EASA Part M Maintenance Planning Large Aircraft Essentials – 1 Day


To be effective as an EASA Competent Maintenance Planner. It is important to have a comprehensive understanding of the role of EASA Part M related to the management of aircraft maintenance programs, together with a detailed understanding of how the various subparts interact and to understand how it relates to the delivery of Maintenance within Part 145. (Particularly related to an understanding of the maintenance organizations responsibilities, and contracted arrangements and obligations)

The course is focused and stimulating, very practical, and participation is encouraged.

Who is the Course for?

It is for persons who are involved in the technical management of Commercial Aircraft Maintenance Planning (CAMO), Technical Engineering, CAMO Quality Auditors, Reliability, Technical Records as well as anyone with an interest to achieve an effective interface with an EASA Compliant Maintenance Department.

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

a) Have an awareness of the structural composition and impact of EASA Part M Maintenance Planning Regulations.

b) Understanding Organisational Roles and Responsibilities Compliant with the management of the Maintenance Program.

c) Understand the development and approval of the Aircraft Maintenance Program (AMP)

d) Understanding the need to coordinate with Production Planning and availability and the control of approved data.

e) Detailed understanding of options related to Work Planning and Scheduling.

f) Be able to explain how the Maintenance Review Board Process (MRB) Works – MSG 3

g) Understand the Aircraft Certification Process SSA ALI CMR & CDCCL works and how it affects the maintenance program.

h) Have confidence in full EASA compliance and the ability to appreciate the opportunity to optimize the planning process.

i) Be able to demonstrate Part M CAMO Functionality related to Maintenance Planning and to have the knowledge to avoid or mitigate problems

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

– Abbreviations & Terms
– Regulatory Framework
– The Part M & Part 145 relationship and what it means for the Maintenance Planning Department
– Managing Competencies in a Part M Environment
– Contract & Subcontract Management
– How the MRB Process Works– MSG 1 – 2 & 3
– The Certification Process SSA ALI CMR & CDCCL
– Part M Subpart C Continuing Airworthiness
– The Approved Maintenance Program
– Escalation and De-Escalation
– Introduction – Service Information
– Changing Maintenance Programs – Developing a Bridging Check – Low Utilisation Programs
– Field Loadable Software
– Modifications & Repair Status considerations
– Managing Engine and Component Status “off-wing”
– Weight & Balance – Maintenance Planning’s Responsibility


General Awareness of the structure and functionality of the EASA Part M would be an advantage but not essential.

Target groups

Individuals and organizations involved in the aviation industry, specifically in the maintenance planning and management of large aircraft.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this Training, the delegate should have an understanding of the Roles and responsibilities associated with Maintenance Planning and the importance of delivering an effective Maintenance Planning Function within the organization.
In addition to have a firm understanding of areas where savings may be developed.

What do People Say About Sofema Aviation Services Training?

“The instructor used the right words to explain the material.”
“The discussions among the group were very beneficial.”
“The instructor showed a very resourceful background and experience.”
“All sections of the course were related to my field.”
“Adequate answers were given to specific questions.”


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

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

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