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Aircraft Airworthiness and Air Carrier Certification (Classroom, 5 days)

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Did you know that in the past 5 years, 209 participants from 35 countries have taken this course with IATA?


Gain the knowledge and skills to manage aircraft certification and continuing airworthiness as per the current ICAO Annexes, regulations and requirements (FAA, JAA, EASA).

Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 5 days (40 hours)
Recommended level: Professional and Management
Prerequisites: None

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What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the ICAO SARPS, regulations and requirements for aircraft certification and continuing airworthiness
  • Approve aircraft maintenance control, procedural manuals, maintenance programs and Minimum Equipment Lists (MEL)

Course content

  • Rules and documentation relating to the airworthiness of aircraft
  • Type certification
  • Certificate of airworthiness
  • Continuing airworthiness
  • Operator responsibilities
  • Air Operator Certificate (AOC)
  • Reliability program
  • Continuous airworthiness documents
  • Maintenance control manual
  • Maintenance program
  • Minimum Equipment Lists (MEL)
  • Flight safety documents system
  • Manuals, logs and records
  • Approved Maintenance Organizations (AMO)
  • Quality system
  • Training programs
  • Group exercise and debrief

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Civil Aviation Authorities
  • Airline Managers
  • Airport Managers

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

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About IATA Classroom Training
We train more than 10,000 aviation professionals annually through our global network of IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partners, and in private in-company sessions. Our 200+ classroom courses are developed using IATA’s unique industry insight and delivered by IATA Instructors, experts in their fields. More

Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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