Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 4.1.3 (AW) Maintenance / Required Inspection Item (RII) Training Program
DCT Type: ED DCT
Specialty: Airworthiness
Peer Group: E - Part 135 (HAA)
DCT Revision: 12.0 on 12/17/18 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): To train all maintenance and inspection personnel.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine; (1) If the CH followed the accepted or approved process; (2) If the CH trained persons performing maintenance and inspections.


The (AW) Maintenance / Required Inspection Item (RII) Training Program System includes the following Subsystem(s) and Element(s)


Questions Answers References
  4.1.3 (AW) Maintenance / Required Inspection Item (RII) Training Program
1   
Does the process design ensure the person with responsibility provides adequate resources (financial and human) for the safety and quality performance of this element?




Safety Attribute: Management Responsibility,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  1  3/13/2018 11:30:21 AM, 

QID:
 00051929, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3
2   
Does the process design ensure the person with responsibility provides adequate resources (financial and human) for the safety and quality performance of this element?




Safety Attribute: Management Responsibility,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145") AND ( NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP")) ,  Rev.  1  3/13/2018 11:30:22 AM, 

QID:
 00051943, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
3   
Is the person with authority clearly identifiable, qualified, and knowledgeable to effectively plan, direct and control resources; change procedures and make key determinations including safety risk acceptance decisions for this element?




Safety Attribute: Management Authority,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  1  3/13/2018 11:30:21 AM, 

QID:
 00051930, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3
4   
Is the person with authority clearly identifiable, qualified, and knowledgeable to effectively plan, direct and control resources; change procedures and make key determinations including safety risk acceptance decisions for this element?




Safety Attribute: Management Authority,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145") AND ( NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP")) ,  Rev.  1  3/13/2018 11:30:22 AM, 

QID:
 00051944, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
5   
Are there process measures that provide for the monitoring and measuring of safety performance related to this element?




Safety Attribute: Process Measurement,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  1  3/13/2018 11:30:21 AM, 

QID:
 00051931, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3
6   
Are there process measures that provide for the monitoring and measuring of safety performance related to this element?




Safety Attribute: Process Measurement,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145") AND ( NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP")) ,  Rev.  1  3/13/2018 11:30:23 AM, 

QID:
 00051945, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
7   
Does the training program include requirements to ensure that each person, including inspection personnel, who determines the adequacy of maintenance or preventive maintenance work done for it is:

      #1 Fully informed about procedures and techniques;
      #2 Fully informed about new equipment in use; and
      #3 Competent to perform his or her duties?



Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D072" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/17/2014 4:31:51 PM, 

QID:
 00004170, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
135.429, 135.433
8   
Does the training program include requirements for company indoctrination and technical training?




Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D072" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00004174, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 24 Sec 1
9   
Does the training program specify the following elements in both the maintenance training program and the RII training program:

      #1 The name of the person responsible for the overall administration;
      #2 The names of the people responsible for other embedded processes;
      #3 The designated maintenance and RII training instructors;
      #4 A description of how instructors are determined to be qualified;
      #5 The procedures used to authorize instructors; and
      #6 A file on the instructors consisting of qualifications, authorizations, and other documents pertaining to instructor assignments?



Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D072" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/17/2014 4:31:52 PM, 

QID:
 00004175, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 24 Sec 1
10   
Does the training program specify the following elements in both the maintenance training program and the RII training program:

      #1 A list describing what type of training is required for new employees or RII candidates;
      #2 The procedures for evaluating, crediting, and documenting a new employee's previous training; and
      #3 The procedures for determining what additional training is required for a new employee?



Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D072" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/17/2014 4:31:52 PM, 

QID:
 00004182, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 24 Sec 1
11   
Does the training program specify:

      #1 A schedule for recurrent training;
      #2 A description of recurrent training; and
      #3 The procedures for determining requirements for other training?



Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D072" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/17/2014 4:31:53 PM, 

QID:
 00004186, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 24 Sec 1, 135.433
12   
Does the training program specify the recordkeeping procedures, including keeping records of the following:

      #1 Training dates;
      #2 Who performed the training;
      #3 The number of hours of training performed; and
      #4 The content of the training performed?



Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D072" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/17/2014 4:31:53 PM, 

QID:
 00004190, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 24 Sec 1, 135.433
13   
Does the training program specify:

      #1 The criteria for determining the quality of the training program; and
      #2 The evaluation procedures to determine the need to revise training programs?



Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D072" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/17/2014 4:31:54 PM, 

QID:
 00004195, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 24 Sec 1, 135.433
14   
Does the training program specify a training syllabus that describes the following:

      #1 Content of each training course;
      #2 Format of training (classroom, OJT);
      #3 Duration of training courses;
      #4 Standards for grading students; and
      #5 Training aids?



Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D072" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/17/2014 4:31:54 PM, 

QID:
 00004198, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 24 Sec 1, 135.433
15   
Does the training program specify the criteria to determine the acceptability of contract training, including the:

      #1 Qualifications of instructors;
      #2 Criteria to establish appropriateness of reference material being taught;
      #3 Reporting procedures to inform the Operator or program manager of student progress;
      #4 Criteria to determine the adequacy of facilities; and
      #5 Criteria to evaluate the contractor's training syllabus?



Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D072" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/17/2014 4:31:55 PM, 

QID:
 00004204, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 24 Sec 1
16   
Does the RII original and recurrent training include the following upon successful completion:

      #1 A statement that RII students are appropriately certificated, qualified, trained, authorized, and current as airframe and/or powerplant mechanics or appropriately certificated repairmen;
      #2 A method for notifying the RII candidate of the successful completion of the course; and
      #3 A method for receiving confirmation by the candidate of acceptance of RII authorizations and responsibilities?



Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D072" ) ,  Rev.  3  10/19/2016 9:56:07 AM, 

QID:
 00004210, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 24 Sec 1, 135.429
17   
Does the training program include human factors training?




Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D072" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00004214, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
AC-120-72
18   
Do the procedures specify the method for submitting human factors training program or revision for FAA acceptance?




Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D072" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00004215, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
AC-120-72
19   
Does the initial training, excluding employee indoctrination and orientation, include:

      #1 Maintenance department policies and procedures;
      #2 Maintenance recordkeeping and documentation;
      #3 Aircraft systems or ground equipment;
      #4 Specific skills (e.g., avionics, composite repair); and
      #5 Skills upgrade?



NOTE: 'Initial' training is for new maintenance personnel or personnel who begin to work on new equipment or on a new assignment.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D072" ) ,  Rev.  2  3/29/2014 7:27:49 AM, 

QID:
 00004216, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
AC-120-16, 135.433
20   
Does initial training, excluding employee indoctrination and orientation, include:

      #1 Human factors;
      #2 Task-specific training; and
      #3 HAZMAT; or
      #4 EPA and OSHA regulation familiarization?



NOTE: 'Initial' training is for new maintenance personnel or personnel who begin to work on new equipment or on a new assignment.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D072" ) ,  Rev.  2  3/29/2014 7:24:54 AM, 

QID:
 00004222, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
AC-120-16, 135.433
21   
Does the initial training include the:

      #1 Evaluation of an employee's previous training and experience; and
      #2 Identification of his or her specific individual training needs?



NOTE: 'Initial' training is for new maintenance personnel or personnel who begin to work on new equipment or on a new assignment.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D072" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/17/2014 4:31:56 PM, 

QID:
 00004227, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 24 Sec 1, AC-120-16, 135.433
22   
Does the training program include recurrent training which encompasses:

      #1 Continuing competency training designed to maintain regulatory and certificate currency requirements;
      #2 Refresher training on a seldom accomplished task or seldom used skill;
      #3 Update training for particular tasks or skills; and
      #4 Any other continuing education or training that may not be provided on a defined schedule?



NOTE: Update training can include training bulletins, bulletin board items, self-study tasks, and computer-based instruction.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D072" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/17/2014 4:31:56 PM, 

QID:
 00004230, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
AC-120-16, 135.433
23   
Does the training program include specialized training which focuses on competence in specific tasks or areas of responsibility, such as:

      #1 RII qualification and certification;
      #2 Borescope theory and operation;
      #3 NDT, qualification, and certification;
      #4 Deicing (when applicable) operations; or
      #5 Flight control rigging?



Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D072" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/17/2014 4:31:57 PM, 

QID:
 00004235, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 24 Sec 1, AC-120-16, 135.433
24   
Does the training program for training maintenance support include:

      #1 Management skills training for new supervisors;
      #2 Computer skills; or
      #3 Other training necessary because of a change in an individual's duties and responsibilities?



Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D072" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/17/2014 4:31:57 PM, 

QID:
 00004241, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 24 Sec 1, AC-120-16
25   
Does the NDT/NDI training program include OJT instructions on:

      #1 Basic principles;
      #2 Products;
      #3 Equipment;
      #4 Operating procedures;
      #5 Test techniques; and
      #6 Review and analysis of inspection/test data that the individual will encounter in his or her work assignment?



Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D072" ) AND ( OTHER CERTIFICATES OR APPROVALS = "PERFORMS NDT/NDI INSPECTIONS" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/17/2014 4:31:58 PM, 

QID:
 00004245, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
AC-65-31, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 11 Sec 27
26   
Do procedures exist in enough detail to meet the regulatory and guidance requirements for this element to produce the intended results?




Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  1  3/13/2018 11:30:20 AM, 

QID:
 00051926, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
27   
Do procedures exist in enough detail to meet the regulatory and guidance requirements for this element to produce the intended results?




Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145") AND ( NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP")) ,  Rev.  1  3/13/2018 11:30:22 AM, 

QID:
 00051940, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
28   
Do risk controls exist within this element to mitigate unacceptable levels of risk(s)?




Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  1  3/13/2018 11:30:20 AM, 

QID:
 00051927, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3
29   
Do risk controls exist within this element to mitigate unacceptable levels of risk(s)?




Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145") AND ( NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP")) ,  Rev.  1  3/13/2018 11:30:21 AM, 

QID:
 00051941, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
30   
Does the certificate holder have a method to evaluate the impact of changes on related processes (interfaces) for this element?




Safety Attribute: Interfaces,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  1  3/13/2018 11:30:21 AM, 

QID:
 00051928, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
31   
Does the certificate holder have a method to evaluate the impact of changes on related processes (interfaces) for this element?




Safety Attribute: Interfaces,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145") AND ( NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP")) ,  Rev.  1  3/13/2018 11:30:22 AM, 

QID:
 00051942, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
32   
Do procedures require individuals be competent in their safety related duties as it relates to safety performance of this element?




Safety Attribute: Safety Ownership,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  1  3/13/2018 11:30:21 AM, 

QID:
 00051932, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3
33   
Do procedures require individuals be competent in their safety related duties as it relates to safety performance of this element?




Safety Attribute: Safety Ownership,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145") AND ( NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP")) ,  Rev.  1  3/13/2018 11:30:23 AM, 

QID:
 00051946, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No


Response Details List  EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Unclear procedure(s)
2 Conflicting procedure(s)
3 Used workaround(s)
4 Skipped process step(s)
5 Personnel failed to follow process (procedures, guidance, etc)
6 Procedures/guidance not available
7 Procedures/guidance not current
8 Inconsistent procedure(s)
9 Undocumented procedure(s)
10 Minor typographical error(s) (i.e. record entries)
11 Information missing
12 Communication failure(s)
13 Personnel failed to perform task
14 Process failed to meet desired outcome
15 Process oversight failure
16 Equipment/tools not available
17 Equipment/tools not adequate
18 Equipment/tools not calibrated
19 Facilities not adequate
20 Other
Response Details List  N/A Response Detail (Released, 1.0)
1 Operator not authorized by OpSpecs
2 Equipment not equipped/authorized
3 Not applicable due to exemption, deviation, or exception
4 Not authorized by regulation
5 Not authorized by Order
6 Not authorized by Notice
7 Not authorized/recommended by Advisory Circular
8 Not authorized by Policy Letter, Legal Interpretation, or other guidance
9 Other