AS 9102 First Article Inspection

Gain the knowledge to conduct a first article inspection in line with AS 9102C.

The aim of this course is to provide the necessary knowledge required for learners to conduct a first article inspection in line with the requirements of AS 9102C. The course covers the purpose of a first article inspection, the terms and definitions, evaluation activities and a detailed review of the forms identified in AS 9102B. This course includes a detailed delegate workbook, tutorial sessions, and a practical session using the learners company documentation.

Who Should Attend the First Article Inspection?

This course is ideal for learners that need to develop and submit first article inspection reports in line with AS 9102 and customer specific requirements.


There are no prerequisites for learners attending this course.

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1 day

4-12 candidates

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You will have the knowledge to:

  • Understand the purpose of a first article inspection
  • Conduct first article in line with AS 9102C
  • Provide objective evidence that all engineering, design and specification requirements, including process and manufacturing validation are correctly understood, accounted for, verified and recorded

You will learn the skills to:

  • Correctly complete forms 1, 2 and 3
  • Become a productive member of a first article inspection team
  • Produce consistent documentation required for aerospace components

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Yes, all our training courses can be delivered in house for your team, we also offer a bespoke training option if you need the training tailored to your organisation or specific requirements.

Yes, all learners will receive a comprehensive set of training materials. As we are conscious of our environmental impact, our default position is that materials are provided digitally through our partner Mimeo Digital. This allows learners the flexibility to view materials on a laptop, tablet or to print if preferred.

We will also provide loan copies of the necessary standards for use during the course.

We don’t offer a residential option, but if you require accommodation during your training please contact us and we can provide you with a list of recommended local hotels.

All our open training courses are held at our bespoke training facility; Orbit Business Centre, Merthyr Tydfil. For an overview of the venue please click here.

Yes, refreshments throughout the day and a buffet lunch will be provided. If you have any dietary requirements, please make sure to tell us prior to the course start so that we can provide suitable catering.

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