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AS9100 Foundation

Why should you attend?

AS9100 Foundation training enables you to learn the basic elements needed to implement and manage an Aerospace Quality Management System (AQMS) as specified in AS9100. During this training course, you will be able to understand the different modules of an AQMS, including AQMS policy and objectives, procedures, the importance of leadership and commitment, operational planning and control, product safety, prevention of counterfeit parts, performance measurements, internal audit, management reviews and continual improvement. 

After completing this course, you can sit for the exam and apply for a "PECB Certified AS9100 Foundation" credential. A PECB Foundation Certificate shows that you have understood the fundamental methodologies, requirements, framework and management approach.

Who should attend?

  • Individuals involved with Quality Management in Aerospace Industry 
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the main processes of Aerospace Quality Management Systems (AQMS)
  • Individuals interested to pursue a career in Quality Management in Aerospace Industry

Learning objectives

  • Understand the fundamental principles of an Aerospace Quality Management System (AQMS) and its correlation with ISO 9001
  • Understand the concepts, structure, requirements and main processes of an AQMS based on AS9100
  • Understand the approaches, methods and techniques used for the implementation and management of an AQMS



Course agenda

Day 1: Introduction to Aerospace Quality Management System (AQMS) concepts as required by AS9100

Day 2: Aerospace Quality Management System requirements and Certification Exam



The "PECB Certified AS9100 Foundation" exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of an Aerospace Quality Management System (AQMS)

Domain 2: Aerospace Quality Management System (AQMS)

For more information about exam details, please visit Examination Rules and Policies.



Upon the successful completion of the exam, you can apply for the credential shown on the table below. For more information about AS9100 certifications and the PECB certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.

The requirements for the PECB Foundation Certification are:

Credential Exam Professional experience MS audit/assessment experience ASQMMS project experience Other requirements
PECB Certified AS9100 Foundation PECB Certified AS9100 Foundation Exam or equivalent None None None Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

General Information

  • Certification fees are included on the exam price
  • Training material containing over 200 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed
  • A participation certificate of 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issues
  • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free

Training Days
CPD Certification
Exam Duration hour
Retake Exam
Language : English
Type : Classroom
Certification Fees: N/A
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