Examiners

Information on national procedures for examiners holders of certificates issued by
EASA Member States other than Italy.
Procedures effective from July the 5th , 2018, revised on July the 5th 
Ref. to EU 1178/2011, EU 290/2012, EU 245/2014 - Annex I Subpart K Examiners art.
FCL.1015(c) and Annex VI
Subpart FCL art. ARA.FCL.205(c) and ARA.FCL.210.

1. Introduction

Holders of examiner certificates issued by EASA Member States other than Italy wishing to conduct skill tests (ST), proficiency checks (PC) or Assessments of Competence (AoC) of an applicant for which Italy is the Competent Authority, are required to review the latest available information about the applicable ENAC procedures (ref. art. FCL.1015(c)).

As required by the requisite ARA.FCL.205(c), ENAC has developed procedures for designation of examiners whose certificates has been  issued by EASA Member States other than Italy who intend to accomplish ST, PC, or AoC other than Examiner AoC. Such procedures have been notified to EASA (ref. art. ARA.FCL.210). 

For monitoring purposes, ENAC may perform, at its discretion,   inspections  during the ST, PC, AoC; in these cases ENAC will inform the examiner in due time; if during the monitoring activities  ENAC inspector finds non compliances with the applicable requirements or national procedures, he/she has shall  raise findings or invalidate the ST, PC, AoC.

2. Designation Procedure applicable to examiners for ST, PC, AoC
  • before any ST, PC, AoC for revalidation or renewal, is conducted the examiner shallbefore any ST, PC, AoC is
    conducted the examiner shall:
    • fully acquaint himself/herself with Liability, Accident Insurance and Personal Data Protection information reported
      hereafter;
    • fully acquaint himself/herself with Safety Criteria published in ENAC website at the page: Prescrizioni Operative
    • download the "notification template" from ENAC web-site, "info in English" section, examiners' forms page;
    • insert all data in accordance with the guidelines provided in the template itself;
       
    • when completed  submit at least 15 days for AoC revalidation/renewal of an examiner or instructor certificate.
    • 1 day for TRPC, Class rating or IR PC check;
    • 7 days for St type or class rating;
    • 7 days for PPL, LAPL, SPL;
    • 7 days for ATPL
    • Prior to the ST, PC or AoC the "notification template" as an attachment to an e-mail with the standardized subject FOREX/NTF/[EXAMINERSURNAME] (e.g.: if the examiner is Mr. John Smith the subject shall be FOREX/NTF/SMITH), to be sent to examiner.notification@enac.gov.it; 
       
  • the examiner may then proceed to administer the ST, PC, AoC. No further written authorisation will be issued by ENAC;
  • examinations shall be conducted using a language for which both examiner and candidate hold a valid language proficiency of at least level 4;
  • after the ST, PC, AoC the examiner shall follow the Reporting Procedure described below; 
  • ENAC will refuse ST, PC, AoC when any of the examiner's personal license, rating or certificate is expired at the time of examination;
  • adherence to the above procedure authorises the examiner to revalidate or renew ratings or certificates as follows (endorsement of the pilot licence as per ARA.FCL.200(c)):
    • the examiner may only enter the revalidated or renewed rating or certificate in the pilot’s licence if the rating is still present in the licence;
    • if the rating or the certificate is no longer present in the licence ENAC shall reprint the licence with the new or renewed  rating;
3. Designation Procedure applicable for AoC initial issue of an examiner or instructor certificate, CPL or IR skill test

Examiners or instructor Assessment of Competence,  CPL or IR skill test is permitted provided a written Individual Authorisation for  Assessment of Competence, CPL or IR skill test  is issued in advance by ENAC. 

As required by art. ARA.FCL.205(c), ENAC procedures for designation of examiners whose certificate has been issued by EASA Member States other than Italy who intend to accomplish Examiner or Instructor AoC, CPL or IR skill test are as follows:

