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Specialized Aviation Courses

TAT offers specialized training programs of general interest for technical as well as administrative personnel. Whether it is initial or re-current training, all programs and courses can be adapted to meet the specific needs and requirements of our clients.

Human Factors Training Course and Examination in accordance with Part - 66 requirements

Course Duration: 3 day

Prerequisites: None.

Target Group

  1. All aviation roles especially safety-critical ones
  2. Air traffic controllers and ANSP management
  3. Civil aviation authority, airport ,aircraft maintenance staff and ground staff

Content

  1. Definitions, concepts and history
  2. Aviation Human Factors, management and the organization
  3. Human performance in aviation operations
  4. Fatigue and stress and how to manage them
  5. Human information processing and operational decision-making
  6. Human error and threat management
  7. Threat and Error Management (TEM) in flight operations, air traffic control and cabin operations
  8. Resource management training on the flight deck and in air traffic control
  9. Automation in the workplace
  10. The design of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and checklists

Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Understanding the nature of Human Error
  2. Identify and predict potential maintenance Human Error
  3. Reduce human error working under the stress and fatigue
  4. Identify strategies for reducing or controlling maintenance Human Error
  5. Adopt a credible policy toward human error
  6. Provide training in Threat & Error Management strategies for individuals and maintenance teams
  7. Identify threats and deal with them before they become errors
  8. Assist in assessing current and proposed maintenance policies and procedures
  9. Conduct investigations for individuals involved incidents
  10. Develop effective risk management practices

Instruction method and training aids: This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization or at the customer’s location in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  1. CBI with projection
  2. Case studies

Examination

Closed book examinations will be conducted throughout the course. The minimum passing mark for the exam paper is 75 %.

Refresher: The refresher of this course duration is 1 day.

Fuel Tank Safety

Course Duration: 1 day

Prerequisites: Familiarity with relevant regulations.

Aircraft Engine: None.

Target Group: management personnel, quality auditors, competent authority personnel.

Content

  • The theoretical background behind the risk of fuel tank safety: the explosions of mixtures of fuel and air, the behavior of those mixtures in an aviation environment, the effects of temperature and pressure, energy needed for ignition etc; the ‘fire triangle’. 2 concepts to prevent explosions
  • Ignition source prevention and flammability reduction
  • A short background showing examples of FTS accidents or incidents
  • The description of concept of fuel tank safety and CDCCL
  • Some examples of manufacturers documents showing CDCCL items
  • Typical examples of FTS defects
  • Some examples of TC holders repair data
  • Some examples of maintenance instructions for inspection

Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the participant should:

  • Have knowledge of the history of events related to fuel tank safety issues and the theoretical and practical elements of the subject, have an overview of the FAA regulations known as SFAR (Special FAR) 88 of the FAA and of JAA Temporary Guidance Leaflet TGL 47, be able to give a detailed description of the concept of fuel tank system (including Critical Design)
  • Configuration Control Limitations CDCCL, and using theoretical fundamentals and specific examples
  • Have the capacity to combine and apply the separate elements of knowledge in a logical and comprehensive manner
  • Have knowledge on how the above items affect the aircraft
  • Be able to identify the components or parts or the aircraft subject to FTS from the manufacturer’s documentation

Instruction method and training aids: This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization or at the customer’s location in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  1. CBI with projection
  2. Case studies

Examination

Participants will receive a Part-147 certificate.

Refresher: The refresher of this course duration is 1 day.

Electrical Wiring Interconnection System (EWIS)

Course Duration: 2 day

Prerequisites: Category B1 certifying staff (inspectors/ technicians) other engineering or planning work in service aircraft.

Level 2

Target Group: Qualified staff performs electrical /avionic engineering on in-service aero plane, Qualified Staff performing other engineering or planning work on in- service aero plane, (Target Group 3 &5 ACC to AMC (20-22) and other service staff with duties in proximity to EWIS.

Content

  1. Introduction to general electrical wiring interconnection system
  2. Wiring practices documentation
  3. Inspection for zonal areas of inspection and wiring system damage
  4. Connective devices, typical damage found
  5. Connective device repair, connector types and terminal blocks
  6. Wire identification and insulation qualities
  7. Housekeeping for external/internal contamination sources and protection planning

Objectives

  • Improve the approach of maintaining and modifying aircraft wiring systems
  • Ensure to follow the proper procedure, methods, techniques and practices that are used for maintenance, preventive maintenance and inspection of EWIS

Instruction method and training aids: This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization or at the customer’s location in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  1. CBI with projection
  2. Demonstration on actual aircraft wiring parts as examples

Examination

Closed book examinations will be conducted throughout the course. The minimum passing mark for the exam paper is 75 %. Participants will receive a Part-147 certificate upon successful completion of the course.

Refresher: The refresher of this course duration is 1 day.

Extended Twin Operations (ETOPS)

Course Duration: 2 day

Prerequisites: None.

Target Group: Personnel associated with aviation maintenance.

