An organisation should be assessed as complex when:
a.it has a workforce of more than 20 full time equivalents.
Notwithstanding the size of the organisation, the following complexity criteria should be also assessed:
a. extent and scope of contracted activities.
Notwithstanding the size of the organisation, the following risk criteria should also be assessed:
a. use of the following special approvals: RNP-X, LVO, ETOPS, HHO, HEMS, NVIS, DG, SFL;
b. different types of aircraft operated or used;
c. environment (offshore, mountainous area etc…).
Notwithstanding the criteria above, the following organisations should be considered as non complex:
a. approved training organisations only providing training for basic LPL, LPL, PPL, SPL and BPL;
b. commercial operators of other than complex motor powered aircraft performing only local operations;
c. aeromedical centres.