Train the Trainer Fuel Tank Safety (FTS) – 2 Days


Important Note – This course is supplemental to a Generic Aviation Train the Trainer course which should be taken as a prerequisite.

The origins of the requirement for FTS Training go back to a number of incidents with TWA 800 together with several other noticeable events including 3 ground explosions of B737 which have had a catastrophic effect on the industry.

The outcomes were to mandate compulsory training in Fuel Tank Safety for all applicable operators and maintainers.

This course aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the requirement for effective FTS Training and provides a thorough grounding in effective techniques to enable your nominated FTS trainer to deliver appropriate training within your organization.

The course is highly practical, promotes best training practices and stimulates involvement, and provides powerful motivation. To introduce the delegate to training skills and to provide the confidence which can be developed to deliver effective FTS Training within your organizations.

This course is a Train the Trainer course it is not a replacement for the requirement for FTS training rather it is intended to prepare the Trainer for training within their own organizations.

Attendees will have an opportunity to purchase a license to permit in-company training in the following courses.

SAS Fuel Tank Safety 1 Day Phase 2
SAS EWIS for groups 3 to 8 1 Day
SAS EWIS for groups 1 & 2 3 Days

Who is the Course for?

The course is primarily focused on the needs of the EASA Part 145 and EASA Part 147 Instructors to be compliant with the obligation to develop and deliver In-Company EWIS Training Courses.

The course will also be of interest to persons who are interested in becoming Aviation Technical Instructors (Both EASA Part 147 and EASA Part 145) or wishing to hone existing skills.

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

a) Understand the structure, composition, and impact of EWIS Regulatory Requirements
b) Understand the best use of instructional tools and techniques to enhance instruction
c) Understand techniques to optimize and deliver practical presentations
d) Focus on the development of your communication skills.
e) Developing effective visual aids and supporting materials
f) Learn how to motivate participants and maintain attention
g) How to ensure participants’ active involvement throughout the training.
h) Consider group learning and collaborative learning techniques.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

– Abbreviations
– Understanding our Training Objectives and More
– Regulatory Background to FTS.
– Why do we have FTS Training?
– Understanding the specific content of FTS training to ensure compliance
– Case Studies (Accidents & Incidents)
– Delivering FTS Training within your Company Culture
– Establishing Organisational Competencies related to FTS management
– Developing and Training FTS Procedures
– Developing your organizational FTS Training Program
– Practical Exercise to Deliver Theoretical FTS Training

Target groups 

This course will be of very significant benefit to current and potential Trainers who need to have the necessary competence to deliver effective FTS Training.
Training Department Managers and other Training staff will also benefit from attendance at this course.


A background in an aviation maintenance environment. The delegate should have attended an Instructor Skills Course prior to attending this course.

Learning Objectives 

To provide a comprehensive understanding of the regulatory requirement for effective FTS

The course will introduce the delegate to training skills and provide the confidence which can be developed to deliver effective FTS Training that will satisfy the requirements.

An essential element then of benefiting from this training is to focus on the issues, how they relate to our workplace, and what we need to do to address them.

What do People Say About Sofema Aviation Services Training?

“The instructor used the right words to explain the material.”
“The discussions among the group were very beneficial.”
“The instructor showed a very resourceful background and experience.”
“All sections of the course were related to my field.”
“Adequate answers were given to specific questions.”


2 Days – The first day will commence at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment breaks.

To register for this training, please email or Call +359 28210806


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