Content

  1. Introduction to ETOPS
  2. ETOPS regulations and rules, aircraft and operator approvals
  3. ETOPS maintenance and tasks
  4. Connective devices, typical damage found
  5. ETOPS reliability program and engine/oil monitoring
  6. ETOPS logbook entries Extended Twin Operations (ETOPS)

Objective

After completing this course the candidate is expected to:

  1. Identify the requirements to permit ETOPS operation
  2. Perform necessary checks, tasks and procedures for ETOPS
  3. Use appropriate documentation to follow up maintenance and inspection to allow ETOPS operation

Instruction method and training aids: This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization or at the customer’s location in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  1. CBI with projection

Examination

Examinations are conducted based on the client’s demand at TAT location or the client’s location. 1 exam shall be conducted based on a request from the client for human factors in aviation maintenance with duration of 60 Min.

Introduction to Quality Management

Course Duration: 3 day

Prerequisites: None.

Target Group: Management and senior Certifying staff, Those who audit an organization's processes as part of the internal audit programme.

Content

  1. Introduction
  2. Understanding Quality Managing for Quality Assurance
  3. The Link between Quality and Safety
  4. Stages in Development and Implementation
  5. System Audit
  6. System Review
  7. Quality planning and follow-up methods
  8. Process control

Objective

After completing this course the candidate is expected to:

  1. Improve management systems
  2. Explain and understand the purpose and structure of ISO 9001:2008
  3. Plan and prepare for an internal audit from all aspects
  4. Communicating the quality system
  5. Write factual audit reports that help to improve the effectiveness of the QMS
  6. Improve effectiveness of corrective actions and quality control

Instruction method and training aids: This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization or at the customer’s location in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  1. CBI with projection

Examination

Examinations are conducted based on the client’s demand at TAT location or the client’s location. 1 exam shall be conducted based on a request from the client for human factors in aviation maintenance with duration of 60 Min.

Introduction to Audit Technique

Course Duration: 4 day

Pre requisite: A background in an aviation regulatory environment. No previous experience of auditing or any regulatory management function is necessary.

Target Group: Management and senior Certifying staff.

Content

  1. Certified Lead Auditor Training Course
  2. The requirements of ISO-9001 explained
  3. The Audit Life Cycle
  4. Qualities Required of Auditors
  5. Document Initial Preparation
  6. Development of the Assessment Schedule
  7. Detailed Planning
  8. Audit tools and techniques
  9. Examples and worksheets Advanced auditing techniques and review of audit tasks
  10. Applications for auditing
  11. Audit process management

Objective

After completing this course the candidate is expected to:

  1. Develop auditing processes to suit a broad range of regulatory auditing activities
  2. Have the knowledge and confidence to develop auditing processes
  3. Improve the ability of decision making

Instruction method and training aids: This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization or at the customer’s location in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  1. CBI with projection

Examination

Examinations are conducted based on the client’s demand at TAT location or the client’s location. 1 exam shall be conducted based on a request from the client for human factors in aviation maintenance with duration of 60 Min.

Aircraft marshalling

Course Duration: 2 day

Prerequisite: None.

Target Group: Personnel associated with aviation maintenance, Ground handling staff, Turnaround Coordinators, Ground Service Equipment (GSE) Operators. Aircraft marshaling.

Content

  1. Aircraft General Presentation
  2. Ground Servicing Equipment
  3. Marshall Duties
  4. General Safety Regulations
  5. Flight Crew Hand Signals and Hand Signals In Case Of Fire
  6. Safety Measures during Engine Operation

Objective

After completing this course the candidate is expected to:

  1. Understand and apply safety precautions of aircraft marshalling
  2. Understand and apply Marshalling Signals (IATA vs. ICAO signals)
  3. Being prepared for all marshalling situations in case of hazards and how to handle them according to the correct procedures and regulations

Instruction method and training aids: This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization or at the customer’s location in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  1. CBI with projection
  2. Actual practice

Examination

Examinations are conducted based on the client’s demand at TAT location or the client’s location. 1 exam shall be conducted based on a request from the client for human factors in aviation maintenance with duration of 60 Min.

Aircraft Pushback & Start-Up

Course Duration: 4 day

Prerequisite: None.

Target Group: Personnel associated with airplane turnaround activities.

Content

  1. Definitions
  2. Engine hazards areas for any engine in A/Cs in customer’s capability list
  3. Towing hazard zones
  4. Pushback preparation and procedure
  5. Start-up preparation and Steering de-activation for A/Cs in customer’s capability list
  6. External safety inspection
  7. Start up before push back (using APU, GPU & ASU)

Objective

After completing this course the candidate is expected to:

  1. Use the appropriate and approved pushback equipment
  2. Identify operating characteristics of the engines
  3. Correct installation of the tow bar and steering deactivation pins

Instruction method and training aids: This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization or at the customer’s location in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  1. CBI with projection
  2. Actual practice

Examination

Examinations are conducted based on the client’s demand at TAT location or the client’s location. 1 exam shall be conducted based on a request from the client for human factors in aviation maintenance with duration of 60 Min.

Reduce vertical speed minima (RVSM)

Course Duration: 2 day

Prerequisite: None.

Target Group: Personnel associated with aviation maintenance Reduce vertical speed minima (RVSM).

