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IOSA Airline Auditor Training (Classroom)

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Meet the requirements of the IOSA Standard and Recommended Practice (ISARP) ORG 3.4.13 with this course, which will ensure that you have a comprehensive understanding of the training curriculum for auditors who are assigned to conduct internal auditing against the IOSA Standards and Recommended Practices (ISARPs). You will learn how to interpret ISARPs, understand quality assurance requirements and audit methodology.

This course is available at IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-house training.

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 5 days (40 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an examination


  • Participants should have previous airline auditing knowledge and experience
  • Recommended level is Management and Professional
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or equivalent for other languages.

Next class

Feb 24 - Feb 28, 2020 - Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
5 additional classes are scheduled. See all

What you will learn

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Apply the IOSA checklists in internal audits
  • Describe the IOSA program and its documentation
  • Interpret IOSA Standards and Recommended Practices (ISARPs)
  • Use auditor actions
  • Audit Organization and Management Systems (ORG) and repeated ORG ISARPs
  • Identify tools to audit effectiveness

Course content

  • IOSA program overview and documentation
  • IOSA Standards and Recommended Practices (ISARPs) requirements
  • IOSA Quality Assurance requirements (ORG 3.4)
  • Audit methodology and procedures
  • Auditor actions
  • Root cause analysis
  • Auditing Organization and Management Systems (ORG) and ORG repeated ISARPS
  • Auditing of aircraft equipment
  • Auditing effectiveness

Download the course outline


  • Role play and exercises
  • Final examination

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Quality, safety and operations managers
  • IOSA coordinators
  • Airline internal auditors
  • Quality analysts

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.

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

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Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor© (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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