Terms of Reference

Title

National Training Association (NTA)

Membership

Open to Transport Canada approved training organizations (ATO) providing aviation maintenance (i.e. aircraft, avionics, structures) basic training.

Officers

President and Vice President
The president and vice president are nominated from and elected by the membership to serve a minimum two-year term; and may be elected to serve additional consecutive terms.
Secretary/Treasurer
The Secretary/Treasurer is nominated from and elected by the membership to serve a minimum two-year term; and may be elected to serve additional consecutive terms. The terms of the Secretary/Treasurer may be offset by one year with those of the President.

Bylaws

1- Meetings: The Association will have a minimum of one meeting per year and a record of meetings shall be maintained. Meetings may be conducted at various locations throughout the country, and where possible/practical the meeting shall be hosted by the local ATO’s facility.
2- NTA Representation with Other Associations: Members may represent the NTA on boards of other associations subject to the approval of NTA officers.
3- Procedures: Meetings are conducted following standard parliamentary procedures. Each member organization will have only one vote.
4- New Members: Organizations aspiring to become Transport Canada approved may attend as non-voting guests with permission from the President.
5- Guests: Representatives from Transport Canada and/or other industry organizations may be invited by the president to attend as non-voting guests.

Purpose/Activities

  1. The Association will represent members regarding common issues pertaining to Transport Canada standards, procedures and guidelines that relate to aircraft/aviation maintenance training.
  2. To review and discuss common problems and identify potential solutions.
  3. To share information pertaining, but not limited to, training methods, equipment, interpretation of standards so that all organizations may benefit from the collective experience.
  4. To promote member organizations and careers in aviation maintenance.

Rev 2019