Canadian Aviation Regulations (SOR/96-433)

Regulations are current to 2016-11-21 and last amended on 2015-08-31. Previous Versions

Instructor Qualifications and Training

  •  (1) No private operator shall permit a person to act — and no person shall act — as a flight instructor or a flight simulator instructor unless

    • (a) in the case of a flight instructor, the person holds, in respect of the aircraft type used for the training, the licence and ratings required by Part IV or, in the case of a flight instructor licensed by a contracting state, a licence and ratings equivalent to those required by Part IV;

    • (b) in the case of a flight simulator instructor, the person holds, or has held, in respect of the aircraft type used for the training, the licence and ratings required by Part IV or, in the case of an flight simulator instructor licensed by a contracting state, a licence and ratings equivalent to those required by Part IV;

    • (c) if the private operator is authorized under a special authorization to operate an aircraft in IFR flight, the person holds a valid instrument rating in respect of the aircraft type used for the training;

    • (d) the person has received, in respect of the aircraft type used for the training, training that includes the elements set out in subsection 604.170(1), and the validity period of the training has not expired; and

    • (e) the person has demonstrated to the private operator knowledge of

      • (i) the content of the private operator’s operations manual, and

      • (ii) the provisions of this Subpart that relate to the training of flight crew members.

  • (2) No private operator shall permit a person to act — and no person shall act — as a ground instructor unless the person has received, before the day on which the person begins to act as ground instructor, training that includes the following elements:

    • (a) the teaching and learning processes;

    • (b) instructional techniques; and

    • (c) the student-instructor relationship.

  • SOR/2014-131, s. 18.

Flight Attendant Training

 No private operator shall permit a person to act — and no person shall act — as a flight attendant unless

  • (a) the person has received the training set out in section 604.179 or equivalent training that meets the requirements of subsection 604.140(1), and the validity period of the training has not expired; and

  • (b) the person has demonstrated to the private operator knowledge of

    • (i) the provisions of these Regulations and of standards that affect the responsibilities of a flight attendant,

    • (ii) aeronautical terminology,

    • (iii) the physiological effects of flight, and

    • (iv) the theory of flight.

  • SOR/2014-131, s. 18.

Flight Dispatcher and Flight Follower Training

  •  (1) No private operator shall permit a person to act — and no person shall act — as a flight dispatcher unless the person

    • (a) holds a flight dispatcher certificate; and

    • (b) has received the training set out in subsection 604.180(1) and the validity period of the training has not expired.

  • (2) No private operator shall permit a person to act — and no person shall act — as a flight follower unless the person has received the training set out in subsection 604.180(2) and the validity period of the training has not expired.

  • SOR/2014-131, s. 18.

Ground and Airborne Icing Operations Training

 No private operator shall permit a person to perform — and no person shall perform — duties relating to ground and airborne icing operations unless the person has received the training set out in section 604.181 and the validity period of the training has not expired.

  • SOR/2014-131, s. 18.

Safety Management System Training

 A private operator shall ensure that the operations manager, the maintenance manager and all other personnel receive the training set out in section 604.183.

  • SOR/2014-131, s. 18.

Training and Qualifications Records

  •  (1) A private operator shall have for its personnel a training and qualifications record that includes the following information:

    • (a) each person’s name;

    • (b) the dates on which the person received training and the name of the instructor who provided the training;

    • (c) in the case of the operations manager, information on how the operations manager has demonstrated to the private operator knowledge of the elements referred to in paragraph 604.141(1)(b) and the date of that demonstration;

    • (d) in the case of the chief pilot, information on how the chief pilot has demonstrated to the private operator knowledge of the elements referred to in paragraph 604.142(1)(b) and the date of that demonstration;

    • (e) in the case of a flight instructor, information on how the flight instructor has demonstrated to the private operator knowledge of the elements referred to in paragraph 604.144(1)(e) and the date of that demonstration;

    • (f) in the case of a flight crew member,

      • (i) the flight crew member licence number, the category and expiry date of the flight crew member’s medical certificate, a list of the flight crew member’s ratings and, if applicable, the expiry date of those ratings,

      • (ii) in respect of the training referred to in subsection 604.170(1) and sections 604.177 and 604.178, information indicating whether the training was completed using an aircraft or a flight simulation training device, and

      • (iii) in respect of the competency check referred to in paragraph 604.143(1)(e),

        • (A) the name of the person who conducted the competency check and the date on which it was conducted,

        • (B) the name of the instructor who made the recommendation referred to in paragraph 604.143(2)(b) and the date on which it was made,

        • (C) the date of each attempt by the flight crew member to complete a competency check and the result of each attempt,

        • (D) information indicating whether the competency check was conducted using an aircraft or a flight simulation training device, and

        • (E) in the case of a competency check conducted by the person referred to in subparagraph 604.143(4)(c)(iii), information indicating how the person has demonstrated to the private operator knowledge of the standard referred to in that subparagraph and the date of that demonstration,

      • (iv) in respect of a pilot proficiency check conducted under Part VII, the name of the air operator for which the check was conducted and the date on which the check was conducted, and

      • (v) the dates on which the flight crew member demonstrated the ability to operate an aircraft in accordance with paragraphs 604.50(c), 604.51(f), 604.60(f) and 604.74(2)(c); and

    • (g) in the case of an aircraft maintenance engineer (AME), the aircraft maintenance engineer licence number.

  • (2) If the training referred to in Divisions IV or X includes a written examination, the private operator shall retain a master copy of each examination.

  • (3) The private operator shall

    • (a) retain the records referred to in subsections (1) and (2) for two years after the day on which the records were last updated; and

    • (b) retain the written examination referred to in subsection (3) for two years after the day on which the examination was given.

  • SOR/2014-131, s. 18.

[604.150 to 604.165 reserved]

Division X — Training Program

Training Program

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), a private operator shall have a training program that covers the subject matter set out in Division IV and in this Division, and the competency check referred to in paragraph 604.143(1)(e), and that takes into account

    • (a) the aircraft types operated by the private operator; and

    • (b) the private operator’s area of operation.

  • (2) A private operator who is also an air operator shall have a training program that covers the subject matter set out in this Division and that takes into account

    • (a) the aircraft types operated by the private operator that are not specified in the air operator certificate; and

    • (b) the differences, if any, between the areas in which operations are conducted.

  • SOR/2014-131, s. 18.
 
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