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Delegated Product Release Verification (DPRV)

 

DPRV Program

Probitas Authentication™ has partnered with the Aerospace Engine Supplier Quality (AESQ) Strategy Group™ to be the independent third party tasked with issuing certificates for Delegated Product Release Verification (DPRV) personnel, and maintaining each individual's ongoing credentials and record against the requirements of AS13001A, DPRV Training Requirements.

In the aerospace industry, the DPRV process establishes a uniform set of requirements by which a supplier may be granted authority to ship product in order to remove or minimize source and/or receiving inspection by the delegating organization, or their third party representatives.  Commonly referred to as DSQR, SARA, SRP, DQR, and DCQR, among others, each of these delegating organizations has historically managed and conducted a unique training program for individuals responsible for their over-check process.  For suppliers producing products for multiple delegating organizations, each was required to manage multiple training requirements.  This training course has been developed to improve quality and reduce costs through the removal of duplication between each delegating organization's individual training requirements.

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Common Training for DPRV Personnel is a three-day foundations course that provides DPRV personnel with a comprehensive and standardized set of requirements for the DPRV process.  This course is designed to cover the key elements of the process along with a detailed explanation of DPRV over-check activities.  Beginning with the role and responsibility of DPRV personnel and their importance to flight safety, the course covers the various DPRV activities including a review of documentation, visual inspection, dimensional over-check, part marking and serialization, and release documentation requirements.  In addition to attending and participating in the full three days, attendees must take and pass a learning assessment to successfully complete this course.  The course is available through SAE International® and is offered in multiple locations.  There is a registration fee for this training.

This foundations course is recognized as satisfying the respective customer training requirement for initial DPRV qualification when the AS13001A (Delegated Product Release Verification Training Requirements) standard is imposed from a delegating organization.  In addition to this course, delegating organizations may also require the completion of their company-specific training prior to beginning DPRV activities.  Upon successful completion of this course and while the qualifications remain valid, DPRV qualification is recognized by all participating delegating organizations and is transferable between suppliers.  The initial qualification is valid for a duration of three years, at which time the invidual must then complete the necessary recertification training in order to maintain the qualification.  Probitas Authentication issues certificates and maintains each individual's ongoing credentials and records.

Resources for DPRV Personnel

DPRV Guide to Creating Your Account:
This document provides information on how to create your DPRV account in the Probitas database.

DPRV Course Description and Schedule of Classes
This webpage contains class and scheduling information, including dates and locations where the Common Training for DPRV Personnel course is being offered.

How to Register for a class:
This document provides information on how to register for the Common Training for DPRV Personnel course.

If you would like to speak with SAE International about DPRV class registration, or enrolling a group, please reach out to the following contact based on your location:

  • For classes outside of the United States: Jenna Joswick | email: jenna.joswick@sae.org | phone: 1-724-772-7109
  • For classes within the United States: Adam Boron | email: adam.boron@sae.org | phone: 1-724-772-7192

FAQs

What is the Common Training for DPRV Personnel course?

The Common Training for DPRV Personnel course will provide DPRV personnel with a comprehensive and standardized set of requirements for the DPRV process. This course is designed to cover the key elements of the process along with a detailed explanation of DPRV over-check activities. Beginning with the role and responsibility of DPRV personnel and its importance to flight safety, the instructors will guide participants through the various DPRV activities including a review of documentation, visual inspection, dimensional over-check, part marking and serialization, and release documentation requirements. In addition to attending and participating in the full three days, attendees must take pass a comprehensive learning assessment to successfully complete this course.

Who should attend the Common Training for DPRV Personnel course?

This credentialing course is intended, as stated in AS13001A, to meet a common standard of knowledge. The course is required for existing and newly identified DPRV personnel within aerospace supplier organizations that have been identified and approved as operating a DPRV process as a delegated activity.

What is the AS13001A: Delegated Product Release Verification Training Requirements Standard?

To obtain information regarding the AS13001A Standard, please go to DPRV Personnel Training Requirements

What will I learn during the Common Training for DPRV Personnel course?

By attending the course, you will be presented with information related to:

  • The role of DPRV personnel
  • Legal, ethics, and code of conduct
  • Applicable airworthiness regulations and standards
  • History of quality in the aerospace industry
  • Human Factors and the importance of effective communication
  • Customer requirements, flowdown, and compliance with material definition
  • Key characteristics
  • First article inspection reporting
  • Dimensional over-inspection
  • Visual inspection
  • Part marking and serialization
  • Nonconformance control and concession
  • Subtier control
  • Counterfeit, suspect, and unapproved parts awareness
  • Packaging, labeling, preservation, handling, and storage
  • Required documentation
What are the requirements to pass the course?

