Only approved Part-147 organisations are entitled to conduct type training courses in accordance with Article 6 of the Commission Regulation (EU) No 1321/2014. However, according to Appendix III to Part-66, other than Part-147 organisation (including Part-145 maintenance organisations and manufacturers) can be approved by their competent authorities to provide theoretical element (theoretical training and examination) and/or practical element (practical training and assessment) of aircraft type training. This so called “direct” approval may be given by the competent authority in accordance with provided:
Issued after passing the appropriate modules and obtaining the appropriate experience. The person is allowed to sign for certain designated tasks only.
A1 - Turbine Engined Aeroplanes
A2 - Piston Engined Aeroplanes
A3 - Turbine Engined Helicopters
A4 - Piston Engined Helicopters
The licence is issued after passing all the appropriate modules and obtaining the appropriate experience. Allows the engineer to sign the Certificate of Release to Service for the aircraft in the category for which he/she is licensed.
- Turbine Engined Aeroplanes
- Piston Engined Aeroplanes
- Turbine Engined Helicopters
- Piston Engined Helicopters
B2 - Avionic
B3 - Piston engine non-pressurized aircraft below 2,000kg mass
The licence is issued after obtaining the appropriate experience. Allows the engineer to sign the Certificate of Release to Service following base maintenance on aircraft.