GCAA / EASA ​- ​AM, CAMO and ​CAR 145 / ​Part 145 Maintenance Post Holder Training – 2 Days


An industry-specific two-day program specifically designed for nominated or designated CAMO post holder and Maintenance System Post Holder of a CAR 145 / Part 145 Organization.

The Maintenance Post Holder is directly responsible for Quality Control together with the effectiveness of the Safety Management System. This course also considers in detail the Role and Responsibilities of Continuing Airworthiness managers. Typical responsibilities include ensuring the company’s compliance with the approved maintenance program GCAA / EASA regulations and adherence to company-required procedures.

Additionally, the Post holder Maintenance and CAR M / Part M CAMO Post Holder are responsible for a wide range of safety-critical processes.

This in-depth course provides detailed practical training in management obligations and methodologies to ensure effective and efficient maintenance and Part M / CAR M organization.

The course is highly participative and promotes industry best practices as standard, it is developed by an industry professional with over 40 years of Commercial Aviation experience.

Aviation Authorities may choose to interview Form 4 candidates. All relevant areas are covered during the course.

Who is the course for?

This course is for individuals who are involved in aircraft maintenance management and oversight. The course is typically aimed at personnel holding positions such as Accountable Managers, Maintenance Managers, Quality Managers, and other senior management roles within an aviation organization.

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

The training covers topics related to aircraft maintenance regulations, responsibilities of maintenance post holders, safety management systems, compliance monitoring, and other aspects of managing and overseeing aircraft maintenance activities. It provides participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively perform their duties and responsibilities in accordance with regulatory requirements.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

– Abbreviations and Terms
– ICAO Introduction
– A Brief History of European Aviation Regulatory Development
​- AM Responsibilities and Obligations​
– Nominated Post Holders CAMO / AMO
– Airworthiness Considerations
– Continuous Airworthiness – The Role of CAR M / Part M
– CAR 145 / Part 145 Purpose Content and Relationship
– General Introduction to all Part 21 / CAR 21​ Subparts
– EASA Regulation Part 147​ / CAR 147​ Introduction
– EASA Regulation Part 66 ​ / CAR 66 ​Introduction
– Quality Assurance and Safety Assurance Introduction
– The Quality Responsibilities of the Maintenance Post Holder
– The SMS responsibilities of the Maintenance Post Holder
– Managing Competence
– Performing and Managing Investigations
– The Role of Root Cause Analysis Related to Compliance Audits
– Managing Corporate Culture
– Developing Appropriate Communication
– Coaching Training and Leadership
– Managing Aviation Standards

Target groups

– Nominated or designated Potholders Maintenance and CAR M / Part M CAMO;
– Quality Assurance Auditors;
– EASA / GCAA Inspectors.


Extensive previous experience in the management and supervision of CAR 145 / Part 145 or CAR M / Part M activities is required.

This is an advanced level course so a fundamental understanding of CAR 145 / Part 145 and CAR M / Part M is a pre-requisite.

The course is highly practical and significant and active participation will be expected.

Learning Objectives

This course aims to provide a thorough and comprehensive understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the Maintenance Post Holder and CAR M / Part M Post Holder.

To prepare Aviation Professionals for the duties of Maintenance Post Holder and CAR M / Part M CAMO Post Holder.

What do People Say About Sofema Aviation Services Training?

“I found satisfying answers to all my questions.”
“The instructor demonstrated a very deep knowledge of the subject.”
“The length of the course fits my needs and expectations.”
“The content was really effective, I gained a lot of new knowledge.”
“The practical examples were perfectly delivered.”

2 days – Each training day will 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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