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SofemaOnline (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers stakeholder communication best practices.

Introduction

It should be noted that Commercial Airports worldwide are required to have an Airport Emergency Plan (AEP) in place which includes the capacity to set up and operate an Airport Crises Response function including setting up an Emergency Operations Centre.

Airlines should therefore understand that their role is to submit an airline emergency response plan (to the airport authority/operator) which integrates with (but is subordinate to) that of the airport’s equivalent plan (i.e. the AEP)

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Safety Management Systems (SMS) & Human Factors (HF) Combined Course - Fully Compliant with EASA PART CAMO

Available now Online with Voice Over

The course meets the full intent of EASA Part CAMO Requirements (Initial SMS & human factors training should cover all the topics of the training syllabus specified in GM2 CAMO.A.305(g)

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers the use of effective checklists in support of Emergency Response Planning

Introduction

No airline has sufficient resources to respond to every emergency situation independently. While it is not possible for every emergency and contingency to be anticipated and prepared for, It is still more than possible for a strong emergency preparedness program to be developed to avoid many of the common pitfalls and at the same time assist in limiting the negative impact as the event unfolds, including both liability and post-emergency issues.

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Understanding the Role of Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com training courses and the purpose of adding voice over.

Introduction

Sofema Online currently offers over 200 Courses and our Partner Sofema Aviation Services offers over 550 Courses.

It is important to understand that not all courses are suitable for everyone

 Entry Level Courses will be of little interest to persons with many years experience so it is important to choose wisely

 Hi-Level Courses will not enable an appropriate level of engagement by a newly indoctrinated person

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Sofema Online (SOL)  www.sofemaonline.com provides considerations related to best practice to deliver an effective Emergency Response Plan - ERP

Introduction

The impact of any emergency or crisis can be far reaching and without doubt it is essential to deal sensitively in the most effective way and to protect the good name of the organisation.

ERP Managers and Nominated Deputies need to have the competence to manage the organisation both into a crises situation, to manage correctly and to return to normal operations following the standing down of the various ERP & Go Team Activities.

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SofemaOnline (SOL)  considers primary factors related to the effectiveness of Emergency Response Training Programs.

Training is essential for all levels of staff who are required to engage with the Emergency across a range of disciplines and activities

Training Staff for emergencies is a challenge for many organisations as there is no immediate benefit following the training, simply it is an insurance against exposure to an incident, accident, or unforeseen event and Staff who are not involved in Emergency Response Systems on a daily basis will need to have appropriate training related to their roles and responsibilities.

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Understand the methodology and challenges to enable the implementation of the most effective 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.

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  • Managing Regulatory Training Competence in an EASA Third Country 145
  • EASA Part 145 Training Courses for Regulatory Compliance

SofemaOnline (SOL) considers the course currently available which meet the objective of an Approved EASA Part 145 Organisation

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EASA Regulatory Drivers for Emergency Response Plan (ERP)

Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers requirements and best practices related to the implementation and management of an effective ERP.

Introduction - AMC1 ORO.GEN.200(a)(3) Management system

Concerning the emergency response plan (ERP)

An ERP should be established that provides the actions to be taken by the operator or specified individuals in an emergency.

The ERP should reflect the size, nature and complexity of the activities performed by the operator.

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Presented by Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com

Introduction

There are a few truisms which are relevant when we discuss Emergency Response Planning 

  • The first is that practice really does make perfect – means the more we prepare the more professional is our response.
  • The second which is maybe a little “tongue in cheek” is that the more prepared we are for an emergency the less likely it will happen!
  • However, by practising we do have an opportunity to identify areas within the business process which can be optimised and improved.
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Comment by Steve Bentley – CEO of Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com – Your Aviation Regulatory Training Provider

Introduction

We are asked this question with regularity (unfortunately) – Is Sofema Aviation Services / SofemaOnline Approved by EASA to Deliver Regulatory Training?

Why unfortunately? – Because often the person asking is a Compliance or Safety Manager or even a Nominated Post Holder operating within the European Union and working for an Operator, or AMO / CAMO or an Airport or an Approved Training Organisation (ATO) or Maintenance Training Organisation (MTO).

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers the availability of supporting courses to support the role of Production Planner delivered online through our virtual aviation academy.

Introduction

EASA Part 145 and its forebear JAR 145 is a mature regulatory environment with nearly 30 years of development within the European Arena. There is increasing focus being brought to bear regarding the importance of managing competence within the workplace and it is for the reason that both EASA & European Regulatory Authorities are expecting that EASA Part 145 Organisations manage the competence of employees within the 145!

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Answer – All of the 13,000 Aviation Professionals have enrolled in SofemaOnline (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com EASA & FAA Online Regulatory Compliant Training Platform as registered users.

Introducing SofemaOnline

Welcome to SofemaOnline! The №1 destination for online regulatory compliant and vocational training courses in the aviation industry. (We will be glad to welcome you on board!)

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Sofema Online provides this most affordable solution to update your CAMO Team concerning the new Part M Regulations.

Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com Introduces a transition training package specifically developed with the aim of providing a regulatory update addressing the differences to EASA Part M introduced by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1383 and Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/270.

Note: From the 24 March 2020 Part CAMO is mandatory for all new applicants of Complex Motor Powered Aircraft (CMPA), and/or aircraft used by a Licensed Air Carrier. Following the transition from Part M Subpart G on 24th September 2021 will also be mandatory for all applicable aircraft.

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Critical Task Inspection FAA versus EASA

An FAA RII item is defined as: A designation of the items of maintenance and alteration that must be inspected (required inspections) including at least those that could result in a failure, malfunction or defect, endangering the safe operation of the aircraft if not performed properly or if improper parts or materials are used.

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How to Write a Business Plan Presented by SofemaOnline (SOL)

Introduction

Business plans usually include detailed information which is not only essential but can improve significantly the chance of success.

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Important Note

In every case follow the specific task guidance from the manufactures technical documentation.

Introduction

To allow the build-up of a film of dirt can actually reduce the flying efficiency of the aircraft as well as to adds extra weight. It is also possible for dirt to obscure or hide cracks, moreover dust and grit ingress can cause excessive wear of hinge fittings.

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It is a simple truth that Effective Managers and Team Leaders enable the development and optimization of our business leading to opportunities to drive efficiency and cost-saving.

As well as focusing on the needs of the Manager and Business area owner to respond in an effective way to the challenge of managing a team. The training courses support effective communication strategies and provide for an understanding of the various techniques used in effective management. 

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SofemaOnline (SOL) considers the availability of supporting courses to support the role of Maintenance Instructor delivered online through our virtual aviation academy. 

Introduction

EASA Part 145 and its forebear JAR 145 is a mature regulatory environment with nearly 30 years of development within the European Arena.

There is the increasing focus being brought to bear regarding the importance of managing competence within the workplace and it is for the reason that both EASA & European Regulatory Authorities are expecting that EASA Part 145 Organisations manage the competence of employees within the 145!

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Considerations for the availability of supporting EASA Part 145 Maintenance courses delivered online through our virtual aviation academy.

Introduction

EASA Part 145 and its forebear JAR 145 is a mature regulatory environment with nearly 30 years of development within the European Arena.

There is the increasing focus being brought to bear regarding the importance of managing competence within the workplace and it is for the reason that both EASA & European Regulatory Authorities are expecting that EASA Part 145 Organisations manage the competence of employees within the 145!

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