Safety and Lead Auditors Course

Quality and Safety Systems Auditing

$2,595.00 GST Exempt (5 Days)
Available in-house by arrangement or publicly, see Course Dates

Course Overview

This Internationally recognised 5-day lead auditor training course has been especially designed for those directly involved with the maintenance, monitoring and improvement of Safety and Quality Management Systems. This includes management at all levels. A vital feature of this aviation quality and lead auditor training course is the application of the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System requirements as they are the foundation for Management Systems Worldwide. Southpac has the reputation for conducting the most practical and up to date aviation lead auditor courses and ISO 9001 courses in the industry. This course also addresses the IATA requirements for auditor training.

Course Accreditation

This Southpac Aerospace course forms part of the Diploma of Quality Auditing and the Diploma of Leadership and Management. Upon successful completion of lead auditor programs, including all assessments, participants will receive the following;

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



BSBAUD501 Initiate a quality audit
BSBAUD503 Lead a quality audit
BSBAUD504 Report on a quality audit
BSBAUD402 Participate in a quality audit


Participants will have the option to apply to Exemplar Global 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,
  • Assessments certified by Exemplar Global,
  • Provides four (half) of the units required for the Diploma of Quality Auditing,
  • Provides two units towards the Diploma of Leadership and Management,
  • This course addresses the IATA requirements for lead 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

Lead Auditor Program: Aviation Quality and Audit Training

Introducing ISO, Systems Management and Aviation SMS

  • What is “Systems Management” and how does it work?
  • The four pillars of a compliant Safety Management System
  • The International Standard for Quality – ISO9001 Elements
  • Quality Documentation, Process Control & Quality Assurance

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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