AS 9100D Internal Auditor Upgrade

Course Description

This one-day class for internal assessors will focus on transitioning existing ISO 9001:2015 auditors to the AS 9100D standard (The International Standard for Aerospace and Defense). Attendees can expect to receive a sound working knowledge of the AS 9100 D Standard.


Attendees should be individuals who are existing ISO 9001:2015 or AS 9100C auditors and wish to upgrade their capabilities to include the AS 9100D Standard.

Course Outline:

Overview of the AS 9100D and Quality Management System Standards
Class objectives
History of Quality Management Standards as it relates to aviation, aerospace and defense
Quality Management System Terms and Vocabulary

Understanding AS 9100D
Benefits internally of AS 9100 Certification
Philosophy and Concepts of the AS 9100 Standard o History of the AS 9100 Standard

Interpreting AS 9100D
Overview of the QMS Model
Element Analysis Exercise
Use of the Audit Checklist
Process Approach to Auditing and Evaluating Effectiveness (PEAR)
Element by Element Review including:

  • Element key points – differences from ISO 9001:2015 and AS 9100C
  • What to look for during an audit
  • Who is audited
  • Role plays

What Attendees Walk Away With:

  • Comprehensive workbook that provides background on the AS 9100 Aerospace and Defense Standard
  • Copy of the ISO AS 9100D Standard with Instructor Notes
  • Audit Checklists for use during the audit
  • Experience the audit process through in class role plays
  • A Certificate of Completion upon successful completion of the course

Presentation of Final Exam


8 Hours

Contact Information


1 (650) 967-2700

P.O. Box 2103
Sunnyvale, CA 94087-0103