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AS9100:2009 Lead Auditor Training (Rev. C) (Exemplar Global Certified)

Course ID CLA9100
Format Classroom

Learn how to conduct audits in the aerospace industry. This course teaches you to understand the elements that comprise a quality system and learn how to assess compliance with AS9100 and ISO 9001 from the industry experts.

Learn how to assess compliance with AS9100 and ISO 9001 from the industry experts. Based on the ISO 9001 Exemplar Global Certified QMS Lead Auditor training course, this interactive version fulfills the AS9100 and ISO 9001 requirements for quality management systems. Discussions and workshops reinforce key topics including documentation audits, auditor interpretations, opening and closing meetings, checklists, listening and questioning techniques, and nonconformance reports.

This course is offered in cooperation with AQS Management Systems, an Exemplar Global Certified course provider and meets the training requirements for individual auditor certification.

Course Data

  • CEU Hours: 4.4
  • Length: 44 Hours
  • ASQ RU: 4.4
  • Provider: ASQ - ILT
Course Overview

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the elements that comprise a quality system.
  • Discuss the relationships among AS9100 and ISO standards.
  • Understand the audit evidence necessary to comply with AS 9100 requirements.
  • Using ISO 19011, understand pre-auditing, auditing, and post-auditing follow-up activities.
  • Know how to plan audit activities, develop checklists, and perform pre-assessment visits.
  • Know how to conduct opening and closing meetings tailored to the aerospace industry.
  • Be able to collect audit evidence, handle confrontations, and improve listening and questioning techniques.

Who Should Attend:

Professionals involved in implementing/auditing QMS for aerospace, or leading a supplier QA effort should attend this training.
  1. Introduction and opening remarks
    1. Quality system aims and objectives
    2. Overview of auditee
    3. Types of audits
    4. Auditing as a management tool
    5. Who is an auditor?
    6. Auditor registration (IATCA)
    7. SAE auditor requirements
  2. Overview of AS9100
  3. Workshop #1 — Interpretation of AS9100
  4. Quality system documentation
  5. Workshop #2 — AS9100 compared with quality manual and procedures
  6. The audit cycle and ISO 19011
  7. Pre-audit activities
  8. Initiating the audit
  9. Documentation review
  10. Preparation notification
  11. Opening meeting
  12. Workshop #3 — Opening meeting and checklists
  13. Performing opening meeting
  14. Conducting the audit
  15. Auditing practices (Psychology)
  16. Rating of nonconformities
  17. Nonconformity reports
  18. Workshop #4 — Preparing nonconformity reports
  19. Workshop #5 — Performing the audit
  20. Workshop #6 — Auditing case study
  21. Workshop #7 — Closing meeting
    1. Conduct closing meeting
    2. Discussion of closing meeting
  22. Process auditing
  23. Report writing
  24. Review of lead auditor training course
  25. Individual Activity — Preparation of final report (Report to be submitted for grade)
  26. Follow-up and corrective action
  27. Workshop #8 — Corrective action report/presentations
  28. Examination


Interactive, workshops, face-to-face time with instructor


What learners bring to the course with them:

Important: All attendees are required to bring their own copy of the AS9100 Rev C standard to this training course. These will not be provided for you. You can purchase this standard from ASQ.

What learners receive with the course:

Student course manual

Course Options

Based on our ISO 9001 Exemplar Global Certified QMS Lead Auditor training course

Additional Notes

Due to stringent international standards guidelines, a maximum course enrollment is strictly enforced. If you are told you are on the waiting list or have registered and have not received a confirmation letter prior to the course, contact ASQ immediately to verify your status before you make travel arrangements.

Cancellation Policy
ASQ reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule courses and to change instructors. Please be advised that in the event of a course cancellation, ASQ is not responsible for airfare penalties or other travel related expenses you may incur.
  • If you need to cancel, we will refund your paid registration fee as noted below.
    • Requests for cancellations/transfers received at least 5 business days before the start of the course receive a full refund/transfer.
    • Requests received within 5 business days of the course starting incur a $150 processing fee.
    • After the course starts, there are no refunds or transfers.
    • Registrants who fail to attend without advance notice are liable for the entire course fee.
    • If you cannot find a substitute, we can transfer your course fees to another ASQ course of your choice.
  • You must successfully complete the entire course or program before IACET CEUs and a Certificate of Completion can be awarded.

Enrollment Details

Format: Classroom
Format: Classroom

An instructor-led traditional classroom experience. Classroom-based instruction involves the highest level of instructor/student interaction. We offer classroom style training in two formats. See public and on-site.

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