FAA - FO JO 3000.57A
Air Traffic Organization Technical Operations Training and Personnel Certification
|Publication Date:||1 October 2019|
The Technical Operations Training and Personnel Certification Program has the following scope:
Training and personnel certification are the cornerstones of our maintenance program, business practices, and safety culture. The ATO Technical Operations Training and Certification Program equips the workforce with the required skills and knowledge. New and innovative delivery methods will be implemented to meet the increasing demands created by the evolving technologies and capabilities of the NAS.
b. Technical Competence.
The Technical Operations Training and Personnel Certification Program must be conducted in a manner that allows employees to develop the necessary knowledge and skills to the depth and scope equal to the Technical Operations maintenance philosophy as defined in FAA Order 6000.30, National Airspace System Maintenance Policy.
All training curricula must meet or exceed the appropriate occupational safety and environmental regulations.
d. Personnel Certification Authority.
This order provides national direction for the attainment and retention of personnel certification authority, not equipment certification. Certification authority enables employees to certify NAS systems, subsystems, equipment, and services.
e. Personnel Verification Authority.
This order provides national direction for the attainment of personnel verification authority, not equipment verification.