Competency based IR is new approach to training

Competency based IR is a method to obtain full EASA Instrument rating using the competency based approach. The procedure so-called Competency based training or competency based instrument rating is described in Appendix 6(Aa) to Part-FCL. The aim of the competency-based flight training course is to train PPL or CPL license holders for the instrument rating. The training 

AMC4 to Appendix 6(Aa) specifies the required flight training to be provided by instructor. The instrument flight training instruction outside an ATO provided by an IRI(A) instructor or an FI(A) flight instructor with IR privileges may consist of instrument flight time under instruction or instrument ground time or a combination thereof.