Authorised Examiners B Issue Date March 2019 26 onerous task – and, again, needs to be proportionate to the size and complexity of the AE’s operation. 6. The overall quality management system should always include the following elements. a. People b. Training c. Procedures d. Equipment e. Assurance f. Improvement The following sections describe the requirements for these in a little more detail. 7. People This should include policies for recruiting staff, probation criteria and policies around what you will do when there are quality failings. This will also include information about Site Managers where they are used. Where AEs do have a responsibility across sites there would bean expectation that Site Managers are suitable individuals with suitable training to do their job.