Students who are passionate about aircraft’s maintenance, repair and overhaul are welcome to pursue a course in Aircraft maintenance Engineering. There are various Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Colleges in India where students can get into either through on-campus placements or off campus.
However, with all that enthusiasm and excitement into applying into different AME Institutes, each student is strongly required to know different AME courses and prerequisites prior applying.
EASA Part 66 Aviation Courses
The EASA Part 66 Aviation Courses is one of the popular AME courses offered in AME Colleges which regulates the knowledge requirements in the following categories
- Maintenance Certifying Mechanic [A]
- Maintenance Certifying Technician-Mechanical [B1]
- Maintenance Certifying Technician-Avionics [B2]
- Base Maintenance Certifying Engineer [C]
The above course requires strict attendance by the students and also attain a pass mark in the examinations that they keep.
Conditions for admission to Aircraft Maintenance Engineering College
Students who are interested in getting into aviation courses after 10+2, especially in aircraft engineering are required to be at least 16 years of age. They must complete 10+2 with at least 60% marks in Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry. Students belonging to the categories like NRIs, PIOs, OCIs and foreign nationals can also apply, however, all students should apply prior to the age of 24 years.
The aspiring candidates must be physically fit and not be colour blind. A proper medical certificate from a qualified doctor with at least an M.B.B.S. degree is necessary while applying for the AME course.
Merits of pursuing AME
The merits of pursuing AME courses in DGCA and EASA Approved colleges in India are as follows :
- Direct admission and acceptance in aviation industry.
- Less time requirement for attaining aircraft maintenance license as compared to other degree or diploma courses.
- Majority of the personals (more than 90%) working as technocrats in the maintenance division of the aviation industry belong to these AME license training organisation.
In conclusion, students can apply to these maintenance engineering courses if they passionate about the subject.