MCAST Aircraft Maintenance Technician Course (Leading to EASA Part-66 CAT B2 Avionics Examinations)

MCAST Aircraft Maintenance Technician Course (Leading to EASA Part-66 CAT B2 Avionics Examinations)

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MCAST Aircraft Maintenance Technician Course (Leading to EASA Part-66 CAT B2 Avionics Examinations)
Course Code ME-03-14
MQF Level n/a
Duration 2 years full-time
Awarding Body MCAST
Fees Civil Aviation Directorate Examination Fees
Entry Requirements EASA Part-66 Aircraft Maintenance Category A Licence Course


MCAST Diploma in Engineering (Electronics)1


4 SEC/O-Level /SSC&P (Level 3) passes

Compulsory:  Mathematics, Physics (grade B or better), English Language.


1Applicants must have obtained grades that when averaged will yield an overall grade of ‘B’. Hence, ‘A*’ grades compensate for ‘D’ grades, while ‘A’ grades compensate for ‘C’ grades.

Other Entry Requirements Applicants will have to sit for an interview and/or Aptitude Test in technical understanding and Technical English.  An Aptitude Test and a colour blindness test are required prior to acceptance on the course.
Course Description This course is designed to equip individuals with the necessary theoretical knowledge of aircraft maintenance and related electrical and avionics systems at technician level, which is also backed by practical experience in our workshops.

Students attending this course will be prepared to sit for the relative examinations organised by awarding bodies, which may lead to being awarded the EASA Part-66 Category B2  licence.

Subject to authorisation by the Part-145 Organization , it will permit the holder to issue Certificates of Release to Service following maintenance on electrical and avionics systems.

Study/Course Delivery Holders of the license may not exercise certification privileges unless they are able to read, write and communicate to an understandable level in the English language
Assessment By attendance  and workshop practices
Programme Learning Outcomes 1. U nderstand advanced aircraft principles in aviation engineering technology

2. Read and understand procedures, drawings, schematics for maintenance purposes and report clear instructions

3. Carry out scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks according to approved maintenance documentation and procedures

4. Apply the necessary theoretical and

practical understanding of complex aircraft maintenance in the analysis and accomplishment of maintenance tasks.

Core Study Units
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Electrical Fundamentals
  • Electronic Fundamentals
  • Digital Techniques/Electronic Instrument Systems
  • Materials and Hardware
  • Maintenance Practices
  • Basic Aerodynamics
  • Human Factors
  • Aviation Legislation
  • Aircraft Aerodynamics, Structures and Systems
  • Propulsion


Specialist Units
Supplementary Units Composite Repair Techniques
Supporting Units Aviation English / Essay Writing
Optional Units
Progress After Completion
Career Opportunities
  • Base maintenance technician
  • Avionics workshop technician