Part 147 & Part 66 Regulatory Training and Development of MTOE & TNA – 4 Days


EASA Part-66 is the regulation governing a common European aircraft maintenance license recognized in all EASA member states. EASA Part-147 delivers the regulations governing a Maintenance Training Organisation responsible for either Basic or Type Training for Part 66 Engineers.

The Quality Management role in an EASA 147 organisation brings with it a number of unique challenges discussed during the training, In addition it is important that Post Holders have a solid understanding concerning the responsibilities to comply with all relevant regulations. Including all related Quality Control requirements.

This course provides delegates with detailed understanding of Part 147 approved training organisations together with a detailed review of Part 66.In addition the training will support the development of your a Maintenance Training Organisation Exposition (MTOE) together with the best practices for constructing and controlling training courses.

The course is aimed specifically at, stakeholders as well those with limited Part 66 knowledge, who never the less require a fundamental understanding of their obligations and responsibilities In addition the course will be suitable for Accountable Managers, Training Organisation Managers and persons wishing to expand their knowledge of Part 147 & Part 66. It also focuses on the specific responsibilities of the Part 147 Form 4 holder.

Sofema Aviation Services supports a practical understanding of the interpretation of all regulations to ensure that the Organization is able to comply in the most effective way.

Who is the Course for?

It is for anyone with an interest to get deeper into EASA Part 147 & Part 66 from newcomers to Post Holders (Training Managers) through to Accountable Executives who need a deeper understanding of Individual and Organisational Obligations.

The knowledge and competence developed through this course will support you to help your organisation demonstrate and maintain compliance.

Consider that understanding the regulation is the starting point – The real advantage is optimising the business in the best way whilst remaining fully compliant with EASA Part 147 requirements.

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

a) Awareness of the structure composition and impact of EASA Part 147/66 Regulation

b) Achieve a detailed understanding of Part 66 certifying staff and associated AMC/GM

c) Understanding Organisational Roles and Responsibilities Compliant with EASA Part 147

d) Understand the environment driving the 147 process to focus your business decision process

e) Ability to Consider changes in EASA Part 147 and how they impact your specific organisation

f) Have confidence in full compliance and the ability to perceive opportunity to optimise

g) Have the knowledge to be able to implement part 147 within an Organisation

h) Have an in depth understanding of the Interface between Part 147 and Part 66, roles responsibilities and obligations.

i) Be able to demonstrate Part 147 Functionality and to avoid or mitigate problems

j) A detailed understanding of the PART 147 Quality System – The difference between QA & QC Roles and responsibilities. QC responsibility of the Training Manager.

k) Be able to explain the EASA 147 approval process

l) Understand Quality oversight and audit programme

m) Understand the content of the Maintenance Training Organisation Exposition MTOE

Why Should I choose SAS for the training?

Sofema Aviation Services is a Regulatory Training and Consulting company with 45 years of commercial aviation experience and 12 years operational experience. Since the start we have provided certificates to approx 30,000 delegates and we have grown for 2 primary reasons!

The first is that we are professional and we listen to our customers.

The second reason is a combination of outstanding course fees, together with a world beating discount program which leaves our competitors way behind – please do not take our word for it, check it out!

What Makes SAS Part 147 & Part 66 Regulatory Training and Development of MTOE & TNA – 4 Days Training Different?

Because our courses are written by people who have lived through the regulations. The author of the training material has more than 25 years’ experience as an auditor across the entire regulatory spectrum.

At Sofema Aviation Services our focus is on accepting that compliance with Regulations is in fact minimum compliance. Interpreting the regulations in a way which enables the development and optimisation of our business is where we should see opportunity to drive efficiencies and cost saving.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed 

Day 1

Definitions & Abbreviations
A Brief History of European Aviation Regulatory Development
Operational Suitability Data
The Difference between Part 66 License and Organization Approval
Typical Duties of an EASA Part 147 Training Manager (Nominated Persons)
EASA Regulation Part 147 Introduction
EASA Part 147 Differences between a Basic Training Organisation and a Type Training organisation
Quality Assurance Activities in support of EASA Part 147 organisation

Day 2

Part 147 Introduction – General & Organisational Requirements
Example EASA 147 Training Procedures
Managing Competence with an EASA Part 147 Organisation – Instructors, Examiners and Assessors
EASA Part 147 Competence Assessment Checklist
EASA Part 147 Training Needs Analysis (TNA) explained
Managing competence to deliver a TNA
Constructing a TNA taking into account all relevant elements
TNA Quality Control Process
EASA Part 147 – TNA & Structured Practical Training Process Related Requirements
Quality Review & Delivery of Effective Audits
Part-66/147 Regulatory Provisions Related to Examiners & Invigilators
Criteria for EASA Part 147 Examiners Competence & Responsibilities
Considering EASA Part 147 & The Role of Examiners – Preparation & Performance of Examinations
Considering EASA Part 147 & The Use of Invigilators
EASA Part 147 Training & Mentoring Appropriate to Invigilators

Day 3

EASA Part 147 Examiner / Assessor Continuation Training Objectives
MTOE Section 3 Contents Review
EASA Regulation Part 66 Introduction
Introducing EASA Part 66 AMEL Categories
66.A.20 Privileges
Part 66 Basic Knowledge Requirements
Part 66 Basic Experience Requirements
Part 66 Endorsement with Aircraft Ratings
CAT A Task Training
Part 147 Management Systems
Facilities, Equipment and Training Material

Day 4

EASA Part 147 Examinations and On Job Training
SUBPART C –Approved Basic Training Course
SUBPART D – Aircraft Type / Task Training
Cross reference MTOE & Regulatory Requirements
Considering the challenges of developing an MTOE within an EASA Part 147
EASA Part 147 Section 1 procedures – considering the options available how to structure the organisation
EASA Part 147 Section 2 working procedures – considering the options available how to structure the processes to optimize efficiency
Developing a TNA Group Exercise
Debrief and Close Out

Target Groups 

The course will also be of particular interest to Maintenance Training Managers, Quality Assurance Managers, Accountable Managers and Form 4 Post Holders.


A background awareness regarding the roles and responsibilities within an aviation training environment would be an advantage.

Learning Objectives 

The delegates will understand the role of the Part 147 Training Organization and will be introduced with the procedures for control of the Approval and the quality oversight of the organization.

1/ To understand in Details the European Aircraft Maintenance Engineers EASA Part 66 License System.
2/ To understand the relationship between Part66 License and Organization Approval processes where the licence may be used to certify directly.
3/ To understand best practice which may be employed in managing the Part 66 process.

On completion delegates shall understand and be able to explain the basic license structure together with the various categories A, B1, B2, B3 & C, how organisations can ensure that they understand and manage the process in the most effective way.

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4 Days – Each day will commence at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment breaks.

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