Training courses

Airworthiness Training Course

Introduction

The 5 day course will introduce the Airworthiness principles for all activities associated with Civil Aircraft operating in, or influenced by European regulatory requirements. 

The course will cover the background to the current airworthiness regulations; aspects of design and certification and operation. A common thread will run through the whole course taking in Type Certification, Supplemental Type Certification, changes (modifications) and repairs at all levels, approval systems to support Design, Production for the TC holder, Operational Approvals, Continued Airworthiness Management under Part M through maintenance activities of Part 145 and the certification of personnel through Parts 66 and 147.
 

The course is designed to understand the principles in the regulatory system concept concerning aircraft design, manufacturing, modification, operation, management and maintenance.

In practice it required to communicate with different organisations with their own airworthiness responsibilities.  It provides current practical application and guidance on how to effectively understand the regulatory principles and responsibilities for all airworthiness related approvals and standards.

 The course is an interactive course with groups of different backgrounds. It provides an good understanding of airworthiness whether it is the EASA system or any other regulatory system.

 

NOTE: Participants should bring a laptop since some of the course material is provided on USB sticks.

Course Content

International Aviation Law  including Responsibilities of the States

EU Regulatory Frameworkin the EU

Regulation 748/2012 Initial Airworthiness

         (Part-21)  Technical Requirements

          Type Certification

          Changes to Type Certificates

          Repairs

          Approval of Parts and Appliances

          ETSO

          Permit to Fly

          Instructions for Continued Airworthiness

          ADs

 

Regulation 1321/2014 Continued Airworthiness

         Continuing Airworthiness (Part-M)

         Maintenance Organisations (Part-145)

         Maintenance Personnel Licensing (Part-66)

         Maintenance Personnel Training Organisations (Part-147)

         Annex Va (Part- T)

 

The authority requirements are not included in this course.

Learning Objectives

Understanding the principles of all relevant airworthiness regulations

Understanding of airworthiness responsibilities, of States and persons and organisations, with respect to the aircraft.

The ability to solve practical issues by understanding the principles of airworthiness

After the course you should be able to solve interface issues w.r.t. airworthiness responsibilities

Who should take this course

  • ·         Airline Auditor
  • ·         Design organization personnel communicating with customer
  • ·         Defence airworthiness personal
  • ·         Compliance Monitoring staff
  • ·         CAA personal
  • ·         Accident investigators

Basically all staff that is interacting with other market segments and those who want to understand the full airworthiness supply chain and have to deal with interface of the airworthiness  regulatory structure.

Pre-requisites

Familiarity with Airworthiness and Maintenance concepts.

Duration

This is a 5-day course, starting at 9:00 and ending at approximately 16:30 on all days.