Revision Highlights

Generic Revisions:

A new edition is issued, as there have been a number of changes to this document over the years since publication of the original issue.

The format of the entiredocument has been revised in order to standardize with the Civil Aviation process for all TP publications.

Flight Attendant Training Standard – Table of Contents: Updated.

Flight Attendant Training Standard – Record of Revisions: Updated.

Flight Attendant Training Standard – List of Effective Pages: Updated.

Flight Attendant Training Standard – Introduction:

Wording has been amended in the Introduction of the Flight Attendant Training Standard to include where Operational Experience can be accrued.

Paragraph (3)(c) Operational Experience, third paragraph, has been amended to read "Operational Experience is required during the first year with each air operator following Line Indoctrination. Where the person has not acted as a crew member at least once in each 90-day period following Line Indoctrination, they may requalify by completing Requalification Training and Annual Training. This is not transferable between air operators."

Wording has been amended in the Quick Reference Guide Flight Attendant Requalification Requirements, to read "Operational Experiencea flight attendant must act as a crew member at least once in each 90-day period in the first year following Line Indoctrination with each air operator. This is not transferable between air operators."

Information in the text box on the last page of the Syllabus has been amended slightly to correctly reference the security requirements and has been relocated from the Syllabus to the Introduction under (7) Other Training. Section (7) Other Training of the Introduction now reads, "Flight Attendants may also be required to have other training in other areas such as Dangerous Goods, Security, and Aviation Occupational Health and Safety (A-OH&S). For Dangerous Goods Training, refer to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations and for crew member security training, refer to the Security Measures made pursuant to the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations."

Flight Attendant Training Standard – Syllabus:

Updated to remove drills from Initial, Part 4, and to add bullets to theory in Annual, Requalification and Aircraft Type training.

Information in the text box on the last page of the Syllabus has been amended and relocated from the Syllabus to the Introduction under Section(7) Other Training.

Flight Attendant Training Standard – Initial:

Part One

Paragraph 1.2B.5 has been amended by adding the phrase "but not limited to" so that it reads "Identify and describe the specific regulations applicable to crew members and cabin safety including but not limited to:...".

Part Three Second sentence under 3.5A.2 was amended to read, "...and by whom entries are to be made", rather than "...and by whom entries are to make".

Part Four

Section 4.5D Drills, Cargo Fire Training has been deleted from Initial Part 4, Emergency Procedures and has been moved to Initial Part 7, Drills, Paragraph 7.8.8 Class B Main Deck Cargo Fire Fighting Drill.

Part Six

Information regarding exterior cargo compartment door locations and awareness of operation (e.g. placarding) has been added (in italics) to Paragraph 6.1B.5. Paragraph 6.1B.5 reads "Identify the location of cargo compartment doors for each aircraft in the air operator’s fleet and describe the procedure for opening the cargo compartment door."

Part Seven

Section 4.5D Drills, Cargo Fire Training has been deleted from Initial Part 4, Emergency Procedures and has been moved to Initial Part 7, Drills, Paragraph 7.8.8 Class B Main Deck Cargo Fire Fighting Drill.

Part Eight

Second title under Section 8.5 Scope and title under Paragraph 8.5B has been amended to read "choking" instead of "chocking".

The bullet under Initial Part 8, 8.6C has been changed from 8.5C.1 to 8.6C.1.

The fifth title under Initial Part 8, 8.7 Scope has been amended to read "First Aid for Wounds with External Bleeding" instead of "First Aid for Wounds with Internal Bleeding". Also, the title of Paragraph 8.7E has been amended to read "External" instead of "Internal", as Paragraphs 8.7E.1 to 8.7E.5 all relate to external bleeding.

Flight Attendant Training Standard – Annual:

Part Four

A new section has been added to Annual Part 4, Emergency Procedures that contains the theory elements pertaining to cargo fire fighting identical to those found in Sections 4.5A, 4.5B and 4.5C of Initial Part 4, Emergency Procedures.

The following changes have been made to the text incorporated into Annual Part 4, Emergency Procedures, from Initial Part 4, Emergency Procedures:

Training Objective: The word "trainee" was replaced with the words "crew member", thus the revised text reads as follows: "The crew member will be able to identify fire detection and fire fighting systems and the established fire fighting procedures; and recognize the Class B cargo compartment and its features."

4.5A.1 was revised to replace "i.e." with "e.g.". The revised text reads as follows: Review available data and/or experiences(s) with cargo compartment fire accidents/incidents (e.g. South African Airways accident involving a B747 combi, which suffered an in-flight fire resulting in the total loss of the aircraft). Identify the safety lessons learned as a result.

4.5A.2 was revised to delete the words "Transport Canada" and replace them with the words "regulatory documents". The revised text now reads as follows: "Identify which regulatory documents govern main deck Class B cargo compartment fire procedures."

4.5A.3(b) was revised to remove the italics. The text now reads as follows: "Fire protection systems (i.e. fire containment covers and/or suppression systems, as appropriate);"

4.5A.3(d) was revised to replace "i.e." with "e.g.". The text now reads as follows: "Load carrying methods (e.g. pallets, igloos, unit load devices, etc.) and restraint systems;"

4.5A.3(e) was revised to replace "i.e." with "e.g.". The text now reads as follows: "Access to cargo compartment (e.g. door key, barrier net, etc.);"

4.5B.2(c) was revised to delete the words "Monitoring cargo compartment fire/" and replace them with (c) "Fight fire (i.e. fire fighter and/or fire suppression system);"

A new paragraph 4.5B.2(d) was added which reads as follows: "Monitor for re-ignition of fire."

4.5C.2 was revised to remove the italics. The text now reads as follows: "Describe the monitoring and/or fire fighting procedures for specific types of fire protection systems (i.e. fire containment covers and/or fire suppression systems, as appropriate)."

Part Seven

Section 4.5D Drills of Initial, Part 4, Emergency Procedures has been added to Paragraph 7.6.7 Class B Main Deck Cargo Fire Fighting Drill in Annual Part 7, Drills.

Schedule A

A typo in the spelling of "compatibility" on the title page was amended so that it now reads, "Schedule A – Aircraft Exit Compatibility Groups".

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