  • before any Examiner or Instructor  AoC, CPL or IR skill test is conducted, the examiner shall:
    • fully acquaint himself/herself with Liability, Accident Insurance and Data Protection information reported hereafter;
    • fully acquaint himself/herself with Safety Criteria  published in the ENAC web site at the page Prescrizioni Operative;
    • submit at least 4 weeks before the intended assessment of competence or skill test  an application (in free format) for an Individual Authorisation for Assessment of Competence, CPL or IR skill test to ENAC Direzione Regolazione Personale e Operazioni Volo, Viale Castro Pretorio 118, Rome, 00185 – Italy, by regular mail, or by e-mail to istruttoriesaminatori@enac.gov.it for the assessment of competence, and to personale.volo@enac.gov.it for the CPL or IR skill test;
  • the application is of a free format but shall report at least the following data:  
    • examiner name;
    • examiner e-mail address and mobile phone number;
    • candidate name;
    • description of Examiner AoC to be carried out, including type of aircraft or FSTD operator;
    • expected place, date and time of AoC.
  • the examiner will receive by ENAC the Individual Authorisation for Examiner Assessment of Competence, CPL or IR Skill Test  by e-mail; 
  • before any AoC or ST is conducted, the examiner shall: 
    • download the "notification template" from ENAC web-site, "info in English" section, examiners' forms page;
    • insert all data in accordance with the guidelines provided in the template itself;
    • when completed, submit the "notification template" as an attachment to an e-mail with the standardized subject FOREX/NTFIA/[EXAMINERSURNAME] (e.g.: if the examiner is Mr. John Smith the subject shall be FOREX/NTFIA/SMITH), to be sent to  examiner.notification@enac.gov.it;
  • the examiner may then proceed to administer  the AoC or ST according to the Individual Authorisation for Examiner Assessment of Competence, CPL or IR Skill Test (ENAC LIC 101);
  • AoC or the ST shall be conducted using a language for which both examiner and candidate hold a valid language proficiency of at least at level 4;
  • after the AoC or the ST the examiner shall follow the Reporting Procedure described below, providing the complete set of updated documents; 
4. Reporting Procedure

After completion of a ST, PC or AoC, the examiner shall report the activity through the applicable ENAC forms. The reporting shall include:

  • a Report Form for ST, PC or AoC, as applicable (which shall enclose the proper Check List and the declaration required by FCL.1030(b)(3)(iv) that the examiner has reviewed and applied the ENAC national procedures), and the following attachments:
    • Flight time of the check, test or AoC;
    • copy of the statement of the ATO which confirms the required training has been completed (if applicable);
    • copy of FSTD approval certificate (if applicable);
    • copy of the examiner's licence;
    • copy of the examiner's certificate;
    • copy of the examiner's medical certificate;
    • copy of endorsed licence (if entry on licence is made by examiner).

The Report Forms and the relevant Check List Forms can be downloaded from ENAC web-site, "info in English" section, examiners' forms page.

When completed, the examiner shall submit as soon as possible:

  • the original signed paper form and the relevant attachments to the candidate (FCL.1030(b)(3));
  • and in addition, a scanned copy in .pdf format of the signed paper form and the relevant attachments as enclosures to an e-mail with the standardized subject FOREX/RPT/[EXAMINERSURNAME] (e.g.: if the examiner is Mr. John Smith the subject shall be FOREX/RPT/SMITH), to be sent to examiner.notification@enac.gov.it
  • it will be the duty of the candidate to provide the original signed paper form and attachments to:
    • ENAC Direzione Regolazione Personale e Operazioni Volo, Viale Castro Pretorio 118, Rome, 00185 - Italy, only for the issuance of ATPL, CPL and IR, issuance/revalidation/renewal of any instructor certificate and/or examiner certificate.

it will be the duty of the candidate to provide the original signed paper form and attachments to ENAC Airport Directions of his/her choice for all the other cases of issuance/revalidation/renewal.

5. Fees

ENAC does not provide any financial remuneration for expenses or services rendered. Any compensation shall be arranged by the examiner with the training organisation or the candidate. 

Individual Authorisation for Examiner Assessment of Competence.Designation Procedure for Examiner AoC is subject to art. 38 item 10 and art. 7 item 2 of ENAC Tariff Regulation (available on the web site), of 340,00 € (this amount includes taxes and stamps) to be paid to ENAC by means of money bank transfer as follows:

  • IBAN: IT 29 Q 01005 03309 000000218300 
  • SWIFT BIC: BNLIITRR 
  • reason: Examiner Authorisation for AoC/Skill Test - Name Surname (of the examiner) 
6. Liability and Accident Insurance information

ENAC does not provide liability or accident insurance for the conduct of ST, PC, AoC, either in an FSTD or in an aircraft. It is responsibility of the examiner to ensure that he/she, and the test devices, are adequately insured against incident, accident or liability issues for the specific scope. Examiners are advised to seek professional advice concerning appropriate insurance covering their activities as certified examiners.

7. Personal Data Protection information

Obligations and responsibility of the examiner, concerning protection of personal and sensitive data, are prescribed by Italian Law DL 196/2003, in line with the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC. The law provides definitions and modalities for processing data and is available in English language at the web page: http://www.garanteprivacy.it/web/guest/home_en/italian-legislation

8. Contact Information

ENAC
Direzione Regolazione Personale e Operazioni VoloViale Castro Pretorio, 118
00185 - Rome
Italy

or

e-mail: protocollo@pec.enac.gov.it (for certified e-mail subscribers only), personale.volo@enac.gov.it

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