Become an examiner

Qualified to let students take skill- and prof checks

FE(H)

The examiner training course trains you to the level at which you are qualified to evaluate students, and see whether they meet the quality requirements necessary to get their license. The HeliCentre module for this examiner course is a joint initiative with the Civil Aviation Authority (IL&T). This means you will need to register with IL&T prior to commencing this course.

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To become an examiner, you are not allowed to have had your license(s) withdrawn or suspended as a result of violating an EASA regulation in the past three years. Depending on the exam level you wish to take (LAPL, PPL or CPL), you need to have sufficient theoretical knowledge and practical experience.

LAPL(H) examiner

  • You have a minimum of 500 hours of experience flying helicopters;
  • You have a minimum of 150 hours giving instructions as a FI(H);

PPL(H) examiner

  • You have a minimum of 1000 hours of experience flying helicopters;
  • You have a minimum of 250 hours giving instructions as a FI(H);

CPL(H) examiner

  • You have a minimum of 2000 hours of experience flying helicopters;
  • You have a minimum of 150 hours giving instructions as a FI(H);

Finally, you need to finish the entire FE(H) course within the course of one year.

 

THE THEORETICAL PART

The theoretical part is taught by the Civil Aviation Authority (IL&T) in a one-day seminar. For more information, please visit the IL&T website here.

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The theory is then taught from a syllabus provided by the Civil Aviation Authority (IL&T), and it will discuss with the following subjects:

  • Explanation of the IL&T flight examiner manual (FEM);
  • Briefing of the exam candidate prior to the exam;
  • Debriefing of the exam candidate after the exam;
  • Knowledge of administrative procedures concerning exams.

PRACTICAL PART

The practical part consists of a number of flying lessons along with an instructor. On top of that, you will also fly independently.

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During the course, you will be flying the Guimbal Cabri G2, or the Robinson R44 helicopter.
You will provide two “exams” for a dummy student (your senior examiner), and you will take him / her through the entire exam process.

PRACTICAL EXAM

After completing the theoretical IL&T seminar and the two practical flights, you will take a practical flight exam at HeliCentre, with a senior examiner.

PRICES

The costs of the FE(H) course are made up of the one-day IL&T seminar, helicopter usage, fuel, instructor, landing fees, and insurances. To determine the exact costs, please contact us for more information.

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