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TQ02: Practical Skills for Quality Auditors

Course Provider
Baines Simmons
12 June 2014
Training Area
Flight Training, Air Safety, Safety Management, Management, CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) Compliance
Course fee
Not specified
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Further information

TQ02: Practical Skills for Quality Auditors

Good quality auditors are essential for an effective Quality System.  This practical course trains auditors to uncover not only the obvious, but also the underlying reasons for non-compliance.  This enables accurate and efficient fixes to be applied and utilises limited resources to best advantage.  The course includes the preparation and completion of a real audit.   

Key Content

  • Introduction to the EASA Quality System and organisational roles and responsibilities
  • 'Traditional' and 'System' auditing philosophies
  • Audit planning and preparation
  • Opening and closing meetings, questioning techniques, dealing with difficult people
  • Gathering evidence, product sampling and limitations, root cause identification
  • Audit reporting, tracking and closure

Benefits of Attending

  • Enhanced business efficiency via the identification of underperforming processes and system improvements
  • Improved quality targets and accuracy
  • Improved product safety
  • Value adding continuous improvement

Who Should Attend
This course is designed to give auditors the ability and confidence to undertake effective audits.  It is ideally suited to those with limited audit experience (less than two years) who have roles in Quality Assurance and Quality Control and newly-appointed Quality Managers.
Course Level
Practitioner Level Training (P)
Suitable for those who have worked in the subject for some time, are familiar with core terminologies and concepts and are looking to develop or update their level of knowledge and practical understanding.

Related Courses for Competence Development
TS68: Advanced Safety Assurance Techniques Workshop
TQ07: Quality Systems Performance Improvement Workshop

Further Information
Please download the Course Information pdf for full course details.
Alternatively, contact our Training Advisor on: +44 (0) 1276 859 519 or email for more assistance.

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Baines Simmons

Baines Simmons is a recognised world class global provider of aviation safety consulting services, specialist training programmes and professional managed services.

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