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EASA Aviation Trainers Learning Path Considerations

Sofema Online (SOL) considers the key aspects of an Aviation Instructors Learning Path.


Please Lets have a clear understanding here because it is important to understand that a 5 day Train the Trainer course does not “Deliver” us as a trainer and clearly we would be naïve if we were to believe this to be so.

So we are on a Journey of Discovery – How to become Strong & Effective Instructors, Trainers & Mentors?

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Sofema Online (SOL) considers key aspects of the management of Instructional Competence



Competence is the ability of an individual to perform a task correctly

>> Typically a set of defined elements provides a structured guide enabling the identification, evaluation and development of the behaviors in the individual employees

>> Competence may be considered as a combination of is a combination of individual skills, practical and theoretical knowledge, attitudes, training, and experience.

>> Delivering effective training relies on a complex mix of Subject Knowledge, familiarity with Processes and procedures, Human Factors and the impact of the Safety Culture within the workplace.

>> Competence can be negatively affected by aspects of physical, medical or mental fitness which should also be considered on an ongoing basis.

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Sofema Online (SOL) considers the best Instructional Strategies for effective online delivery of aviation subject matter.


Online Learning whether the student is working privately through material or whether he or she is led by an instructor is, without doubt, becoming the new normal, even to the point that it is expected to be the medium of choice in a post-Covid world.

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The Top 13 Techniques, Attitudes and Behaviours which may be adopted by effective Trainers – Presented by Sofema Aviation Services

1. How to Attract Attention

Being Able to Engage with the students and maintaining interest and attention is very important, this requires familiarity with adult learning behaviours.

2. Keeping Attention

Engaging with a range of techniques which focuses on maintaining the interest of the delegate is important – how to achieve?

3. Avoid Unrelated Theory

Keeping attention means also keeping interest and staying on message is a positive way to ensure this.

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The Current Portfolio of SAS “TTT” - training courses currently on offer include Ramp Safety / HF TTT - Maintenance Instructor TTT, Human Factors TTT, Internal Auditor TTT, Safety Management System TTT, Fuel Tank Safety (FTS) & Electrical Wiring Interconnect System (EWIS) TTT and Maintenance Error Decision Aid (MEDA) TTT.

Correct Understanding is Important

Let's have a clear understanding here because it is important to understand that a 3 or 4 day training does not “Deliver” a trainer and clearly we would be “not correct”  if we were to believe this to be so.☺

The reality is that this course as well as other activities is part of a systematic process of building soft skills and competence across a range of topics which support the organization.

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