FEI Competency-based Evaluation System (CES)

Welcome to the FEI Competency-based Evaluation System (CES) section. Here you will find all the information you need regarding the CES background, its objectives, structure and current processes in place, as well as a comprehensive FAQs.

Detailed information about the complete FEI Education System can be found here in the Discipline hubs on inside.fei.org.  

We invite you to attentively read all sections below, and more specifically the “Maintenance 2023 at a glance” section where you will gain a clear understanding of how it will work in 2023.

Should you prefer watching a video rather than reading, then we invite you to take a look at the explainer video provided below and designed especially to brief you on the CES 2023 without any scrolling. Enjoy!

To navigate in this video and jump to a different chapter, click on the dots on the timeline. Please find below chapters with timing in order:

CES & Maintenance Basics @ 00:00

The CES Online Assessment: @ 02:22

The CES Maintenance Course: @ 05:12

The CES Officiating Review: @ 06:43