Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP EN) Auditor Preparation

Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP EN) Auditor Preparation

ICAO Course


This course provides USOAP auditor candidates with the competencies required to perform audits with minimal supervision and coaching, in preparation for the on-the-job training (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

  • Successful completion of USOAP audit area online course;
  • Successful completion of ICAO interview for USOAP potential auditor;
  • Prior experience as an inspector / auditor in a CAA or RSOO (if part of secondary target population)

Upcoming Sessions

Dates Location Host Fee
9 - 13 Sep, 2024
UTC-04:00 (Atlantic Time (Canada)) time zone
International Civil Aviation Organization
1,267.00 USD
Women Discount: 10% off
CAA Employee: 950.25 USD
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Course Info
Language: English
Delivery Mode: Instructor-led (In-person and Virtual)
5 Days / 30 Hours
5 Days / 30 Hours
5 Days / 30 Hours
Level: Technical