This 2-day training course utilises engaging modules, interactive workshops and case studies to equip delegates with the skills and knowledge to confidently undertake internal audit of an AS9100 Quality Management System (QMS), assess conformity and provide recommendations for continual improvement.

Delegates are expected to have prior knowledge of AS9100D. Our Understanding AS9100D Training Course provides delegates with an understanding of the requirements of AS9100D, the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) cycle and the quality management principles.

Key Topics

  • The role of an internal auditor
  • Auditing skills and techniques (including planning, reporting, checklists and observation)
  • QMS structure
  • ISO 9001:2015 purpose and clauses
  • AS9100D additional requirements (including counterfeit parts, calibration and determination of requirements for products and services, operational risk management and performance indicators)
  • Overview of AS9110 and AS9120
  • The process approach
  • Gap analysis
  • Risks and opportunities (SWOT/PEST analysis)
  • Root cause analysis – 8D
  • Nonconformity reports
  • Recommended resources

Who Should Attend

  • Staff who will be involved in performing internal audits within the aviation, space and defence sectors
  • Managers who are responsible for a AS9100D quality management system or are seeking to implement an AS9100D compliant QMS
  • Auditees who wish to understand the audit process


By the end of this AS 9100 Internal Auditor training courses delegates will understand the principles of internal QMS auditing and be able to:

  • Plan, conduct, report and follow up an internal audit as part of a quality management system based on AS9100D
  • Explain the requirements of AS9100D
  • Identify risks, nonconformities and opportunities for improvement