EASA (EC) Regulation 965/12 for Non Complex & Small Operators – Essentials – 1 Day


The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published the Cover Regulation along with the Implementing Rules for the conduct of Air Operations as Regulation (EC) 965/2012 dated  5 October 2012 (published on 25th October).

The new Air Operations requirements consist of the Regulation and its implementing measures/Implementing and the corresponding Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC) and Guidance Material (GM), which are published on the Agency website as Decisions.

The Regulation lays down detailed rules for commercial air transport operations with aeroplanes and helicopters, including ramp inspections of aircraft of operators under the safety oversight of another State when landed at aerodromes located in the territory subject to the provisions of the Treaty.

The Regulation also lays down detailed rules on the conditions for issuing, maintaining, amending, limiting, suspending, or revoking the certificates of operators of aircraft referred to in Article 4(1)(b) and (c) of Regulation (EC) No 216/2008 engaged in commercial air transport operations, the privileges and responsibilities of the holders of certificates as well as conditions under which operations shall be prohibited, limited or subject to certain conditions in the interest of safety.

Regulation 965/2012 has a significant impact affecting all European Operators. This training is specifically focused on key personnel in Aviation Management, Flight Operations, or Aircraft Maintenance environments involved in or with responsibility for the management and oversight of EASA regulation (EC) 965/2012 in small and noncomplex organisations.

Who is the course for?

The course is designed for individuals who need to understand the regulatory requirements and best practices for ensuring the safe and efficient operation of non-complex and small aviation operations under the EASA (EC) Regulation 965/12.

What is the Benefit of this Training – What will I learn?

The training program covers the regulatory requirements that apply to non-complex and small aviation operations under the EASA (EC) Regulation 965/12. By attending the training program, participants can develop a deeper understanding of the regulatory requirements and compliance standards. It provides attendees with the knowledge and skills to ensure that non-complex and small aviation operations are conducted in accordance with the EASA (EC) Regulation 965/12, which helps ensure the safety and compliance of aviation operations.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

– Abbreviations & Terms
– Update & Notes
– General Introduction
– Regulations on Air Operators Introduction
– EASA Basic Regulation(EC) 216/2008
– The Management System Requirements of Reg 965/12
– Compliance Management
– SMS in an AOC CAMO Environment – Reg 965/2012 & SMS
– The impact of SMS and Compliance Management on the CAMO
– Considering Part M & EASA “OPS” Interfaces
– ANNEX III – PART ORO – Organisation Requirement for Operations
– Annex IV Part CAT – Commercial Air Transport
– Annex V Part-SPA – Operations Requiring Specific Approvals
– Annex VI Part-NCC – Non-Commercial Operations with Complex Motor-Powered Aircraft
– Annex VII Part-NCO – Non-Commercial Operations with Other-Than-Complex Motor-Powered Aircraft
– Annex VIII Part-SPO – Specialized Operations

Target Groups

Flight Operations personnel, Training, Compliance, and Safety management.

Postholders and other key personnel, Maintenance organizations management and employees, Training Organizations management, Civil aviation, and Aero-medical and Airport authorities staff, Ground Operations Personnel International organizations operations personnel.


A background or understanding of Operations within European aviation.

Learning Objectives

To familiarize current AOC holders and other Operational and Concerned Personnel with a detailed understanding of EASA Part OPS Structure and Environment with emphasis on Compliance Monitoring and AMC & GM procedures.

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1 day – Start at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment breaks.

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

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