You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to apply for a flight crew licence.
This standard contains the aeronautical knowledge and practical competency standards for flight crew licences, ratings and endorsements, as well as the standards for authorisations of non-licensed personnel. It also contains all flight test, proficiency check and flight review standards.
This is the full blown 700 page manual of standards instrument 2014 including schedule 1 - 8. Usually for the benifit of more advanced flight crew members like examiners CP, CFI's.