AS13100 and RM13004: Design and Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis and Control Plans C1889

Topics: Quality, Safety & Maintenance

This course is verified by Probitas Authentication as meeting the AS9104/3A requirements for continuing Professional Development.

In the Aerospace Industry there is a focus on Defect Prevention to ensure that quality goals are met. Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA) and Control Plan activities are recognized as being one of the most effective, on the journey to Zero Defects.

This two-day course is designed to explain the core tools of Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA), Process Flow Diagrams, Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA) and Control Plans as described in AS13100 and RM13004. It will show the links to other quality tools such as Characteristics Matrix and Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA). The course will include hands on examples of FMEA deployment in a variety of typical manufacturing environments (including processing, machining and assembly) to illustrate how the technique is to be deployed. It will also describe the use of Reference Process FMEAs that can be used to minimize the duplication and reduce the time taken to produce an effective PFMEA whilst maintaining the required rigor.

Learning Objectives

By attending this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the role of FMEA, PFDs, and Control Plans as part of a Defect Prevention System
  • Show the links to other Defect Prevention Tools such as APQP, Measurement Systems Analysis and PPAP
  • Evaluate and contribute to the Design FMEA activity
  • Complete a Process Flow Diagram (PFD) in line with AS13100 and RM13004 requirements
  • Lead the development of a Process FMEA on a manufacturing / assembly process
  • Assess Process Risks and prioritize actions
  • Identify appropriate risk mitigation improvement actions
  • Learn how to develop a Control Plan from the Process FMEA information
  • Create Reference Process FMEAs for future use in creating Part Specific PFMEAs
  • Provide the necessary skills and insight to effectively deploy RM13004 in any business

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for quality professionals in the aerospace engine manufacturing sector who seek compliance with AS13100 requirements in defect prevention specific to customer escapes. Both new and experienced quality practitioners should be trained in the PFMEA tools.


Participants should consider taking other courses in the SAE quality portfolio to support their competency with AS13100 tools. These courses include:

  • C2213 AS13100 Requirement for Advanced Product Quality Planning and Production Part Approval Process (coming soon)
  • C1878 AS13100 Measurement system Analysis (MSA) Requirements for Aerospace Engine Supplier Quality
  • C1862 AS13100 8D Problem Solving Requirements for Suppliers

You must complete all course contact hours and successfully pass the learning assessment to obtain CEUs.

Suzanne Hill, Paul Kunder, or Nicole Talbot

Suzzanel Suzanne Hill is the founding Director and Quality Executive of Assured Quality Improvements Limited (UK), a Quality and Business Improvement Management Consulting organization; facilitating Quality and Business Improvement, covering client manufacturing and logistics facilities, as well as Global Supply Chains. Suzanne is a Chartered Engineer (C.Eng IMechE) and Chartered Quality Professional (CQP CQI), with Business Management qualifications. She has worked within the global aerospace industry for over 25 years specializing in Gas Turbine Manufacturing Quality systems to EASA part21 subpart G regulations. In addition to strategy implementation, Suzanne’s passion is manufacturing improvement; sizable aerospace work-places have gone from “chaos to order” in a matter of weeks under her facilitation. Suzanne is also globally recognized for her expertise in implementing robust problem resolution systems, inspector qualifications and training at all levels. She is a STEM ambassador and an assessor for the renowned IMechE Manufacturing Excellence awards in the UK.

PaulPaul Kunder is the President of Amera-Veritas, Inc., a provider of quality, safety, and risk management services. Mr. Kunder is a lead instructor for the Aerospace Auditor Transition Training and is currently an International/Americas Quality Group and RABQSA AS9100 Aerospace Auditor and Quality System Lead Auditor. He is active in standards development as a voting member of the US Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to ISO Technical Committee 176 which is responsible for development of the ISO 9001 Standard. He serves as the Vice Chair of the National ANSI/ASQ Z1A Committee on Auditing (ISO 19011) and on the US TAG Interpretations Committee. He has performed more than five hundred audits and has assisted more than eighty organizations with the development and certification of their quality management systems including the Federal Aviation Administration Office of Aviation Safety. Prior to his current position, Mr. Kunder was involved in the accreditation of several 3rd party registrars, acted as an administrator for the first RAB accredited registrar in the United States and works as a subcontract auditor for a number of registrars. Mr. Kunder is an ASQ senior member and holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

NicoleNicole Talbot is an Industrial Engineer with a master’s degree in engineering management from Université de Sherbrooke and a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Université du Québec à Trois Rivières, both in the province of Québec, Canada.  She is a certified CSSBB (Certified Six Sigma Black Belt) by the American Society for Quality, and has owned Services Techniques Nicole Talbot, Inc. for 13 years. Ms. Talbot has 30 years of experience in the automotive, aeronautics, food, wood and paper, energy, and services industries as a consultant, auditor, and instructor. Her expertise with leading manufacturers in aerospace has enabled her to evaluate, train, and improve the performance of quality systems across North America.

Duration: 2 Days
CEUs: 1.3

Format: Virtual

Event ID: S-00542

Location: Live Online

Session Info:

  • Session 1 - July 3 (3:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. ET)
  • Session 2 - July 4 (3:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. ET)
    2 Sessions

  • Fees: $1,299.00

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