Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 4.1.5 (AW) AMTS Training of Mechanics DCT Type: ED DCT Specialty: Airworthiness Peer Group: K - Part 147 Aviation Maintenance Technician Schools DCT Revision: 6.0 on 10/07/20 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): To keep student training, records, curriculum and testing information up to date and available.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine if the AMTS will be able to; (1) Comply with the regulations; (2) keep student training, curriculum, records, and testing information up to date and available.

The (AW) AMTS Training of Mechanics Element includes the following System(s) and Subsystem(s)

Questions Answers Comments
  4.1.5 (AW) AMTS Training of Mechanics
1   
Does the process design ensure the individual with responsibility provides both financial and human resources for the safety and quality performance of this element?


REFERENCES: AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3

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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

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

  Yes
  No
2   
Does the process design ensure the individual with responsibility provides both financial and human resources for the safety and quality performance of this element?


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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051943, Response Details: Responsibility ED/EP/SP 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?


REFERENCES: AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3

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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

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

  Yes
  No
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" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

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

  Yes
  No
5   
Do process measurement(s) exist to evaluate the performance of this element and implement corrective action if necessary?


REFERENCES: AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3

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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051931, Response Details: Process Measurement ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
6   
Do process measurement(s) exist to evaluate the performance of this element and implement corrective action if necessary?


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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051945, Response Details: Process Measurement ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
7   
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" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

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

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8   
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" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:47 PM, 

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

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
9   
Does the AMTS have a method to ensure that no student attended classes of instruction more than 8 hours in any day or more than 6 days or 40 hours in any 7-day period?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 147.31(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  3  5/28/2020 10:46:17 AM, 

QID:
 00054321, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
10   
Does the AMTS require an appropriate test be given to each student who completes a unit of instruction as shown in the approved curriculum?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 5, 147.31(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  3  10/7/2020 12:21:55 PM, 

QID:
 00054322, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
11   
Does the school have a method to ensure appropriate credit is given to students with previous experience before enrolling into the AMTS program?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 3, 147.31(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  3  10/7/2020 12:21:55 PM, 

QID:
 00054323, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
12   
Does the AMTS have a method to ensure that a student not be able to graduate, unless the student has completed all of the appropriate curriculum requirements?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 6, 147.31(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  4  10/7/2020 12:21:55 PM, 

QID:
 00054324, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
13   
Does the AMTS have a method limiting the number of students enrolled to the number stated on its application for certification?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 3, 147.31(d)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  3  10/7/2020 12:21:55 PM, 

QID:
 00054325, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
14   
Does the AMTS have an approved system for determining final course grades and for recording student attendance?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 6, 147.31(e)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  3  10/7/2020 12:21:55 PM, 

QID:
 00054326, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
15   
Does the AMTS have a method to ensure that current records for each student enrolled will be kept identifying the following;

      #1 The attendance, tests, and grades received on the subjects required by this part for each student;
      #2 Previous instruction credited to the student under 147.31(c), (if any); and
      #3 The authenticated transcript of the student grades from that school?

REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 6, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 3, 147.31(c), 147.33(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  4  10/7/2020 12:21:56 PM, 

QID:
 00054327, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
16   
Does the AMTS have a method to ensure required student records are kept for two years and made available to the FAA for inspection?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 6, 147.33

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  3  10/7/2020 12:21:56 PM, 

QID:
 00054331, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
17   
Does the attendance system show the hours of absences allowed and makeup provisions for subject material missed?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 12 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 6, 147.31(e)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  3  10/7/2020 12:21:57 PM, 

QID:
 00054332, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
18   
Does the AMTS curriculum have a method to ensure that typical time loss items do not affect curriculum hours?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 3, 147.21

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  4  10/7/2020 12:21:57 PM, 

QID:
 00054333, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
19   
Does the AMTS have a method for maintaining records to show the basis for crediting previous instruction or experience, including:

      #1 Records of tests; and
      #2 Copies of documents?

REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 3, 147.33

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  4  10/7/2020 12:21:57 PM, 

QID:
 00054334, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
20   
Does the AMTS have a method of recordkeeping to identify the curriculum subjects to which previous instruction is credited?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 3, 147.31

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  3  10/7/2020 12:21:57 PM, 

QID:
 00054337, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
21   
Does the school have a method to ensure no credit will be granted for prior instruction from a foreign school?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 3

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  4  10/7/2020 12:21:57 PM, 

QID:
 00054338, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
22   
Does the AMTS require a current individual student progress chart or record be kept for each of its students, showing the practical projects or laboratory work completed, or to be completed, by the student in each subject?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 3, 147.33(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  3  10/7/2020 12:21:57 PM, 

QID:
 00054339, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
23   
Does the AMTS have a system to ensure all grade reports and records identified, as part of the approved grading system, meet the recordkeeping requirements of 147.33?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 3, 147.33

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  4  10/7/2020 12:21:57 PM, 

QID:
 00054340, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
24   
Does the AMTS have a method to ensure that, if requested, an authenticated transcript of the student's grades will be provided to each student who graduates the school or who leaves before graduating and will include;

      #1 The curriculum in which the student was enrolled;
      #2 Whether the student satisfactorily completed that curriculum; and
      #3 The final grades the student received?

REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 3, 147.35(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  4  10/7/2020 12:21:58 PM, 

QID:
 00054341, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
25   
Does the AMTS have a system to ensure an authenticated graduation certificate or certificate of completion is provided to each student it graduates including;

      #1 The date of graduation; and
      #2 The approved curriculum title?

REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 3, 147.35(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  4  10/7/2020 12:21:58 PM, 

QID:
 00054345, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
26   
Does the AMTS have a method to ensure the transcript is distinguishable from the graduation certificate and is limited to only those subjects required under part 147?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 3, 147.35(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  4  10/7/2020 12:21:58 PM, 

QID:
 00054348, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
27   
Does the AMTS have a method to ensure they provide the required number of instructors holding appropriate ratings necessary to deliver proper instruction to the students?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 2, 147.36

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  4  10/7/2020 12:21:58 PM, 

QID:
 00054349, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
28   
Does the AMTS have a method to ensure adequate facilities, equipment and materials are provided equal to the standards currently required for the issuance of the certificate and ratings held?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 4, 147.13, 147.15, 147.19, 147.37(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  3  10/7/2020 12:21:58 PM, 

QID:
 00054350, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
29   
Does the AMTS have a method to ensure that if a substantial change is made in facilities, equipment, or material that have been approved for a particular curriculum, that change is approved in advance?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 147.15, 147.19, 147.37(b), 147.38

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  3  5/28/2020 10:46:21 AM, 

QID:
 00054351, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
30   
Does the AMTS have a method to ensure all specialty tools (as required) are in a satisfactory working condition?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 147.13, 147.15, 147.19

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  2  5/28/2020 10:46:21 AM, 

QID:
 00054353, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
31   
Does the AMTS have a method to ensure the required materials as specified in the instructional materials list are provided?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 147.13, 147.15, 147.19, 147.37

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  2  5/28/2020 10:46:21 AM, 

QID:
 00054354, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
32   
Does the AMTS provide a type-certificated aircraft for student instruction?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 147.17(a)

NOTE: Specific requirements are discussed in AC 147-3, Instructional Aids and Aircraft.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  2  5/28/2020 10:46:21 AM, 

QID:
 00054355, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
33   
Does the AMTS have a method to ensure it adheres to its approved curriculum?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 147.38(a)

NOTE: With FAA approval, curriculum subjects may be taught at levels exceeding those shown in appendix A of this part.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  2  5/28/2020 10:46:22 AM, 

