This license allows the holder to issue Certificates of Release to service, applicable to the Category/Sub-Category applied for a License issue.
If the experience has been gained in an EASA 145 Maintenance Organization but an overseas company, original logbooks/worksheets and examination certificates will be required.
You will be required to demonstrate by examination a level of knowledge in the appropriate subject modules in accordance with Commission Regulation (EU) No 1149/2011, Annex III, Appendix I. The examinations should be conducted either by an approved Part 147 training organization appropriately approved in accordance with Annex IV (Part-147) or by the competent authority.
You must provide the following amount of practical maintenance experience gained within an EASA 145 Maintenance Organization in the form of logbooks / worksheets signed by the appropriate signatory.
For category A, subcategories B1.2, B1.14 and category B3;
- 3 years of practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft, if the applicant has no previous relevant technical training;
- 2 years of practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft and completion of training considered relevant by the competent authority as a skilled worker, in a technical trade;
- 1 years of practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft and completion of an approved Part 147 basic training course.
For category B2 and subcategories B1.1 and B1.3;
- 5 years of practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft if the applicant has no previous relevant technical training.
- 3 years of practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft and completion of training considered relevant by the competent authority as a skilled worker, in a technical trade;
- 2 years of practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft and completion of an approved Part 147 basic training course.
The above experience requirement should be practical involving a representative cross section of maintenance tasks on aircraft.
You must complete any training course, basic knowledge examinations and relevant practical maintenance experience within the 10 years preceding the application for an Aircraft Maintenance License.
The recommendation document will need to be completed by a Quality Manager or the immediate senior person within the Quality Department of your current employer, or the organization where the experience is gained.
NB: If you are applying for a change of name and or nationality you will be required to supply evidence in support of your request, e.g. change of name deed poll/marriage certificate/valid passport.
The EASA Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance License is valid for 5 years from the date of issue.
You will need to provide
- Application for Initial Issue, Amendment or Renewal of an Engineer License (Form 19)
- Certified true copy of your valid passport, EAA/EU National Identity Card or full Photographic Driving License certified by your Quality Manager.
- Certified true copies or originals of the appropriate Exam Certificates completed for the category/sub-category applied for certified by your Quality Manager.
- Certified true copy or originals of EASA approved Part 147 Basic Training Course Certificate (if claiming a reduction on the experience requirement) certified by your Quality Manager
- Certified true copies or originals of the logbook/worksheets showing the evidence of the practical maintenance experience gained, certified by your Quality Manager.
- Certified true copies or original documents of the required National Aviation Authority documents.
- The Recommendation attachment ensuring that it has been completed by your Quality Manager in support of your application.
- If applying for change of name and or nationality a certified true copy by your Quality Manager of the supporting document e.g. your valid passport/change of name deed poll/marriage certificate.
How to apply
Once all of the requirements have been met, the Application for Initial Issue, Amendment or Renewal of an Engineer License (Form 19) should be submitted online with the requested documents scanned, or they can be delivered in person or posted to the address given below.
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA) examinations for the Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) License (Categories A, B1, B2 and B3) are available at the following CAA International examination centers.
– Banglore (India)
– New Delhi (India)
– Mumbai (India)
– Dubai, UAE
– Abu Dubai, UAE
– Florida, USA
Please refer to the exam center pages for the examinations timetable.
Applications can be submitted:
F: +44 (0) 1293 573992
By Post or Courier:
Gatwick Airport South,
West Sussex, RH6 0YR
T: +44 (0) 1293 768821
Please scan all documents and email to firstname.lastname@example.org PDF format is preferred. We can only accept e mail exam applications submitted to this address.