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AS9146 FOD Prevention Programme – Master Class

Programme overview

The AS9146 Foreign Object Damage (FOD) Prevention Programme – 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.

Course timings are –

  • Day #1: 08:00 – 17:00

  • Day #2: 08:30 – 16:45

Programme 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
  • Programme management
  • FOD prevention programme management representative and FOD prevention programme management
  • Links between the FOD prevention programme and the QMS
  • Determining root causes
  • Auditing the FOD prevention programme
  • 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 Programme using AS9146:2017 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 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.

Qualification

TEC are an internationally recognised and certified training organization –

  • ISO 9001:2015 certified
  • CQI/IRCA Training Partner
  • IAQG Training Provider
  • AESQ 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 AS9146:2017 and AS9100:2016 FOD-related requirements plus practical implementation strategies taken from industry sources and NAS 412.

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