QID:
 00054356, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
34   
Does the AMTS have a method to ensure no changes will be made to its approved curriculum unless the change is approved in advance?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 147.38(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  2  2/27/2020 12:59:44 PM, 

QID:
 00054357, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
35   
Does the AMTS provide a method to ensure that it provides instruction of such quality that, of its graduates of a curriculum for each rating who apply for a mechanic certificate or additional rating within 60 days after they are graduated, the percentage of those passing the applicable FAA written tests on their first attempt during any period of 24 calendar months is at least the percentage figured as follows:

      #1 For a school graduating fewer than 51 students during that period - the national passing norm minus the number 20;
      #2 For a school graduating at least 51, but fewer than 201, students during that period - the national passing norm minus the number 15; and
      #3 For a school graduating more than 200 students during that period - the national passing norm minus the number 10?

REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 1, 147.38a

NOTE: As used in this section, national passing norm is the number representing the percentage of all graduates (of a curriculum for a particular rating) of all certificated aviation maintenance technician schools who apply for a mechanic certificate or additional rating within 60 days after they are graduated and pass the applicable FAA written tests on their first attempt during the period of 24 calendar months described in this section.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  4  5/28/2020 10:46:22 AM, 

QID:
 00054358, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
36   
Does the holder of an AMTS require the certificate and rating be displayed at a place in the school that is normally accessible to the public and is not obscured?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 147.39

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  2  5/28/2020 10:46:22 AM, 

QID:
 00054362, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
37   
Is the certificate made available for inspection by the Administrator?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 147.39

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  2  5/28/2020 10:46:22 AM, 

QID:
 00054363, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
38   
Does the AMTS have a method to ensure they do not make any statement related to itself that is false or is designed to mislead any person considering enrollment therein?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 147.45(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  2  5/28/2020 10:46:23 AM, 

QID:
 00054368, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
39   
Does the AMTS have a method to ensure that if it uses advertising, that it indicates that it is a certificated school and clearly distinguishes between its approved courses and those that are not approved?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 147.45(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  2  5/28/2020 10:46:23 AM, 

QID:
 00054369, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
40   
Does the AMTS curriculum define terms used in appendices B, C, and D, and describe the levels of proficiency at which items under each subject in each curriculum must be taught, as outlined in appendices B, C, and D?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 147.21(c)

NOTE: When the school wishes to teach a subject item to a level beyond the requirements, the teaching level must be approved by the FAA and made part of the FAA-approved curriculum.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  2  5/28/2020 10:46:23 AM, 

QID:
 00054370, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
41   
Does the AMTS curriculum list all the subjects required and indicate the teaching level proficiency at which that item must be taught, per Appendix B to Part 147 General Curriculum Subjects?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 147.21(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  2  5/28/2020 10:46:23 AM, 

QID:
 00054371, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
42   
Does the AMTS curriculum list all the subjects required and indicate the teaching level proficiency at which that item must be taught, per Appendix C to Part 147 Airframe Curriculum Subjects?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 147.21(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART= "147" ) AND (AMTS RATINGS = "AIRFRAME") ,  Rev.  2  5/28/2020 10:46:23 AM, 

QID:
 00054372, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
43   
Does the AMTS curriculum list all the subjects required and indicate the teaching level proficiency at which that item must be taught, per Appendix D to Part 147 Powerplant Curriculum Subjects?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 147.21(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART= "147" ) AND (AMTS RATINGS = "POWERPLANT") ,  Rev.  2  5/28/2020 10:46:23 AM, 

QID:
 00054373, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
44   
Does the AMTS specify in the approved curriculum the number of instructional hours the school intends to offer?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 5, 147.21(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  3  10/7/2020 12:21:59 PM, 

QID:
 00054374, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
45   
Does the AMTS have a method to notify the FAA in advance when instructors are changed or if enrollment exceeds the FAA-approved figures?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 147.23, 147.5(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  2  5/28/2020 10:46:24 AM, 

QID:
 00054375, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
46   
Does the AMTS have a method to ensure all instructional aids and equipment are maintained in good working order and in a condition for safe operation?


