The objective of this EWIS training programme is to give operators, holders of TC, holders of STC, organisations and persons performing field approval modifications or repairs a model for the development of their own EWIS training programme.
This will ensure that proper procedures, methods techniques, and practices are used when performing, preventive , inspection, alteration, and cleaning of EWIS.
Who should attend
This training includes courses about Flight Deck Crew. (E.g. Pilots, Flight Engineers) and Cabin Crew.
Initial training shall be conducted for each designated work group. The initial training for each designated work group is outlined in EWIS Minimum Initial Training Programme – Appendix A and B. Curriculum and Lesson Plans for each dedicated module are included in Appendix C.
Refresher training shall be conducted in a period not exceeding two years. It could consist of a review of previously covered material plus any new material or revisions to publications. Refresher training will follow the EWIS Minimum Initial Training Programme – Appendix A or B for that particular target group
Through Modules A,C,D,E the instructor lays the groundwork of safety without damage to the aeroplane or injury to the student, by teaching: the skills of inspection so as to identify wiring system damage and housekeeping strategies, so as to keep the EWIS free of contamination.
Depending on the modules taught, the person shows competency in the following skills:
a. Know the safety procedures of normal and non-normal maintenance procedures so that the person can protect himself/herself and the aeroplane
b. Recognize typical wiring system damage, such as hot gas, fluid contamination, external mechanically induced damage, chafing, corrosion, signs of overheating of wire, wire bundles, connective and control device assemblies.
c. Recognize external contamination and other damage due to external environmental conditions.
d. Know the aeroplane internal contamination sources so that inspection processes can be effectively carried out and contamination damage easily recognized.
e. Recognize other possible contamination sources.
f. Know the procedures for termination and storage of unused wires.