Applicants for a CRE certificate shall:
(a) hold a CPL(A), MPL(A) or ATPL(A) with single-pilot privileges or have held it and hold a PPL(A).
(b) hold a CRI or FI certificate with instructional privileges for the applicable class or type.
(c) have completed 500 hours of flight time as a pilot on aeroplanes.
Privileges and conditions
The privileges of a CRE are to conduct, for single-pilot aeroplanes, except for single-pilot high performance complex aeroplanes:
(a) skill tests for the issue of class and type ratings.
(b) proficiency checks for:
(1) revalidation or renewal of class and type ratings.
(2) revalidation of IRs, provided that they have completed at least 1500 hours as pilots of aeroplanes and have competed at least 450 hours of flight time under IFR.
(3) renewal of IRs, provided that they comply with the requirements laid down in point FCL.1010.IRE(a); and (4) revalidation and renewal of EIRs, provided that they have completed at least 1 500 hours as a pilot on aeroplanes and comply with the requirements laid down in point FCL.1010.IRE(a)(2).
(c) skill tests for the extension of LAPL(A) privileges to another class or variant of aeroplane.