Auditing Techniques In Relation To Flight - Ground Operations

Subject areaQuality
Course languageEnglish
NameAuditing Techniques In Relation To Flight - Ground Operations
Duration3 Days

Course Benefits

By the end of the program, participants will be able to: After attending this course, participants should have the confidence to develop a comprehensive audit programme for Flight and Ground Operations in response to regulatory requirements, together with the planning, conduct, reporting and close out of in-depth & searching audits in an operational environment

Who shoud attend

  • JAR OPS Quality Managers
  • Audit Managers
  • Auditors who need to have the necessary competence to conduct effective auditing throughout flight and ground operations, or in relation to any supplied services
  • Accountable Managers
  • Operations Directors and others who need to understand and ensure that the audit process provides them with sufficient assurance of the adequacy and effectiveness of operations in relation to regulatory compliance will also benefit from attendance at this course JAR OPS and JAR FCL


  • Background to auditing in the context of regulations
  • The need for and importance of the Quality System in JAR OPS
  • The relationship between Quality & Safety Management systems
  • Responsibilities of the JAR OPS Quality Manager
  • Fundamental principles of auditing
  • Pro-active auditing as an integral part of management
  • Relative responsibilities of those managing and undertaking audits together with those subject to auditing activity who will need to consider and implement effective corrective actions
  • Development of audit programmes
  • Objective based auditing & reporting methods
  • Audit planning - development of audit check lists
  • Best practice audit conduct
  • Investigative auditing skills and techniques
  • Factual reporting of audit findings
  • Interactive audit role play activity - a feature of this course
  • Audit reports & records
  • Psychological aspects of auditing
  • Auditor competency and development issues
  • Effective corrective action, audit follow up and close out mechanisms
  • The role of the Accountable Manager in steering the audit process and ensuring adequate response to audit findings Interactive trainer led discussions on auditing problems & solutions

This course is not planned, Request