CEN - EN 9101
Quality Management Systems - Audit Requirements for Aviation, Space, and Defence Organizations
|Publication Date:||1 September 2015|
|ICS Code (Quality management and quality assurance):||03.120.10|
|ICS Code (Aircraft and space vehicles in general):||49.020|
This European Standard defines requirements for the preparation
and execution of the audit process. In addition, it defines the
content and composition for the audit reporting of conformity and
process effectiveness to the EN 9100-series standards, the
organization's QMS documentation, and customer and
The requirements in this European Standard are additions or represent changes to the requirements and guidelines in the standards for conformity assessment, auditing, and certification as published by ISO/IEC (i.e. ISO/IEC 17000, ISO/IEC 17021). When there is conflict with these standards, the requirements of the EN 9101 standard shall take precedence.
NOTE 1 In this European Standard, the term "EN 9100-series standards" comprises the following Aerospace Quality Management System (AQMS) standards: EN 9100, EN 9110, and EN 9120; developed by the IAQG and published by various national standards bodies.
NOTE 2 In addition to this European Standard, the IAQG publishes
deployment support material on the IAQG website (see
This European Standard shall be used for audits of EN 9100-series standards by CBs for certification of organisations, under the auspices of the aviation, space, and defence industry certification scheme [also known as Industry Controlled Other Party (ICOP) scheme]. The ICOP scheme requirements are defined in the EN 9104-series standards (i.e. EN 9104/1, EN 9104/2, EN 9104/3).
NOTE Relevant parts of this European Standard can be used by an organization in support of internal audits (1st party) and external audits at suppliers (2nd party).