This course covering Air Crew requirements is aimed at National Aviation Authority Inspectors, but it is also applicable for staff members of AOC holders and training organizations. The course will familiarize participants with the relevant parts of the 3 regulations covered, which are mentioned below. It will also give a more thorough understanding of the topics that are especially relevant for Inspectors.
The reference regulations for the course are:
The course syllabus includes the items contained in the EASA document “course syllabus for National Aviation Authorities’ Inspectors – Air Crew/Licensing”. The additional items will be covered in general and are considered important in order to have a substantial knowledge of the regulations.
Detailed Syllabus* indicates material listed in the EASA’s “Course Syllabus for National Aviation Authorities’ Inspectors – Air Crew/Licensing”.
1. Regulation (EC) 216/2008
Chapter I: PRINCIPLES- Article 1 Scope *- Article 3 Definitions *- Article 4 Basic principles and applicability *
Chapter II: SUBSTANSIVE REQUIREMENTS- Article 7 Pilots *- Article 10 Oversight and enforcement *
Chapter III: THE EUROPEAN AVIATION SAFETY AGENCYSection I: TASKS- Article 21 Pilot certification *Section II: INTERNAL STRUCTURE- Article 29 Staff *Section III: WORKING METHODS- Article 54 Inspection of Member States *- Article 55 Investigation of undertakings *
2. Regulation (EU) No 628/2013 of 28 June 2013 on working methods of the European Aviation Safety Agency for conducting standardisation inspections and for monitoring the application of the rules of Regulation (EC) No 216/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council and its amendments.
3. Regulation (EU) No 1178/2011 of 3 November 2011 laying down technical requirements and administrative procedures related to civil aviation aircrew pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 216/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council
Annex I: Part FCL
Annex II: Conditions for the conversion of existing national licenses and ratings for aeroplanes and helicopter
Annex III: Conditions for the acceptance of licenses issued by or on behalf of third countries
Annex V: Part Cabin Crew
Annex VI: Part ARA
Annex VII: Part ORA
The course includes case studies in setting up an auditing/oversight program and in the evaluation of corrective action plans with root cause analysis from an organisation after receiving findings.
After this course the participants should be able to:
A desire to get an understanding of basic auditing requirements for the Air Crew regulation.
Note: Participants are kindly requested to bring their laptop to the training venue. Part of the training material will be provided electronically and access to this information is required for some elements of the course.
An optional JAA TO examination (EUR 30,-) is available for this course. Candidates who pass a JAA TO Examination, receive an ECAC/JAA TO Certificate of Accomplishment.
Please note that registrations for examinations will be done during the training course in consultant with the trainer.
5 days, starting at 09:00 and ending at approx. 17:00 on the first 4 days and 14:00 on the last day to allow for exams/testing for the remainder of the afternoon - examination fee included in the course fee.
NOTE: Participants should bring a laptop since some of the course material is provided on USB sticks.