Dubai Aviation Regulatory Trainings in November 2013

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Sofema Aviation Services announced its latest aviation training sessions in Dubai. The training courses start on November 17, 2013 and continue until November 28, 2013.

Sofema Aviation Services EASA regulatory trainings

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Sofema Aviation Services announced its latest aviation training sessions in Dubai. The training courses start on November 17, 2013 and continue until November 28, 2013. Sofema decided not to break the tradition and deliver the trainings in the facilities of Jet Aviation. The following aviation training courses are going to be conducted: EASA Part 21 Subpart G & J Regulatory Framework with CAR 21 Differences, Maintenance Error Decision Aid (MEDA) “Train the Trainer”, EASA / GCAA Logistics and Stores Management Essentials, Optimizing Techniques for Aircraft Production Planning, Aviation Quality Auditing – Developing Performance Audits, Maintaining SMS Compliance in an MRO and 145 Organisations and SMS Hazard Identification & Risk Management Strategies Essentials.

EASA Part 21 Subpart G & J Regulatory Framework with CAR 21 Differences, 2 Days (17-18 Nov 2013), Dubai, UAE
Subpart J regulatory approval provides for the Design of Aircraft and Components and Subpart G provides for a Production Organization approval. Whilst the production process does relate in part to the role of Continued Airworthiness the primary function of the organization is Initial Airworthiness in respect of managing the production of Products Parts and Appliances for use on aircraft, the process is regulated in accordance with the requirements of Part 21. A company holding Part-21 Subpart J Design Organisation Approval (POA), has the approval to Design and certify aircraft parts.

Maintenance Error Decision Aid (MEDA) “Train the Trainer”, 3 Days (19-21 Nov 2013), Dubai, UAE
The Maintenance Error Decision Aid (MEDA) process was developed by Boeing and is a proven and effective tool, for not only investigating the various causal factors, but also in developing mitigations. The basic MEDA philosophy is based on an understanding that people do not intentionally make errors and that organizational factors play a significant and contributory role. It is widely recognized that the majority of causal and contributory factors leading to an error can be managed. In addition, developing root cause understandings, leads to a wider and more effective mitigation process.

This training takes the understanding of the entire MEDA process to a deeper level and supports the Train the Trainer process so that following the training the Delegate will be able to:
a) Develop comprehensive understandings of the MEDA process
b) Understand effective techniques for training employees in the implementation of MEDA systems.

EASA / GCAA Logistics and Stores Management Essentials, 1 Day, (24 Nov 2013), Dubai, UAE
The Stores Management and Inspection System is an essential element of the 145 approval. It must be managed and staffed by trained and competent staff. This training is designed to cover all elements which are essential to the effective management and operation of a fully compliant store. The course is suitable for Materials Department Staff, Quality Assurance Staff and Production Management. This in depth 1 day training is designed to provide attendees with:

  • A detailed practical understanding of the requirements to Manage and Develop an Aviation Store.
  • A detailed practical understanding of the EASA Regulatory Requirements to manage and develop an Aviation Store.
  • To develop a detailed understanding of the various process and procedures for staff involved in Stores Management and Receipt Inspection.
  • Provide the attendees with an understanding of airworthiness and Receipt

Certification principles including:

  • Electrostatic Inspection.
  • To review the problems associated with bogus parts where to verify status.

Optimizing Techniques for Aircraft Production Planning, 1 Day, (25 Nov 2013), Dubai, UAE
The Maintenance Cost associated with the operation of aircraft is typically the second highest expenditure after the cost of fuel purchase. The opportunity to develop more effective production planning behaviours can lead to significant cost savings. This training focuses on the opportunities which exist to identify specific areas which can be targeted to reduce costs and improve down time. The training is focused on the needs of persons with existing production planning experience who are considering strategies and techniques which may be used as part of a change management process.

Aviation Quality Auditing – Developing Performance Audits, 1 Day, (26 Nov 2013), Dubai, UAE
This 1 day course is specifically intended to serve a dual role both as a recurrent course for Quality Audit Professionals and those who are interested in further promotion of Audit Best Practices. It is also as an opportunity to understand the practical considerations associated with Performance Audits, without doubt performance audits can lead to a significant understanding of opportunities to optimize organizational processes. The course develops an understanding of the difference between Quality and Safety Auditing and the role of Performance Auditing within an organization, understanding how it can be driven in the most effective way. The course objective is to be practical and relevant to each attendee.

Maintaining SMS Compliance in an MRO and 145 Organisations, 1 Day, (27 Nov 2013), Dubai, UAE
The forthcoming introduction of EASA is driving Safety Management System requirements within 145 organisations, (supplementing the existing GCAA requirements). 145 Organisations will need to review their existing Safety Мanagement System Practices to ensure they meet full compliance. This training looks beyond compliance with the regulatory obligations and considers how the organization may optimize the SMS processes and behaviours to drive not just safety but improved efficiencies throughout the organization. Delegates will benefit from an intensive 1 day training focusing on the specific needs and challenges which face a 145 organization across all elements of the SMS system.

SMS Hazard Identification & Risk Management Strategies Essentials, 1 Day, (28 Nov 2013), Dubai, UAE
Developing an effective process within the organization to perform Hazard Identification, carry out analysis, and develop appropriate mitigation is a fundamental attribute of an effect Safety Management System. The strategy adopted within the organization sets the tone for how effective the process will ultimately be. If regulatory compliance is viewed as a minimum level, the organization has significant opportunities to develop effective strategies which will not only drive safety behaviours but can lead to significant optimizations across the business. This one Day Essentials training is aimed at persons who are already working in the Quality & Safety departments and will provide a platform to help them develop a personal action plan to improve the Risk Management Process. An element of the training will include several pre-course questions and a short exercise which will improve the specific understanding of the challenges and needs to be discussed in general terms during the training.

The cost of attending the 1-day trainings is 295 Euro. The cost of attending the 2-day trainings is 595 Euro. The cost of the 3-day training is 875 Euro.

For additional details please email office(at)sassofia(dot)com.

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