An Introduction to Compliance Monitoring (Auditing)

3-day course | Classroom, Virtual & In-company training
  • Classroom courses in London Gatwick
  • Examine how to obtain evidence of compliance
  • Learn how to manage, plan, conduct and report a wide range of audits
Start Date End Date Venue Price (Excl. VAT) Availability Book
07/10/2024 09/10/2024 Online £1,350.00 More than 5 places Book
What is Compliance Monitoring?

Compliance monitoring in aviation refers to the systematic process of evaluating and ensuring adherence to regulatory requirements, standards, and policies within the aviation industry. It involves the monitoring and assessment of various operational aspects, such as safety practices, security measures, maintenance procedures, training programmes, and regulatory compliance. Compliance monitoring aims to identify any deviations or non-compliance with established regulations and standards, allowing for corrective actions to be taken promptly. This process typically involves regular inspections, audits, data analysis, and documentation reviews to verify compliance with applicable laws and regulations. By implementing effective compliance monitoring programmes, aviation organisations can maintain a high level of safety, operational efficiency, and regulatory compliance throughout their operations.

Course Overview

This course is designed to reinforce delegate understanding of skills necessary to manage, plan, conduct and report a wide range of audits in support of regulatory compliance.

This course is designed as an auditor training course for those in the aviation industry whose role involves the management and conduct of auditing / compliance monitoring, or those involved with the conduct of safety regulatory oversight of organisations.

This training course will include the following topics:

  • Basic management systems, audit / compliance monitoring principles and relative responsibilities.
  • Managing the audit process
  • The audit planning process
  • Interview and questioning techniques
  • Evaluating and reporting of audit findings
  • The corrective action and audit close-out process

By the end of this course it is expected that delegates will have an improved awareness and understanding of:

  • Basic management systems and auditing / compliance monitoring principles, together with relative responsibilities
  • Audit process management in support of regulatory oversight or internal auditing / compliance monitoring
  • Planning and conduct of regulatory oversight audits, developing audit checklists and audit planning data for on-site audit activities
  • How to obtain evidence of compliance and the establishment of process effectiveness
  • Objective reporting of audit findings
  • Corrective action, verification and audit close-out processes

Delegates do not require any existing experience of auditing / compliance monitoring in an aviation environment, however they should have some familiarity with the EU Aviation Regulations or their National Aviation regulatory framework.

Meet your Instructors

Nigel Bauer

An Introduction to Compliance Monitoring
Audit Techniques

Nigel has been designing and presenting Auditor training courses and Root Cause Analysis and problem-solving techniques in the UK and internationally for over 30 years. His extensive experience also includes the International Register of Certificated Auditors Certificated (IRCA) Lead Auditor training courses. Prior to becoming a management systems and training professional, Nigel held senior management positions in Design and Manufacturing Approved organisations, where he developed, managed and implemented internal audit processes in support of regulatory compliance. Following his move into consultancy, he provided direct auditing services to many aviation organisations, including Maintenance organisations, Aerodromes and Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSP), together with the provision of practical support to facilitate regulatory compliance. Additionally, he has been involved with EU Support to States leading, supporting and training audit teams involved in formal ANSP Certification activities.

Additional Information

Course delivery methods

We offer two different ways to attend this course:

  • Face-to-Face Classroom Course: Embrace the traditional learning method by attending our physical training venue. Benefit from direct interaction with our instructors and fellow participants, creating an immersive and hands-on learning experience. To book a classroom course, please check the booking table at the top of this page and select your preferred training venue location.
  • Instructor-Led Virtual Course: Enjoy the flexibility of attending this training remotely from your home or office with our live virtual course. Engage in interactive learning from anywhere in the world. We usually use WebEx or Zoom for our virtual courses. To attend this course virtually, look for the ‘online’ venue option in the booking table above.

Please note that course durations may vary slightly between our face-to-face and virtual deliveries. Please refer to the start and end date of your chosen course.

Our goal is to offer flexible, effective and convenient course delivery methods that suit your preferences and learning needs. Please choose the option that works best for you!

If you can’t see a classroom or virtual option, we likely haven’t released the next set of dates. Please get in touch to find out when we’ll announce the new dates, and we’ll be sure to keep you informed once they are available or even add you to our waiting list.

In-company delivery

We can also tailor this training course to suit your organisation’s training requirements. These bespoke training packages can be delivered at your organisation’s location – almost anywhere, worldwide. Please Contact us for more information and to discuss your requirements.

VAT information

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