The AFI-CIS program includes Personnel Licensing - Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) who are qualified to offer specific and detailed technical assistance in the audit area of “PEL.” Technical assistance is available in the following critical elements of a safety oversight system:-

Specific assistance in “Personnel Licensing” is conducted consistent with the AFI-CIS MOU and it includes the following tasks:-

  1. Recommend amendments to Legislation and Specific Operating Regulations;
  2. Perform certification and surveillance tasks of Aviation Training Organizations;
  3. Conduct audits of past certification and surveillance activities;
  4. Assist Member States during the preparation of Compliance Checklist for ICAO Annexes and CMA Protocol Questions including uploading of compliance data on the CMA online framework;
  5. Recommend procedures and checklists for surveillance of Licensing (g. pilots, cabin crew, dispatchers etc);
  6. Licensing of Dispatchers, Dangerous Goods handlers etc.