The requirements to successfully complete the course are:

  • Attendance for the duration of the course
  • Participation in classroom exercises
  • Obtain a score of 70% or greater on the end-of-course learning assessment (exam)
If I do not pass the learning assessment, is there an option to re-take the exam?

Yes. If you fail to obtain a 70% score on the final learning assessment, you will be offered the opportunity to take a retake assessment. This will generally be offered once everyone has departed and after you have had an opportunity to review your classroom materials and ask questions.

If I do not pass the course, can I appeal the decision?

Yes, you can contact the administrators at Probitas Authentication. Each appeal will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

What is the duration of the Common Training for DPRV Personnel course?

The course is three days in duration. The course is held at several locations worldwide. Course dates and locations.

Is there any prerequisite work that is required prior to attending the course?

There is no prerequisite work prior to attending the course.

When and where is the Common Training for DPRV Personnel course held?

The training provider has attempted to schedule classes in various geographical regions to accommodate the aerospace supply base. View all courses currently scheduled

How do I register for the Common Training for DPRV Personnel course?

Register for a course. Once you identify a class that works for you, click on the Register button to begin the registration process.

What are the fees for the Common Training for DPRV Personnel course?

View course fees. Fees will be listed at the bottom of the page.

Are there minimum and maximum class sizes?

Yes. The minimum class size is determined by class location. In most cases the maximum class size is 30 participants.

Is there anything I can do if my preferred class is full?

If you want to register for a class that is full, you can be placed on a “waitlist” for that class. You will then be contacted if an individual cancels and a seat becomes available.

If I am registered for a class, what happens if it cancels?

Every attempt will be made to run scheduled classes. However, circumstances arise that may require the cancellation of a scheduled class. If a class cancels, we will contact you to transfer your registration to your next preferred class.

Is there anyone I can speak with regarding questions I have about the registration process?

Yes, please contact SAE International Customer Service at 1-877-606-7323, or email your questions to CustomerService@sae.org.

My company has several individuals that need this training course. Is it possible to bring the course into our facility?

Yes. Generally speaking, if you have a minimum of 7 or so that need the training, it may be an expense savings for you to have an instructor present the course at your facility. If you would like additional information, please contact a Corporate Learning Solutions representative by e-mail at Corplearn@sae.org or call 724-772-8529.

My company has several individuals that need this training, but not enough to bring the course to our facility. Are there any other options available?

Yes, you might want to consider the benefits of hosting a class at your facility. This can be an expense saving opportunity if you have multiple individuals that require training. In a “Hosted Class” scenario, the training provider will publicize a public enrollment class at your facility beginning on a predetermined date. Then, individuals from other suppliers would be able to register for the class and attend it at your facility.

To attend the Common Training for DPRV Personnel course, do I need to create an account on the Probitas website?

Prior to attending the course, you are not required to create an account. However, you are welcome, at any time, to create your Probitas Authentication account and select your delegating organizations.

Will I receive CEUs?

For most classes you will be eligible for 2.0 Continuing Education Units at the completion of all course contact hours and successfully passing the learning assessment. There are many IACET requirements that must be met and there may be an occasion when participants in a class may not be eligible for CEUs. If you have questions regarding the availability of CEUs for a particular class, please contact SAE International Customer Service at 1-877-606-7323, or email your questions to CustomerService@sae.org.

Once I pass the course's learning assessment, how will I receive my certificate?

An electronic copy of the certificate will be uploaded to your Probitas Authentication account. The issuance of certificates generally takes approximately 2 weeks.

How long is my certificate valid?

Your certificate will be valid for three years following the date of your class.

What are the requirements to maintain my certification once I have completed the course?

Before your certificate expires, you will need to successfully complete a re-certification course prior to your expiration date. The Aerospace Engine Supplier Group (AESQ), along with the G22 Aerospace Committee Working Group responsible for oversight of the Common Training program, has determined that individuals seeking re-certification at the end of their 3 year certification cycle are to complete the revised Common Training for DPRV Personnel classroom course. Information on the schedule of classes. This course is available as a classroom course only.

How will I be notified that my certificate is expiring?

You will receive an email from Probitas Authentication 1 year prior to the expiration of your certificate. In this email, you will be provided information to begin the re-certification process. Periodic reminder emails will also be sent to you as you get closer to your expiration date.

Is the course available online?

No, it is only available as a classroom course.

 

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