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

Did you know that in the past 4 years, 173 participants from 44 countries have taken this course with IATA?


Understand the ICAO Standards and Regulatory Procedures (SARPs), regulations (JARs, FARs) and requirements relating to aircraft certification and continuing airworthiness, and learn how to apply these processes in your organization. Master the processes involved in obtaining and holding an Air Operator Certificate (AOC): relevant documentation; elements of a maintenance program; manuals, logs and records. Know the processes relevant to Approved Maintenance Organizations (AMO) including Quality Assurance and building a Training Program.

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

Course Code: TCVT-19

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 5 days (40 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 Intermediate and Advanced
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.

How to register

Next class

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

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
18 - 22 October, 2021
Register before 20 Jul, 2021 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 27 Sep
All prices are before tax. Class no: 132878 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,736
USD 2,232
USD 2,480

1 additional classes are scheduled

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

Hong Kong SAR, Hong Kong (JAA-RTP)
13 - 17 December, 2021
Please register by 22 Nov
All prices are before tax. Class no: 138852 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,170
USD 2,790
USD 3,100

This class is offered in cooperation with JARDINE AIRPORT SERVICES LIMITED.

register on Jardine website

For information and to register, please contact:

Jardine Aviation Academy
4/F CNAC House, 12 Tung Fai Road
Hong Kong International Airport
Tel: +852 2216 2433

What you will learn

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the rules and regulations applying to aircraft certification and continuing airworthiness
  • Develop a safety system compliant with international requirements
  • Prepare and carry out safety audits on airline and maintenance organizations
  • Approve aircraft maintenance control and procedural manuals, maintenance programs and minimum equipment lists

Course content

  • Rules and documentation relating to the airworthiness of aircraft
  • State responsibilities
  • Type of certification; Certificate of Airworthiness; Continuing airworthiness
  • Operator responsibilities
  • Air Operator Certificate (AOC)
  • Reliability program
  • Continuing airworthiness documents
  • Maintenance control manual and program
  • Minimum Equipment List (MEL) and Master MEL
  • Flight safety documents system
  • Manuals, logs and records
  • Approved Maintenance Organizations (AMO)
  • Quality system
  • AMO training programs

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  • Final group exercise

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Managers from civil aviation authorities and regulators
  • Engineers and managers from airlines, aircraft maintenance organizations, and maintenance, repair and overhaul organizations

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.

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