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Quality and Safety Systems Auditing



$2,295.00 GST Exempt (5 Days)
Available in-house by arrangement or publicly, see Course Dates

Course Overview

This Internationally Certified 5 day training course has been especially designed for those directly involved with the implementation, maintenance, monitoring and improvement of Safety and Quality Management Systems. This includes management at all levels. A vital feature of this aviation quality and audit training course is the application of the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System requirements as they are the foundation for Civil Aviation Safety Authorities Safety Management Systems Worldwide. Southpac has the reputation for conducting the most practical and up to date aviation auditor training and ISO 9001 courses in the industry. This course also addresses the IATA requirements for auditor training.


Course Accreditation

This Southpac Aerospace  course is certified by Exemplar Global and as a Nationally Recognised course forms part of the Diploma of Quality Auditing and the Diploma of Management. Upon successful completion of the course and all assessments, participants will receive the following;

RABQSA-AU: Management systems auditing
RABQSA-QM: Auditing quality management systems
RABQSA-TL: Leading management system audit teams

BSBAUD501B Initiate a quality audit
BSBAUD503B Lead a quality audit
BSBAUD504B Report on a quality audit
BSBAUD402B Participate in a quality audit

Participants will have the option to apply to Exemplar Global (Formerly RAB-QSA) for certification as a provisional auditor, for further information see the Exemplar Global website.


Why Choose Southpac?

Consider some of the benefits;

  • Aviation specific courses built around the requirements of the industry,
  • Our trainers all have extensive experience not only as trainers and auditors but also within industry areas including Defence, Major airlines, General Aviation and Manufacturing & Maintenance organisations,
  • Certified by Exemplar Global (Formerly RAB-QSA),
  • Provides four (half) of the units required for the Diploma of Quality Auditing,
  • Provides two units towards the Diploma of Management,
  • This course addresses the IATA requirements for auditor training,
  • Includes a live on-site audit at one of our aviation partners. This puts into action the knowledge acquired on the course,
  • In-house courses can be tailored to your own operational requirements,


Course Program: Aviation Quality and Audit Training

Introducing ISO, Systems Management and the Aviation SMS

  • What is “Systems Management” and how does it work?
  • The International Standard for Quality – ISO Elements
  • Quality Documentation and Process Control
  • The four key imperatives of a compliant Safety Management System in aviation auditing

Audit Planning & Preparation

  • Introduction to the Audit process, planning and scheduling
  • Review of the Audit Process and team selection
  • Document Review and Audit preparation
  • The resources required for an effective audit

On-site Audit activity and follow up

  • The four vital stages of an on-site audit
  • Interview techniques and interpersonal skills
  • Preparing accurate and practical audit feed-back
  • Audit reporting and follow-up

Practical Audit Exercise

  • Preparation for the practical audit exercise
  • Preparation of checklists and working documents
  • Team briefing
  • On-site practical audit in “real life”

Safety & Risk Management

  • Audit Report writing – Follow-up to the practical audit
  • System analysis and Organizational factors
  • Building a Quality/Safety Culture
  • Learning from disasters

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Why Choose Southpac?

In recent years we have been asked many times by our clients and former clients to offer Management Systems Certification.


Auditing Services

Independent Review of Your Systems Southpac is a leading provider of high quality, skilled and experienced aviation auditors. There are many


Safety & Lead Auditors Course

Quality and Safety Systems Auditing     $2,295.00 GST Exempt (5 Days) Available in-house by arrangement or publicly, see Course Dates


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