Content

  1. RVSM overview
  2. Qualifications and approval
  3. RVSM equipment
  4. Ground Operations (Pre -flight Operations)
  5. Flight Operations
  6. Communications
  7. Contingencies and Diversions
  8. International RVSM

Objective

After completing this course the candidate is expected to:

  1. List the benefits of the RVSM program
  2. Properly use the RVSM controlling documents and regulations
  3. Identify RVSM critical components and their function
  4. Describe the RVSM compliance-to-approval process and the additional maintenance requirements for continued RVSM airworthiness

Instruction method and training aids: This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization or at the customer’s location in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  1. CBI with projection
  2. Actual practice

Examination

Examinations are conducted based on the client’s demand at TAT location or the client’s location. 1 exam shall be conducted based on a request from the client for human factors in aviation maintenance with duration of 60 Min.

Refresher: The refresher of this course duration is 2 days

Aviation Legislation

Course Duration: 4 day

Level: 2

Prerequisite: None.

Target Group: Accountable Managers, Quality Managers, Post Holders, Supervisors, Certifying Staff, Technicians, QA Personnel, Managers involved in leading positions with relevant task to Aviation legislation (for example responsible of Human Resources, Supplier-Evaluation, Stock Management).

Content

  1. RVSM overview Regulatory Frameworks of International Civil Aviation Organization Role of: CARC / EASA
  2. Detailed understanding of Part- 66, part-145, part-M and part-147 and their relationship
  3. JAR-OPS Commercial Air Transportation
  4. General Certification rules
  5. Documents of Airworthiness and Registration

Objective

This course shows an overview about the existing structure of the Aviation Legislation. Using practical illustrations, participants will understand the different kind of levels of the Aviation legislation in theory. They will also gain awareness of what is necessary to know for the daily business and how this knowledge can be successfully implemented into their organization.

Instruction method and training aids: This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization or at the customer’s location in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  1. CBI with projection

Examination

Written examination at the end of course, Participants will receive a Part-147 certificate upon successful completion of the course.

Refresher: The refresher of this course duration is 2 days.

Inspection Technique

Course Duration: 5 day

Prerequisite: None.

Target Group: Personnel involved in aircraft inspection from Inspectors, Testers, Quality Engineers & Technicians, Quality Managers.

Content

Main topics and subjects included but not limited to:

  1. Human factors for inspectors
  2. Tools and measuring equipment
  3. Inspection fundamentals
  4. Special inspections
  5. Visual inspection for the aircraft
  6. Non-destructive testing (NDT)
  7. Corrosion
  8. Regulatory requirements

Objective

After completing this course the candidate is expected to:

  1. Perform required inspections to the same standard
  2. Develop an understanding regarding the need for effective aircraft maintenance inspection
  3. Have a common and clear understanding of the meaning of the terms used in the maintenance program and the job/task cards
  4. Utilize the available inspection tools and use them correctly

Instruction method and training aids: This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization or at the customer’s location in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  1. CBI with projection
  2. Actual practice

Examination

Examinations are conducted based on the client’s demand at TAT location or the client’s location. 1 exam shall be conducted based on a request from the client for human factors in aviation maintenance, duration of 60 Min.

Refresher: The refresher of this course duration is 2 days.

Train the Trainers

Course Duration: 2 day

Prerequisite: None.

Level: 2

Target Group: Personnel interested in general overview of aviation regulations.

Content

  1. Instructor responsibility
  2. Enhanced methods of training
  3. How to create the course material
  4. Techniques of effective presentations

Objective

After completing this course the candidate is expected to:

  1. Understand the responsibility of the instructor when delivering the course
  2. Enhance his/her presentation skills and techniques
  3. Develop his/her tools of making the course

Instruction method and training aids: This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization or at the customer’s location in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  1. CBI with projection
  2. Demonstration
  3. Actual practice

Safety Management System (SMS)

Course Duration: 2 day

Prerequisite: None.

Target Group: Airline operations managers, Corporate and operational safety managers, analysts, coordinators, Post holders and Quality managers.

Content

  1. Introduction to Safety Management System (SMS)Enhanced methods of training
  2. Concept of Safety
  3. The Organizational accident
  4. Hazard Identification & Safety Risk Management
  5. Documentation of Hazards
  6. Risk Management
  7. ICAO Regulation

Objective

After completing this course the candidate is expected to:

  1. Identify the key concepts of ICAO approach to SMS Enhance his/her presentation skills and techniques
  2. Identify how SMS are being effectively applied in Airlines
  3. Get management’s and the workforce’s support and involvement a ‘safety case’ of SMS
  4. Take into account human and organizational factors in SMS Implementation

Instruction method and training aids: This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization or at the customer’s location in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  1. CBI with projection
  2. Demonstration
  3. Actual practice
  4. Accidents case studies

De-icing/Anti-icing Procedure

Course Duration: 2 day

Prerequisite: None.

Content

  1. The basic aerodynamics and meteorology related to deicing/ anti-icing operations
  2. Health and safety
  3. De-icing fluids
  4. De-icing/anti-icing operation
  5. Aircraft types
  6. De-icing/anti-icing equipment and coordination
  7. Quality control

Objective

After completing this course the candidate is expected to:

  1. Understand aircraft de-icing standards and procedures as required by regulators
  2. Understand Different aspects of de-icing/anti-icing operations
  3. Understand de-icing/anti-icing equipment, environmental issues and coordination

Target Group: Qualified aircraft engineers, mechanics and technicians involved in aircraft maintenance, Ground service provider staff.

