EASA 147 Developing Training Needs Analysis (TNA) for Type Rating Training Courses – 2 Days


A new requirement introduced by regulation 1149/2011 is asking for actual A/C Type Training duration’s to be justified through the performance of a Training Needs Analysis (TNA).

The requirement entered into force on 1 August 2012 and is further completed by a dedicated AMC (“AMC to paragraph 3.1(d) of Appendix III to Part 66 “Aircraft type training and examination standard”).

This analysis should be written in a manner which provides a reasonable understanding of which areas and elements constitute the course to meet the learning objectives.

Sofema Aviation Services offers A comprehensive 3 day detailed regulatory training and workshop course designed to review the requirements and to develop a 147 type training organisational process to deliver a Training Needs Analysis (TNA) which is fully compliant with EASA regulations.

The role of the Training Needs Analysis provides a process whereby the organisation may maintain compliance with EASA Part 147 & Part 66 requirements in a “post” Regulation (EU) 1149/2011.

The requirement is for the TNA to include an analysis identifying all the areas and elements where there is a need for training as well as the associated learning objectives, considering the design philosophy of the aircraft type, the operational environment, the type of operations and the operational experience.

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at aviation training professionals managers and quality assurance auditors who are seeking to ensure a fully compliant EASA 147 type training organisation.

The course is aimed both at new entrants to EASA 147 as well as existing professionals and other stakeholders looking to polish their auditing skills.

The training will place clear priority on the need to develop and manage a TNA for each aircraft which is covered by the organisations EASA 147 approval document.

Why should I choose SAS for this training?

Sofema Aviation Services is a Regulatory Training and Consulting company with 45 years of commercial aviation experience and 10 years operational experience.
Since the start we have provided certificates to approx 20,000 delegates and we have grown for 2 primary reasons!

The first is that we are professional and we listen to our customers.

The second reason is a combination of outstanding course fees, together with a world beating discount program which leaves our competitors way behind – please do not take our word for it, check it out!  

What Makes SAS EASA 147 Developing Training Needs Analysis (TNA) for Type Rating Training Courses – 2 Days Different?

Because our courses are written by people who have lived through the regulations. The author of the training material has more than 25 years’ experience as an auditor across the entire regulatory spectrum.

At Sofema Aviation Services our focus is on accepting that compliance with Regulations is in fact minimum compliance. Interpreting the regulations in a way which enables the development and optimisation of our business is where we should see opportunity to drive efficiencies and cost saving.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed 

EASA Regulatory Introduction

-Commission Regulation (EC) 1321/2014 general overview of the Regulations associated with Part 147 & Part 66

-Commission Regulation (EC) 1149 / 2011

-Operational Suitability Data

-Considering the challenges of developing an MTOE within an EASA Part 147

-Typical duties of an EASA Part 147 Training Manager (Nominated Persons)

-Quality Assurance Activities in support of EASA Part 147 organisation

-EASA 147 Training Needs Analysis (TNA) explained

-Managing Competence to Deliver a TNA

-Considering the Challenges of Developing an Effective Training Needs Analysis

-TNA the Basics – Considering Framework Criteria when developing a TNA

-Constructing a TNA taking into account all relevant elements

-TNA Quality Control Process Validation & Verification

-Practical Exercise to perform TNA Gap Analysis

-Developing additional Quality Control Processes to support effective TNA


-Exercise to create a TNA for an ATA for a given aircraft type

-Debrief & Close

Target groups 

This course is designed to focus on the role of persons either managing or working within an EASA Part 147 organisation, particularly those who need to develop a TNA it will also be of interest to persons who need to perform an audit of the related TNA processes.


A background in commercial aviation together with a general awareness of the regulatory is an advantage.

Learning Objectives 

The objective of the training is to provide the delegate with an understanding of the process and methodology whereby the TNA may be constructed and managed in an effective way.

To equip the attendee with the skills and techniques required to create a TNA.

To give the attendees an opportunity to practice activities related to the creation of TNA documents.

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3 days – Each Training day will start at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment breaks.

To register for this training, please email office@sassofia.com or Call +359 28210806

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