EASA Part-66 Aircraft Maintenance Category 'A' Licence Course
Course Code ME-A1-14
MQF Level n/a
Duration 16 months on apprenticeship
Awarding Body MCAST


Entry Requirements

MCAST Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
MCAST Diploma in Electrical Installations
MCAST Diploma in Engineering (Electronics)
MCAST Diploma in Automotive Maintenance and Repair
MCAST Diploma in Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning
MCAST Diploma in Aircraft Structures and Repairs
MCAST Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance

Other Entry Requirements

Applicants will have to sit for an Interview and/or Aptitude Test in technical understanding and Technical English. A pass in the Aptitude Test and a colour blindness test are a pre-requisite for entry.

Course Description

This course is designed specifically to equip students with the necessary theoretical understanding of aircraft maintenance and related systems, and is backed by practical experience in our workshops at mechanic level.
The course may lead to EASA Part-66 Category A licence which, subject to authorisation by the Part-145 Organization, will permit the holder to issue Certificates of Release to Service following minor scheduled works that may include line maintenance, defect rectification and components changes.

Programme Learning Outcomes
  • Understand basic aircraft principles in aviation engineering technology
  • Read and understand sketches, simple instructions and schematics for maintenance purposes
  • Carry out minor scheduled line maintenance tasks according to approved maintenance documentation and practices
  • Apply the necessary theoretical and practical understanding of aircraft maintenance in the accomplishment of maintenance tasks.
Career Opportunities

Line maintenance mechanic
Workshop mechanic