Membership Categories

            

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The TRAINAIR PLUS Programme  is open to all training organizations and operators, provided they are recognized or approved by their respective governments.

 

The network consists of the following four categories of membership:

 

1) ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

 

Associate Members are training organizations that successfully pass an on-site assessment. To become a TRAINAIR PLUS Associate Member, new applicants must successfully pass a TRAINAIR PLUS on-site assessment, conducted by an ICAO-qualified Assessor, to determine  compliance of the applicant with the criteria  set forth in the TRAINAIR PLUS Assessment Guidelines (TPAG) and the TRAINAIR PLUS Protocol Questionnaire, based on Annex 1 — Personnel Licensing to the Chicago Convention and the ICAO Manual on the Approval of Flight Crew Training Organizations (Doc 9841).

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THE BENEFITS OF ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP:

 

  • join an internationally recognized cooperative network of training centres;
  • receive recognition by ICAO as a training organization that has implemented  a robust quality management system;
  • obtain technical support from ICAO to standardize training based on a globally recognized course development methodology;
  • access and deliver Standardized Training Packages (STPs) developed by Members;
  • host TRAINAIR PLUS courses;
  • gain continuous access to the TRAINAIR PLUS Electronic Management System (TPeMS); and
  • obtain support to build training capacity through technical expertise, resources, and quality oversight.

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2) FULL MEMBERSHIP

 

Full  Members  are TRAINAIR PLUS Members  that  develop Standardized Training Packages (STPs). Training centres that wish to improve and consolidate competency-based training within their organizations are required to develop an STP, including the provision of On-the-Job Training for their course developers by an ICAO-qualified Validator. Once the STP is validated by ICAO, the applicant will be granted TRAINAIR PLUS Full Member status.

 

THE BENEFITS OF FULL MEMBERSHIP:

 

In addition to the Associate Membership benefits, Full Members will:

 

•  obtain technical assistance to develop STPs;

•  produce certificates  through the TPeMS;

•  generate revenues through the selling of STPs to other TRAINAIR PLUS Members; and

•  submit a training package to be recognized as a Compliant Training Package (CTPs).

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3) REGIONAL TRAINING CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE (RTCE) MEMBERSHIP

 

Regional Training Centres of Excellence (RTCEs) are regional TRAINAIR PLUS-leading Full Members that can develop ICAO courses using ICAO provisions (Annexes and guidance material). This membership category offers additional partnership with ICAO for the development of ICAO Training Packages (ITPs). RTCEs will be assessed by the ICAO Global Aviation Training (GAT) Office, according to according to a set of high-level criteria and the Framework for RTCE Status Recognition and Maintenance (En  Fr  Sp  Ru  Ar  Ch). Training organizations that comply with these requirements and others, such as regional distribution, will be recognized as ICAO RTCEs.

THE BENEFITS OF RTCE MEMBERSHIP:


In addition to the Associate and Full Membership benefits, RTCEs will:

• obtain recognition from ICAO as a regional training leader;

• develop and deliver ICAO Training Packages (ITPs) in the following authorized areas:

- Aerodromes (Annex 14);
- Air Navigation Services (Annexes 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12 and 15);
- Air Transport;
- Environment (Annex 16);
- Flight Safety and Safety Management (Annexes 1, 6, 7, 8, 13, 18 and 19);
- Security and Facilitation (Annexes 9 and 17); and
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4) CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP

 

Corporate  Membership   is  awarded  to  aviation  institutions  and  industry  organizations that  wish  to participate  in the  various  TRAINAIR PLUS Programme  activities  and have access to Members of the network. As a Corporate Member, a company can contribute to the Programme by making relevant knowledge, resources, or tools available on a bilateral  basis or for the network, such as subject matter expertise and/or by developing training packages.

 

THE BENEFITS OF CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP:

 

•  gain continuous access to the TRAINAIR PLUS Electronic Management System (TPeMS);

•  host TRAINAIR PLUS courses;

•  produce certificates  through the TPeMS;

•  obtain a listing in the ICAO Aviation Training Directory (ATD);

•  develop Compliant Training Packages (CTPs);

•  develop Partnership  Training Packages (PTPs);

•  obtain the opportunity for its training arm to develop CTPs; and

•  obtain a posting of the Corporate Member's website link on the TRAINAIR PLUS website.

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