ETSO (Annex Part 21)

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JAA TO Schiphol-Rijk Netherlands
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JAA TO Virtual
14 - 15 November 2024 Available
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€ 1290.00


Based on the EU Regulation (EC) 216/2008 the EU Commission has issued amongst others Regulation (EU) 748/2012. Annexed to this Regulation is Annex I (Part 21) setting forth in Section A Technical Requirements.

The training course will address the legal and regulatory system as defined through (EC) 216/2008. Presented in detail will be those Subparts of Annex I (Part 21) applicable to ETSO Authorisation. Also the alternative procedures per 21A.14b and AMC 21A.14b, as applicable to Design Organisations carrying out the ETSO design activities, are explained.
An example of the Declaration of Design and Performance, DDP, will be presented and guidance material provided regarding minor and major changes and repairs to ETSO articles and in particular to seats.
The different options regarding the issuance of the Permit to Fly by either the Competent Authority or by the approved Design Organisation will be explained.

The EASA Internal Working procedure for ETSO Authorisation as well as the Internal Working procedure applicable to Design Organisations applying for design approval under the alternative procedures will be addressed.

At the end of the training course the attendees should have a good understanding of all the steps necessary to obtain an EASA ETSO Authorisation and the tasks and responsibilities of the Design Organisation.

Course Content

The following subjects will be addressed:


  • Module 1, EASA
  • Module 2, The legal and regulatory basis in Europe
  • Module 3, Subpart A, General
  • Module 4, Subpart K, Parts and Appliances,
  • Module 5, Subpart M, Repairs as applicable to ETSO Articles.
  • Module 6, Subpart P, Permits to Fly
  • Module 7, Subpart Q, Identification of Products, Parts and Appliances
  • Module 8, Subpart O, ETSO Authorisations
  • Module 9, EASA Internal Working Procedure, ETSOA Procedure
  • Module 10, AMC 21.A.14(b) Alternative Procedures
  • Module 11, EASA Internal Working Procedure, Alternative Procedure to Design Organisation Procedure
  • Module 12, Passenger Seat Certification examples
  • Module 13, Trolley certification examples

 Courses held on location at the customer’s request can be re-structured to allow a dedicated training based on specific needs. Click here for more information.

The hand-out material for this training course consists of the consolidated version of Annex Part 21, the consolidated version of the AMC & GM, EASA Internal Working procedures and the power point presentations all in hard copy.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the training course the attendees should understand:

• The ETSO Authorisation process.
• The Design Organisation alternative procedures approval process

Who should take this course

  • Managers and staff of applicants or holders of organizations involved in the Design and Certification of ETSO Articles and staff of Competent Authorities involved in the ETSO approval process.
  • Non-EASA Member State organizations applying for direct EASA ETSO Authorisation and Airworthiness Authorities intending to implement the relevant (EC) legislation.


A basic understanding of the subjects dealt with in the training course is an advantage but not necessary.

Participants are kindly requested to bring a laptop to the course to access course material which will only be provided in electronic format.


2 days, starting at 9:00 and ending at 17:00 on both days.

Locations & Dates
JAA TO Schiphol-Rijk Netherlands
Dates not yet confirmed
JAA TO Virtual
14 - 15 November 2024 Available
€ 1290.00