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Aircraft Maintenance Technician

According to the Article 171 of the Air Transport Law, Aircraft Maintenance Technician falls into the category of non-flight personnel in charge of aircraft maintenance whose activities directly affect air transport safety.


Qualification title:
Aircraft Maintenance Technician

Level of qualification:

Objective of qualification:
Aircraft Maintenance

Duties – professional competences:

  • Aircraft inspection and repair of minor malfunctions of aircraft elements, components and systems:
  • Helicopter inspection and repair of minor malfunctions of helicopter elements, components and systems;
  • Reading, writing and communication in English, the language of technical documentation and procedures for issue of airworthiness certificates.

Qualification foundation:

Qualification is based on description of work, aims and outcomes of vocational education. Rights, obligations and duties of Aircraft Maintenance Technicians are defined in the European Commission document (EU) 1321/2014 (Regulation on the continuing airworthiness of aircraft and aeronautical products, parts and appliances, and on the approval of organisations and personnel involved in these tasks).

Upon successful completion of education and fulfilment of conditions required by Aviation Academy Regulations on the conditions for obtaining licence” student shall hold Category A license.

Category A – allows licence holder to issue airworthiness certificates upon minor and planned line maintenance repairs and simple malfunction repairs as specified in PART-145, and always within the scope of work specified in the licence. This category is divided into following subcategories according to the combination of aircraft/helicopter and turbine/piston powerplant: 

A 1       Aeroplane Turbine
А 2       Aeroplane Piston
А 3       Helicopters Turbine
А 4       Helicopters Piston

The curriculum of this profile is in compliance with PART – 147 and PART – 66 EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency).


First year

Second year

Third year

Fourth year

Upon the completion of vocational education Aircraft Maintenance Technician can find their employment at different airline companies and MRO (Maintenance, repair and operation) centres in the country or abroad. The curriculum of this profile provides excellent base for continual vocational training and acquiring licence of category B as well as PPL (Private Pilot Licence) and ATPL (Airline Transport Pilot Licence). It also enables graduates to continue their education at majority of technical faculties, in particular, the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering.

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