Trick or Treat? Will You Get a Sweet Treat or a Spooky Trick?
In honor of All Hallows’ Eve, Transportation Compliance Associates, Inc. (TCA) has decided to get into the spirit and put together a little trick or treat quiz covering your most asked questions regarding the upcoming International Air Transport Associations’ (IATA) Competency-Based Training and Assessment (CBTA).
So, sit back, relax, and test your knowledge to see if would earn a scary trick or a sweet treat! So, grab a piece of paper and pen to write your answers down.
We will start off easy with some soft candy questions and try not to scroll ahead and cheat!
- What does CBTA stand for?
- When does the new IATA CBTA start?
- Where can I find the training requirements for IATA CBTA?
- How many levels of proficiency are there?
- How many phases are in the new CBTA?
Now let’s knock on the door of some tougher more confusing questions.
- Do I need to retrain January 1, 2023 if I just received training?
- Can I use a Third-Party Training Company?
- What are the 3 Competency Factors?
- What are the Phases of IATA CBTA?
- Who does competency determination ultimately fall on?
So, how do you think you did? Will you be getting a scary trick or sweet treat? Check your answers below:
- Competency-Based Training and Assessment
- January 1, 2023
- Appendix H
- 4 Levels of Proficiency (Introductory, Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced)
- 5 Phases
- No. It is known to be true an IATA certification obtained prior to January 1, 2023 is valid until its 24-month expiration date; at which time recertification must comply with IATA CBTA requirements.
- Contrary to popular belief, training and continual assessment can be provided by a third party or onsite assessor to evaluate the effectiveness of the program and provide constant improvements to an employee’s proficiency.
- Knowledge (information and concept), Skills (ability to perform), and Attitude (commitment and engagement)
- (1) Analysis- of training needs, (2) Design- of CBTA, (3) Develop- Development of the training and assessment materials, (4) Implement-training in accordance with the training and assessment plan you developed in the previous phase, (5) Evaluate- the training and assessment program.
- The Employer. At the end of the day, competency falls on the EMPLOYER to decide if they have a competent employee and workforce.
To learn more about the new IATA CBTA process you can click HERE NOW!
Here at TCA we know change can be a little spooky, but we are here to help put your concerns at rest. You can expect to receive the same great quality training and regulatory expertise you have always received under the new guidelines. Nothing has changed except the process. And if you are still a little unsure, you can give us a call at 412.249.1111 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and one of our dedicated team members will help guide you through the process! And lastly, don’t forget to follow us on all our social media outlets at Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn) or opt-in to our newsletter to be the first to know when new content like this drops.