EASA AOC Nominated Persons Training Considerations

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Introduction – Ref AMC1 ORO.GEN.200(a)(4) Management system ED Decision 2014/017/R

Regarding Safety Training – EASA requires the following

• All personnel should receive safety training as appropriate for their safety responsibilities.

• Adequate records of all safety training provided should be kept.

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GM2 ORO.AOC.135(a) Personnel requirements ED Decision 2019/019/R9/019/R

Concerning Competence of Nominated Persons

• Nominated persons in accordance with ORO.AOC.135 should be expected to possess the experience and meet the qualification provisions of (b) to (f) respectively. Exceptionally, in particular, in cases, where the nominated person does not meet these provisions in full, the nominee should have comparable experience and also the ability to perform effectively the functions associated with the post and with the scale of the operation.

• (b) Nominated persons for flight operations, crew training, and ground operations should have:

° practical experience and expertise in the application of aviation safety standards and safe operating practices;

° Comprehensive knowledge of:

° The applicable EU safety regulations and any associated requirements and procedures;

° The AOC holder's operations specifications; and(iii) the need for, and content of, the relevant parts of the AOC holder's operations manual;

• Familiarity with management systems preferably in the area of aviation;

• Appropriate management experience, preferably in a comparable organization; and

• 5 years of relevant work experience of which at least 2 years should be from the aeronautical industry in an appropriate position.

Flight Operations Post Holder

• Flight operations. The nominated person should hold or have held a valid flight crew license and the associated ratings appropriate to a type of operation conducted under the AOC. In case the nominated person’s license and ratings are not current, his/her deputy should hold a valid flight crew license and the associated ratings.

Crew Training Post Holder

• Crew training. The nominated person or his/her deputy should be a current type rating instructor on a type/class operated under the AOC. The nominated person should have a thorough knowledge of the AOC holder’s crew training concept for flight, cabin, and when relevant other crew.

Ground Operations Post Holder

• Ground operations. The nominated person should have a thorough knowledge of the AOC holder’s ground operations concept.

Continuing Airworthiness Post Holder

• Continuing airworthiness. The nominated person for continuing airworthiness or for the continuing airworthiness management contract, as the case may be, should have the relevant knowledge, background, and experience in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 1321/2014.

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