EASA Part 147 & Part 66 Combined Regulatory Review and Recurrent Training Workshop – 3 Days


Sofema presents an opportunity to achieve a detailed review of the EASA Regulatory Training and Licencing Process related to EASA Part 147 & EASA Part 66 and to consider the various regulatory challenges which have to be met to achieve full compliance.

EASA Part-66 is the regulation governing a common European aircraft maintenance license recognized in all EASA member states. EASA Part-147 delivers the regulations governing a Maintenance Training Organisation responsible for either Basic or Type Training for Part 66 Engineers.

The Quality Management role in an EASA 147 organisation brings with it a number of unique challenges discussed during the training, In addition it is important that Post Holders have a solid understanding concerning the responsibilities to comply with all relevant regulations. Including all related Quality Control requirements.

The course includes detailed workshop activity and is aimed specifically at stakeholders and other persons, who require a fundamental understanding of their obligations and responsibilities in respect of EASA Part 147. In addition the course will be suitable for Accountable Managers, Training Organisation Managers and persons wishing to expand their knowledge of Part 147 & Part 66.

It also focuses on the specific responsibilities of the Part 147 Form 4 holder. Sofema Aviation Services supports a practical understanding of the interpretation of all regulations to ensure that the Organization is able to comply in the most effective way.

Who is the Course for?

It is for anyone with an interest to get deeper into EASA Part 147 & Part 66 from newcomers to Post Holders (Training Managers) through to Accountable Executives who need a deeper understanding of Individual and Organisational Obligations.

The knowledge and competence developed through this course will support you to help your organisation demonstrate and maintain compliance.

Consider that understanding the regulation is the starting point – The real advantage is optimising the business in the best way whilst remaining fully compliant with EASA Part 147 requirements.

What is the Benefit of this Training – What will I learn?

a) Awareness of the structure composition and impact of EASA Part 147/66 Regulation

b) Achieve a detailed understanding of Part 66 certifying staff and associated AMC/GM

c) Understanding Organisational Roles and Responsibilities Compliant with EASA Part 147

d) Understand the environment driving the 147 process to focus your business decision process

e) Ability to Consider changes in EASA Part 147 and how they impact your specific organisation

f) Have confidence in full compliance and the ability to perceive opportunity to optimise

g) Have the knowledge to be able to implement part 147 within an Organisation

h) Have an in depth understanding of the Interface between Part 147 and Part 66, roles responsibilities and obligations.

i) Be able to demonstrate Part 147 Functionality and to avoid or mitigate problems

j) A detailed understanding of the PART 147 Quality System – The difference between QA & QC Roles and responsibilities. QC responsibility of the Training Manager.

k) Be able to explain the EASA 147 approval process

l) Understand Quality oversight and audit programme

m) Understand the content of the Maintenance Training Organisation Exposition MTOE

Why Should I choose SAS for the training?

Sofema Aviation Services a Regulatory training and consulting company with 45 years commercial aviation experience and 10 years operational experience. Since we started we have provided certificates to approx 15,000 delegates we have grown for 2 primary reasons!

The first is that we are professional and we listen to our customers. Please visit our download area as an example of how we engage with our customer.

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What Makes SAS EASA Part 147 / Part 66 Training Different?

Because our courses are written by people who have lived through the regulations, from the introduction in the 90’s as JAR147/ 66 through to the transfer to EASA 145 in 2003. EASA Part 147/ 66 has gone through several revisions over the years and the changes and obligations are clearly explained throughout the training course.

At Sofema Aviation Services our focus is on accepting that compliance with EASA Regulations is in fact minimum compliance. Interpreting the regulations in a way which enables the development and optimisation of our business is where we should see opportunity to drive efficiencies and cost saving.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed:

Day 1

– Introductory workshop to consider delegate objectives to ensure full alignment with the delivered training material
– Commission Regulation (EC) 1321/2014 including detailed review of the Regulations associated with Part 147 & Part 66
– Commission Regulation (EC) 1149 / 2011
– EASA Regulation Part 66 Introduction
– Considering the challenges related to EASA Part 66 Basic & Type Training
– General Notes Concerning EASA Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Licence
– Introducing EASA Part 66 AMEL Categories
– Part 66 Definitions
– 66.A.20 Privileges
– Part 66 Basic Knowledge Requirements
– Part 66 Basic Experience Requirements
– Part 66 Endorsement with Aircraft Ratings
– Part 147 Management Systems

Day 2

– EASA Regulation Part 147 Introduction
– EASA 147 Post Holder Responsibilities and Relationships
– Facilities, Equipment and Training Material
– EASA Part 147 Examinations and On Job Training
– SUBPART C –Approved Basic Training Course
– SUBPART D – Aircraft Type / Task Training

Day 3

– Quality Assurance Activities in support of EASA Part 147 organisation
– Part 147 Introduction – General & Organisational Requirements
– Managing Competence with an EASA Part 147 Organisation – Instructors, Examiners and Assessors
– EASA Part 147 Competence Assessment Checklist
– EASA Part 147 Training Needs Analysis (TNA) explained
– TNA the Basics – Considering Framework Criteria when developing a TNA
– Constructing a TNA taking into account all relevant elements
– TNA Quality Control Process Validation & Verification
– Practical Exercise to perform TNA Gap Analysis
– Examination

Closing Review & Debrief

Target groups

The course will be of particular interest to Maintenance Training Managers, Quality Assurance Managers, Accountable Managers and Form 4 Post Holders.


A background in an aviation training environment.

Learning Objectives

Review the Management Process of EASA Part 147 Training Organizations. To consider the basic license structure together with the various categories A, B1, B2, B3 & C.

To understand in Details the European Aircraft Maintenance Engineers EASA Part 66 License System and the Quality oversight processes related to EASA 147.

To understand in detail how to work with the Training Needs Analysis Process.

To be able to embrace a more business-focused approach to EASA 147 Compliance.

To understand best practice related to an effective Part 147 approval, management, documentation, and organisational planning and control.


3 Days – Each Training day will commence at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment and breaks.

To register for this training, please email office@sassofia.com or Call +359 28210806

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