AS 9100 Aerospace Introduction

This section provides an introduction to AS 9100, including a brief history, an explanation of the process involved in certification, and definitions. The Aerospace Introduction covers the following:

SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTISE

  • Steve Mundwiller, CQA, CQM
  • Stephen Flick, MBA, MIM
  • Christopher J. Anderson, MBA, CQA, CQM/OE

SECTION 1  BACKGROUND

  • From ISO to International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG)
  • Why Register for AS 9100?
  • Conclusion

SECTION 2  AS 9100

  • AS 9100 Overview
  • Transitioning from ISO 9001 to AS 9100
  • Other Sector Requirements

SECTION 3  AS9100, Revision C

  • Copies of the Standard
    • The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
    • The Aerospace and Defense Industries Association of Europe (ASD)
    • The Society of Japanese Aerospace Companies (SJAC)

SECTION 4  QUALITY SYSTEMS

  • Objectives
  • Implementation
  • Documentation
    • Level I – Quality Policies and Objectives
    • Level II – Departmental Procedures and Responsibilities
    • Level III – Work Instructions
    • Level IV – Forms and other Documents
  • Confidentiality Statements

SECTION 5  CERTIFICATION, REGISTRATION,  AND ACCREDITATION

  • Accreditation Bodies
  • Registrars
    • Finding a Registrar
    • Selecting a Registrar
    • Registration Requirements
  • Auditors
  • Considerations before Registration
  • The Registration Process
    • Application or Contract 
    • Document Review
    • Stage-1 Pre-assessment 
    • Stage-2 Assessment or Audit 
    • Registration
    • Surveillances
  • Publicizing Your Certification

SECTION 6  DEFINITIONS