The TRI/SFI course aims to provide the comprehensive training and assessment to the candidate Instructors that is required in order to issue a TRI or SFI certificate (Simulator restricted) in accordance with EASA regulations
The course is split into three parts. Parts 2 & 3 are designed for two Trainee Instructors
Part 1 : Teaching & Learning Instruction
25 Hours Training completed over 4 days
Note: Trainees holding or having held an instructor certificate will be fully credited in respect of Part 1
Part 2 : Technical Theoretical Knowledge Instruction
3 Days Training which includes EASA regulation, full system review, technical briefings, Instructor UPRT and some elements of Teaching & Learning Instruction
Part 3 : Flight Instruction
Completed over 4 Days
Days 1 to 3 (10 Hours) will consist of Full Flight Simulator (FFS) Sessions with an Assessment of Competence conducted on Day 4 (4 Hours)
Pre Entry Requirements
An applicant for the issue of a TRI certificate shall:
- Hold a CPL, MPL or ATPL pilots’ licence on the applicable aircraft category.
- Have completed 1500 hours flight time as a pilot on a multi pilot aeroplane.
- Have completed, within the 12 months preceding the date of application, 30 route sectors, including take-offs and landings, as Pilot in Command (PIC) or co-pilot on the applicable airplane type, or a similar type as agreed by the authority, of which 15 sectors may be completed in an FFS representing that type.
An applicant for the issue of a SFI certificate shall:
- hold or have held a CPL, MPL or ATPL in the appropriate aircraft category.
- have completed the proficiency check for the issue of the specific aircraft type rating in an FFS representing the applicable type, within the 12 months preceding the application.
- For an SFI(A) for multi-pilot aeroplanes have:
- at least 1 500 hours flight time as a pilot on multi-pilot aeroplane
- completed, as a pilot or as an observer, within the 12 months preceding the application, at least:
- 3 route sectors on the flight deck of the applicable aircraft type; or
- 2 line-orientated flight training-based simulator sessions conducted by qualified flight crew on the flight deck of the applicable type. These simulator sessions shall include 2 flights of at least 2 hours each between 2 different aerodromes, and the associated pre-flight planning and de-briefing;
- be at least 18 years old at commencement of the course
- have completed a licence proficiency check for the issue/renewal of the ATR 42/72-600 (variant) type rating, within 12 months preceding the application
- have completed Part 1, Teaching & Learning, of a flight instructor training course in accordance with FCL.920.