EASA Part 66 – Essentials – 1 Day


EASA Part-66 is a common European aircraft maintenance license recognized in all EASA member states. The regulations define the conditions under which a maintenance engineer is authorized to release an aircraft into service after a maintenance operation.
On the basis of the Maintenance Engineers Licence, together with a satisfactory demonstration of competency and knowledge of organizational procedures, the personal authorization document is issued by an approved Part-145 organization.
The conditions required are defined by minimum education requirements (school and college certificates, language competency, etc) as well as type rating qualifications for the relevant aircraft or particular tasks.
This one-day course provides delegates with an insight into the requirements of the regulation. Whilst the course is aimed specifically at, stakeholders as well those with limited Part 66 knowledge, who nevertheless require a fundamental understanding of their obligations and responsibilities.
On completion, delegates shall understand and be able to explain the basic license structure together with the various categories A, B1, B2, B3 & C, and how organizations can ensure that they understand and manage the process in the most effective way.

Who is the course for?

The course is designed for individuals who are seeking to obtain or renew their Aircraft Maintenance License (AML) or are interested in a career in aircraft maintenance. It is also beneficial for professionals who are working in the aviation industry and require an understanding of the regulations and principles of aircraft maintenance.

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

-An overview of the EASA Part 66 regulations and its requirements for obtaining an AML.
-Understanding the maintenance and inspection of aircraft systems, including electrical, mechanical, and avionic systems.
-Knowledge of aviation legislation and regulations, including the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) regulations.
-The human factors involved in aircraft maintenance, including communication, teamwork, and safety culture.
-An introduction to safety management systems (SMS) and their application in the aviation industry.
-The importance of maintenance documentation and its requirements according to EASA Part 66 regulations.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

– Abbreviations
– A Brief History of European Aviation Regulatory Development
– General Notes Concerning EASA Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Licence
– Part 66 Introduction
– SECTION A —Technical Requirements Subpart A – Aircraft Maintenance Licence
– 66.A.10 Application
– 66.A.20 Privileges
– 66.A.25 Basic knowledge requirements
– 66.A.30 Basic experience requirements
– 66.A.40 Continued validity of the aircraft maintenance license
– 66.A.45 Endorsement with aircraft ratings
– 66.A.50 Limitations
– 66.A.55 Evidence of qualification
– 66.A.70 Conversion provisions
– General Notes and Guidance
– CAT A Task Training
– Basic Knowledge Requirements

Target Groups

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


No previous knowledge is assumed and this course is suitable for entry level.

Learning Objectives

1/ To understand in Detail the European Aircraft Maintenance Engineers EASA Part 66 License System.
2/ To understand the relationship between Part66License and Organization Approval processes where the license may be used to certify directly.
3/ To understand best practices that may be employed in managing the Part 66 process.

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1 day – Start at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment breaks.

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

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