Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) Online Training

CCAA has developed Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) Online Training, consisting of 17 courses available in English and French. These courses are intended for individuals employed in manufacturing, maintenance, and design occupations including those performing elementary work.  All the courses include information on accessing and interpreting the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs). Note: The course length is the estimated time for an average learner to read the course materials and complete quizzes/exams.  This does not include time needed to review all listed materials. The majority of individuals will only register for one of the 17 courses based on their occupation within an organization.

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Stream 1 – CARs for Manufacturers – General

Course Length: 3 hours

Intended Audience: Supervisory and Design Personnel

Description: This course provides a general overview of regulations common to manufacturers of aeronautical products. The content includes portions of part 2 of the CARs specific to identification plates, information specific to flight authorities, an overview of type design requirements, manufacturers requirements, and a brief overview of quality assurance and safety management.

Stream 2 – Persons Performing Work on Aircraft

Course Length: 2 hours

Intended Audience: Individuals performing maintenance activities primarily on aircraft in an approved maintenance organization, who are not the holders of an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer license.

Description: Content in this course includes the applicable CARs specific to the roles and responsibilities of individuals performing maintenance activities primarily on aircraft in an approved maintenance organization who are not the holders of an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer license.

Stream 3 – Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

Course Length: 11 hours

Intended Audience: Individuals preparing for the Aircraft Maintenance Engineer regulatory requirements examination administered by Transport Canada.

Description: This course outlines the applicable CARs specific to the roles and responsibilities of aircraft maintenance engineers. The course is intended to prepare individuals for the regulatory requirements examination administered by Transport Canada. An overview of management systems, quality assurance and safety management is also included

Stream 4 – Persons Performing Work in a Shop

Course Length: 1.5 hours

Intended Audience: Individuals performing maintenance activities primarily on aeronautical components in an approved maintenance organization.

Description: This course details the applicable CARs specific to the roles and responsibilities of individuals performing maintenance activities primarily on aeronautical components in an approved maintenance organization.

Stream 5 – Persons Performing Elementary Work

Course Length: 1 hour

Intended Audience: Individuals performing elementary work on behalf of the owner operator.

Description: This brief course outlines the applicable CARs specific to the roles and responsibilities of individuals performing elementary work on behalf of the owner operator.

Stream 6 – Person Responsible for the Control of Maintenance – Approved Operator

Course Length: 5 hours

Intended Audience: Individuals who are, or will be, the Person Responsible for the Control of Maintenance employed by an approved operator.

Description: Course content includes a comprehensive examination of the applicable CARs specific to the roles and responsibilities of the Person Responsible for the Control of Maintenance of an approved operator. In addition a brief overview of quality assurance and safety management is also included. This course is NOT intended for individuals who currently or are about to occupy the role of a Person Responsible for Maintenance employed by the maintenance provider (approved maintenance organization).

Stream 7 – Person Responsible for Maintenance – Approved Maintenance Organization

Course Length: 11 hours

Intended Audience: Persons Responsible for Maintenance employed in an Approved Maintenance Organization.

Description: Content covered in this course includes the applicable CARs specific to the roles and responsibilities of the Person Responsible for Maintenance employed in an approved maintenance organization. In addition, a brief overview of quality assurance and safety management is also included. Note: this course is NOT intended for individuals presently in the role of a person responsible for the control of maintenance employed by the aircraft operator.

Stream 8 – Accountable Executive – Approved Maintenance Organization

Course Length: 3 hours

Intended Audience: Individuals who are or will be the Accountable Executive in an Approved Maintenance Organization.

Description: This course covers the applicable CARs specific to the roles and responsibilities of Accountable Executives employed with approved maintenance organizations. A brief overview of quality assurance and safety management is also included in this course.

Stream 9 – Part Design Approvals

Course Length: 1 hour

Intended Audience: Holders Part Design Approvals

Description: This course describes in detail applicable CARs specific to the holders of part design approvals.

Stream 10 – Repair Design Approvals

Course Length: 1 hours

Intended Audience: Holders Repair Design Approvals

Description: This course details the applicable CARs specific to the holders of repair design approvals.

Stream 11 – Supplemental Type Certificates

Course Length: 1.5 hours

Intended Audience: Holders of Supplemental Type Certificates

Description: This course describes in detail applicable CARs for Holders of Type Certificates.

Stream 12 – Technical Standing Order Design Approvals

Course Length: 1 hour

Intended Audience: Technical Standing Order Design Approval Holders

Description: This course details the applicable CARs specific to the technical standing order design approvals.

Stream 13 - Type Certificate Holders

Course Length: 1.5 hours

Intended Audience: Holders of Type Certificates

Description: This course describes in detail applicable CARs specific to the holders of type certificates.

Stream 14 – Design Approval Holders

Course Length: 2.5 hours

Intended Audience: Design Approval Holders

Description: This course details the applicable CARs specific to the holders of design approvals.

Stream 15 – Persons Performing Work – Manufacturing

Course Length: 1 hour

Intended Audience: Persons Performing Work in a manufacturing organization.

Description: This course reviews the applicable CARs specific to the roles and responsibilities of individuals performing manufacturing activities.

Stream 16 – Person Responsible for Activities – Manufacturing

Course Length: 4 hours

Intended Audience: Persons Responsible for Activities in a manufacturing organization

Description: Course content includes information on the applicable CARs specific to the roles and responsibilities of the Person Responsible for Activities within a manufacturing organization and a brief overview of quality assurance and safety management.

Stream 17 – Accountable Executives – Manufacturing

Course Length: 3 hours

Intended Audience: Accountable Executives in a manufacturing organization.

Description: Course content includes information on the applicable CARs specific to the roles and responsibilities of the Accountable Executive of manufacturing organizations, and a brief overview of quality assurance and safety management.