AS9100D Training

AS9100D Implementation Fundamentals

Course Description
This AS9100D course is designed to provide training on the implementation of the requirements for a quality management system (QMS) based upon the AS9100D standard. AS9100D includes all the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 along with approximately 105 additional requirements specific to the Aviation, Space, and Defense industry.

This in-depth training course examines the requirements and intent of each clause and subclause of AS9100D, including audit evidence required to demonstrate conformity to AS9100D requirements.

Who Should Attend
This course is designed for individuals and managers interested in learning how to implement AS9100D, including AS9100D implementation team members, auditors, and other representatives from key functional groups involved in an organization’s AS9100D quality management system.

Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will:

  • Understand the operation of a quality management system based AS9100:2016 and its principal processes
  • Understand the requirements of the AS9100:2016 Standard
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how risk-based thinking supports and improves the understanding and application of the process approach
  • Assess the level of complexity of transitioning to AS9100:2016 and develop a consistent plan for the transition
  • Understand the additional requirements:
    • Operations Risk Management
    • Product Safety
    • Special Requirements
    • Critical Items
    • Configuration Management
    • On Time Delivery
    • Counterfeit Parts
    • Expanded requirements for production and external providers
    • Clearer understanding of the organization’s context
    • Aligning QMS policy and objectives with the strategy of the organization
    • Explicit performance evaluation requirements
    • Greater flexibility with documentation
    • More compatible with services

Course Outline

  • Course objectives, structure, and an introduction to AS9100 history and benefits
  • Annex SL and how this new structure impacts ISO 9001
  • Quality Management Principles
  • Process Approach and Risked-Based Thinking
  • A detailed review of AS9100:2016 sections, with explanations of their impact(s)
  • How to Implement AS9100:2016
  • The ISO 9000 & AS9100 Family of Standards Explained
  • Introduction to ISO 9001 and AS9100D
  • ISO 9001 and AS9100D Requirements
  • Group Exercise 1: Context of the Organization
  • Group Exercise 2: Interested Party Expectations
  • Group Exercise 2: Audit Scenarios Clauses 4-6
  • Group Exercise 3: Audit Scenarios Clauses 7-8
  • Group Exercise 4: Audit Scenarios Clauses 9-10


Course Format
16 hours
Combination lecture and classroom exercises
A test will be administered, resulting in a certification
Available at QSG’s training facilities, on-site at your organization, and virtually

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