Instruction method and training aids: This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization or at the customer’s location in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  1. CBI with projection
  2. Actual practice
  3. Accidents case studies

Train the Assessor

Course Duration: 1 day

Level: 2

Prerequisite: Participants should be familiar with relevant legislative CARC & Regulations.

Target Group: Any participant in Part-145 or 147 Organizations that needs Level II training in the subject.

Content

  1. Defining of assessment
  2. Define the types of assessment
  3. Misunderstandings about assessment
  4. Assessment strategies
  5. How to assess

Objective

After completing this course the candidate is expected to:

  1. Be able to define the types of assessment
  2. Identify errors about assessment
  3. Have an understanding on the assessment strategies
  4. Exercise how to assess

Instruction method and training aids: This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization or at the customer’s location in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  1. CBI with projection

Area Navigation (RNAV)

Course Duration: 2 day

Prerequisite: None.

Target Group: Personnel associated with aviation maintenance, Air Traffic Controllers, Aircraft operators especially flight operations and planning managers and personnel and National and Civil aviation authorities.

Content

  1. RNAV General
  2. Define the types of assessment
  3. Waypoints and Radio beacons
  4. Presentation of latest RNAV Regulation
  5. Self-contained navigation (INS/IRS)
  6. FMS with updatable data bank
  7. Satellite Navigation GPS
  8. PBN Performance based Navigation
  9. RNP Required Navigation Performance

Objective

After completing this course the candidate is expected to:

  1. Identify the concept and purpose of RNAV
  2. Identify systems that require additional maintenance or inspection to allow RNAV operation
  3. Perform necessary checks and procedures for RNAV

Instruction method and training aids: This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization or at the customer’s location in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  1. CBI with projection

All Weather Operations (AWOPS)

Course Duration: 2 day

Prerequisite: None.

Target Group: Personnel working for AMO and CAMO staff, Station and ground operations managers, Airfield and airport operations managers.

Content

  1. What is AWOPS?
  2. Air Navigation, Communications and Surveillance
  3. Approval of Minimum Equipment Lists (MEL) and Configuration Deviation Lists (CDL) an aircraft type (type design approval)
  4. Procedures to approve special courses for the performance of preventive maintenance on primary category aircraft
  5. General operating and flight rules – maintenance issues

Objective

  1. Identify the requirements to permit ALL WEATHER operation
  2. Use appropriate documentation to identify systems that require additional maintenance or inspection to allow AWOPS
  3. Perform necessary checks and procedures for AWOPS

Instruction method and training aids: This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization or at the customer’s location in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  1. CBI with projection

Minimum Navigation Performance (MNPS)

Course Duration: 2 day

Prerequisite: None.

Target Group: Personnel associated with aviation maintenance.

Content

  1. MNPS Milestones
  2. Introduction to Aircraft Navigation Systems
  3. Communication Systems
  4. NAT MNPS Defined area
  5. Application and approval process
  6. Conditions for removal of MNPS approval
  7. Communication and Position Reporting Procedure & Procedures in the event of Navigation System Degradation or Failure

Objective

After completing this course the candidate is expected to:

  1. Identify the requirements to permit Minimum Navigation Performance
  2. Use appropriate documentation to identify systems that require additional maintenance or inspection to allow MNPS
  3. Perform necessary checks and procedures for MNPS

Instruction method and training aids: This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization or at the customer’s location in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  1. CBI with projection

Aircraft General Familiarization

Course Duration: 5 day

Prerequisite: Part-66 Aircraft Maintenance License Category C or Participants must have general knowledge of aircraft systems.

Level:1

Target Group: Administrative and management staff in maintenance organizations such as Engineering, CAA inspectors, Design, Compliance Verification and Certification Engineers.

Content

This course covers Airframe, Engine, Electrical and Avionics elements to ATA specification 104 Level 1.Training includes:

  • A description of systems
  • Principal system component

Objective

After completing this course the candidate is expected to:

  1. Define the general layout of the aircraft’s major systems
  2. Identify safety precautions based on the aircraft type
  3. Identify maintenance practices and the use of special tools and test equipment based on the aircraft type
  4. Customize his professional communication with customers, suppliers, business partners and authorities
  5. Reduction in time and cost by being more precise about the location and working on the aircraft various systems

Instruction method and training aids: This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization or at the customer’s location in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  1. CBI with projection

Aircraft Structural Repair

Course Duration: Theoretical: 10 Days Practical: 5 Days

Level: 1

Prerequisite: None.

Target Group: Personnel associated with sheet metal and composites maintenance from technicians, structure & service engineers.

Note: This course is designed for aircraft structural repair (sheet metal and composites) but it could be tailored for sheet metal only or composite repair only or both based on the client’s demand and nature of work carried out.

Content

  1. Safety, maintainability, structural design criteria
  2. External & eternal loads, ground loads, typical gust, static strength design
  3. Material types and how to use them
  4. Classifications of Fasteners and joints
  5. SRM usage and documentation
  6. Composite materials, types, manufacturing, design repairs
  7. Core materials and Erosion prevention

Objective

  1. Acknowledge the aircraft structure from maintenance, inspection and repairs
  2. Learn to use the structure repair manual efficiently
  3. Use the correct tools to carry out any sheet metal or composite repair

Instruction method and training aids: This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization or at the customer’s location in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  1. Computer based overhead projection presentations
  2. Video / photos projection

Examination

Examinations are conducted based on the client’s demand at TAT location or the client’s location. 1 exam shall be conducted based on a request from the client for human factors in aviation maintenance with duration of 60 Min.

