EASA Part 66 Basic Aircraft Maintenance Short Modular Course Part 1/2/3


Aircraft operators and maintenance companies have identified an emerging need for the qualification of additional aircraft maintenance staff to meet future needs. Current demographics identify an ageing workforce and insufficient ‘new starts’. This situation could mean that the industry would have insufficient qualified staff to continue maintenance operation in the long run. It is therefore imperative that aircraft engineers are trained today to meet future demand of the airline industry.

This course is offered in collaboration with Air Service Training (UK). AST is approved and certified UKCAA Approval Number: UK.147.0002.

The aim of this flexible short modular course is to offer training to meet the theoretical knowledge requirements to become eligible together with relevant practical experience in gaining the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence. This is a professional licence to practice and confers upon its holder the privilege of certifying aircraft fit for service. The course can be studied as a complete full-time programme lasting 24 weeks or as an individual module, with each module lasting from 5 days (1 week) upwards to 6 weeks. The modules for this programme are grouped into 3 parts lasting between 6 to 12 weeks.


Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of the full modular course, learners will have achieved the theoretical knowledge for basic aircraft maintenance. They will be able to:
| Use a combination of engineering knowledge and understanding to improve the application of existing and emerging maintenance technology.
| Apply appropriate theoretical methods to the analysis and solution of engineering problems.
| Provide technical and commercial leadership.
| Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills.
| Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment.

Course Structure:
Part 1:
Module 1 – Mathematics for Aircraft
Module 2 – Physics for Aircraft
Module 3 – Aircraft electrical Fundamentals
Module 4 – Aircraft Electronic Fundamentals
Module 5 – Aircraft Digital Techniques

Part 2:
Module 6 – Aircraft Materials and Hardware
Module 7 – Aircraft Maintenance Practices
Module 8 – Basic Aerodynamics
Module 9 – Human Factors
Module 10 – Aviation Legislation

Part 3:
Module 11 – Aeroplane Aerodynamics, Structures and Systems
Module 15 – Gas Turbine Engines
Module 17 – Propellers

The course is also offered on a part time basis to suit applicants who are currently in employment either during evenings, week-ends or day release.
The course can also be offered in house if required by the employer.

Candidates will be required to meet the full experience requirements as stated in the EASA IR Part 66 Regulations before an application for licence issue from the CAA(UK) may be submitted may be submitted.

For International Student, the course will run only on a Full Time Basis.


Entrance Requirements

| School Certificate or “O”levels with Mathematics & Physics or any equivalent qualification.

Awarding Body

This course is offered in collaboration with Air Service Training (UK) Air Service Training (UK)


24 Weeks / 48 Weeks

Study Mode

Full Time / Part Time




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