The Americas Certification Oversight Team is a committee of the Americas Aerospace Quality Group (AAQG), to manage the Americas IAQG ICOP certification scheme. The ACOT manages the shared Industry Controlled Other Party (ICOP) oversight assessment process providing oversight of ABs, CBs, AABs, and the On-line Aerospace Supplier Information System (OASIS).

The ACOT consists of aviation, defense and space OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) representatives from the Americas sector, one member from each recognized Accreditation Body (AB), three Certification Body (CB) members and recognized industry stakeholder representatives that support the committee.

The ACOT is the Americas sector oversight body responsible for the recognition of Accreditation Bodies (ABs), Certification Bodies (CBs), Auditor Authentication Bodies (AABs), AQMS training courses and Aerospace Auditors. Visit Meetings/Events to find upcoming Americas Auditor Workshops or Other Party Assessor Workshops.

Americas Accreditation Bodies

ACOT Procedures