Continuation Course

Level: 2

Duration: 3 days.

Target Group:

TAT Instructors, Knowledge Examiners and practical Assessors.

Content:

  1. This course develops and/or improves the Maintenance Training Organization personnel knowledge and skills according to PART 147.105(h)
  2. This course can be modified to meet all CARC latest regulations and amendments
  3. Provides Latest instructional techniques

This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  • CBI with projection

Minimum Equipment List Policy and Procedure (MEL)

Duration: 1 day.

Pre-requisites:

A background or understanding of Operations within the aviation industry.

Target Group:

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

Description:

The MEL is an operational document available for flight crew to review in the event of any inoperative equipment being offered for the flight. Any equipment failures which potentially affect the airworthiness of the aircraft must be assessed in accordance with the MEL prior to acceptance for flight.

A minimum equipment list (MEL) is typically based on the master minimum equipment list and provides for the operation of aircraft, subject to specified conditions, with particular equipment inoperative.

Content:

  • Introduction
  • Abbreviations & Terms
  • MMEL Regulatory Background and compliance with ICAO
  • Considering MEL Related Events & Issuers
  • MEL Regulatory Background EASA
  • MEL Regulatory Background FAA
  • MMEL Introduction
  • MEL Purpose / Philosophy and Regulatory Intent
  • MEL Structure
  • MEL Development & Certification
  • MEL Sources, Aircraft Configuration and STC Impact
  • MEL Airworthiness & Operations
  • Considering MEL Operations Procedures
  • MEL Restrictions & Deferment Process
  • MMEL /MEL Amendments

Course Objectives:

  1. Understand the regulatory background applicable to the MMEL/ MEL
  2. Be able to explain the philosophy and purpose and role of the MEL
  3. Understand the requirements related to maintaining validity of the MEL
  4. Satisfy the requirements related to MEL competence
  5. Be able to interpret the MEL content in the context of multiple aircraft defects
  6. Understand the Minimum Equipment List restrictions
  7. Be able to assess the MEL complies with the Aircraft Configuration
  8. Understand the Operators MEL Procedures
  9. Understanding MEL ownership and relationship to certification standards

This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  • CBI with projection

Production Planning in Aviation

Duration: 3 days.

Target Group:

All personnel with duties and/or responsibilities in the Production Planning environment, Quality Assurance Staff and persons working in a CAMO or Part M Quality System.

Pre-requisites:

- General Awareness of the structure and functionality of Part 145 Process.

- Good understanding of Part 145.47 is an advantage.

Description:

Whilst the responsibility for delivery of an effective Maintenance Planning process falls on the Operator, the delivery of an effective Production Planning function sits firmly with the CARC & EASA Part 145 Organization.
The role of the Production Planner is wide and varied and can contribute to significant savings within the Part 145 Process if accomplished effectively.
Amongst the many duties include the general oversight of the facilities, general work preparation, responsive to environmental conditions, inventory control. Subcontract Co-ordination, planning of safety critical tasks, managing hangar availability, man-hours estimation and availability and the control of approved data.
This in depth 3 Day course considers best practice processes for accomplishing the various tasks which together make up the challenging role of Production Planning.
This 3 day intensive course is specifically designed for people with a direct involvement in Part 145 Planning functions whether in a Management Supervisory or Administrative role.
It will also be of benefit to Quality Audit Staff and persons who normally work within the Part M CAMO environment.

Content:

The course will be covering topics including but not limited to:

  • Abbreviations
  • Aircraft Maintenance Planning Introduction
  • Regulatory Overview
  • Part M Part 145 Interface and responsibilities
  • Contract & Subcontract Management
  • Introduction to the Quality Control and Safety systems
  • Maintenance planning overview
  • The Basics of Maintenance Planning
  • The Approved Maintenance Program
  • Understanding the generation of the Work Package
  • Task Packaging
  • The Basics of Production Planning
  • Bringing together the key elements
  • Post Holder Responsibilities and Relationships
  • Managing Competencies
  • Optimizing the performance of the Part 145
  • Production Planning makes the difference
  • Critical Path Analysis
  • Accidents and Incidents - the link to Safety
  • Human Factors and Production Planning
  • The Role of SMS in Production Planning
  • 145.40 Equipment, tools and material
  • 145.42 Acceptance of components
  • 145.45 Maintenance data
  • 145.47 Production Planning
  • The importance of Considering AD’s SB’s and Mods
  • Job Card & Defect Card Management
  • Service Level Agreements & Optimizing the Supply Chain
  • Procedures Information and Practices
  • Capacity Planning
  • Task Optimization vs Package Optimization
  • Man-hours Planning and Estimation
  • Comparison of "Block," "Phased," and "Equalized" check philosophy
  • Aviation Maintenance Post Check Analysis and Follow up
  • Production Planning Change Management Process
  • Developing a Personal Action Pl

Course Objectives:

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. A detailed understanding of the regulatory environment and consideration of the interface between Maintenance and Production Planning
  2. To promote a comprehensive understanding of the role of Production Planning in particular all fundamental activities
  3. An understanding regarding industry best practice techniques to deliver effective Production Planning
  4. To deliver a comprehensive understanding of best practice processes to generate efficiencies in the Maintenance Planning Process
  5. To promote an understanding the Role of Safety Management Systems, particularly in the area of Production Planning

This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  • CBI with projection

Aircraft Reliability System

Duration: 1 day.

