Internal audits remain a crucial requirement of the AS9100D standard to verify the compliance of an organization’s quality management system to the standard. This course is designed for both new and existing internal auditors who need a thorough refresher on how to perform an internal audit to AS9100. Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of AS9100D and the tools needed to effectively prepare and conduct first- and second-party audits to AS9100D. Using interactive learning methods, this course engages participants in a detailed review of AS9100D including key changes related to counterfeit parts, documented information, operational risk management, process approach and risk-based thinking.
Upon completion, participants will be able to summarize the impact ISO 9001:2015 quality management principles have on AS9100D; demonstrate an understanding of AS9100D requirements and intent; identify the requirements applicable to an AS9100D internal auditor; show an ability to independently plan, prepare and execute an AS9100D internal audit based on ISO 19011:2011 and AS9101F guidance; identify the tools to effectively form an audit team and conduct an audit meeting according to AS9100D; demonstrate an understanding of the process approach to achieve strategic and operational objectives; demonstrate an understanding of how risk-based thinking supports and improves the understanding and application of the process approach; organize documentation according to AS9100D to demonstrate effective planning, operation and control of processes; understand how to plan and manage a business to avoid potential nonconformities, analyze nonconformities that do occur and take action to prevent reoccurrence of nonconformities.