MCAST Aircraft Maintenance Technician Course (Leading to EASA Part-66 CAT B 1.1 Examinations)

MCAST Aircraft Maintenance Technician Course (Leading to EASA Part-66 CAT B 1.1 Examinations)

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MCAST Aircraft Maintenance Technician Course (Leading to EASA Part-66 CAT B 1.1 Examinations)
Course Code ME-02-14
MQF Level n/a
Duration 2 years full-time
Awarding Body MCAST
  • Civil Aviation Directorate Examination Fees
Entry Requirements EASA Part-66 Aircraft Maintenance Category A Licence Course


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4 SEC/O-Level passes/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 mechanical 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 B1.1 licence.

Subject to authorisation by the Part-145 Organization, it will permit the holder to issue Certificates of Release to Service following scheduled works that may include line maintenance, defect rectifications, aircraft structure, power plants and mechanical and electrical 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. Understand 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
  • Turbine Aeroplane Aerodynamics , Structures and Systems
  • Gas Turbine Engine
  • Propellers


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