This course is designed to accommodate all aviation auditors regardless of the aviation regulations they operate under.
The Aims of the course are to give delegates a full understanding of the audit techniques appropriate for the auditing of any aviation regulation. The training will place clear priority on the technique of integrated auditing including process and the identification of systematic failures as opposed to mere compliance type audit findings.
The objectives of the course are
1. 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.
2. 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.
The benefits of attending the course are
1. To gain a full understanding of the audit techniques appropriate for the auditing function in an aviation regulatory environment
The key topics of the course are:
- Regulatory Frame Work
- Audit relationships
- Audit philosophies
- Audits and the link to safety
- Some ‘Quality-Assured’ accidents
- Traditional auditing
- System and process auditing
- The auditor
- The audit styles and techniques
- Difficult situations
- Interview skills
- Planning exercise
- Performing an actual audit
- Opening/closing meetings
- Root cause analysis
- Closing meetings
- Report writing
- Corrective action handling