Task:

M3.4.36 Certificate a 14 CFR Part 147 Aviation Maintenance Technician School

Function:

Duty:

3.0 Certification

3.4 Air Agency Certification

Previous Task Analysis:

1995 Hughes Task # 3.4.31 and 3.4.36

1985 Allen Corp Task # 1.3.14

Difficulty:

Importance:

Frequency:

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PTRS Tracking

Specialty

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5382

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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 Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 147 Aviation Maintenance Technician School (AMTS) applicant for compliance with certification requirements for an Air Agency Certificate/added rating

Significant Interfaces:

Air Agency/Applicant

Flight Standards District Office (FSDO)

Aircraft Maintenance Division, AFS-300

Aviation Data Systems Branch, AFS-620

Procedural Guidance (current editions):

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.

1          Receive initial inquiry from applicant

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

1.1       Advise applicant of regulatory requirements; determine necessity for preapplication meeting; advise applicant to download and complete FAA Form 8400-6, Preapplication Statement of Intent (PASI)
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1

2          Receive PASI

2.1       Evaluate PASI for completeness and accuracy
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1
2.2       FSDO will enter the applicant’s preapplication information into CSOP.
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 10, Chap. 12, Sec. 1

3          Establish Certification Team

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

3.1       Open Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem (PTRS) record
K:        Order 1380.51
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1

4          Conduct preapplication meeting

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

4.1       Ensure applicant is aware of regulatory requirements and FAA policies
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1
4.2       Inform applicant of required formal application attachments
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1
4.3       Determine types of ratings sought; e.g., airframe, powerplant or combination
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1
4.4       Instruct applicant to complete FAA Form 8310-6, Aviation Maintenance Technical School Certificate and Ratings Application
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1

5          Obtain precertification number from the Aviation Data Systems Branch (AFS-620)

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 1, Sec. 3

6          Receive formal application file and attachments

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

6.1       Evaluate for completeness and accuracy
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1
6.2       Advise applicant of acceptance or rejection of formal application
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1

7          Receive manuals and other documents

7.1       Evaluate in-depth for compliance with regulations and safe practices
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1
7.2       Document and advise applicant of deficiencies
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1
7.3       If necessary, terminate the certification process
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1

8          Observe demonstrations and inspections

8.1       Make on-site inspections to determine effectiveness of applicant’s proposed programs and procedures
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1

9          Analyze results of evaluation

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

9.1       Document and advise applicant of deficiencies
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1
9.2       If necessary, terminate the certification process
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1

10        When all regulatory requirements have been met

10.1     Issue FAA Form 8000-4, Air Agency Certificate and Operations Specifications (mandatory and optional paragraphs, as applicable).
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 18, Sec. 11
K:         AC 147-3
10.2     Prepare certification file
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1
10.3     Maintain original completed and signed FAA Form 8310-6, Aviation Maintenance Technical School Certificate and Ratings Application in the applicant/certificate holder’s office file.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1

11        Document task

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

11.1     File all supporting paperwork in the certificate holder/applicant’s office file
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1
11.2     Close PTRS record
K:        Order 1380.51
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1

12        Future activities

12.1     Observe school during first 90 days of operation
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1
12.2     Schedule additional surveillance as required
K:     Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 12, Sec. 1