Sofema Aviation Services Provides Both Initial and Recurrent Training for EASA Part 147 Instructors
Introduction – Instructional Techniques & Pedagogy (EASA Comments)
- Being an instructor is a specific job and it does require specific qualifications.
- An expert perfectly knowledgeable on a specific subject may in fact be a very poor instructor and not be able to efficiently transfer his/her knowledge to others if he/she was not trained to instructional techniques by specialists. The same principle applies to examiners and assessors.
- As a consequence, it is strongly recommended that instructors, examiners and assessors do attend dedicated trainings on instructional and assessment techniques (“Train-the-trainer” and “train-the-examiner / assessor”).
- Note: EASA regulations and policies do not provide with a specific curriculum for such “train-the-trainer” or “train-the-examiner / assessor” course, and it is up to the Part 147 training organisation to evaluate the quality of the training received by its instructors and, if necessary, to complement it through internal coaching, top-up training, etc….
Note – Practical assessors should meet the same criteria as the Practical instructor of the concerned elements (i.e. assessor for landing gear tasks meet the criteria of landing gear elements practical instructor).
Pedagogical Skills Requirements – Typical
- Completion of a “Train the assessor “course (required for Initial – note this course is available online with our Partner “Sofema Online” please see the following link:
o https://sofemaonline.com/lms/all-courses/165-easa-continuing-airworthiness-instructor-train-the-trainer/preview (This course is equivalent to 4 days in the classroom or webinar delivery)
- An assessment performed and documented by the Training Organisation’s Examination’s Manager (if himself appropriately qualified as practical assessor and in accordance with an MTOE procedure).
- Training to the Organisations procedures (MTOE) addressing practical assessments:
o https://sofemaonline.com/lms/all-courses/172-easa-part-145-part-147-supervisor-amp-assessor-training-skills-development/preview (This course considers the role of the Practical Assessor within an EASA Part 145 / 147 organisation).
- Training on specific assessment methods or devices used by the training organisation (i.e. simulators, synthetic task trainers etc.…)
What is the benefit of the training?
- Understand the structure, composition and impact of EASA Part 147 & Part 66 Regulations.
- To be able to provide training and deliver guidance whilst performing direct supervision.
- To be able to perform ongoing evaluation, handling trainee’s reactions and addressing cultural issues.
- Practical Training Development.
- Understand the best use of instructional tools and techniques to enhance instruction.
- Understand techniques to optimize and deliver practical presentations.
- Focus on the development of your communication skills.
- Developing effective visual aids and supporting materials.
- Stay up to date with industry instructional techniques.
Detailed Content / Topics (the following subjects will be addressed)
-Definitions & Abbreviations
-EASA Part 147 / 66 Regulatory Overview
-MTOE Section 3 Contents Review
-Typical duties of an EASA Part 147 Training Manager (Nominated Persons)
-Part-66/147 Regulatory Provisions Related to Examiners & Invigilators
-Criteria for EASA Part 147 Examiners Competence & Responsibilities
-Practical Instructor / Assessor Experience Requirements
-Managing Competency of Instructional Staff
-Practical Considerations related to an EASA Part 147 MTOE
-Structure and Development of EASA Part 147 Practical Type containing
-EASA Part 147 Training Needs Analysis (TNA) Explained
-TNA Quality Control Process
-Practical Assessors/Examiners Responsibilities
-Initial Assessment of Practical Assessors
-Distance Learning Practical Training
-EASA Part 147 Examiner / Assessor Continuation Training Objectives
-EASA Part 147 Performing a Practical Assessment
-Considerations Related to English Language Proficiency
-Examiner / Assessor Training Records
-Debrief & Close
The course will be of particular interest to EASA Part 147 Practical Instructors as well as Training Managers, it will also be of interest to Quality Auditors and Practical Assessors Competence Managers.
To attend the following Sofema Online self-paced training courses or alternatively to demonstrate similar courses have been completed:
EASA Part 147 Practical Instructor / Assessor Roles, Responsibilities & Experience, Qualifying the Practical Assessor & Instructor, Conduct & Delivery of Practical Training, Practical Assessment. 147 TNA & Quality Control Processes.
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2 Days – Start at 09.00 and finish at 17.00 with appropriate refreshment breaks.
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