Pre-requisites: A background in an aviation airworthiness environment.

Target Group:

  • Reliability Department Personnel looking to review and refresh the regulations
  • Quality Assurance staff required to audit the Reliability process
  • Staff involved in managing the Maintenance or Reliability programs
  • Other staff with specific general interest

This course is designed for persons who are involved in the technical management of Commercial Aircraft Maintenance, In Particular Persons with responsibility for the Reliability function. Technical Engineering, Maintenance Planning, Quality Auditors, Technical Records as well as anyone with an interest to achieve an effective interface between the reliability function and other departments within the organization.

Content:

The participant will acquire knowledge required to perform aircraft reliability monitoring programme. The program includes understanding of reliability program basic principles, data flow, reporting, analysis, corrective actions and maintenance program changes in order to keep aircraft in airworthy condition.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed:

  • Abbreviations & Terms
  • General Introduction to Aircraft Reliability Systems
  • The Benefits of an Effective Reliability Program
  • Operator Responsibilities
  • Performance Standards (Alert Levels)
  • Aircraft Maintenance Programme Reliability Compliance
  • Developing the Organizational Reliability Program
  • Reliability Information Sources and Collection
  • Engine Reliability Program
  • Reliability Analysis and Interpretation
  • Data Display and Reporting Requirements
  • Reliability Information Display Systems
  • Reliability Programme Administration
  • Developing Reliability Procedures
  • Reliability Auditing
  • Corrective Actions
  • Managing external information sources
  • Pooling Arrangements
  • Evaluation, Review and Changes
  • Managing Competencies

Objectives:

  1. Understand the role of Reliability Program
  2. Understanding how an effective reliability program can drive operational optimizations
  3. Develop enhanced awareness of warranty related benefits
  4. Consider the role of reliability driven Aircraft System and Vendor Service Bulletin implementation
  5. Achieve a solid understanding related to Subpart G Reliability related Continued Airworthiness Management (CAM) Regulatory Requirements
  6. Be able to explain the purpose and operational functionality of the Reliability process within your organization

This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  • CBI with projection

Examination: None.

ETHM / Engine Trend & Health Monitoring

Description:

When engines are not operating properly, the whole aircraft is affected. This is why Engine Health Monitoring (EHM) is so important.
EHM checks the health of Aircrafts engines. By using information recorded during flight either by your flight crew or through the information bus of the aircraft. EHM can identify small problems before they become big problems and big problems before they become disastrous.

EHM course is designed to:

  • Manage Operation Costs
  • Enhance Safety
  • Preserve Value
  • Reduce Downtime
  • Operate at Peak Performance
  • Receive Regular Reports
  • Maintain Regulatory Compliance
  • Corrective/Preventive Action Alerts
  • Extend Service Life of Internal Engine Components
  • Potential to enable "On-Condition" Hot Section Inspections
  • Personalized Service & Support

Aircraft Accident/ Incident Investigation

Duration: 5 days.

Target Group:

Operational and technical airport staff, Safety personnel, CAA aircraft investigators and Operational manufacturer staff.

Prerequisites: None.

Description:

This course enables you to participate in an aircraft accident and serious incident investigation in accordance with ICAO Annex 13 standards. Special attention is given to understanding the underlying causes of accidents and incidents in order to improve safety and prevent future occurrences.

Course objectives:

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Raise awareness about the objectives of aircraft accident investigation, its origins and current practices
  2. Gain knowledge on the global best practices applied by states, authorities and organizations around the world involved in accident and incident investigations
  3. Learn about the types of accidents and serious incidents
  4. Understand the role your airline and nominated staff should play when assisting the investigation of an accident
  5. Identify the various workgroups and their roles in the investigation
  6. Learn the rights of an airline as an operator in the compilation of the final report

Course contents:

The course will be covering topics including but not limited to:

- Introduction

Regulatory agencies and management systems

  • International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
  • European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)
  • Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission (CARC)
  • Safety Management System (SMS)

ICAO SARPs

  • Requirements and obligations
  • ICAO Convention content

Obligation to investigate accidents

  • Safety and accident investigations
  • Contributions to safety improvements

ICAO Annex 13

  • Content and relevant definitions
  • Investigation objectives
  • Participating in the investigation
  • Implementing safety recommendations

Investigation authorities

  • Exercise: Your state’s accident investigation body

Accidents and incidents Classification

  • Exercise: Classification of accidents and incidents

Obligations of participating states

  • How does the airline fit in?

Accident notification process

  • Action of the State of occurrence

Initiation of investigation process

  • State of occurrence actions

How to prepare for participation

  • Go-team support functions

Rights and obligations of participants in an aircraft accident investigation

  • Airline advisor
  • Airline expert

Conducting an investigation

  • Planning
  • Airline responsibilities
  • Interviews with crew, survivors and witnesses

Investigation team expectations of the airline advisor or expert Final report

Airline go-team

  • Information to be provided
  • Exercise: Organize your go-Team

Review and summary

This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  • CBI with projection

Examination:

Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 75% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

Wheels & Breaks Maintenance Course

Duration: 2 days.

