Fuel Tank Safety Phase 2 – Recurrent – 1/2 Day


This training is intended to equip you with the necessary understanding regarding all issues associated with Fuel Tank Safety identified by the following documents Annex I to ED Decision 2009-006-R Annex 1 of Decision 2009-007-R. The training is designed for both Part M and Part 145 Organisations. It should be carried out before the person starts to work without supervision but not later than 6 months after joining the organisation.

This recurrent training includes a review of In Service Management of Fuel System Safety
– Including Continued Airworthiness Management, including maintenance programs, modifications, and Service Bulletin assessments;
– Understanding the steps taken by Quality Assurance to ensure compliance with the requirements and objectives of FTS;
– Duplicate Inspection – QC of Tank Closing;
CDCCL Item List for Each Aircraft Type;
– Buddy System for working inside the Tank;
– Procedure for Purging the Tank;
– Fuel Tank Entry & Exit Procedure;
– NGS Procedure;
– Tool Equipment & Lighting.

Who is the course for?

The course is for aviation professionals who have already completed the initial Fuel Tank Safety training and need to undergo recurrent training to stay updated on the latest regulations and best practices.

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

The course aims to reinforce your understanding of fuel tank safety principles, update your knowledge in accordance with regulatory changes, and enhance your ability to effectively maintain, inspect, and repair fuel systems in aircraft.

Phase 2 – Recurrent course specifically focuses on reinforcing and refreshing the knowledge and skills acquired in the initial training. It provides updates on any regulatory changes, industry developments, and advancements in fuel tank safety practices.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

– Introduction
– Abbreviations
– FTS Background
– Basic elements of the Fuel Tank Safety
– Case Studies (Accidents & Incidents)
– The Need for Mitigation Strategies – Ignition Source Prevention
– FRS – Flammability Reduction

Target Groups

The Quality Manager and Quality Personnel. Persons representing the maintenance management structure of the organization, the Quality Manager and the staff required to quality monitor the organization.


A background in an aviation environment.

Learning Objectives

The trainee should, after the completion of the training:
– Be familiar with the basic elements of the fuel tank safety issues.
– Be able to give a simple description of the historical background and the elements requiring safety consideration, using common words and showing examples of nonconformities.
– Be able to use typical terms.

What do People Say About Sofema Aviation Services Training?

“This training offers very good explanations of difficult topics.”
“All aspects were useful, the examples were great.”
“This training helped me to develop some new skills.”
“The instructor is very resourceful and intelligent.”
“Having visual material helps a lot in the learning process.”


1/2 day – The training will commence at 09.00 and finish at 13.00, with appropriate refreshment breaks.

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

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