How is EASA Part 66 License obtained?

EASA is the regulatory authority of the European Union and is responsible for issuing guidelines associated with airworthiness and air safety.
It is a common perception that the EASA Part 66 License is issued by EASA

  • EASA is the regulatory authority of the European Union and is responsible for issuing guidelines associated with airworthiness and air safety.
  • It is a common perception that the EASA Part 66 License is issued by EASA but in real-time it is the National Aviation Authority (NAA) of the EU member state which grants an Aircraft Maintenance License (AML).
  • In order to make one eligible for getting EASA Part 66 License, there are two separate ways.

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1.By Completing Organised Training

Organised training means attending 2400 hrs. of theoretical & practical elements of all the modules (with minimum 90% attendance) relevant to the particular category of training, which are covered in an EASA approved Part 147 Maintenance Training Organisation. These same EASA Part 147 organisations are responsible for the conduct of Part 66 module examination and issue Certificate of Recognition (C Of R) upon successful passing of examinations.

Another requirement associated with the grant of EASA Part 147 AML (Aircraft Maintenance License) is two years of Practical Maintenance Experience in a Part 145 MRO (Maintenance Repair Overhaul Organisation). The details of all the tasks covered in an MRO should be entered in a Maintenance logbook which is duly verified by the Certifying staff of the MRO.

After successful passing of all the modules and two years of practical experience, the documents (Module examinations “Certificate of Recognition” and “Aircraft Maintenance Logbook” containing details of tasks performed) are submitted to the National Aviation Authority (NAA) of the European Union member state for the validation and acceptance. The authority after verification of the submitted documents issues EASA Part 66 License to the applicant.

2.By Direct Entry in the Maintenance Division

This process is a straight way which does not include any theoretical elements coverage but an aspirant has to completely rely on practical training for the skills & knowledge development. The experience requirement for the fulfilment of minimum task coverage for the accomplishment of regulatory compliance is much high and may exceed a minimum of five years. The passing of all the module examinations pertaining to the relevant category of training is mandatory and the aspirant has to clear all the module examinations to get the Certificate of Recognition (C Of R) for the passing modules. This step is very difficult as clearing the exam without organised training becomes very difficult. The time which an aspirant has to devote towards gaining the experience requirement is too large and is also a hindrance in fulfilment of procedures required for the grant of EASA Part 147 Aircraft Maintenance License (AML) by Competent Authority.

The Aircraft Maintenance Logbook contains the list of tasks performed by the aspirant during his tenure as a mechanic/technician and his cross verified by the Certifying staff of the Part 145 organisation for its authentication.

In a similar way, an aspirant has to submit his documents

Certificate Of Recognition (C of R & Logbook of Practical Maintenance Experience ) to the National Aviation Authority (NAA) upon the acceptance of which a Blank Aircraft Maintenance License (Part 66) is issued to the aspirant without Type Rating.

What is an EASA Part-147 approved Aircraft Maintenance Training?

EASA Part-147 sets the standards of training for any organization that desires approval for setting up training program and examinations as per EASA Part-66. Successful completion of the EASA Part 66 Aviation Courses is necessary to obtain AME License.

EASA Part-147 sets the standards of training for any organization that desires approval for setting up training program and examinations as per EASA Part-66. Successful completion of the EASA Part 66 Aviation Courses is necessary to obtain AME License. The European Aviation Safety Agency is a body under the European Union that has the ultimate responsibility for safety in the civil aviation. EASA also undertakes certification, regulation, and standardization.

The EASA Part 147 Maintenance Training Organization Approval is the world-renowned European standard needed for approval for any Maintenance Organization to impart Training. It comprises two parts;

a) Basic Training: It is needed for issuance of an EASA Part-66 AME license.

b) Aircraft Type Rating Training: This relates to the requirements for type ratings required for the EASA Part-66 AME license.

EASA Part-66 Training in Delhi is offered as part of the curriculum in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Colleges in Delhi.

WHAT ARE EASA-66 & EASA-147?

