This page outlines Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP) training opportunities currently offered by ICAO.
The USOAP CMA training courses are designed to provide State nominees with the necessary knowledge, skills, and tools to become qualified auditors, ICAO Coordinated Validation Mission subject matter experts (ICVM SMEs), and/or SSPIA assessors.
In addition, non-nominated State employees, aviation industry experts as well as other interested parties may complete the training to enhance their competencies in the areas addressed by the USOAP CMA.
Based on their purpose and status, USOAP recognizes the following categories of trainees:
Prospective ICAO auditors, ICVM experts and SSPIA assessors, nominated by their States and recognized organizations will be trained at no cost. Upon qualifying, these experts are expected to be available to participate in two USOAP CMA activities per year, including off-site validations as requires.