REFERENCES: AC-147-3, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 4, 147.17(d)

NOTE: Examples of instructional aids include diagrams, visual aids, computers, interactive software, aircraft, and mock-ups of aircraft, engines, and components, as well as actual components, such as magnetos and fuel controls etc.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  4  10/7/2020 12:21:59 PM, 

QID:
 00054376, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
47   
Does the AMTS provide a system for updating technical data/reference materials that includes:

      #1 Identification of the individual by position responsible for updating the materials; and
      #2 The method for maintaining and upgrading the data?

REFERENCES: AC-147-3

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") ,  Rev.  2  6/24/2019 3:57:43 PM, 

QID:
 00054377, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
48   
Does the AMTS have a method to ensure the provisions, conditions and limitations of OpSpec A026 are met for distant learning training?


REFERENCES: A026, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 10 Sec 7

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "147") AND (OPSPEC = "A026") ,  Rev.  1  10/7/2020 12:22:07 PM, 

QID:
 00056576, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
49   
Do controls exist within this element that ensure risks are reduced to an acceptable level?


REFERENCES: AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3

Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

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

  Yes
  No
50   
Do controls exist within this element that ensure risks are reduced to an acceptable level?


Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:47 PM, 

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

  Yes
  No
51   
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" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

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

  Yes
  No
52   
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" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:47 PM, 

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

  Yes
  No
53   
Does the process design require that individuals understand their safety role and how it contributes to the safety performance of this element?


REFERENCES: AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3

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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

QID:
 00051932, Response Details: Safety Ownership ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
54   
Does the process design require that individuals understand their safety role and how it contributes to the safety performance of this element?


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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051946, Response Details: Safety Ownership ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No


Response Details List  Authority ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Process oversight failure
2 Unacceptable safety risk acceptance
3 Ineffective planning of resources
4 Ineffective use of resources
5 Ineffective control of resources
6 Failure to implement safety risk processes
7 Process owner not clearly identified
8 Unqualified
9 Other
Response Details List  Controls ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Failure to identify hazards or ineffective risk controls
2 Failure to develop and maintain risk controls
3 Failure to effectively mitigate risk before applying risk controls
4 Risk controls ineffective
5 Unclear risk controls
6 Failure to assess risk for a new system
7 Failure to assess risk when revising an existing system
8 Failure to assess risk when developing operational procedures
9 Failure to maintain records of outputs of risk control assessments
10 Other
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  Interfaces ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Internal communication failure(s)
2 External communication failure(s)
3 Lack of interfaces
4 Inconsistent interfaces
5 Poor coordination between departments and employees
6 Failure of interfaces between processes or procedures
7 Other
Response Details List  Process Measurement ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Inadequate monitoring of operations processes
2 Ineffective evaluations of processes or systems
3 Undocumented or insufficient investigations
4 Failure to conduct audits
5 Ineffective audits
6 Failure to detect changes in the operational environment
7 Personnel failed to perform/follow process (procedures, guidance, etc.)
8 Process failed to meet desired outcome
9 Process oversight failure
10 Other
Response Details List  Responsibility ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Failed to provide financial resources
2 Failed to provide sufficient human resources
3 Individual not clearly identified
4 Failure to ensure safety of process
5 Failure to oversee operations conducted under the certificate
6 Failed to ensure quality performance of process
7 Process oversight failure
8 Communication failure(s)
9 Other
Response Details List  N/A Response Detail (Released, 2.0)
1 Not applicable or authorized for the certificate holder or applicant
2 Other
Response Details List  Safety Ownership ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 3.0)
1 Unaware of or ineffective safety policies or processes
2 Unaware of or ineffective safety related reporting tools
3 Unclear safety policy
4 Ineffective safety related training
5 Lack of safety culture
6 Unclear safety objectives
7 Other