QAC Online FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

QAC Online courses are designed for anyone who has an interest in learning about the inner workings of aircraft. Whether you’re working in another area in the Aviation industry, or simply have an enthusiasm for technical learning, our courses are suited for you. QAC Online courses have no prerequisites so anyone that is interested is welcome to enrol.
QAC Online courses provide an introduction to the technical, inner workings of popular aircraft models. No prior understanding or experience is required. Our course modules explore specific elements of the aircraft (for example, how the Autopilot works) using graphics, audio voice-over and written explanations. Our complete courses combine 25 – 30 modules providing a complete technical overview of an aircraft.
Although students receive a certificate upon successful completion of the assessment questions, QAC Online courses do not offer an official Type Rating or National Aviation Authority ( NAA ) Approved outcome.
Enrolment is easy and can be done 100% online. Simply select your course, add it to your cart and then process the payment through our online store. You will then be redirected to your account page where you can access your purchased courses.
No, our courses are all delivered on demand meaning you can access the course material whenever it suits you.
Every QAC Online course includes a short assessment of 3 to 5 questions. If you don’t get the questions correct first time around, you can try again.
Yes, once you have successfully completed your course and passed the short assessment, you will receive a certificate via email.
Who is eligible to complete a QAC OJT Program?

(i) Unlicensed engineers seeking their first licence

(ii) Experienced engineers seeking first licence in another category. For example: B1 seeking B2, or B2 seeking B1

(iii) Experienced engineers seeking additional licence privileges, or removal of exclusions from their licence.

(iv) Experienced engineers seeking additional licence privileges, or removal of exclusions from their licence

(v) Substitute of POC – engineers seeking to achieve the practical requirements in lieu of completing the POC.

Where can I complete my OJT Program?
QAC’s OJT Programs can be completed at any Part 145/AMO or CAR30 approved organisation.
What are the advantages of an OJT Program?

OJT Programs offer many benefits, including:

Convenience – complete your OJT logbook during regular work hours!

Affordability – save thousands on training costs

Flexibility – OJT programs can be completed at your own pace

Fitting avenue for obtaining first type rating

Broad coverage – OJT programs cover an impressive and growing range of aircraft models

Confidence building – develop your skills in a controlled, real-world environment with supervisory support

Provides an alternative avenue for First of Type ratings

Can be combined with QAC Theory courses to achieve a new rating.

Can I complete an OJT Program instead of a Practical Training course?

Yes, an OJT Program can be completed in lieu of a traditional practical course.

OJT Programs can also be paired with QAC’s theory courses to achieve a type rating.

What regulators have approved QAC’s OJT Programs?
All OJTs are CASA approved.

OJT Logbook

Who can approve the tasks completed in my OJT logbook?

A person employed and approved under a Part 145 or CAR30 AMO Quality System to supervise and certify for maintenance tasks. This person may also take on the role of the certifying LAME holding full AML and type rating privileges.

If this is my first of type and I am completing a Practical how much of an OJT Logbook do I need to complete?

25% of the Additional Complex Tasks applicable to the licence category they wish to acquire must be completed in each ATA chapter.

25% of the Additional Simple Tasks applicable to the licence category they wish to acquire must be completed in each ATA chapter.

1 in every 4 tasks.

How far back can I go for completed tasks and evidence?

Three years prior to OJT commencement will be accepted

Can I self-certify for OJT logbook tasks if I am already licensed on type?

Self-certifying and non-completion of ATA’s in the Logbook is determined on a case-by-case basis.

Please contact QAC for guidance.

Do I need evidence of the tasks I complete in my OJT logbook?
You must submit a piece of evidence for every task completed in the OJT logbook.
What kind of evidence is required to support my logbook tasks?

Maintenance records (eg Task Cards, work orders etc…) of the task completed.

Can I simulate tasks in my OJT logbook?

Yes. If every effort has been made to perform the task during maintenance, and you are unable to complete a suitable task in its place you may simulate the task.


1. Simulated tasks must be recorded in the certification document (Techlog/workcard etc…)

2. Simulating a task means reviewing the procedure with your supervisor and locating the component or system on the aircraft.

What happens after my logbook and evidence is submitted?

The QAC Assessor will review the completed OJT logbook for compliance to the requirements detailed within the logbook.

The QAC Assessor will require supporting documentation/task evidence from the Part 145 or Trainee on all completed tasks. The supporting documentation will be used to validate the references and integrity of the entries entered into Section 3 of the OJT logbook

If approved -successful outcome is reported to the Trainee and CASA

If not approved – feedback will be given to the Trainee regarding any findings directly from the QAC Assessor

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