Page Content ICAO's TRAINAIR PLUS Programme promotes training collaboration for the purpose of providing safe, secure, and sustainable development of global air transport. More in the TRAINAIR Operational Manual (TPOM) BACKGROUND Launched in 2010, the TRAINAIR PLUS Programme: benefits from more than 25 years of experience and expertise from its predecessor programme, the TRAINAIR Programme, in the fields of training development and sharing, capacity building, as well as instructional delivery;provides valuable ICAO support to its Member States and the aviation industry through the implementation of high-quality standards in civil aviation training and capacity-building; and assists in implementing sustainable human resources development strategies, consistent with ICAO Assembly Resolution A38-12, Appendix D, Qualified and Competent Aviation Personnel.WHAT IS TRAINAIR PLUS?TRAINAIR PLUS is a cooperative network of training organizations and industry partners working together to develop and deliver ICAO-harmonized training packages. These packages include: STP – Standardized Training PackageITP – ICAO Training PackageCTP – Compliant Training PackagePTP – Partner Training Package WHY TRAINAIR PLUS?The mission of the TRAINAIR PLUS Programme is to: improve safety and efficiency of air transport; andestablish, maintain, and monitor high standards of training and competency of aviation personnel on a worldwide basis and in a cost-effective manner.WHO CAN JOIN THE TRAINAIR PLUS PROGRAMME?The list of potential candidates includes but is not limited to: training arms of civil aviation authorities, airlines, airports, and maintenance organizations;private training organizations recognized by the State where they are located; andtraining centres involved in any specialized aviation-related safety training. HOW DOES TRAINAIR PLUS ACCOMPLISH ITS MISSION?The TRAINAIR PLUS Programme uses two tools: • a methodology to develop standardized courses in civil aviation disciplines; and• a sharing system of training packages. TRAINAIR PLUS TODAY: Organizations in close to 70 Members States are working together to develop, deliver, and share competency-based training packages;TRAINAIR PLUS Members are recognized as the most compliant with ICAO provisions in addressing training development and delivery;TRAINAIR PLUS is driven by a self-sustaining mechanism and reward system for active members that develop training packages used by other TRAINAIR PLUS Members; andTRAINAIR PLUS Members have access to the TRAINAIR PLUS Electronic Management System (TPeMS), an effective and continuously available web-based suite of applications.