Aircraft Airworthiness and Air Carrier Certification (classroom)



Did you know that in the past 5 years, 56 participants from 7 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About the course

5-day (40 hours) classroom course

IATA Aircraft Airworthiness and Air Carrier Certification  aviation training course

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.

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Course Code: TCVT-19

Course format


  • 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

In-house training

To arrange in-house training for your company, please complete the in-house training request form or contact the Training Specialist in your region.

Next class

Aircraft Airworthiness and Air Carrier Certification (classroom)

Türkiye, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
12 - 16 August, 2024
Please register by 21 Jul
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 209160
USD 2,340
USD 3,010
USD 3,345


This class is offered in cooperation with Turkish Airlines Aviation Academy (TKAA).
A regional price applies to residents of Türkiye. Please refer to TKAA for the final price.

Turkish Airlines Aviation Academy (TKAA)
Ataturk Airport; Gate B 34149 Yesilkoy

For more information please contact:

You may also register on the Turkish Airlines Aviation Academy (TAA) website:

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Aircraft Airworthiness and Air Carrier Certification (classroom)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
14 - 18 October, 2024
Register before Jul 14, 2024 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 23 Sep
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 201661
USD 1,872
USD 2,408
USD 2,676

Find out more about our IATA Training Center in Singapore, including details about the Training Center, a map to help you find it, and a schedule of all the upcoming courses being held in Singapore.

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

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • 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


  • 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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