precision engineering parts as used in the avation industryQuality is important in all industries, but plays a crucial role within the aerospace arena because quality is linked to safety and consumer confidence. If your company is manufacturing parts for the aerospace industry or plans to enter that market, it’s important to learn the AS 9100 requirements. Northwest Industrial Resource Center is offering an AS9100 Internal Audit training course on February 24 & 25, 2016 in Meadville, PA.

This two-day course will provide you with a detailed overview of the AS 9100 (Rev C.) requirements and  prepare you to conduct internal audits. 

Overview: Following the overview of each requirement, examples of how to comply with the requirement are provided.  These examples include the records that an auditor will look for during a registration or internal audit, as well as audit scenarios for discussion. This will provide you with practice in determining compliance with AS 9100 requirements.

Internal Auditing: Once you have learned about the requirements, you will learn the basics of auditing including the right questions to ask during an interview, proper interviewing techniques and the tools of auditing. This section includes the auditor and lead auditor responsibilities and how to participate as an audit team member. After reviewing the auditing techniques, you will be provided with case studies to practice your auditing skills and will be asked to identify nonconformities. Upon completion of the course, you will receive an AS9100 Overview and Internal Auditor training certificate.

Some of the topics covered include:

Techniques for documenting and implementing the management system
•             Required Procedures, work instructions, and records
•             A process approach
•             Techniques for document and record control
•             Guidelines for quality planning
•             Implementation of a vendor approval process
•             Guidelines for implementing a corrective/preventive action system
•             Implementation of a calibration system

Management review process
•             System or performance development indicator
•             Registrar selection process
•             Preparing for the registration audit

Instructor: Vincent Zottola, COO of TQS Services Inc., is a Certified ISO Lead Auditor. He has a degree in Business Administration, Master’s in Industrial Relations and 30 years of consulting experience in quality, environmental and safety management systems development and implementation.

Click here for more information and to register.