Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in India has introduced Distance Learning Programme for training of flight crew, flight dispatchers, LTCs, Instructors, load and trim personnel and cabin crew, as mandated in relevant Civil Aviation Requirements of DGCA.
DISTANCE LEARNING TRAINING PROGRAMME
With advancements in computer technologies, software applications, accompanied with rapid expansion of internet access and media options, distance learning is considered as a viable method to impart recurrent training to concerned individuals. Distance Learning offers an increase in the training delivery options for both Operators and ATOs.
DGCA India introduces Operation Circular – 03 of 2020 lay down requirements and provide guidance for conduct of training and evaluation of flight crew, flight dispatchers, ground instructors, LTCs and instructors, and cabin crew through distance learning methods such as online or virtual classroom sessions.
In Distance Learning lectures/courses/topics are broadcast by electronic means such as video, e-learning, CBT or virtual training. In Distance Learning, the instruction are delivered via electronic means using voice and video based electronic devices, like personal computers, laptops, tablets, iPad, smartphones, etc Such methods of training obviate the requirements of trainees to be physically present in approved training centres, while keeping training standards in-line with the applicable regulations.
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