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Course Overview: 

This 2 day AS9145 Essentials course will provide all attendees with an awareness of the AS9145 standard, which provides the framework for the introduction of new products across the Aerospace and Defence sectors. The standard aims to embed APQP and PPAP best practice within an organisation’s New Product Introduction process. Industry Forum will integrate an AS13000 8D overview and positioning within the course. 

Who should attend:  

Senior Managers, Management Representatives, Implementation Teams, Internal Auditors and others who are involved in the auditing or implementation of Advanced Quality Planning (AQP) activities including Control Plans.

At Meggitt, the individuals most suitable for this course from the Manufacturing function are those in Site Operations Leadership roles. 

Benefits and Learning Objectives: 

Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) is used to support the introduction of new products and processes as well as managing changes to existing products and processes. Companies that apply Advanced Product Quality Planning, gain improved efficiencies and reduced costs in new product and new process introductions, with lower product defects and better on time delivery performance.

Companies that apply Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) as the culmination of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), gain greater customer confidence in their ability to introduce new products and processes or make changes to existing products and processes.

This course will provide all delegates with an awareness of the advantages and expected benefits of using the APQP and PPAP processes from planning, product design and development through to process design, validation and on-going production 

Topics Covered:  

  • Understand the Aerospace Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) Process
  • Understand the 5 phases of APQP
  • Understand key APQP outputs
  • Understand the concept of Customer Specific Requirements
  • Understand the Aerospace Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) Process
  • Understand the PPAP Approval form
  • Understand PPAP disposition and resulting actions
  • Design FMEA
  • Process FMEA
  • Control Plans
  • SPC
  • MSA
  • Overview of AS13000 8D 

Course booking details: 

Please note this course is only available to employees of Meggitt Aerospace  and we reserve the right to cancel the booking of anybody who does not meet this criteria. 

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