Choosing a career in the aviation industry would be the best decision of your life. Not only it is respectful, but also one of the high paying profession in the world.
Apart from becoming a pilot, there are a lot of other fields in the aviation industry with high responsibilities and high pay salaries such as AME (aircraft maintenance engineering). AME deals with the maintenance of aircraft and its components.
Why the DGCA License is Important?
In order to work as a maintenance engineer, you need to acquire a DGCA license which is issued by the Government of India. The license is valid across the globe and the AME with a DGCA license has good job opportunities in private as well as government sectors.
Acquiring DGCA License
In order to get the license you will need to qualify the AME Entrance exam and then take admission in DGCA approved AME colleges. IIA Group offers two categories of AME license; Category A (Line Maintenance) and Category B1.1 (Major Maintenance).
AME course for Category A is 2 years duration program, in which 1 year will be academic training including knowledge & skills other 1 year will be actual maintenance experience whereas Category B1.1 is 4 years duration course, in which 2 years will be academic training including knowledge & skills other 2 years will be actual maintenance experience.
Once you have completed the course successfully, you will be rewarded with the Aircraft Maintenance License by the DGCA, Government of India.
Worth of DGCA License
Only a licensed AME inspects the aircraft thoroughly and signs an FRC (Flight Releasing Certificate). FRC certificate ensures that the flight is fit to fly, which means the licensed AME is responsible for the safety and security of the flight and the passengers on board. Since the AME license issued by DGCA is valid across the globe, you can work in any country of your choice.
It is important to join the institute which is DGCA approved such as the IIA Group of Institutions. Being the best AME college in India, we have produced more than 50% of the technical workforce in the aviation industry and we have the best placement record in the aviation industry throughout the country.