The number of instructors and examiners, taking into account their qualifications, must be adequate to support a TRTO. In addition SFI’s / TRI’s / SFE’s / TRE’s, working in other managerial or administrative duties, may not always be able to give their full attention to the TRTO; accordingly numbers of trainers to cater for such non-availability of management personnel is to be ensured.
INSTRUCTORS FOR FLIGHT TRAINING
For flight training duties, instructors shall hold or have held a professional pilot licence with Instructor rating and have instructional experience appropriate to the training courses they are appointed to conduct.
FLIGHT ENGINEER INSTRUCTOR Flight Engineer Instructors shall hold:
a flight engineer licence and rating(s) related to the flying training
courses they are appointed to conduct; or
an authorisation from the Authority to conduct specific training in a TRTO.
GROUND SUBJECT INSTRUCTOR
The Ground Subjects instruction shall be conducted by a duly DGCA approved Ground instructor.
Ground School and Examinations
A TRTO submission must include a description of the TRTO’s training accommodation and facilities which must be adequate and suitable for the training envisaged. The course syllabus and training programme should also be included in Part D.
The responsibility under DGCA requirements to set, administer and correct all Type Technical Knowledge Examination papers lies with the TRTO. The DGCA must be satisfied that a TRTO carries out this task fairly and responsibly using a secure confidential system.
The TRTO shall establish a system to ensure that the training centre operations and training are run efficiently and effectively. The quality system shall determine the effectiveness of TRTO policies, procedures, and training.