The Aircraft Maintenance is a critical activity and hence is highly regulated. This is done to ensure safety by stringently following the norms for optimizing flight functionality & minimizing risks. Anyone choosing a career in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering for global platforms must undertake Aviation Courses after 10+2 to conform to Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC) Part 66, Certifying Staff, issued by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

AMC Part 66 has four levels of authorization:

a) Level 1: General Familiarization i.e Unlicensed

b) Level 2: Category A Ramp & Transit, Has the ability to only certify own work – only tasks with documented training.

c) Level 3: Category B1 (electro-mechanical) and/or B2 (Avionics): Line Certifying Staff and Base Maintenance Supporting Staff, Has the ability to certify all works relating to aircraft/engine.

d) Level 4: Category C Base Maintenance Certifying Staff, Has the ability to certify all works performed on an aircraft/engine but only limited to base maintenance.

IIA Group’s AME Institute one of the premiere Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Colleges in India offer EASA Part 147 AME Training approved by the European Union with best placement records. For four decades, it has upheld the stringent EASA regulations to produce qualified, capable and dedicated Aircraft Maintenance Engineers with capability and expertise, committed to safety.

The IIA group offers the EASA Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance License Training Program that has been set by EASA. The AME Institute from IIA Group is one of the leading Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Colleges in India and offers training in Category B1.1 – Aeroplane fitted with Jet Engine, related to the Mechanical aspects.

A student can be licensed to maintain & certify an airplane only if she/he can successfully pass through 2-year Basic Training as well as 2-year Actual Maintenance experience on an actual aircraft that is fully operational. A tie-up with one of the national carrier & member of the Star Alliance viz Air India enables us to offer this practical training. IIA Group of Institutions has significantly ushered in professionalism in Civil Aviation sector by fulfilling the demand for jobs and shaping careers.

How to Get EASA Part – 66 AME License

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is the apex agency under the European Union (EU) that is the overall in-charge of safety in the aviation sector. It has the task of regulating and execute tasks that relate to every single aspect of civilian aviation safety.

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is the apex agency under the European Union (EU) that is the overall in-charge of safety in the aviation sector. It has the task of regulating and execute tasks that relate to every single aspect of civilian aviation safety. EASA is the body authorized to issue an AML license once training at an authorized and approved EASA part-147 training center is completed. Demonstrated work experience in this industry may also be required. Obtaining the license is necessary to practice as an AML. This calls for the passing of the test for Associate Membership Exam certification conducted by EASA- (European Aviation Safety Agency) Aeronautical Society of India. This is only possible if one is enrolled exclusively in EASA approved institutes. Only these are authorized to impart such training that is needed in passing the membership exam. Upon clearing EASA Part 66 Aviation Courses internal exams Section A & B, only the EASA can award you an AME License.

The Requirements of EASA Part 66 Course

The IIA group having the apex Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Colleges in Delhi also offers the EASA Part-66 Training in Delhi, approved by the European Union at AME Institute. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is a European Aviation Regulatory Authority that sets the guidelines for aviation design, safety, construction, and maintenance of an aircraft. Among the various EASA Part 66 Aviation Courses, the IIA Group offers training in Category B1.1 that is, Aeroplane fitted with Jet Engine, which corresponds to the Mechanical aspects of an aircraft. For this Actual Maintenance Experience, IIA has tie-ups with multiple organizations in India & Europe to enable the student to acquire Aircraft Maintenance License. One of the major technical partners is our national carrier & member of the Star Alliance, Air India limited. The AME Course has emerged as one of the most attractive Aviation Courses after 10+2.

For a successful career in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering, it is important to enroll in an EASA part-147 training center. Though the difference between others and enrolling with an EASA part-147 approved center like the IIA is not clear in the beginning, later it becomes very clear. The amount of time required to obtain the all-important Licence is very different if you do it from other institutes. In others, while you may have to spend up to 7 years in IIA it takes 2-4 years. This has implications for your careers. EASA Authorized training facilities like AME Institute, impart a 360-degree Training that enables you to build an exciting career. These Institutes train you in subjects like The curriculum of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Course includes subjects like

a) Mathematics,
b) Physics,
c) Electronic systems,
d) Electrical systems,
e) Digital Techniques in Aircraft Instrumentation & Systems,
f) Materials & Hardware,
g) Aerodynamics,
h) Jet Engine turbines Construction & Systems,
i) Maintenance Practices,
j) Propellers,
k) Aviation Regulations and
l) Human Factors that are critical to the aviation industry.