Part-time, Evening, Blended, On-line Programmes

Aircraft Leasing (Special Purpose Award Certificate, Level 7)


The aim of this module is to provide the student with an insight to the global aircraft leasing industry and Irelands role historically and currently within this sector. It will examine the major stakeholders and the size and scope of the worlds leased aircraft fleet, examining the factors which influence a lessor’s choice of country of registration. It will focus on some of the key elements of a typical operating lease agreement, its structure and the responsibilities of the Lessor and Lessee during a lease term.


Entry Requirements

Individuals with a Level 6 qualification in aircraft maintenance, an aviation qualification at Level 6 or above or with extensive experience in the aircraft maintenance industry.


Content – Indicative

  • History of Aircraft Leasing & Industry Overview
  • Aircraft Leasing – the Business
  • Aircraft Registration
  • Aircraft Types and Performance
  • Overview Aircraft Lease Types
  • Overview of a typical Aircraft Operating Lease process
  • Aircraft Lease Technical Considerations
  • Lessor and Lessee obligations
  • Asset Value protection and Risk Management



10 weeks, 3 hours per week

It is envisaged that this programme will commence in February 2020 and we will open the application process in late 2019

This programme will take place on site at Atlantic Air Adventure Aviation Centre, Shannon Town, Co Clare



Certificate in Aircraft Leasing  (Special Purpose Award, Level 7, 10 Credits)


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