FAA & EASA 145 Component Certification – Regulatory Requirements & Bilateral Considerations – 2 Days


This Training is focused on the area of FAA & EASA Part 145 Bi-lateral Certification of Components & Parts. Providing an understanding concerning regulations driving the 145 process to enable you to make the best business decisions and to ensure compliance.
Quality is built-in to FAA Part 145 through requiring repair stations to have a quality control system that is acceptable to the FAA.

The repair station must have a manual that describes its inspection processes; the selection and training of its mechanics, supervisors, inspectors and those personnel who can sign-off an FAA Form 8130-3 for return to service.

The EASA Part 145 organization is responsible to perform and certify maintenance in accordance with its regulatory approval to an approved standard using approved data EASA Part 145 Focuses on the management of competence which within a Component Maintenance Organisation is of a hi level of importance due to the absence of a Part 66 License equivalent within the workshop environment.

The Maintenance Annex Guidance (MAG) details EASA, FAA, and applicant actions required to be taken in order for an FAA-certificated 14 CFR part 145 repair station located in the U.S. to be approved to EASA Part-145; and for a EU member state EASA Part-145 Approved Maintenance Organization to be approved to 14 CFR part 145, in accordance with the Agreement between the United States of America and the European Community on Cooperation in the Regulation of Civil Aviation Safety.

What is the benefit of the training?

To achieve a basic understanding of the FAA / EASA 145 regulatory process together with an overview of the key fundamentals of Bi-lateral Maintenance Annex Guidance (MAG) and Technical Implementation Procedures (TIP).

To be able to use the regulatory information to document and demonstrate compliance
Achieve a significant awareness regarding the working mechanics of the Parts Oversight Management & Certification environment leading to improved performance and organizational benefits in your effectiveness.

Significant awareness of Due Process and the ability to Optimize Organisation.
Improve your decision-making process and ensure increased awareness of business exposure.

Who is the course for?

  • All Quality Managers in Part 145 Organisations wishing to engage with FAA Approvals & Approval Holders
  • Quality Assurance Staff
  • Certifying Staff
  • Part 21 Design & Production Staff

Detailed Content / Topics (the following subjects will be addressed)

  • Contents
  • Terms & Definitions
  • Regulatory Introduction FAA FAR-145 & FAR-43
    • 14 CFR Part 145 Subpart A – General
    • 14 CFR Part 145 Subpart B – Certification
    • 14 CFR Part 145 Subpart C – Housing, Facilities, Equipment, Materials, And Data
    • 14 CFR Part 145 Subpart D – Personnel
    • 14 CFR Part 145 Subpart E – Operating Rules
    • Applicability Of 14 CFR Part 43
  • Regulatory Introduction EASA Part 145
  • Certification and Approval Process FAA /EASA
  • The EASA Certification Process
  • Introduction MAG & TIP
  • The Difference Between STC and PMA
  • Introduction Role & Purpose of an STC
  • EASA & FAA 21 Overview – Design & Production Aircraft Certification
  • Considerations Related to Continuing Airworthiness EASA Bilateral Agreement (BASA)
  • Maintenance Annex Guidance MAG US-EU-US
  • FAA Technical Implementation Procedures for Airworthiness and Environmental Certification
  • Certification and Approval Process FAA TSO
  • Certification and Approval Process EASA ETSO
  • Certification Alternative Procedures
  • Repairs as applicable to TSO / ETSO Articles
  • EASA 145.A.50 Certification of Maintenance
  • FAA – Inspection Of Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Or Alterations (145.213)
  • EASA Form 1 & FAA 8130-3

Target Groups

Regulatory Authorities, Nominated personnel and other key personnel in Part 145 Organisations, Quality Managers/ Quality Auditors and Airline CAMO Staff.


It is not necessary to have prior knowledge to participate in this training however regulatory awareness of EASA / FAA regulatory environment is beneficial.

Learning Objectives

Attending this course will support an awareness of the structure composition and impact of FAA & EASA Bilateral Agreements.

Support an understanding regarding a detailed awareness regarding the regulatory environment driving the Bi -Lateral agreement process.

Provide an Understanding of Organisational Roles and Responsibilities related to FAA approval & oversight.

Certificate Wording

Regulatory Introduction FAA FAR-145 & FAR-43 & EASA Part 145, Certification and Approval Process FAA /EASA, Introduction MAG & TIP, Part 21 & STC Introduction, Certification and Repair Approval Process FAA TSO & EASA ETSO, EASA Form 1 & FAA 8130-3.

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2 Days –  Each day starts at 09.00 and finishes 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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