Understanding AS9120B:2016 Standard: Quality Management Systems & Requirements

The requirements of the AS9120, Rev. B, EN9120B and JIAQ9120B Standards have significantly changed and are based on the NEW ISO9001:2015 Standard. This two-day training program is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge necessary to understand and comprehend the NEW requirements described in AS9120 Rev. B, Quality Management Systems - Requirements for Aviation, Space, and Defense Distributors. The course includes classroom instruction combined with class exercises to further reinforce concepts and definitions now required by the standard. The course is taught from the aviation distributor"s perspective and is a must for all individuals or organizations involved in the procurement of parts, materials, and assemblies with the intent to resell these products to customers in the aviation, space, and defense industries.

Attendees will receive a copy of AS9120, Rev. B, Quality Management Systems - Requirements for Aviation, Space, and Defense Distributors.

What Will You Learn

By attending this seminar, you will be able to:
  • Recognize the rationale for AS9120B:2016
  • Identify the purpose of the new 10-clause high-level management system structure, as it relates to AS9120B:2016
  • Recognize the process approach in AS9120B:2016
  • Integrate AS9120B:2916 requirements into the organization's core business processes
  • Define the context of an organization
  • Identify when risk, counterfeit parts, and product safety should be considered
  • Identify the essential components of resources needed for compliance
  • Evaluate when Clause 8.3 Design and Development of Products and Services might be applicable to and aviation, space and defense distributors
  • Explain the concept of risk-based thinking in AS9120B:2016
  • Assess when product safety, human factors, suspect counterfeit parts, and suspected unapproved parts should be considered when making decisions

Is This Course For You

This seminar is designed for aerospace quality management professionals such as: quality control managers, quality assurance managers, product managers, business development managers and supply chain managers. This course outlines changes in the standard which impact supplier quality in areas such as: distribution, purchasing, sales, product development, service development, and repair station operations. The information presented in this seminar would also compliment other SAE seminars such as,  AS9100:2016 Rev D: Transitioning to the New Requirements (ID# C1633), or AS9100D Internal Auditor Training (ID# C1634).

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  • Introduction
  • Recognizing the rationale for AS9120B:2016
  • High level structure, Annex SL- purpose
  • Major changes - ISO9001:2015
  • Major changes - AS9120B:2016
  • Terms and definitions - AS9120B:2016
  • Process approach
  • Context of the organization (Clause 4)
  • Leadership (Clause 5)
  • Planning (Clause 6)
  • Support (Clause 7)
  • Operational planning and control (Clause 8.1)
  • Requirements for Products and Services (Clause 8.2)
  • Design and development of products and services (Clause 8.3)
  • Control of externally provided processes, products, and services (Clause 8.4)
  • Production and service provision (Clause 8.5)
  • Release of products and services (Clause 8.6)
  • Control of nonconforming outputs (Clause 8.7)
  • Performance evaluation (Clause 9)
  • Improvement (Clause 10)
  • Human Factors
  • Managing Risk
  • Transition timeline & support information
  • Final wrap up