• AUDITORS NOTE: The checklist comments must contain sufficient information so that anyone reading it will clearly understand why the question received a compliant or non-compliant answer.


  • 1.0 Is the CAANZ Part 145 Maintenance Organisation Certificate (M042739) current and do the ratings reflect the current activities. MOE 1.2 [CAR 145.5]

  • 2.0 Awareness of part 145 & Part 43. Knowledge that 145 covers the repair station approval, personnel, facilities, equipment tools & material, approved data & maintenance records and that Part 43 covers how maintenance is performed.

  • 3.0 Maintenance staff must complete the NZCAA Part 145 regulatory training applicable to their role.

  • 4.0 Maintenance personnel to demonstrate access to the NZCAA Maintenance Organisation Exposition (MOE) located in the Qantas Engineering Intranet


  • 5.0 Senior Person identified as the Chief Executive current as per the exposition and sufficient personnel to plan, perform, supervise, inspect and certify the maintenance activities listed in the CAANZ MOE 2. [CAR 145.51(a)(1,3]

  • 6.0 Describe the procedure to initially assess the competency of those personnel involved in planning, performing, supervising, inspecting, or certifying the maintenance activities performed under the part 145 organisation approval. [CAR 145.51(b)(1]

  • 7.0 Describe the procedure for maintaining, the competence of those personnel involved in planning, performing, supervising, inspecting, or certifying the maintenance activities performed under the part 145 organisation approval. [CAR 145.51(b)(1]

  • 8.0 Do those personnel involved in planning, performing, supervising, inspecting, or certifying the maintenance activities performed under the part 145 organisation approval have written evidence of the scope of their authorisation. [CAR 145.51(b)(2)]

  • 9.0 Any non-certifying personnel (Planners, AME'S, Trade Assistants, etc) must be evaluated in accordance with QE PM 1-60-075 'Competency Assessment' procedure, and has completed any additional prerequisites listed on the 'Quality & Safety' intranet site. MOE 5.13 [CAR 145.51 (b)]


  • 10.0 Procedure to ensure a person performing, supervising, certifying or certifying conformity to acceptable data is relieved from duty for a period of at least 8 consecutive hours in the 24-hour period immediately before exercising the authorisation. [CAR 145.52 (1)]

  • 11.0 Procedure to ensure a person performing, supervising, certifying or certifying conformity to acceptable data has had at least 4 periods of at least 24 consecutive hours each in the 30-day period immediately before exercising the authorisation. [CAR 145.52 (2)]


  • 12.0 Office accommodation must be provided for management, planning, technical records, quality, certifying and other staff to carry out their designated tasks, study maintenance instructions, and complete maintenance records. MOE 3. [CAR145.53(b)(1)]

  • 13.0 The maintenance facility must provide protection from the weather such as rain, hail, ice, snow, wind and dust. MOE 3. [CAR 145.53(b)(2) (I)]

  • 14.0 Specialised work areas must be appropriately segregated to prevent enviromental and work area contamination. [CAR 145.53(b)(2) (ii)]

  • 15.0 Hangar and workshop floors must be sealed to minimise dust generation and to facilitate cleaning. [AC 145.53]

  • 16.0 Suitable racks, hoists, trays, stands, and/or other means of segregation for the storage and protection of all articals undergoing maintenance. [CAR 145.53 (3)]

  • 17.0 Secure and separate storage areas for seviceable & unserviceable aircraft components, tools, equipment and materials. [CAR 145.53 (3)]

  • 18.0 Seperate storage areas for quarantine, bond and commercial items. [CAR 145.53 (3)]

  • 19.0 Petrochemicals and other hazardous substances should be stored away from each other and located so there is no possibilty of contaminating any maintenance operation. [CAR 145.53 (3)]

  • 20.0 Storage facilities for aircraft components must be clean well ventilated and stable. Conditions of temperature/ humidity to be maintained to minimise the effects of condensation. [CAR 145.53 (3)]

  • 21.0 Manufactures storage recommendations should be followed for specific items. [CAR 145.53 (3)]

  • 22.0 Suitable storage racks providing enough support to prevent distortion of heavier components. Sufficient storage racking provided to accommodate all components. [CAR 145.53 (3)]

  • 23.0 Lighting, temperature and noise must be taken into consideration to ensure personnel are able to perform maintenance to the standard required by Part 43. [CAR 145.53(3)c]

  • 24.0 The repair station performing maintenance outside its hangar/workshop must ensure conditions are as near as possible to the conditions prevailing inside. Maintenance to be suspended or moved inside if the weather deteriorates. [CAR 145.53(3)c]


