General - Flight Instructor Rating Assessment

Class 1 — Aeroplane, Helicopter and Class 1 — Aerobatic

  1. Teaching Competency:

    1. Demonstrates above average communication skills

    2. Applies learning factors and techniques of instruction in a manner that would set an example for an instructor trainee;

    3. Demonstrates an excellent application of the essential background knowledge required for the task or exercise being taught;

    4. Presents technical information to the student accurately and with a good depth of knowledge;

    5. Demonstrates excellent control of the lesson and very efficient use of time;

    6. Demonstrates a very effective instructional explanation while demonstrating a task or manoeuvre;

    7. Obtains a high degree of student involvement;

    8. Demonstrates an above average ability to demonstrate, analyze and correct simulated common errors related to the task or manoeuvre being taught;

    9. Demonstrates a very good understanding of training techniques and testing standards;

    10. Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to train new instructors.

  2. Evaluation of Student Performance:

    1. Confirms student understanding;

    2. Readily identifies errors in the performance of flight manoeuvres and suggests a variety of effective strategies for improvement;

    3. Adapts well to role-play, as the instructor and as the trainee.

  3. Flight Proficiency:

    1. Performs flight manoeuvres with no major deviations from the level of competency required for the issuance of the Commercial Pilot Licence, while giving flight instruction; and for aerobatics when no major deviations occur while performing the requisite aerobatic manoeuvres;

    2. Demonstrates an excellent understanding of training techniques and testing standards.

  4. Supervisory Knowledge:

    1. Demonstrates an understanding of the responsibilities of a Chief Flight Instructor;

    2. Demonstrates administrative knowledge appropriate for the supervision of a staff of instructors;

    3. Demonstrates knowledge of the requirement for direct supervision of Class 4 Flight Instructors.

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