Online FAR 135.331 Crewmember Emergency Training
CAPS Aviation 135.331 Online Crewmember Emergency Training course covers all the requirements outlined in FAR 135.331 except for the hands-on, emergency drill labs, which are required during Initial Training and then every other year.
Estimated Time to Complete the Course:
The course takes approximately 6 hours to complete.
Online Course - CAPS 135.331 Crewmember Emergency Training
This training is required for all crewmembers on each aircraft type, model, and configuration, each crewmember, and each kind of operation conducted, as appropriate for each crewmember and the certificate holder (FAR 135.331(a)).
Emergency training is subdivided into three groups:
- General Emergency Training – Covered in detail during this course
- Emergency Situation Training – A personal review of your own aircraft/s, its safety equipment and egress considerations
- Emergency Drill Training – These drills are offered at CAPS several times a month or can be offered at your facility
NOTE: Most of the training content covered here and in your company’s training manual, is included in the FAA’s Flight Safety Information Management System (FSIMS) 8900.1, Volume 3, Chapter 19, Section 4-Emergency Training Curriculum Segments Flightcrew General.
This training must be conducted every 12 months:
- FAR 135.295 -Initial and recurrent flight attendant crewmember testing requirements
- FAR 135.331 - Crewmember emergency training
- FAR 135.349 - Flight attendants: initial and transition ground training
- FAR 135-351 - Recurrent training
- FISMS 8900.1 – Emergency Training Curriculum Segments
Methodology and Certification:
- The course is divided into 15 Course Modules with multiple Units in each module.
- The presentation is made up of text, images, videos, references, module quizzes and a final exam.
- To pass, you will need to score 80% on each quiz and the final exam. Each test can be taken more than once. However, module quizzes must be passed before you can access the next module.
- Upon successful course completion, you will receive a Letter of Completion which is good for one year.
Navigating the Course & Testing:
- The course needs to be pre-paid with a credit or debit card.
- Once you begin the course, you have two weeks to complete it. Contact CAPS if an unexpected delay occurs.
- You won’t be able to move to the next Unit or Module until you complete the existing Unit and Module and pass any required testing.
- You will have multiple attempts to pass any course exam. An incorrect answer will prompt you to the relevant section of the course to review the appropriate information.
Meeting the Requirements for a 135.331 Initial Course:
As indicated, CFR 135.331 Crewmember Emergency Initial Training Course requires hands-on activities (labs) when taking your Initial training, and then at least every two years. The online portion of the course is a prerequisite of taking the "Hands-on Labs Only" portion of the training. The hands-on portion of the training must be completed within one month of the completion of the online course.
After completing both the online and Labs Only course, you will also be qualified to act as an “Evacuation Crewmember” when flying in the passenger compartment of a G550.
Each student will:
- Accomplish the basic requirements for completing the FAA’s FAR 135.331 Crewmember Emergency Training - Recurrent Course.
- Explain the role annual training plays when facing an emergency.
- Describe the requirements for carrying, securing, inspecting, and using a corporate aircraft’s emergency equipment.
- Describe methods for improving situational awareness, crew coordination, crew resource management, communications, passenger briefings, use of emergency equipment, preparation for a water or off-field landing, an emergency evacuation, survival, and signaling rescue forces.
- Recognize and be able to respond to additional emergencies such as fires, depressurization, medical, incapacitation, hazmat, security, terrorism, interceptions, and other special circumstances.
- Receive a Letter of Completion which is good for one year.
CAPS Commitment to Students:
CAPS has been offering aviation safety courses to thousands of pilots, flight attendants, evacuation specialists, mechanics, owners, and frequent flyers for over three decades. Our commitment has always been to deliver the best training possible, using only highly qualified instructors. We pride ourselves in offering up-to-date, relevant and factual information in a fast-paced, engaging and interesting manner. We hope you will enjoy taking this online course and return to CAPS annually for your required training. If you are not satisfied with the training for any reason or have a suggestion about the course, please feel free to email CAPS at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Unit 1||Getting Acquainted with CAPS Aviation|
|Unit 2||CAPS Product Line|
|Unit 3||CAPS Training|
|Unit 4||Meet CAPS President & CEO|
|Unit 5||Meet Your Instructors|
|Unit 6||Abbreviations and Definitions|
