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AS9100 / AS9100D

The standard for organizations that design, develop, or provide aviation, space, and defense products and services.

What is AS9100:2016/AS9100D?

The standard for organizations that design, develop, or provide aviation, space, and defense products and services including parts, components and assemblies.

Prepared by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG), with representatives from aviation, space, and defense companies in the Americas, Asia/Pacific and Europe, AS9100:2016/AS9100D standardizes quality management system requirements. It can be used at all levels of the supply chain by organizations around the world, to improved quality, cost, and delivery performance.

This is accomplished through the reduction or elimination of organization-unique requirements, effective implementation of the quality management system, and wider application of good practices.

Helps you with

  • Global recognition
  • Access to large OEM's
  • Proving business credentials
  • Process effectiveness
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Product improvement
  • Supply chain access
  • Entry onto the IAQG Online Aerospace Supplier Information System (OASIS database)


Steps to Certification

  1. Step 1

    Complete a Quote Request Form so that we can understand your company and requirements. You can do this by completing either the online quick quote or the online formal quote request form. We will use this information to accurately define your scope of assessment and provide you with a proposal for certification.

  2. Step 2

    Once you’ve agreed your proposal, we will contact you to book your assessment with an NQA Assessor. This assessment consists of two mandatory visits that form the Initial Certification Audit. Please note that you must be able to demonstrate that your management system has been fully operational for a minimum of three months and has been subject to a management review and full cycle of internal audits.

  3. Step 3

    Following a successful two stage audit, a certification decision is made and if positive, then certification to the required standard is issued by NQA. You will receive both a hard and soft copy of the certificate. Certification is valid for three years and is maintained through a programme of annual surveillance audits and a three yearly recertification audit.

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