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AS 9110 On-Line Foundation Lead Auditor Course


This course consists of more than 150 screen pages (85 in Module 1, and 72 in Module 2) which examine and explain AS9110 audit requirements.  The course includes several workshop exercises and final exams at the conclusion of each module.  These exercises and the exams are submitted to and reviewed by one of our RABQSA registered instructors, via secure email.


The course also includes a link to the standard in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf).  Students may either follow along with the standard on-screen or print the document as a guide to the course.


Learning Objectives


A student who successfully completes this course will:


Online students are presented with case studies and workshop exercises that will be effectively measured by your instructor and must be successfully completed by you. When you come to a page in this course that requires input, you must complete the input page or the program will not let you proceed further.


There is a final exam at the end of Module 2, and the student must obtain a 70 percent or greater score to pass this course.


Your instructor will communicate with you on the input page content via email.  Your instructor may determine that you must re-do certain input pages. 


You will not be allowed to move on to Module 2 until you successfully complete Module 1.


In order to obtain meaningful feedback from presented courses we ask for formal feedback from each student.


The Student Evaluation form for the online course is presented at the end of Module 2.


Students have 30 days to complete module 1 and 30 days to complete module 2.


A certificate is awarded to students who satisfactorily complete the course at the conclusion.  The certificate is issued with a serial number which is registered with the RABQSA.  This is the one of the first requirements to becoming a registered auditor.


This is an RABQSA certified course.


The course was developed and continues to be regularly monitored and maintained by Mr. Burt Gold.


Burt Gold is a Quality Systems Management Specialist with experience in ISO 9000 commercial and military applications. His 40 plus years of experience and expertise includes all aspects of quality control systems, manufacturing processes, and Total Quality Management.


Burt has preformed human factors training courses for numerous organizations such as Honeywell, ITT, Triumph Group, Goodrich Aerospace, AmSafe as well as various small and medium sized FAA Part 145 Repair Stations.


Burt has experience as an ISO 9000/AS 9100 Project Manager and Quality Management Consultant. His abilities in conducting assessments, developing corrective action plans, and delivering skill-based training contribute extensively to client success. Burt is a Registered Lead Auditor with the RAB an IRCA Environmental Auditor and an RAB AS9100 auditor. Burt has assisted over 500 companies to achieve ISO registration and presently works for two registrars and has performed over 700 assessments


Sample  on-line  evaluated essay questions (from AS9110 Foundation Lead Auditor Course)


Write a brief answer to each of the following questions using only the space provided.
 List the key items required on purchase documents.
What objective evidence could be available in order to verify conformance with the requirements of clause 8.5.1 of AS-9110?  
Give at least five examples, and quote other clauses of AS-9110 where appropriate.
 How do ratings, certificate and operations specifications issued to a certificated repair station apply to a maintenance organization?
Arriving for the closing meeting after an audit in which numerous nonconformities have been highlighted, the auditor is told by the management 
representative that none of the senior managers who were contacted about attending the meeting are free to attend. What should the auditor do?
Identify five examples of quality records that are required in order to comply with AS-9110 and identify the clauses that refer to the need for such records.
Explain clearly the steps which are normally taken to address a nonconformance raised at a third party audit, from the initial identification of the 
nonconformance to its close.  Identify who is responsible for each stage (i.e., auditor or auditee).
Describe the process for returning an aircraft to service.


This document is not intended for wide distribution


Authored by Gary Burch on July 29, 2008

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2544 N. Fox Run Court

Wichita  KS  67226