to solve and clear out any issues.”
“The training was presented in a manner that was easy to understand for everything.’’
“The instructor’s performance is perfect.”


3 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

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