GCAA CAR – 66 – 1 Day


GCAA CAR -66 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 License, together with a satisfactory demonstration of competency and knowledge of organizational procedures, the personal authorization document is issued by an approved CAR-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 as those with limited CAR 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 this training for?

The training is designed for individuals who are seeking to obtain a basic understanding of the regulations and requirements set forth by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) regarding aircraft maintenance. Specifically, this course is intended for individuals who are seeking to obtain a GCAA Aircraft Maintenance License (AML) in Category B1.1 or B2.

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

-Introduction to the GCAA regulatory framework for aircraft maintenance
-Airworthiness requirements for aircraft and components
-Maintenance organization approvals and certification
-Human factors in aircraft maintenance
-Maintenance documentation and record-keeping requirements
-Maintenance procedures and practices
-Maintenance planning and scheduling
-Safety management systems in aircraft maintenance

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

-A Brief History
-General Notes Concerning GCAA CAR 66 Aircraft Maintenance Engineers License
-The difference between CAR 66 License and Organization Approval
-CAR 66 Introduction
-CAR 66 Privileges
-CAR66 Definitions
-CAR66 Basic Knowledge Requirements
-CAR66 Practical Training Requirements
-CAT A Task Training
-CAR147 Introduction
-Training Procedures and Quality System
-Subpart C The Approved Basic Training Course
-Subpart D Type / Task Training

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 GCAA CAR 66 License System.
2/ To understand the relationship between CAR66License 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 CAR 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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