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Aviation Internal Audit Implementation (Classroom, 3 days)



Advanced audit techniques and guidelines to launch an internal audit program in your organization.

A successful internal audit program starts with a solid foundation - this course makes sure you have the tools to build it. Learn how to structure your internal audit program around a clear strategy, scope and plan. Then, see best practices to help you develop an organizational structure, processes and communications protocols that deliver long-term results.

Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 3 days (24 hours)
Recommended level: Professional and Management
Prerequisites: Completion of the Aviation Internal Auditor course or audit experience is required.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the knowledge to:

  • Build an audit department, appointing roles and functions to your team
  • Design an audit program that incorporates regulatory requirements, industry best practices and risk management mechanisms
  • Implement structured audit processes, including: audit planning, document control, evidence gathering and audit reports 
  • Measure the efficiency of your audit program

Course content

Setting up audit functions

  • Audit department setup
  • Audit functions and roles setup
  • Appointing auditors
  • Creating an audit charter

Managing an audit

  • Audit planning
  • Risk management and mitigation

Documentation review methodology

  • Document control as per IOSA
  • Implementing document control procedures

On-site audit process

  • Collecting objective evidence
  • Using audit samples
  • Applying the root cause analysis to audit findings
  • Elements and guidelines
  • Observation and corrective action

Managing audit reports

  • Audit report templates
  • Dos and don’ts

This course includes a series of practical exercises and assessments:

  • Role plays and practice exercises
  • Group discussions
  • Final examination

Download full outline (pdf)

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

Who should attend

This course is recommended for experienced:

  • Quality, safety and operations managers
  • Internal auditors


Additional information

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