General - Flight Instructor Rating Assessment

Fail — All

  1. Teaching Competency:

    1. Demonstrates communication skills that tend to confuse the student due to hesitation, a lack of clarity or a lack of congruency (words and actions or body language don't match);

    2. Applies learning factors and techniques of instruction in an ineffective manner;

    3. Neglects the instructional application of essential background knowledge required for the task or exercise being taught;

    4. Presents technical information to the student, on the ground or in the air, that would, in the judgement of the examiner, result in a lack of understanding or in a misunderstanding that could lead to a dangerous flight situation;

    5. Demonstrates a lack of control of the lesson and a use of time that is limited to the point of being ineffective;

    6. Demonstrates an ineffective instructional explanation while demonstrating a task or manoeuvre;

    7. Neglects or excludes student involvement;

    8. Demonstrates a lack of ability to demonstrate, analyze or correct simulated common errors related to the task or manoeuvre being taught;

    9. Demonstrates a lack of knowledge of training and testing standards, including frequent majors errors or a lack of depth of knowledge related to the task or manoeuvre being taught.

  2. Evaluation of Student Performance:

    1. Seldom confirms student understanding;

    2. Does not identify many common errors in the performance of flight manoeuvres by the trainee and/or suggest strategies for improvement.

  3. Flight Proficiency:

    1. Performs flight manoeuvres with major deviations from the level of competency required for the issuance of the Commercial Pilot Licence, while giving flight instruction; and for aerobatics when major deviations occur while performing the requisite aerobatic manoeuvres;

    2. Demonstrates an unacceptable level of knowledge of training and testing standards.

  4. Supervisory Knowledge:

    1. Demonstrates a lack of administrative knowledge appropriate for the supervision of students and the management of student records;

    2. Demonstrates a lack of knowledge regarding the responsibility to acquire supervisory advice as a Class 3 and, in the case of a Class 3 Intern or Class 4 Flight Instructor, the requirement for direct supervision from the holder of a Class 1 or 2 Flight Instructor Rating.

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