Managing Approved Maintenance Programs – EASA – 2 Days


The Maintenance Planning Function is the responsibility of the Operator and Effective Maintenance Planning Management can contribute significantly to achieving real cost savings within the organization. This training develops an awareness of the key areas which should be managed.

This training will also be of particular interest to persons who need an overview of the essentials elements contributing to the effectiveness of the maintenance program. This intensive 2 Day course considers best practice processes for accomplishing the various tasks which together make up the challenging role of delivering a functioning Maintenance Program

It will also be of benefit to Quality Audit Staff and persons who normally work within the Part M CAMO environment, particularly if elements of the Maintenance Planning Process are outsourced.

Who is the Course for?

All personnel with duties and/or responsibilities in ensuring effective oversight of the Airline Planning environment and Aircraft Maintenance Program. Competent Authority (CA) Quality Assurance Staff. Also of Interest to persons working in a CAMO or Part M Quality System. Technical Managers & Lease Companies.

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

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

b) Understanding OrganisationalRoles 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 co-ordinate 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 opportunity to optimise 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 & Definitions
– EASA Operator Responsibilities Concerning Continuing Airworthiness
– Aircraft Maintenance Introduction
– Maintenance Planning Engineering Function
– Considering Airworthiness Directives
– Service Information SIL SB VSB
– Instructions for Continued Airworthiness ICAW
– Supplemental Type Certificates
– The Role of MSG3 Related to Aircraft Certification
– The Certification Process–SSA ALI–CMR & CDCCL
– Understanding & Using Maintenance Planning Documentation: MRB & MPD
– The Aircraft Maintenance Program Introduction
– The Aircraft Maintenance Program Management & Developments
– EASA Compliant Aircraft Maintenance Program – Review of Critical Items
– Continuing Structural Integrity
– Temporary Extension and Escalation/De-escalation
– Measuring the Effectiveness of the Maintenance Planning Process
– Auditing Aircraft Maintenance Check Packs and other Quality Control Processes


All personnel with duties and/or responsibilities in the Airline Planning environment. Quality Assurance Staff. Also of Interest to persons working in a CAMO or Part M Quality System. Production Planning and Reliability Specialists, Engineers, Managers & Lease Companies.


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


At the end of this Training, the delegate should have a comprehensive 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 having 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 very resourceful background and experience.”
“All sections of the course were related to my field.”
“Adequate answers were given to specific questions.”


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 or Call +359 28210806 or Fax +359 28210806

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