Part 147 & Part 66 Regulatory Training and Overview for Competent Authorities – 3 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.
This course provides delegates with a detailed understanding of Part 147 approved training organisations together with a detailed review of Part 66.
In addition the training  considers the impact of the changes proposed by  Notice of Proposed Amendment 2023-10 (B)
The course is aimed specifically at, Regulatory Authorities however is also relevant for all stakeholders and is suitable for Accountable Managers, Training Organisation Managers, and persons wishing to expand their knowledge of Part 147 & Part 66.
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
e) Have the knowledge to be able to fully engage with part 147 oversight activities
f) Have an in depth understanding of the Interface between Part 147 and Part 66, roles responsibilities and obligations.
k) Be able to explain the EASA 147 approval process

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
-Quality Assurance Activities in support of EASA Part 147 organisation
-Regulatory Changes Introduced by NPA 2023-10 (B)
-Managing Competence with an EASA Part 147 Organisation – Instructors, Examiners, and Assessors
-EASA Part 147 Competence Assessment Checklist

Day 2

-EASA Part 147 Training Needs Analysis (TNA) explained
-TNA Quality Control Process
-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
-EASA Part 147 Examiner / Assessor Continuation Training Objectives
-MTOE Section 3 Contents Review

Day 3

-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
-EASA Part 147 Examinations and On-Job Training
-SUBPART C –Approved Basic Training Course
-SUBPART D – Aircraft Type / Task Training
-Debrief and Close Out

Target Groups

EASA and European Regulatory Inspectors, 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 to the procedures for control of the Approval and the quality oversight of the organization.
To understand in Detail the European Aircraft Maintenance Engineers EASA Part 66 License System.
To understand the relationship between Part66 License and Organization Approval processes where the license may be used to certify directly.
To understand best practices that may be employed in managing the Part 66 process.

What do People Say About Sofema Aviation Services’ Training?

“The instructor has great diction and spoke clearly.”
“The course is very informative and could lead to huge benefits.”
“The instructor encouraged participation and questions.”
“The experience was above my expectations.”
“I enjoyed the interaction and conversational approach.”


3 Days – Each day will commence at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment breaks.
To register for this training, please email or Call +359 28210806

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