(1) In this Part:
"accountable manager" , for a maintenance training organisation, means the individual, appointed by the organisation, who is responsible for ensuring that the organisation:
(a) complies with its exposition and these Regulations; and
(b) is able to finance the provision of the kinds of maintenance training set out in its exposition; and
(c) has adequate resources available to enable it to provide maintenance training in accordance with its exposition.
"aircraft type" has the meaning given by regulation 66.010.
"approval certificate" means a certificate issued under regulation 147.035.
"assessment" means an assessment of units of competency for category training, or elements for aircraft type training, by any or all of the following means:
(a) examination of theory by means of written questions or oral questions or both;
(b) practical testing of the skills acquired in practical training;
(c) consideration of evidence for recognition of prior learning.
Examples: Evidence that may be assessed for recognition of prior learning
1 Responses to interview questions.
2 Formal qualifications and other documents evidencing an area of competence.
3 Third party verification.
4 Workplace observation.
5 Sample examination results or sample practical test results.
"course plan" , for a maintenance training organisation and a maintenance training course, means the plan for the maintenance training course set out in the organisation's exposition.
"exposition" , for a maintenance training organisation, means the document that is approved by CASA under regulation 147.030 in relation to the organisation, including:
(a) if a change to the document is approved under regulation 147.055--that change; and
(b) if the document is updated and the organisation gives CASA a copy of the updated part of the document under subregulation 147.060--the updated part of the document; and
(c) if the organisation makes a change to the document in accordance with a direction given by CASA under regulation 147.065--that change.
"feedback system" , for a quality management system, has the meaning given by the Part 147 Manual of Standards.
"practical training" means training that allows a student who has undertaken training in theory to practise applying the theory.
"quality management system" , for a maintenance training organisation, means the quality management system described in the Part 147 Manual of Standards.
"recognition of prior learning" means full or partial credit given in a unit of competency for category training, or in an element for aircraft type training, for prior work experience, training or qualifications attained in Australia or a foreign country.
"responsible manager" , for a maintenance training organisation, means an individual appointed by the organisation to be responsible to the accountable manager for ensuring that the organisation complies with its exposition and these Regulations in relation to a particular matter.
"significant change" , in relation to a maintenance training organisation, has the meaning given by subregulation (2).
"theory" means a theoretical element of aircraft type training or category training.
Note: See the Dictionary for definitions of other terms used in this Part.
(2) A significant change , in relation to a maintenance training organisation, means any of the following changes:
(a) a change to the organisation's name;
(b) a change to the location of the organisation's maintenance training facility, including the addition of a new maintenance training facility;
(c) a change in the personnel holding:
(i) the position of accountable manager in the organisation; or
(ii) any of the positions of responsible manager in the organisation;
(d) a change to a course or a course plan provided by the organisation, other than a change resulting from a change to Appendix I, II, III or IV to the Part 66 Manual of Standards;
(e) a change to the organisation's quality management system, other than a change involving the taking of any necessary corrective action under the feedback system;
(f) a change to the organisation's facilities, personnel, record management system, instructional equipment, maintenance training material or procedures that could adversely affect the organisation's ability to provide the maintenance training that it is approved to provide.