(EC) Regulation 1178 Training For Civil Aviation Authority and Competent Authority Inspectors – 2 Days


Commission Regulation (EU) No 1178/2011 of 3 November 2011 lays 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.

The provisions of the Regulation on Aircrew are published in several documents: Implementing Rules (published in the Official Journal of the European Union) and associated Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC), Guidance Material (GM) and Certification Specifications (published on the Agency website). Aimed at the specific needs of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) / Competent Authority (CA) The purpose of this three day course on is consider in detail the obligations affecting EASA Air Crew Regulation.

A review of EASA Basic Regulation 216/08 is provided together with a comprehensive introduction to the annexes contained in EU regulation 1178/11 and Amending Regulations for Air Crew.

The Courses Focuses on the Obligations of the CAA / Regulatory Authority to ensure effective oversight of Aircrew Certification and Compliance. The Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC) and Guidance Material (GM) to Part-FCL and Part-MED were adopted by the Agency and published on the Agency’s webpage in December 2011. (ED Decision 2011/016/R AMC and GM Part-FCL and ED Decision 2011/015/R AMC and GM Part-MED).

What are the benefits of attending this training?

а) Familiarization with the requirements of the EC Regulation Aircrew (1178/2011)

b) Understand Role Specific Obligations related to the different parts of Regulation 1178/2011

c) Be able to cross reference the Implementing Rules IR with Acceptable Means of Compliance AMC & Guidance Material (GM)

d) Gain the knowledge to be able to perform a regulatory oversight Audit related to OrganisationalCompliance with Regulation 1178/2011

Why Should I choose SAS for the training?

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What Makes (EC) Regulation 1178 Training For Civil Aviation Authority and Competent Authority Inspectors –2 Days different?

Our instructors are competent and well versed in the need to build regulatory and workplace understanding into a range of opportunities which may be used to take the organization forward, by delivering outcomes, identifying roles and responsibilities and agreed timelines.

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

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

-Intro to the Basic Regulation EC 2018/1139
-EASA Regulations Overview
-Detailed review of Air Crew Regulation EU 1178/2011
-Annex I Part FCL
-Annex II Condition for converting existing national licenses
-Annex III Conditions for the acceptance of licenses issued by or on behalf of 3rd countries (ICAO)
-Annex IV Part Medical
-Annex V Part Cabin Crew
-Annex VI Authority requirements for Air Crew
Annex VI -Part ARA
-ARA.GEN.200 Management system
-Oversight, certification and enforcement
-Oversight Programme
-Initial Certification -Organisation
-Specific Requirements Relating to Flight Crew Licencing
-Oversight of AeroMedicalExaminers
-Specific Requirements Related to Approved Training Organisations
-Requirements related to Flight Simulation Training Devices (FSTD)
-Annex VII Organization requirements for Air Crew
-Associated Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC) and Guidance Material (GM)

Target groups

The Primary Focus of this training is aimed at Civil Aviation Authority and Regulatory Authority Inspectors in addition the course will be of significant benefit for persons involved in the management of pilot training as well as Pilots and Flight Operations Quality Auditors, Flight Operations Inspectors, Regulators and other External Auditors and Interested Parties.


A background in an aviation environment and familiarity with existing Air Crew Regulations will be an advantage.

Learning Objectives

To familiarize participants with the new structure and content of the Air Crew regulation. To achieve will have an in depth understanding of the structure and content of Regulation (EU) 1178/2011 (as amended), and attain the skills necessary to deliver regulatory and oversight audits of industry.

Duration 1 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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