|Scope: 1.1 General
This document 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 document 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., EN ISO/IEC 17000, EN ISO/IEC 17021-1). When there is conflict with these standards, the
requirements of the EN 9101 standard shall take precedence.
NOTE 1 In this 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 standard, the IAQG publishes deployment support material on the IAQG website
(see http://www.sae.org/iaqg/) that can be used by audit teams, when executing the audit process.