Task:

M3.4.32 Evaluate a 14 CFR Part 147 Aviation Maintenance Technician School’s Curriculum/Revision and Instructor Qualifications

Function:

Duty:

3.0 Certification

3.4 Air Agency Certification

Previous Task Analysis:

1995 Hughes Task # 3.4.32 and 3.4.33

1985 Allen Corp Task # 1.3.14

Difficulty:

5

Criticality:

Y

Importance:

5

Time:

 

Frequency:

1

Job Aid:

N

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

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5384

5315

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Legal References:

49 U.S.C. § 40101               Policy

49 U.S.C. § 40113               Administrative

49 U.S.C. § 44701               General Requirements

49 U.S.C. § 44702               Issuance of Certificates

49 U.S.C. § 44707               Examining and Rating Air Agencies

Purpose:

To evaluate the curriculum or curriculum revision of an Aviation Maintenance Technician School (AMTS) operator/applicant in accordance with the requirements of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) Part 147

Significant Interfaces:

Operator/Applicant

Flight Standards District Office

Certification, Standardization, and Evaluation Team

Aircraft Maintenance Division, AFS-300

Aviation Data Systems Branch, AFS-620

Procedural Guidance (current editions):

14 CFR Part 43                       Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Rebuilding, and Alteration

14 CFR Part 65                       Certification: Airmen other than Flight Crewmembers

14 CFR Part 147                   Aviation Maintenance Technician Schools

Order 1380.51                           Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1                               Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

AC 147-3                                         Certification and Operation of Aviation Maintenance Technician Schools

NOTE: Ensure you are using the most current information. The Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS) may be used to obtain current guidance.



Steps, Sub-Steps & Knowledge

Recommended Training

1.                                    Receive curriculum/revision and instructor qualifications

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1
K: AC 147-3 (current edition)
 

1.1                            Open Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem (PTRS) record

K: Order 1380.51
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1

2.                                    Advise operator/applicant of regulatory requirements under 14 CFR Part 147 and current industry needs, as applicable

K: 14 CFR Part 147
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1
K: AC 147-3 (current edition)

3.                                    Review curriculum and texts

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 2

3.1                            Thoroughly analyze curriculum for compliance with all regulatory requirements

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1
K: AC 147-3 (current edition)

3.2                            AMTS with Distance Learning (DL) approval; verify compliance with DL policy and procedures.

4.                                    Evaluate school methods of crediting previous instruction or experience

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1
K: AC 147-3 (current edition)

5.                                    Evaluate faculty/instructor qualifications

5.1                            Review instructor qualifications/certificate; ensure certificate validity and that there are no certificate actions pending

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1
K: AC 147-3 (current edition)

5.2                            If instructor is ineligible to teach subjects, notify school in writing

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1

5.3                            Evaluate student/teacher ratios for regulatory compliance

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1
K: AC 147-3 (current edition)

6.                                    Evaluate facility requirements and capabilities, DL program if AMTS is approved to conduct DL.

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 3
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 18, Sec. 11
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 10, Sec. 1
K: AC 147-3 (current edition)

7.                                    When all certification requirements have been met, complete required FAA forms; issue certificate; issue operations specifications (OpSpecs); proceed to Step 9

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1
K: AC 147-3 (current edition)

8.                                    Curriculum revision

8.1                            Review changes to curriculum for regulatory compliance prior to implementation

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1                  
K: AC 147-3 (current edition)

8.2                            Advise school of any deficiencies in writing; evaluate corrective action

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1

8.3                            If all requirements have been met, initial applicable documents; return curriculum to the school

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1

9.                                    Document task

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1

9.1                            Close PTRS record

K: Order 1380.51
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1

10.                            Future activities

10.1                      Conduct routine surveillance

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1