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Aircraft Technical Services (Special Purpose Award, Level 7)


This certificate programme in Aircraft Technical Services Level 7 is designed in partnership with the Shannon Aviation Cluster in response to demand to address a skills gap in this area and requirements for more personnel to satisfy a growing demand for technical services representatives within this sector. The course will provide an opportunity for students to upskill and transfer their knowledge into practical real-world skills.

The aim of this programme is to give participants an opportunity to develop a detailed knowledge of the key aircraft technical services areas. These comprise of Aircraft Records during a lease transition process, Continued Airworthiness Management (CAMO) ensuring compliance with Aircraft Manufactures Maintenance Programmes and governing EASA /FAA regulations, and of Part 21 Design, examining Airworthiness Legislation, its impact on both aircraft design and any minor or major modifications.

The course will be delivered by current industry professionals, and a number of guest speakers will input during the course.
This course is a collaboration between Atlantic Air Adventures and Limerick Institute of Technology. Atlantic Air Adventures has an Aviation Museum, Aviation Education Centre and Flight Simulation Centre located in Shannon, Co. Clare.


Entry Requirements

Individuals with an aircraft maintenance qualification, aviation qualification at Level 6 or above or with relevant industry experience.



Module 1: Aircraft Records
The aim of this module is to provide an opportunity for students to develop
a detailed knowledge of the aircraft technical documentation required during
the aircraft lease transition process. They will be able to devise a structure,
plan and accomplish the Lease Transition checklist requirements, ensuring
no documentation gaps within the aircraft’s history. They will be able to
evaluate, report and provide feedback during the process, working with the
Lessor and Lessee to manage expectations and achieve a successful
redelivery of all required documentation.

Module 2: Part 21 Design
The aim of this module is give a fundamental knowledge of Initial
airworthiness legislation and how it impacts aircraft design and design
changes. It will introduce the student to the theory and practice of Initial
Airworthiness , providing a detailed knowledge of the development process
for major and minor aircraft modification and repairs

Module 3: Continued Airworthiness Management Organisation
The aim of this module is to provide an opportunity to students to develop a
detailed knowledge of the range of responsibilities of a CAMO department
and Maintenance Planning Group, which include the delivery of the aircraft
maintenance work package to ensure the aircraft remains fully compliant
with the Maintenance Program. On successful completion of this module,
the student will be capable of completing a Lease Transition CAMO project
which includes Induction, Management and Delivery.



The programme will be assessed through 100% continuous assessment.


Certificate in Aircraft Technical Services (Special Purpose Award, Level 7, 30 Credits).

How to Apply

Applicants must apply for these programmes on the Springboard Website, using the following link:
Certificate in Aircraft Technical Services

“Springboard+ is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF programme for employability, inclusion and learning 2014-2020.”



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