MCAST EASA Part-66 Aircraft Maintenance Category ‘A’ Licence Course

MCAST EASA Part-66 Aircraft Maintenance Category ‘A’ Licence Course

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EASA Part-66 Aircraft Maintenance Category ‘A’ Licence Course
Course Code ME-01-14
MQF Level n/a
Duration 16 months
Awarding Body MCAST
Fees
Entry Requirements MCAST Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

or

MCAST Diploma in Electrical Installations

or

MCAST Diploma in Engineering (Electronics)

or

MCAST Diploma in Automotive Maintenance and Repair

or

MCAST Diploma in Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning

or

MCAST Diploma in Aircraft Structures and Repairs

Other Entry Requirements Applicants will have to sit for an interview and/or Aptitude Test in technical understanding and Technical English. A pass in the Aptitude Test and a colour blindness test are a pre-requisite for entry.
Course Description This course is designed specifically to equip students with the necessary theoretical understanding of aircraft maintenance and related systems, and is backed by practical experience in our workshops at mechanic level.

The course may lead to EASA Part-66 Category A licence which, subject to authorisation by the Part-145 Organization, will permit the holder to issue Certificates of Release to Service following minor scheduled works that may include line maintenance, defect rectification and components changes.

 

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 The course will be assessed by examinations. The examinations will follow the requirements per EASA Part66/147.
Programme Learning Outcomes 1. Understand basic aircraft principles in aviation engineering technology

2. Read and understand sketches, simple instructions and schematics for maintenance purposes

3. Carry out minor scheduled line maintenance tasks according to approved maintenance documentation and practices

4. Apply the necessary theoretical and practical understanding of aircraft maintenance in the accomplishment of maintenance tasks.

Core Study Units
  • M1 – Mathematics
  • M2 – Physics
  • M3 – Electrical Fundamentals
  • M5 – Digital Techniques/Electronic Instrument Systems
  • M6 – Materials and Hardware
  • M7 – Maintenance Practices
  • M8 – Basic Aerodynamics
  • M9 – Human Factors
  • M10 – Aviation Legislation
  • M11A – Turbine Aeroplane Aerodynamics , Structures and Systems
  • M15 – Gas Turbine Engine
  • M17 – Propellers
Specialist Units
Supplementary Units
  • Composite Repair Techniques
  • M16 – Piston Engine
Supporting Units
  • Aviation English / Essay Writing
Optional Units
Progress After Completion
  • MCAST Aircraft Maintenance Technician Course (Leading to Part-66 CAT B1.1 Examinations)
  • MCAST Aircraft Maintenance Technician Course (Leading to Part-66 CATB2 Avionics Examinations)
  • MCAST Advanced Diploma in Aviation Operations

 

Career Opportunities
  • Line maintenance mechanic
  • Workshop mechanic

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