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S7C5 - COMPETENCY BASED TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT FOR AIR FORCE AVIATION TECHNICIANS

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

Service Administrator

RWPA Registration

Unit Training Coordinator

Action on Journal Completion

Retention of Assessment Documentation

WARNING - AAP 7001.059 TAREG VERSION

WARNING

The procedures in AAP7001.059-TAREG support compliance with AAP7001.053-Technical Airworthiness Regulations, which have been superseded.

Procedures supporting compliance with AAP8000.011-Defence Aviation Safety Regulations are contained in AAP 7001.059-DASR

An organisation’s exposition details which 059 version is applicable

INTRODUCTION

1. All Air Force aviation tradespersons are required to complete a full or partial national qualification in Aeroskills. This nationally recognised qualification is achieved through competency based training and assessment.

2. The aviation trades competency assessment system within Air Force is to be conducted in accordance with the procedures detailed in Section 7 Chapters 1—Aerospace Competency Standards and Assessment Procedures. This chapter prescribes the procedures to be followed by Air Force AMOs when conducting competency-based trade assessments on Air Force aviation technical personnel.

Service Administrator

3. The Air Force Aviation Trades Competency Assessment Service Administrator is the Technical Mustering Sponsor – Directorate of Technical Capability Air Force (DTC–AF) within Logistics Branch.

4. Applications for registration as a Registered Workplace Assessor (RWPA) are to be forwarded to the RAAF TCAS Admin Group Mailbox. On receipt of application the Service Administrator will ensure all workplace assessor competencies have been achieved and reported through PMKeys, and request registration through the Air Force Registered Training Organisation (RTO). The Service Administrator will advise the member when registration has been actioned.

RWPA Registration

5. Registration expires annually and all RWPAs are required to maintain currency through the Air Force Registered Training Organisation’s (RTO) Currency and Professional Development Program. For further information refer to the Air Force Training System’s Workplace Assessor Portal.

Unit Training Coordinator

6. In addition to the duties detailed in Section 7 Chapter 1, Air Force Unit Training Coordinators (UTCs) are responsible for:

  1. entering completed UoC into PMKeys
  2. performing a physical review of the progress of all tradespersons within their unit quarterly
  3. forwarding a quarterly report of tradesperson progress to the RAAF TCAS Admin Group Mailbox. The report is to contain the following information as a minimum:
    1. tradesperson personal details
    2. details of progress towards Journal completion.

Action on Journal Completion

7. When a tradesperson has achieved the minimum number of UoC required to issue their qualification the UTC is to conduct a complete review of the tradesperson’s Journal to ensure:

  1. all achieved UoC have been correctly certified by a RWPA in the assessment report
  2. all achieved UoC have been entered into PMKeys

8. Once the Journal has been verified as complete the UTC is to issue the applicable Technician regrade proficiency:

  1. ATECH Proficiency No. – P100191
  2. AVTECH Proficiency No. – P010426
  3. ASTTECH Proficiency No. – P010294

9. The UTC is to request the issue of the applicable Certificate III/IV through the RAAF Accreditation group mailbox. The request is to include the tradesperson’s full name, rank and PMKeys number and the date of Journal completion.

Retention of Assessment Documentation

10. Whilst a tradesperson is undergoing competency assessment leading to their qualification award, the UTC is responsible for ensuring all assessment documentation is retained in a separate Objective file or folder for each tradesperson.

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