Prerequisites:

Candidate must possess Basic Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s License (Airframe & Powerplant), Aircraft Maintenance Technician with Basic Technician Certificate.

Target Group:

Aircraft Maintenance Engineers and Technicians who are involved in aircraft maintenance.

Content

  • Basic Engineering practices
  • Aircraft Tires
  • Aircraft Wheels
  • Aircraft Brakes
  • On-the-job Training

Objective:

To provide participants with necessary skills and experience through theoretical and practical training to be able to carry out repairs on aircraft wheels and brakes in accordance with the applicable structural repair manual.

This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  • CBI with projection

Logistics and Stores Inspection Procedure

Duration: 3 days.

Pre-requisites: A background in an aviation maintenance environment is an advantage.

Description:

  • A detailed practical understanding of the requirements to Manage and Develop an Aviation Store
  • To provide a regulatory and industry perspective for staff involved in Store Management and Receipt Inspection
  • Develop the attendees understanding of airworthiness and Receipt Certification principles including:-Electrostatic Inspection
  • To develop procedures for use in Stores and Goods Inspection
  • To review the problems associated with bogus parts

Contents:

  • Abbreviations
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Introductory Exercise
  • Regulatory Background
  • Developing a Fully Compliant Store including Inspection, Storage and Quarantine Parts Manufacturing Authority PMA / EPA
  • Fabrication of Parts
  • Safety & Quality System Review – SA, QC, QA & QI
  • Supplier Evaluation Procedures
  • SMS Introduction & Components of a SMS System
  • Authorized Release Certificates
  • Acceptance of Components as per Part M Subpart E
  • Dual/Triple Certifications
  • Components Life limited Components and Configuration Control
  • ATA 300 – Packing Requirements
  • Receiving inspection techniques (components, consumables; requiring special attention: engines, LG etc.)
  • Stores Receipt Guidance Documentation Review
  • Handling and Storage of Chemicals
  • Human Factors and Logistics
  • Dangerous Goods storage, packing, preparation for shipping
  • Electro Static Discharge Sensitive – ESDS
  • The problem of Bogus Parts
  • Disposal of Hazardous Waste

Objectives:

To provide attendees with:

  • A detailed practical understanding of the CARC & EASA Regulatory Requirements to Manage and Develop an Aviation Store
  • To develop a detailed understanding of the various process and procedures for staff involved in Stores Management and Receipt Inspection
  • Provide the attendees with an understanding of airworthiness and Receipt Certification principles including:-Electrostatic Inspection
  • How to develop your own local procedures for use in Stores and Goods Inspection areas
  • To review the problems associated with bogus parts where to verify status

This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  • CBI with projection

Maintenance Error Decision Aid

Duration: 2 days.

Pre-requisites: A background in an aviation maintenance environment is an advantage.

Target groups:

This course will be of very significant benefit to any person required to work within the MEDA process. Training Department Managers and other Training staff will also benefit from attendance at this course.

Content:

  • Maintenance Error Regulatory Drivers
  • SMS and Maintenance Error – The Future
  • Introduction to Maintenance Error Management
  • Understanding Error and Violations
  • Developing & Understanding Just and Effective Culture and Behavior
  • Basic principles and terminology used in Error Management Systems
  • Introduction to Maintenance Error Management Systems
  • Appreciation of steps to implementing MEMS and other available maintenance error investigation tools
  • Hazard Identification Risk Assessment & Mitigation
  • Managing & Conducting Interviews
  • Practical error investigation using MEDA –Case Study examples

Objectives:

Understand the methodology and challenges to enable the implementation of the most effect process to manage maintenance errors.

To develop best practice techniques for managing an effective Maintenance Error Management System using MEDA.

In addition delegates will understand how to develop organizational, specific MEDA programs for use within the organization.

This training can be provided either at TAT Training Organization in the form of stand-up lecture using:

  • CBI with projection

Examination:

Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 75% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

Maintenance Control Center (MCC)

Duration: 2 days.

Target groups:

Every personnel who works in the Maintenance Control center departmentز

Pre-requisites: of the relevant CARC & EASA legislation background.

The MCC is the nerve system for any airline that handles aircraft safety, airworthiness and it is very necessary to be punctual on tasks and on time.

Content:

  1. Fleet Tracker
  2. How to handle Delays and Cancellations
  3. Technical Delays and Cancellations
  4. How to provide efficient Technical Assistance
  5. Creation of Work orders & Work order Information System
  6. Assessment of Deferred Maintenance Items
  7. Aircraft Condition Monitoring
  8. Maintenance Planning, layover coordination
  9. Maintenance and Trouble Shooting Support

Objectives:

Upon the Completion of this course the participant will be able to:

  • Plan and schedule aircraft through all phases of assigned maintenance
  • Initiate maintenance actions to the work centers for scheduled and unscheduled maintenance as required, and assign priorities and completion times
  • Perform progress checks on work assigned
  • Maintain current aircraft status on the visual information display system (VIDS) board and keep divisions and work centers informed on the status of aircraft and related equipment
  • Prepare necessary aircraft parking plans and movement schedules
  • Maintain aircraft logs according to current directives
  • Ensure that maintenance instructions are prepared when required, and provide the necessary control to ensure compliance by work centers concerned
  • Assign a job control number for each maintenance action
  • Receive completed and processed source documents from the quality assurance/analysis division and file for historical purposes
  • Take necessary actions for reporting aircraft accounting data, aircraft engine accounting data, and other required reports

Methods of Training: Lecture, discussion, best practice examples.

