Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies

Auditing Techniques Flight & Ground OPS

This course aims to provide comprehensive training in compliance monitoring techniques to facilitate a fully effective compliance monitoring process in relation to flight and ground operations and supporting the achievement business objectives.

Course Benefits

After attending this course, participants should have the confidence to set up and implement a compliance monitoring system including the conduct of effective compliance auditing throughout flight and ground operations, or in relation to any supplied services

Who Should Attend

  • Compliance Managers

  • Quality Managers

  • Audit Managers

  • Auditors and those who need to have the necessary understanding and competence to set up and implement a compliance monitoring system including the conduct of effective compliance auditing throughout flight and ground operations, or in relation to any supplied services.

Course Outline

  • Management System principles

  • The Management System requirements of Part OPS

  • Integrated Management Systems, incorporating Safety, Quality

  • Compliance monitoring principles and practice, including FDMS

  • The role & responsibilities of a Compliance Manager

  • Compliance auditing as an integral part of management

  • Relative responsibilities of those managing and undertaking compliance monitoring and compliance auditing together with those subject to monitoring activities who will need to consider and implement effective corrective actions

  • Development of compliance monitoring programmes

  • Objective based compliance auditing & reporting methods

  • Audit planning - development of audit check lists

  • Best practice audit conduct

  • Investigative auditing skills and techniques

  • Factual reporting of audit findings

  • Interactive audit role play activity - a feature of this course

  • Audit reports & records

  • Psychological aspects of auditing

  • Auditor competency and development issues

  • Noncompliance root cause determination, corrective action, audit follow up and close out mechanisms

  • The role of the Accountable Manager in steering the compliance monitoring process and ensuring adequate response to compliance monitoring results

  • Interactive trainer led discussions on compliance monitoring problems & solutions

Course Prerequisite (s)

speak, read and write English.