Examiner Refresher Seminars - Aeroplanes


Aeroplane Examiner Seminars are held on the following dates and locations


On-Track Aviation (Wellesbourne Airfield) 6 February 2019

On-Track Aviation (Wellesbourne Airfield) 12 June 2019

On-Track Aviation (Wellesbourne Airfield) 9 October 2019


On-Track Aviation (Wellesbourne Airfield) 5 February 2020

On-Track Aviation (Wellesbourne Airfield) 10 June 2020

On-Track Aviation (Wellesbourne Airfield) 7 October 2020

Seminar Online Registration
FCS1500 Payment Form
SRG1128 Examiner Revalidation/Renewal

Seminar Information
February 2019

Credit/Debit Card


(a) Complete the examiner authorisation issue / reissue / variation-application and payment forms and sent to CAA (SRG1128 / FCS1500)

(b) Conduct two skill test/proficiency check/assessments of competence within each year of the validity of the examiner certificate

(c) Conduct one test in the final year as an observed or dummy test with a CAA Staff FE or senior examiner

(d) Attend an examiner refresher seminar in the final year of validity of the examiner certificate (see note)


(a) Complete the examiner authorisation issue / reissue / variation-application and payment forms and sent to CAA (SRG1128 / FCS1500)

(b) Complete a skill test / proficiency check / assessment of competence as an observed or dummy test with a CAA Staff FE or senior examiner

(c) Attend an examiner refresher seminar (see note)

Note: You should complete the Assessment of Competence last in accordance with FCL.1030(ii) (see UK note)

FCL.1030 When conducting skill tests, proficiency checks and assessments of competence, examiners shall:
(i) ensure that communication with the applicant can be established without language barriers
(ii) verify that the applicant complies with all the qualification, training and experience requirements in Part FCL for the issue, revalidation or renewal of the licence, rating or certificate for which the skill test, proficiency check or assessment of competence is taken
(iii) make the applicant aware of the consequences of providing incomplete, inaccurate or false information related to their training and flight experience

UK note: Notwithstanding FCL.1030(ii), for UK examiners the UK CAA will accept the completion of the assessment of competence and seminar in any order


The seminar is conducted in accordance with EASA AMC1 FCL.1015 and FCL.1025 and will include a minimum of 6 hours of presentations and discussions. Formal sessions will allow for a presentation time of up to 45 minutes followed by 15 minutes for questions. It is an interactive programme and is designed such that you gain the maximum benefit from your time at the seminar. You are required to attend all sessions of the seminar in order to qualify for the Certificate of Attendance. The subjects covered include:

  • EASA
  • Review of the test schedules and variations of, for the LAPL, PPL, CPL, Type/Class/Instrument ratings for SP aeroplanes excluding SP HCA                                                                                                        
  • Review of CAA administrative procedures for the issue, revalidation and renewal of the above   
  • Review of examiner privileges and responsibilities ‘in the field’                                           
  • Procedures for the assessment of competence for the issue, revalidation and renewal of FI, CRI, IRI certificates
  • Review of CAA policy, forms, Standards Documents, CAPs, Information Notices and Guidance Material      
  • Vested interests of examiners
  • Feedback on test results and common reasons for failure
  • Appeal procedures under CAA regulations      
  • Briefing and debriefing techniques incorporating CRM/TEM
  • SE aeroplanes technical knowledge verbal examination
  • Additional topics as specified by the UK CAA


You will be sent an information package (or you may download it from the link at the top of this page) which is designed to give you all the information you require prior to attending seminar. A name badge and a workbook will be given to you on arrival

What must I bring?
Everyone attending the seminar SHALL bring with them ALL the following items:

  • Licence(s) - bring all licences EASA, JAA, UK, etc
    • particularly important if you are renewing after a long lay off
    • please ensure that your current licence only contains current and valid pages and that all the old pages and certificates are removed prior to attending the seminar. This will make the task of checking your licence much easier
  • Examiner certificate(s)  
    • these are normally located in your licence or maybe a separate certificate
  • Identification bearing a photograph of yourself eg. passport, airline ID, etc   
  • Copies of 2 examiner report forms showing either a fail or partial pass (if available) 
    • to be used in the presentations (anonymously)                                         