Examination: The participant will receive a “Certificate of Attendance”.

No examination

Advanced Maintenance Planning Techniques

Duration: 1 day.

Prerequisite: General Awareness of the structure and functionality of the Part M would be an advantage but not essential.

Target groups:

  • All personnel with duties and/or responsibilities in the Airline Planning environment
  • Quality Assurance Staff
  • Production Planning and Reliability Specialists and Engineers

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

  • Introduction Overview and Regulatory Perspective
  • Aircraft Maintenance Program Development
  • Performance Based Maintenance Planning Optimization
  • Escalation/De-Escalation
  • Bridging Requirements
  • Comparison of “Block,” “Phased,” and “Equalized” check philosophy
  • Task Packaging & Maintenance Clusters
  • Capacity Planning
  • Man hour Planning and Estimation
  • Ageing Aircraft Structures
  • NDT in Aircraft Maintenance (Maintenance Planning Considerations)
  • Work Pack Auditing
  • Maintenance Planning – Production Planning Interface
  • Developing Service Level Agreements (SLA)

Learning Objectives:

The course considers opportunities to generate efficiencies in the Maintenance Planning process; it is specifically intended to support a proactive Planning approach.

Methods of Training: Lecture, discussion, best practice examples.

Developing Risk Assessment Strategy

Duration: 2 days.

Prerequisite:

  • A background in an aviation environment
  • A strong familiarity with ICAO SMS and principles and structure

Target groups:

This course will be of significant benefit to SMS Managers, Quality Managers and other Stakeholders in the organization who need to have the necessary background and skills to manage the Risk Assessment Strategies or perform Risk assessment in the work place.

Content:

  • Abbreviations & Definitions
  • The Evolution of Safety Thinking
  • The Difference between Conformance, Compliance and Performance
  • The Difference between Safety Assurance and Quality Assurance
  • Safety Culture and Risk Assessment
  • Human Factors and Risk Management
  • Practical Safety Auditing Techniques
  • Identifying Hazards-Risk Assessment & Root Cause Analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Advanced Risk Analysis
  • Safety Risk Management
  • Qualitative or Quantitative Risk Assessment
  • SMS Return On Investment & The Hidden Costs of Failed Safety Systems

Objectives:

The course considers Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment and its direct application within the context of Aviation SMS.
After attending this course the participant should be able to manage and perform the Risk Assessment Techniques and Strategies in the organization.

Methods of Training: Lecture, discussion, best practice examples.

Material Management Training

Duration: 2 days.

Prerequisite: None

Target groups:

The personnel who works with aviation materials and spare parts, documentation and logistics.

Content:

Training includes:

  • The review of main supplier; the analysis of aviation materials and spare parts
  • Documentation
  • The detailed description of the purchase (repair)
  • Systematization and order in the market of aviation materials/spare parts
  • Practical training

Objectives:

To provide students with the knowledge and skills required to deal with management problems in the aviation-related industries through exploring the inter-dependence between air-transport and logistics operations.

Methods of Training: Lecture, discussion, best practice examples.

Modification Control Basics

Duration: 1 day.

Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Aircraft Maintenance, Engineering Systems and Logistics requirements.

Target groups:

  • Engineering staff
  • Staff working with maintenance documents, engineering systems and logistics

Course Description:

This course was designed to give the participant a full and comprehensive overview over the complete module of Modification Control. Also, the user will learn the usage of the different programs and get practical experience.

Content:

  • View/Edit Modifications
  • Maintenance Forecast
  • Modification Status
  • Reporting Back Maintenance Events
  • Modification Control Setup
  • Weight and Balance
  • Modification Control Related Reports

Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Enter, edit modifications
  2. Build signoff trees to ensure an effective maintenance
  3. Assign documents to aircrafts or components
  4. Follow through a complete cycle of a document
  5. Report documents back to the system
  6. Keep an overview on status of modifications
  7. Handle the basic setup and functionalities of weight and balance
  8. Generate various reports

Methods of Training: Lecture, discussion, best practice examples.

Examination:

Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 75% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

Component Maintenance Training

Duration: 1 day.

Prerequisite: Staff working with maintenance, engineering systems and logistics.

Target groups:

Shop Managers and Shop Planners in order to achieve more efficient and successful working skills.

Description:

Component Maintenance Shop Planning Training will teach you how to handle the definition of the tasks to be performed within your shops, to plan and organize the logistics of your internal repair projects.

Content:

  • Address Administration
  • Part Administration
  • Task Definition
  • Template Definition
  • Shop Manager
  • Various Reports

Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Set up internal shops
  2. Administer internal shop capabilities and capacities
  3. Define sequential tasks (inspection, cleaning, disassembling)
  4. Assign defined tasks to part numbers, shops or order reasons
  5. Create and view CM projects
  6. Optimize shop capability in conjunction with forecasted visits

Methods of Training: Lecture, discussion, best practice examples.