Accountable Manager and Post Holder (Nominated Persons) Core Regulatory Obligations

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This course considers in detail the Role and Responsibilities of both Accountable Managers as well as Aviation Post Holders to understand their responsibilities to ensure compliance with EASA regulations.

It is specially designed to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the obligations of an EASA Aviation Organization Accountable Manager or Nominated Person.

The Competent Authority will assess that the applicant has both the appropriate background experience and competencies to support the role.

The role of Accountable Manager and Nominated Person is a serious and demanding role and needs to satisfy the Regulator (in the case of the NP via the EASA Form 4 process).

Typical responsibilities of the Nominated Person will be discussed within the course. They mainly include ensuring the company’s compliance with EASA regulations and ensuring that the company is following the required procedures, the ongoing development of Operations Procedures, and oversight of the general Safety and Security delivery of Standards.

The NP is crucially responsible for the management of Staff Competence and the effectiveness of the Safety Management System within the business areas under direct control.


The Course is suitable for all aviation domains - Operations/CAMO/Maintenance (AMO).


a) The course will develop the delegate’s understanding of “Regulatory Requirements” and Airworthiness Principles, and how they relate to the applicable regulatory approval.

b) To support an understanding of the organization’s legal obligation for regulatory compliance.

c) To raise an understanding of the approved organisations monitoring processes in particular within the Quality Safety and Training departments to ensure effective compliance with the various requirements and obligations as well as associated requirements.


- ICAO Introduction
- A Brief History of European Aviation Regulatory Development
- The Quality & Safety Responsibilities of the AM
- Considering the Accountable Managers Aviation Safety Management System (SMS) Responsibilities
- Nominated Post Holders
- Airworthiness
- EASA Basic Regulation (EU) 2018/1139
- Considering Quality & Safety
- Aviation Safety Management System Implementation Challenges
- Managing Corporate Culture
- Developing Appropriate Communication
- Managing Standards
- European Aviation Health & Safety Legislation - General Introduction
- Developing Aviation Procedures


This course is aimed at Accountable Managers and Nominated Post Holders.


A background in an aviation environment is required for nominated persons as subject matter expert.

The following additional areas of knowledge will add value to the overall experience Strong benefit will be the general awareness of:
- Aviation SMS
- Quality & Safety Root Cause Analysis within an EASA Environment
- EASA Quality Assurance Auditing
- For AMO: Understanding of Part 145 (Production Planning, Logistics, Technical Records), foundations of Part 147, and Part 66
- For CAMO: EASA Part M and Part CAMO, Crises Management & Emergency Response
- For OPS: (EU) Regulation 965/12 , Flight Crew Licensing and Crises Management & Emergency Response


The primary purpose of this training is to support Accountable Managers and Nominated Post Holders with a core program of regulatory instruction to prepare them for a regulatory compliant role within their organisation.


Course type: Presentation without voice over

Duration equivalent to 1-day classroom training
Category: Executive & Managment Training/Operations
Price: 85 EUR


This course is part of the following programs:
Accountable Manager 145 Organisation Regulatory Training Program
Accountable Manager Operations Regulatory Training Program
Accountable Manager Operations & CAMO Regulatory Training Program


3 to 5 courses/delegates - 5%
6 to 10 courses/delegates - 10%
11 to 24 courses/delegates - 15%
25 to 49 courses/delegates - 20%
> 50 courses/delegates - 25%

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