4.3 Initial ACD Monitor
- Record of Amendments
- Record of Bulletins
Part I – General Administration
- Chapter 1: Approved Check Dispatcher Program
- Chapter 2: ACD Delegation Policy and Authorities
- Chapter 3: ACD Qualifications & Authority Application Prodedures
- Chapter 4: Transport Canada Approval Procedures
- Chapter 5: ACD Delegation of Authority
- Chapter 6: Transport Canada ACD Oversight Program
- Chapter 7: Air Operator Responsibilities
- Chapter 8: Conduct of Competency Checks
- Chapter 9: Competency Check Assessments
- Chapter 10: Assessment Standards
- Chapter 11: Validity Periods and Extensions
Part II – Appendixes & Forms
Appendix A: ACD Application Form
Appendix B: ACD Delegation of Authority Form
Appendix C: Dispatcher's Competency Check Report
Appendix D: TC Inspector Request for an Annual ACD Monitor or DCC
Appendix E: Approved Check Dispatcher Monitor Report
Appendix F: ACD or Flight Dispatch Extension Request/Approval
Appendix G: Revocation of ACD Authorization
Appendix H: Recommendation for Competency Check
Appendix I: Operational Control Inspection Report
Appendix J: Sample Letter of Approval
Appendix K: Flight Dispatcher Training & Proficiency Record
Appendix L: Familiarization Flight Report
Appendix M: Competency Check Practices Guide
- Appendix A: ACD Application Form
4.3.1 A TC Inspector must monitor a CCD nominee as they conduct a DCC in the air operator’s operational control facility for which approval is sought. This must be done for initial applicants as well as ACD's seeking additional authority privileges as outlined in section 2.2 of this manual.
4.3.2 During the ACD monitor referred to in subsection 4.3.1 , the Check Dispatcher nominee must demonstrate the knowledge, ability and personal suitability to act as an ACD by conducting the appropriate competency check specified on the ACD Application Form.
4.3.3 Competency checks conducted during an initial ACD monitor must be on normal line dispatchers and not on other ACDs or dispatch training instructors.
4.3.4 Subject to subsection 4.3.6, where an air operator has separated functional areas within the operational control facility (operational control segregated by fleet type, geographical areas, etc.), the ACD nominee seeking multiple authorities for additional functional areas must demonstrate the ability to conduct a competency check on at least one of the areas for which ACD approval is requested.
4.3.5 The functional area chosen for the initial ACD monitor will be at the discretion of TC. If there are large differences in the characteristics of these areas for which ACD authority is being sought, or if TC has any concerns pertaining to the ACD's ability to conduct DCCs on these other areas, a monitor may be required in each functional area.
4.3.6 Upon successful completion of the initial ACD monitor(s), the TC Inspector will sign the appropriate competency check report and attach a copy of the ACD Monitor Report(s) (Appendix E) to the ACD Application Form.
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