Please bring the items requested above as we have a duty of care to check all delegates licence(s) and examiner certificate(s) we might save you some embarrassment

On completion of the seminar you shall be issued with a Certificate of Attendance

On-Track Aviation will not be able to renew or revalidate your examiner certificate at the end of the seminar. This can only be done by the CAA once you have completed all the revalidation or renewal requirements

A list of delegates attending the seminar will be sent to the CAA by On-Track Aviation

Seminar Team

Each seminar uses a team of specialist presenters all of whom have considerable experience in their particular field. During the seminar our highly qualified team will share with you their skill, methods and knowledge gained over many years in aviation. The attendance of each presenter is subject to availability. The team includes:

  • Ian Alexander - On-Track Aviation Limited. Ian is one of our part time Operations Support Team personnel who also holds a PPL(A)
  • Paul Barker - On-Track Aviation Limited. Paul is a volunteer who helps our Operations Support Team and also holds a PPL(A)
  • Jon Cooke - Major UK Airline. Jon is an FIE, RTF Examiner, FE, CRE, IRE, Senior Examiner and Air/Ground Operator Examiner. He is also the Head of Training for the Pilot Coaching Scheme for the Light Aircraft Association (LAA)
  • Stephanie Giles - On-Track Aviation Limited. Stephanie is one our part time Operations Support Team personnel who also holds both a PPL(A) and PPL(H)
  • Mike Grierson - On-Track Aviation Limited. Mike who worked for the CAA gives us his considerable knowledge of EASA in addition to being an FIE, FE, Senior Examiner and RTF Examiner
  • Alan Newton - Cathay Pacific Airways and Director / Head of Training On-Track Aviation Limited. Alan is an RTF Examiner, FE, Senior Examiner, CRE and FIE on both land and seaplanes
  • Steve Oddy - On-Track Aviation Limited. Steve who worked for the CAA is an FE, FIE, Senior Examiner, CRE and IRE with many years of experience examining at all levels
  • Veronica Tanner - On-Track Aviation Limited. Veronica is one our part time Operations Support Team personnel who also holds a PPL(A)
  • Keith Thomas - Keith is a GASCo Regional Safety Officer. He has instructed on both aeroplanes and helicopters and worked for the CAA. He is now a presenter on the Airspace Infringements Awareness Course
  • Peter Thompson - On-Track Aviation Limited. Peter is a highly experienced CRE and FIE who has examined within an AOC and general aviation
  • Alec Trevett - On-Track Aviation Limited. Alec brings his extensive experience of Flight Safety issues to the team as well as being a FE and RTF Examiner
  • Faith Young - On-Track Aviation Limited. Faith is our Operations Manager


To apply for a place at an On-Track seminar could not be easier.

  • Post: On-Track Aviation Limited, Wellesbourne Mountford Aerodrome, Loxley Lane, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, CV35 9EU
  • Email: info@ontrackaviation.com
  • Telephone: +44 (0)1789 842777
  • Telephone / Fax: +44 (0)1789 842755
  • Online Registration: Register

All bookings must include a completed registration form and the correct fee before they will be accepted. All bookings are taken on a first come first served basis until the maximum number is reached for the venue. So to avoid disappointment book early


The seminar cost is £160 inclusive vat

This includes tea/coffee and a buffet lunch on the day. Overnight accommodation is not included (see Venue Information below). Payment in pounds sterling only using most major credit/debit cards, bankers draft, BACS or personal cheque made payable to On-Track Aviation Limited

Transfers and Cancellations

A seminar registration may be cancelled up to 14 working days with a full refund due. Any cancellation made after that time will be subject to a £20 administration fee. Registration places may be transferred to another date with no additional cost

Seminar Programme

Details of the seminar programme can be found through this link (programme)

Venue Information

Details of the venue can be found through this link (information)

Accommodation Information

Details of local accommodation can be found through this link (accommodation)


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