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EASA Fuel Tank Safety - Level I (Classroom, 1 day)

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This convenient, one-day course provides in-class familiarization training for maintenance and quality managers as required by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and similar authorities.

This course is available at IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-company training.

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 1 day (8 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment


  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • Recommended level is Entry-level
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or equivalent for other languages.

Next class

There are currently no scheduled classes. Check back later for updates or contact us to arrange a class in your company.

What you will learn

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe essential fuel tank safety elements and typical terms
  • Summarize the historical background of fuel tank safety
  • Identify unsafe conditions that can result in airworthiness limitations items
  • Recognize key safety precautions to avoid fuel tank fire
  • Analyze ignition mitigation means

Course content

  • Historical background
    • TWA 800 accident investigation outcomes
    • Past major accidents, accident investigations and their conclusions
    • Pre- and post-cursors
    • SFAR 88
    • JAA Interim policy INT/POL/25/12 - implementation and compliance status
    • Identifying failure conditions
  • Effects on aircraft maintenance
    • Fuel Airworthiness Limitation Section
    • Maintenance and inspection tasks
    • Critical Design Configuration Control Limitation (CDCCL)
    • Precautions to take during maintenance
    • Flammability Reduction Means (FRM) and Ignition Mitigation Means (IMM)
    • Fault detection and control

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Who should attend

This course meets the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) training requirements for:

  • Maintenance managers
  • Quality managers and quality assurance personnel
  • Inspectors and auditors for national authorities
  • Maintenance engineers

Maintenance and continuing airworthiness personnel should attend EASA Fuel Tank Safety – Level II detailed training.

Certificate awarded

An IATA Letter of Attendance is awarded upon successful completion of the course.

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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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