UAE – GCAA CAR OPS 1 – 2 Days


The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority, known in these regulations as the “Authority” has implemented CAR-OPS 1 based on the European Joint Aviation Requirements (JAR), with a view to harmonizing legislation and to regulate commercial air transport and private operations of aeroplanes.

ICAO Annex 6 has been selected to provide the basic structure of CAR–OPS and for Air Operator Certification and Private Operator Authorization, but with additional sub-division where considered appropriate. The content of Annex 6 has been used and added to, where acceptable.

The Authority has adopted associated compliance or interpretative material wherever possible and, unless specifically stated otherwise, clarification will be based on this material or other JAR/EASA documentation.

The training outlines the overall regulatory framework of UAE GCAA and considers all roles and responsibilities related to the Organisation and Nominated Persons. Additionally the training is focused on the needs of the UAE Operational and CAMO Staff who are part of a Commercial Air Transport (CAT) Air Operators Certificate (AOC).

The training is suitable for all Operational staff including Ground / Flight Planning, Supervisory and Management Staff. Additionally, the course will be of benefit to Quality Audit Personnel.

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

a) Ensure a detailed understanding of UAE GCAA CAR OPS1 Structure and Environment with emphasis on Compliance Monitoring and AMC & GM procedures.

b) Understand the regulatory requirements to control and supervise a CAR OPS 1 Compliant Operator

c) Understand the Roles and Responsibilities of a Nominated Person within a CAR OPS 1 Environment

d) Be able to fully Engage with the Quality System (QMS) and Safety System (SMS) Process and Procedures in your Organisation

e) Understand the requirements related to Quality & Safety organisational obligations including Safety Management, Quality Assurance (QA) & Quality Control (QC)

f) Communicate and Motivate staff and effectively monitor their performance

Who is the Course for?

Regulatory Authority Members, Flight Safety Department Managers, and Inspectors with operational oversight responsibilities. Operations Accountable Managers and proposed Nominated Persons (NP) Flight OPS, Maintenance, Crew Training and Ground Ops, Compliance Monitoring Managers (Quality Managers) and Auditors, Safety Managers, Flight Safety Officers, Flight Operations Officers, and Cabin Crew Management.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

Abbreviations & Terms
Update & Notes
General Introduction
A Brief History of UAE Aviation Regulatory Development
SMS In an Operations Environment – CAR X
How We Measure and Categorize Risk
Mandatory & Voluntary Reporting ROSI & VORSI
Subpart A – Applicability
Subpart B – General
Subpart C -Operator Certification and Supervision
Subpart D -Operational Procedures
Subpart E -All Weather Operations
Subpart F -Performance General
Subpart G -Performance Class A
Subpart H -Performance Class B
Subpart I -Performance Class C
Subpart J -Mass and Balance
Subpart K -Instruments and Equipment
Subpart L -Communication and Navigation Equipment
Subpart M -Aeroplane Maintenance
Subpart N -Flight Crew
Subpart O -Cabin Crew
Subpart P -Manuals, Logs, and Records
Subpart Q -Flight/Duty Time and Rest Requirements
Subpart R -Transport of Dangerous Goods By Air
Subpart S –Security

Target Groups

Post holders and other Flight Operations personnel, CAMO Staff, Training Organizations management, Civil aviation, and Aero-medical and Airport authorities staff, Ground Operations Personnel International organizations operations personnel. Compliance and Safety management. Other related Key personnel including maintenance.

A background or understanding of Operations within European aviation will be an advantage.

Learning Objectives

To familiarize current AOC holders and other Operational and Concerned Personnel with a detailed understanding of UAE GCAA CAR OPS1 Structure and Environment with emphasis on Compliance Monitoring and AMC & GM procedures.

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2 days – Start 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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