  • 25.0 Tools and equipment are readily available for the intended work. This includes access equipment, inspection platforms, and where applicable, aircraft servicing docks to properly inspect the aircraft. [CAR 145.55 (1)0

  • 26.0 OEMs tooling available except for equivalent tooling approved under QE PM 5-30-005. [CAR 145.55 (1)]

  • 27.0 Tools & equipment MUST be controlled so that their location is always known. [CAR 145.55(2)]

  • 28.0 There must be a procedure to ensure that at shift changes, or when an aircraft leaves the repair facility, there is no possibility that tools or equipment remain on the aircraft. [CAR 145.55(2)]

  • 29.0 Tools and test equipment. Check all tooling and equipment is within its calibration period. [CAR 145.55(2)]

  • 30.0 Obtain a copy of the calibration certificate and ensure the cert is filled in correctly with all the required information. [CAR 145.55(2)]

  • 31.0 Unserviceable tool/ equipment control procedure. QE PM 5-3-2-032 [CAR 145.55(2)]

  • 32.0 Procedure in place to inspect, service, and, where appropriate, calibrate tools, equipment and test equipmemt to maintain control. [AC 145.55]

  • 33.0 A clear system of identification for all tooling, equipment and test equipment must be provided. [AC 145.55]



  • 34.0 Maintenance data available relevent to the aircraft or component for which Qantas is approved to perform maintenance under its CAANZ Part 145 Maintenance Organisation Certificate. [CAR 145.59 (a)]

  • 35.0 The areas for receiving and for shipping customer units shall have adequate space, lighting, shelving, security, and fire protection to accommodate customer units in a manner that will preclude damage, loss, and theft. [AC 145.59]

  • 36.0 Check if any customers spares are or are planned to be stored . If so check procedure for receipt inspection and segregation of the customers parts and material. [AC 145.59]

  • 37.0 Procedure to return customers unserviceable/ rejected parts and material. [AC 145.59]

  • 38.0 Procedure for the control of maintenance activities. [AC 145.59]

  • 39.0 Procedure for subcontractors [AC 145.59]

  • 40.0 Procedure for certification of 'Release to Service' and issue of other documentation. [AC 145.59]

  • 41.0 Procedure for control of technical data and related documentation. [AC 145.59]

  • 42.0 Procedure outlined in the exposition, and reflected in current practice, to ensure the integrity of all parts, equipment, and materials used in the maintenance of aircraft. (such as Receipt Inspection). [AC 145.59]

  • 43.0 Review any contractual agreements with aircraft operators (i.e, Jetconnect) to ensure compliance with contractual maintenance obligations. [CAR 145.59]


  • 44.0 Procedure for qualification, where the persons qualifications are assessed against the requirements of Part 145. [AC 145.60]

  • 45.0 Procedure for training, where a person must have completed an acceptable course of training. [AC 145.60]

  • 46.0 Procedure for assessment, where the person is assessed for their technical competency to hold the authorisation. In addition, the authorisation procedures should ensure the person is familiar with company procedures. [AC 145.60]


  • 47.0 Understand the Qantas Engineering SDR procedure and the need to submit reports to QS&RM who will advise the applicable design organisation and customer within 72 hours. QE PM 8-2-1-040 & 8-2-1-041 MOE 4.18 [CAR 145.61]


  • 48.0 Procedure for recording details of experience, qualifications, training & current authorisations of each person who excercises certification privileges. MOE5.5 [CAR 145.63 (b)(1)]

  • 49.0 Maintenance records are to be retained for a period of two years after the work is released to service. Confirm. [CAR 145.63 (b)(5)(iii)]

  • 50.0 Procedure for handling and retaining customer's records within Qantas Technical Records. [CAR 145.63]

  • 51.0 Procedure for managing the customers work cards during heavy maintenance. [CAR 145.63(b)]

  • 52.0 Procedure for managing the customers work cards during line maintenance. [CAR 145.63(b)]

  • 53.0 Are maintenance records stored so that they are protected from fire, flood, falsification, and theft. [AC 145.63]

  • 54.0 The maintenance organisation must pass maintenance records that is raises to the aircraft operator. [AC 145.63]


  • 55.0 Has Quality System Compliance included a CAANZ Part 145 audit on its yearly audit schedule. [CAR 145.65]

  • 56.0 Has Quality System Compliance audited all areas where a CAANZ Part 145 approval is held within a twelve month period. [CAR 145.65]


  • 57.0 Has the CAANZ MOE been reviewed to ensure it remains current. [CAR 145.67]

Record List of Findings

  • 58. Record AQD Findings for non compliances/observations and record numbers against the checklist item.

  • Quality & Safety 145 NZCAA Line Station Audit Checklist (Rev 1/Oct14)

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