Qualifications and requirements (my company) -
Cat.II and Cat.IIIa operations - 747-200...
There are crew qualified for Cat.II only, not Cat.IIIa.
Any crewmember qualified for Cat.IIIa is also qualified for Cat.II...
Both pilots must be trained, current and qualified for such approaches.
The aircraft must be certified and maintained to Cat.II or Cat.IIIa standards.
Two autopilots are sufficient for Cat.II certification (company requirement)
Three autopilots required for Cat.IIIa certification (company requirement)
In training (simulator) all pilots are trained to "hand fly" a Cat.II approach.
New pilots must have more than 100 hours as 747 captain to fly Cat.II minimums.
They also must have more than 200 hours to fly Cat.IIIa minimums.
These are all the basic requirements. Realize, they are specific to this airline.