S1000D: Introduction to the standard

S1000D training course for beginners

An S1000D documentary project is part of the production cycle for major industrial programs.

The ASD S1000D specification makes it possible to meet the production needs of documents aimed at ensuring the maintenance in operational conditions of materials (systems and equipment) with a long life cycle and involving many players.

The fields of application generally concern the increase in the availability rates of equipment and the security of systems such as aeronautics, space, maritime, rail, transport, the defense sector.

All of our training can be held face-to-face or remotely.

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Maximum trainees per session: 6


1 day


March 8, 2022


Available on request


Documentation managers, product managers, technical writers, anyone who needs to produce S1000D-standardized documents


Our training can be held in-person or remotely.

In 2020, we adapted all our courses to the constraints of distance learning. It is now possible for you to benefit from all our expertise from anywhere, without traveling or seeing us.


At the end of the course, you will have acquired the basics of the standard such as:

Structured documentation process from XML writing to publication consultation

S1000D Specification Concepts and Data

Key steps in managing an S1000D documentary project

Basics of Applicability, Containers, CIR


1. Introduction

  • The challenges of documentation in the digital age
  • Structured documentation
  • Modular documentation

2. XML, the bascis

  • Principles of XML markup
  • Principles of DTDs and schemas
  • XPath, XSLT, XSL-FO
  • Publishing XML

3. Origins of S1000D

  • Brief history
  • S1000D among the ASD standards
  • Organization

4. S1000D objects

  • Principles
  • Data Module & Identification
  • Illustrations
  • Main types of DM
  • Publication Modules
  • Applicability
  • BREX

5. CSDB and implementation

  • CSDB
  • Versions and languages
  • Production management: metadata, workflow
  • Deliveries
  • Lessons learned

6. View of the tags

  • Descriptions
  • Procedures
  • Container & Alternates
  • IPD
  • PM

Questions & Answers

Assessment methods:
The evaluation of the achievements will be carried out by the trainer at the end of the course.

Update January 2022

Handicap accessible

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Our centers are accessible to people with reduced mobility, and our teams are responsible for providing the best possible support to participants with disabilities, whatever they may be, throughout their training course.
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