Probitas Authentication Certified AS9100D Lead Auditor with IAQG-Sanctioned Aerospace Auditor Transition Training (AATT)
Mandated by the IAQG to satisfy Foundation Course Training requirements for 9100:2016 AQMS auditor authentication.
This Probitas Authentication Certified course provides attendees the opportunity to satisfy all AQMS Training requirements for Aerospace Auditor (AA) and Aerospace Experienced Auditor (AEA) authentication in five (5) days versus nine (9) days with other providers.
Based on the Aviation, Space and Defense requirements of AS9100D / 9100:2016 and AS9101F / 9101:2016, this course includes the IAQG-sanctioned 9100:2016 AATT. The IAQG-sanctioned 9100:2016 AATT has been mandated by the IAQG to satisfy the Foundation Course training requirement for 9100:2016 AQMS auditor authentication. This course focuses on how to audit the requirements of 9100:2016 based on the requirements of 9101:2016.
Upcoming AATT Program Updates:
This version of the AATT training program is the current version available, but will be retired on April 30, 2023. Prospective auditors who complete the AATT before this date will need to complete any related retakes by April 30, 2024. Upon successful completion, auditors will need to purchase and complete the 9104-1:2022 / 9101:2022 Delta Training program within one year of the launch date in the respective language. An updated version of the AATT program is scheduled to launch beginning later in 2023 that will incorporate the 9104-1:2022 / 9101:2022 changes.
Notice: This program is delivered globally through Plexus International’s local qualified trainers. This Plexus International program is approved by Probitas, the Training Provider Approval Body for Plexus International.
Online: 15 - 20+ Hours
Instructor-Led: 5 Days
Training and Entry Knowledge
- Working knowledge of 9100:2016 requirements.
- Basic knowledge of ISO/IEC 17021-1, 9101:2016 requirements, and 9101 Forms.
- It is recommended that you purchase the official (published) version of 9100:2016, 9101:2016, and ISO/IEC 17021-1 standards from your local standards publication body. Go here to view publish standards listing - https://www.sae.org/iaqg/publications/standards.htm
- Download current version of 9101 forms - https://www.sae.org/iaqg/forms/index.htm
Online Training (Lead Auditor + 9100 Online Component)
- Complete all required online modules prior to attending instructor-led training (see “Program Overview” for details on required online coursework).
- NOTE: This is a self-paced online program. You can complete the included training modules at your leisure. You will have access to the online training modules for 1 year from the initial purchase date, and can access the training modules at any time. Timed assessment modules must be completed in a single session.
- Optional: The online modules identified as optional are highly-recommended, but not required. In the case of Trial Assessment Scenario 2, participants are encouraged to wait until the instructor-led training portion of the AATT (day 3) is completed before attempting this module.
- Fundamentals of Auditing Online Training (Required | 2-3 hours)
- This is a prerequisite to attend the Lead Auditor portion of the course and focuses on auditing skills and techniques based on ISO 19011.
- Fundamentals of Auditing Knowledge Examination (Required | 45 minutes)
- Evaluation to assess the trainees’ knowledge of auditing fundamentals. You are required to achieve an overall score of 70% to pass this assessment.
- ISO 9001:2015 Pre-Assessment (Required | 2-3 hours)
- Evaluation to assess the trainees’ knowledge of specific changes in the ISO 9001:2015 standard. You are required to achieve an overall score of 80% to pass this assessment. This assessment is divided into two sections:
- Knowledge Questions (50 questions)
- Short Scenario Questions (6 scenarios, 12 questions)
Foundations: Understanding 9100 Online Training (Required | 4-6 hours)
This is a prerequisite to attend the Aerospace Auditor Transition Training (AATT) and will help you develop the following competencies:
- Understanding the relationship of standards published under the IAQG umbrella
- Understanding the hierarchy of authority’s requirements and applicable advisory material, where to obtain additional information, and how to incorporate authority’s requirements into the AQMS audit activities
- Describing the IAQG 9104/sector scheme requirements for AQMS certification/registration programs
- Describing the auditor approval requirements (as defined in 9104-3:2007)
- Locating the OASIS database and describing its function
- Explaining the intent and requirement of each clause/subclause of 9100:2016
- Identifying the audit evidence required to demonstrate conformity to 9100:2016 requirements
- Describing the documentation required by 9100:2016
9100 Forms and Audit Reporting Training (Required | 3-5 hours)
The purpose of this training is to address the requirements of 9100:2016, in the context of a third-party audit, considering the use of 9101:2016 forms and the conformity with 9101:2016 requirements.
Trial Assessment Scenario 1 and 2 & Review (Optional | 2-3 hours)
Each Trial Assessment scenario consists of a single 20-minute scenario, with three question screens, that asks you to evaluate audit evidence and make decisions based on your understanding of 9100:2016 and your ability to use the 9101:2016 forms. Once you complete the scenario, you will be taken to the Trial Assessment Scenario Review module, where the correct answers will be explained along with the rationale.
- Describe the purpose of a quality management system and its role in helping an organization operate with increased effectiveness, consistency, and customer satisfaction
- Explain the purpose and intent of the ISO 9000 series of standards and how they relate to the applicable AQMS standard
- Describe the continuing process of development of AQMS standards and ISO 19011, the impact that these developments may have on the audit process, and the need for auditors to keep up to date
- Describe the seven Quality Management Principles and how they relate to the AQMS
- Describe the documentation required by the AQMS and the interrelationships between the quality manual, procedures, quality planning, policy, and objectives
- Explain the intent and requirement of each clause of the AQMS
- Identify the audit evidence needed to demonstrate conformity to the requirements of the AQMS
- Evaluate the effectiveness of an entire AQMS, including process, customer focus, and continual improvement
- Evaluate the differing requirements for AQMS documentation in a variety of situations and understand the difference between documents and records
- Describe the difference between legal compliance and conformity with AQMS standards, and the significance of these terms when conducting audits
- Understand the hierarchy of authorities’ requirements (e.g., CAA, military, space) and applicable advisory material, where to obtain additional information, and how to incorporate authorities’ requirements aspects into the AQMS audit activities
- Understand the hierarchy of standards published under the IAQG umbrella
- Describe the auditor authentication requirements for the applicable AQMS standards
Who Should Attend
- Individuals seeking 9100 AQMS auditor authentication.
- Individuals who want to be able to conduct audits to the requirements of 9100 utilizing 9101.
- AQMS Foundations
- Auditing Skills Application
- Bridge from eLearning
- Pre-Audit and Stage 1
- Audit Planning
- Audit Planning (continued)
- Auditing Top Management
- Auditing Process Owners
- Auditing Process Trails
- Conclusions, Reporting, and Certification Recommendation
- Conclusions, Reporting, and Certification Recommendation (Cont.)
- Roleplay (Forms Application based on Case Study)
- Short Scenario Situations (9100/9101 Application)
- Surveillance, Recertification, and Special Audits
- Final Examinations
Requirements for Successful Completion
The written examination is 2.0 hours in length and comprised of 100 total points.
The types and distribution of questions are as follows:
15% Multiple Choice Questions
- 60% 3 Essay Questions
- 25% Audit situation where the auditor candidate is to write audit findings
Successful completion of the 9100 AATT requires that you achieve a passing score on both the Knowledge and Application Examination.
The 9100/9101 Knowledge Examination is 1.5 hours in length and has sixty multiple-choice questions. Failure to achieve this score will require a full knowledge retake on the online platform. This retake must be completed in a proctored environment.
Failure to achieve the required score on the Knowledge Examination will require a full knowledge retake.
Your score for the application section is the combined result of your online application exam (2 hours), interview, and the continuous evaluation during the training class (which includes written reports and oral communication of conclusions regarding the case study material). If the auditor score is:
- Equal or Greater than 80%: Auditor pass.
- Between 60%and 79%: Auditor needs to apply to the 9100 Application Retake.
- Below 60%: Auditor needs to re-attempt the full 9100 AATT. A full re-attempt requires that the auditor re-purchase and complete the 9100 Online Component, and attend a new four-day 9100 AATT Instructor-Led Session offered by any approved AATT Training Provider.
The online application retake is 2 hours in length and follows the same structure of the final application examination on the 4th day of the training. This retake must be completed in a proctored environment. If the score is lower than 80%, another retake can be done, up to a maximum of two times. Two failures on the application retake will require applying to the entire four-day training again.
Disclaimer Regarding Standards and Translations
To facilitate the 9100 Online Component, selected portions of the 9100:2016 and 9101:2016 standards (including 9101 Forms) are included throughout the program. In addition, viewable versions of the 9100:2009, 9100:2016, 9101:2014, and 9101:2016 standards are also included in the "Standard Explorer" section in the platform to support comparative review between old and new version. Any non-English translations of the standards and forms provided in this training are unofficial and provided for training purposes only. Please contact your local publication body to purchase official (published) version of the applicable standards.
Two certificates will be offered upon the successful completion of all course requirements:
- Probitas Authentication Certified AS9100D Lead Auditor: Successful completion of the Probitas Authentication Certified AS9100D Lead Auditorwill result in a AS9100D Lead Auditor certificate.
- NOTE: This portion of the course meets the Lead Auditor portion of the “Standard Auditor Course” AQMS training requirements. IAQG 9100 AATT certificate not included (issued separately).
- AATT: Those who pass will receive a certificate of successful completion that satisfies the Foundations training course requirement for AA/AEA authentication through an approved AAB.