AS9100 & AS9145 Workshops in 2020

Register for AS9100 internal or lead auditor and AS9145 implementation training workshops beginning in January and happening through the end of 2020. 

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Our Experienced Trainers

Our team of industry expert trainers have a combined 150+ years of experience in the manufacturing quality field, most of which was gained in the aerospace industry context. Each trainer is carefully qualified to provide maximum value to your learning experience.


Kenneth Heifner

AS9100, AS9145, ISO 9001, IAQG AATT, AIAG Core Tools, IATF 16949

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Dolores Steiger

AS9100, ISO 9001, IAQG AATT, AIAG Core Tools, IATF 16949

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Duane Hamill

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AS9100, AS9145, ISO 9001, IATF 16949


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Exemplar Global-Certified ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Training with AS9100D Emphasis

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This course provides an in-depth review of the current AS9100D standard and the tools to effectively prepare first and second-party audits against AS9100D. Through case study activities, and workshop-style learning, participants will apply and audit AS9100D requirements focusing on auditing techniques as referenced by ISO 19011:2018 and AS9101F.

Upon completion of the course, participants will acquire an understanding of how to avoid, analyze and prevent future nonconformities. As well, leave with the knowledge of how to organize documentation according to AS9100D to demonstrate effective planning, operation, and control of processes. 

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This internal auditor course is designed for both new auditors and existing internal auditors who need a thorough refresher of how to perform an internal audit to AS9100. Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of AS9100D and the tools to effectively prepare and conduct first party audits to AS9100D. Through interactive learning methods, this course engages participants in a detailed review of AS9100D, including key changes related to counterfeit parts, documented information, operational risk management, process approach, and risk-based thinking.  

Both individually and in group exercises, participants will apply and audit the requirements of AS9100D through case study activities that focus on auditing techniques as referenced by ISO 19011:2018 and AS9101F. Upon completion of this training program, participants will leave with the skills necessary to successfully conduct internal audits to AS9100D.  

AS9100D Understanding and Internal Quality Auditing

Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for internal auditors (1st party), supplier auditors (2nd party), and audit team leaders with a need to manage audit programs for an organization's AS9100D QMS. 

Who Should Attend:

This course is design for new AS9100 internal auditors (1st party), as well as existing and experienced AS9100 internal auditors who have not had recent training and require a refresh. 

IAQG-Sanctioned 9100:2016 Aerospace 
Auditor Transition Training (AATT)

This IAQG-sanctioned 9100:2016 Aerospace Auditor Transition Training has been mandated by the IAQG to satisfy the Foundation Course training requirement for 9100:2016 AQMS auditor authentication. 

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Online + Instructor-Led Bundle

Who Should Attend:

This course is designed in partnership with the IAQG for individuals seeking 9100 AQMS auditor authentication and working for a Certification Body as a third-party auditor. Additionally, this course is for current audit program managers within the supply chain seeking an in-depth review of AS9101 who need to conduct audits to the requirements of AS9100 utilizing AS9101. 

AS9145 - Understanding & Implementing APQP & PPAP for Aviation, Space and Defense Organizations

This two-day course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and how to implement APQP as part of the New Product Development process. This course also covers Aerospace Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), including where and when to incorporate prevention tools and methodologies such as DFMEA, Process Flow, PFMEA, Control Plans, MSA, and SPC.  

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Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for senior managers, management representatives, implementation teams, internal auditors and others involved in the auditing or implementation of Advanced Quality Planning (AQP) activities including Control Plans. 


Steven Lewis

AS9100, ISO 9001, IAQG AATT

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Why Train with Plexus?

We design, develop and deliver interactive, workshop-style training built around trusted insights from industry experts and leading aerospace associations. Back in 2009, the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) partnered with Plexus to develop a comprehensive auditor qualification program blending classroom and online components to maximize learning opportunities, and improve global consistency. This program still exists today in order to continually develop auditors.

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Plexus International Transforming the way we Learn

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Exclusive Add-on: Lead Auditor Training (1-Day)

Feb 3, 2020 | San Diego, CA

Jun 15, 2020 | Hartford, CT

Apr 13, 2020 | Orlando, FL

Aug 3, 2020 | San Diego, CA

Oct 5, 2020 | Orlando, FL

Dec 7, 2020 | San Diego, CA

Begin the AATT training one day early with this unique Lead Auditor add-on training offered exclusively by Plexus International. This course provides attendees the opportunity to satisfy all AQMS Training requirements for Aerospace Auditor (AA) and Aerospace Experienced Auditor (AEA) authentication in five (5) days versus nine (9) days with other providers.

Lead Auditor Sessions:

Mar 9 - 11, 2020 | San Diego, CA (Registration deadline: Jan 24th)

Jun 8 - 10, 2020 | Hartford, CT (Registration deadline: Apr 24th)

Sept 21 - 23, 2020 | San Diego, CA (Registration deadline: Aug 7th)

Dec 7 - 9, 2020 | Hartford, CT (Registration deadline: Oct 23rd)

Upcoming Workshops:

Feb 4 - 7, 2020 | San Diego, CA
(Registration deadline: Jan 15th)

Apr 13 - 17, 2020 | Orlando, FL
(Registration deadline: Feb 28th)

Jun 16 - 19, 2020 | Hartford, CT
(Registration deadline: May 2nd)

Aug 4 - 7, 2020 | San Diego, CA
(Registration deadline: Jun 20th)

Oct 6 - 9, 2020 | Orlando, FL
(Registration deadline: Aug 22nd)

Dec 8 - 11, 2020 | San Diego, CA
(Registration deadline: Oct 24th)

Upcoming AATT Workshops:

May 11 - 15, 2020 | Cleveland, OH (Registration deadline: Mar 27th)

Oct 19 - 23, 2020 | Seattle, WA (Registration deadline: Sept 4th)

Upcoming Workshops:

Jan 16 - 17, 2020 | Hartford, CT (Registration deadline: Dec 2nd

Mar 12 - 13, 2020 | San Diego, CA (Registration deadline: Jan 27th)

Jun 11 - 12, 2020 | Hartford, CT (Registration deadline: Apr 27th)

Sept 24 - 25, 2020 | San Diego, CA (Registration deadline: Aug 10th)

Dec 10 - 11, 2020 | Hartford, CT (Registration deadline: Oct 26th)

Upcoming AS9145 Workshops: