Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP EN) Auditor Preparation: Virtual Classroom

Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP EN) Auditor Preparation: Virtual Classroom

ICAO Course


This course provides USOAP auditor candidates with the competencies required to perform audit with minimal supervision and coaching, in preparation for the OJT/checkout mission.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Prepare for the pre-audit stage
  • Deliver a clear and concise daily debrief
  • Collect data and inputs to audit team leader for the draft report, as related to area of expertise
  • Deliver a clear and concise closing debrief
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills relevant to an auditor


  • Module 0: Introduction
  • Module 1: The Preparation Phase
  • Module 2: The Conduct Phase - Evidence
  • Module 3: The Conduct Phase - Findings
  • Module 4: Industry Visits and Closing Phase
  • Module 5: ICAO Coordinated Validation Mission (ICVM)

Primary Target Population

·      Prospective short-term secondees from Civil Aviation Authorities.

·      Regional officers

Entry Requirements

·      Meet the minimum qualification specified by ICAO SL 15-035;

·      Successful completion of USOAP audit area CBT;

·      Successful completion of ICAO interview for USOAP potential auditor;

·      Sufficient level of experience as inspector; and

·      Previous involvement in USOAP activity at a State level

Upcoming Sessions

Dates Location Host Timezone Fee
3 - 7 Oct, 2022
International Civil Aviation Organization
Synchronous activites take place in -05:00 timezone.
1,200.00 USD
CAA Employee: 950.00 USD
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Course Info
Language: English
Delivery Mode: Virtual
Duration: 5 Days / 30 Hours
Level: Technical
Max Participants: 16