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FOD Prevention Program in Manufacturing (AS9146:2022) - Face to Face

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Course overview

The FOD Prevention Program in Manufacturing (AS9146:2022) – Master Class – offers comprehensive coverage of all matters relating to Foreign Object Debris and the potential Foreign Object Damage.

During the course students will gain a full understanding of the AS9146:2017 and AS9100:2016 FOD-related requirements and learn about practical implementation strategies taken from industry sources (and NAS 412) to mitigate FOD risk using the most cost-effective solutions.

The 2-day Master Class is highly interactive and uses individual/team exercises, workshops and quizzes to achieve the objectives.

The course covers in detail everything that is needed to develop, document and implement AS9146:2022 and AS13100 conforming processes.

Course timings are –

  • Day 1: 08:00 – 17:00

  • Day 2: 08:30 – 16:45

Course details

The 2-day Master Class is delivered in 19-sessions covering the following topics –

  • Understanding FOD-related terms, their definitions and relationships

  • The cost of FOD

  • Standards & guidance on FOD prevention

  • Program management

  • FOD prevention program management representative and FOD prevention program management

  • Links between the FOD prevention program and the QMS

  • Determining root causes

  • Auditing the FOD prevention program

  • The need for (maintained) documented information

  • Operations

  • Area designation

  • Training and personnel access

  • Product protection

  • Housekeeping and clean-as-you-go

  • Consumables, hardware, and personal items accountability and control

  • Tool accountability and control

  • Risk-based thinking

  • Maintaining the area and items

  • Continual improvement

Each session is highly interactive and uses individual/team exercises, workshops and quizzes to ensure that students learn-by-doing. Advice on formulating a FOD Policy and documenting FOD-related processes is included.

Who should attend

Individuals who need to design, document, deploy, manage and audit a Foreign Object Damage (FOD) Prevention Program using AS9146:2022 and AS9100:2016 plus additional regulatory and customer-specific requirements.

The course will also provide the required knowledge and skills to qualify FOD Prevention Programme Management Representatives (an AS9146:2022 mandatory requirement).

Although primarily focused on the aerospace sector, the course material is equally applicable to other industries such as defence, automotive, motorsport and rail.

Deliverables & benefits

TEC are an internationally recognised and certified training organization –

  • ISO 9001:2015 certified

  • CQI/IRCA Training Partner

  • IAQG Training Provider

  • SC21 Strategic Partner

  • NMCL Provider

  • ELCAS Learning Provider

Our FOD Master Class provides a formal qualification for students demonstrating their knowledge and skills in FOD prevention and the ability to take on board the responsibilities of a FOD Prevention Programme Management Representative.

The course curricula covers AS9146:2022 and AS9100:2016 FOD-related requirements plus practical implementation strategies taken from industry sources and NAS 412.


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