|Module 2||Pre-Flight Considerations|
|Unit 1||Odds of Facing a Serious Emergency|
|Unit 2||Pilot in Command (PIC) Responsibilities|
|Unit 3||Travel Resources for Today’s Corporate Aviator's Work Environment|
|Unit 4||Hazardous Materials in Aviation (Will Not Carry)|
|Unit 5||Passenger’s Reactions and Roles During Emergencies|
|Unit 6||Passenger Briefings (Passenger Training) - Preview|
|Unit 7||Crewmember Creativity When Presenting Mandatory Briefings|
|Unit 8||Cabin Attendants|
|Unit 9||Crew Resource Management|
|Unit 10||End of Module 2 Quiz|
|Module 3||Location and Operation of Emergency Equipment|
|Unit 1||First Aid Equipment|
|Unit 2||Emergency Oxygen|
|Unit 3||Pilots’ Protective Breathing Equipment|
|Unit 4||Fire Extinguishers|
|Unit 5||Seat Belts|
|Unit 6||Personal Flotation Requirements|
|Unit 7||Liferafts - Preview|
|Unit 8||Aircraft Exits|
|Unit 9||Crash Axes|
|Unit 10||End of Module 3 Quiz|
|Module 4||Inflight Fires, Smoke and Fumes|
|Unit 1||Jet Blue A320 Smoke & Fumes Incident|
|Unit 2||Protective Equipment for Smoke and Fumes|
|Unit 3||Fire Basics – The Fire Triangle|
|Unit 4||Classes of Fires|
|Unit 5||Inflight Fires|
|Unit 6||Circuit Breakers|
|Unit 7||The Signs and Symptoms of an Inflight Fire|
|Unit 8||Fire Resistant Clothing|
|Unit 9||Fire Extinguishers|
|Unit 10||Proper Use of a Fire Extinguisher|
|Unit 11||Improvised Extinguishers and Additional Resources|
|Unit 12||Lithium-Ion Batteries|
|Unit 13||Fire Containment Bags|
|Unit 14||The Need for Immediate Action|
|Unit 15||Airport Firefighting Equipment|
|Unit 16||End of Module 4 Quiz|
|Module 5||Crash Physics and Off-Field Landing|
|Unit 1||Frailty of the Human Body|
|Unit 3||Emergency Landing Techniques|
|Unit 4||Occupant Restraints Systems|
|Unit 5||Brace Positions|
|Unit 6||Interior Challenges - Chairs, Tables, Divans, Bureaus & Beds|
|Unit 7||End of Module 5 Quiz|
|Module 6||Ditching and Evacuation Procedures|
|Unit 1||Establishing a Reference Point|
|Unit 2||Ditching (Water Landing)|
|Unit 3||Ditching Preparation|
|Unit 4||Evacuation Commands|
|Unit 5||Evacuation Lifelines|
|Unit 6||Boarding a Liferaft|
|Unit 7||Liferaft Set-up and Maintenance|
|Unit 8||Evacuation Considerations on Land|
|Unit 9||Ditching and Emergency Landing Preparation Summary|
|Unit 10||Post Evacuation Summary (On Land)|
|Unit 11||Actions/CRM/Crew Training Suggestions|
|Unit 12||End of Module 6 Quiz|
|Module 7||Emergency Communications|
|Unit 1||Distress Communications|
|Unit 2||Additional Emergency Communications|
|Unit 3||Additional Communication Options|
|Unit 4||End of Module 7 Quiz|
|Module 8||Survival Basics and Signaling|
|Unit 1||Gary Anderson’s 38 Day Post Crash Survival Ordeal|
|Unit 2||The Critical Basics – PMA|
|Unit 4||Conservation of Energy and Resources|
|Unit 5||The Effect of Cold Water on Survivability|
|Unit 6||Insulation, Clothing & Heat Loss|
|Unit 8||The Necessities of Life|
|Unit 9||Geographical Survival Considerations|
|Unit 10||Signaling Tools and Techniques|
|Unit 11||End of Module 8 Quiz|
|Module 9||Search and Rescue|
|Unit 1||Declaring an Emergency|
|Unit 2||Emergency Procedures: Distress and Urgency Communications|
|Unit 3||Emergency Procedures: Obtaining Emergency Assistance|
|Unit 4||AMVER (Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue System)|
|Unit 5||Search and Rescue (SAR) Operations|
|Unit 6||Rescue Resources Available to SAR Coordinators|
|Unit 7||Rescue at Sea|
|Unit 8||Rescue Pickup Devices|
|Unit 9||PIC Responsibilities|
|Unit 10||End of Module 9 Quiz|
|Module 10||Aviation Physiology - Hypoxia|
|Unit 1||Human Oxygen Requirements|
|Unit 3||Decompression Issues|
|Unit 4||Time of Useful Consciousness (TUC) and Effective Performance Time (EPT)|
|Unit 5||Summary Thoughts|
|Unit 6||Further Information|
|Unit 7||End of Module 10 Quiz|
|Module 11||Inflight Medical Issues|
|Unit 1||First Aid Kits, Medical Kits & AEDs|
|Unit 2||Serious Medical Issues in Flight|
|Unit 3||Other Medical Issues|
|Unit 4||Self-Imposed Crew Stress|
|Unit 5||Seeking Medical Assistance|
|Unit 6||End of Module 11 Quiz|
|Module 12||Handling Emergency Situations|
|Unit 1||PIC and Emergencies|
|Unit 2||Distress Signals|
|Unit 3||Crewmember and Passenger Incapacitation|
|Unit 4||Bird Strikes and Other Wildlife Issues|
|Unit 6||Laser Strikes|
|Unit 7||End of Module 12 Quiz|
|Module 13||Security and Terrorism|
|Unit 1||Situational Awareness (Don’t Let Your Guard Down)|
|Unit 3||Bomb Threat Procedures|
|Unit 7||Security Resources|
|Unit 8||Travel Security|
|Unit 9||End of Module 13 Quiz|
|Module 14||Reporting Incidents|
|Unit 1||FAA (Federal Aviation Administration)|
|Unit 2||NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board)|
|Unit 3||NASA’s ASRS (Aviation Safety Reporting System)|
|Unit 4||Company Procedures and Review of Certificate Holder's Accidents and Incidents|
|Unit 5||End of Module 14 Quiz|
|Module 15||Course Evaluation and Critique|
|Unit 1||Course Evaluation and Critique|
|Unit 2||Final Exam|
|Unit 3||Course Survey|
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