AS9100:2016 Aerospace Quality Management Systems (QMS) Internal Auditor Training

Instructor-Led, Virtual Classroom

Instructor-Led, Virtual Classroom

Course Description

The Aviation, Space and Defense (ASD) businesses have been registering significant growth and the global trend is expected to be positive in the future. The critical nature of these businesses calls for high consciousness of quality in its several aspects that will make significant improvements in quality and reductions in cost throughout the value stream.

The National and International ASD companies demand that every link in the supply chain should mandatorily implement the requirements of the standard and be certified by a third-party certification body to maintain a uniformed structure of Quality System to meet everyone’s requirements across the globe.

The thrust of this focus is to continually improve Supplier performance especially in the areas of Product Quality and On-time deliveries. Certification also enables the Suppliers to stay abreast with emerging requirements of this critical standard and so directly impact the quality of the customer’s products and services.

The training is imparted in-line with the AS 9100 standards giving some references to the allied standards viz., AS 9104/AS 9101D/ISO 19011 for understanding.

This course is specially designed for:

  • Those responsible for planning and scheduling an audit program for AS9100
  • Those who are planning to undergo LA program on AS9100 in future and establish a career in aerospace auditing
  • Quality Assurance Managers / Quality Assurance professionals, AS Project Managers
  • AS Project Team Members or anyone desiring an in-depth understanding of the AS9100 Audit Process

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Fully understand and successfully interpret the AS9100 requirements
  • Understand how to audit using the process approach
  • Ask audit questions that get results
  • Internal Audit planning, audit tool preparation
  • Identify and document nonconformities
  • Audit to the AS9100 Quality Management Systems
  • Provide critical knowledge for your management staff
  • Gain insight into the AS9100 audit requirements to augment/sustain your existing Program
  • Gain knowledge to help manage a successful AS9100 implementation project
  • Provide professional credentials to your internal auditors
  • Conduct an audit against the ISO 19011 Audit standard
  • Provide critical knowledge for your staff and management
  • Conduct audit against AS 9120 and AS 9110 (with knowledge of MRO requirements)

Course Agenda

Day 1

  • Introduction
  • Brief History (ISO 9001 & AS9100)
  • Terms and Definitions- ISO 9000 & AS9100
  • Management Principles
  • AS9100 Rev D – clause wise interpretation
  • Differences between AS9100 Rev D and AS9100 Rev C

Day 2

  • Audit Scope
  • Audit Terms & Definition
  • Types of Audit
  • Audit Process
  • Non-conformity Report
  • Audit Report 


Instructor-led, Virtual Classroom

Course Materials

Learners must obtain a copy of the ISO standard to be referenced during the course. The standard may be purchased through the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) ( and/or American Society for Quality (ASQ) (


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