Institute of Air Transport provides Basic Training Course or Basic Examinations for acquiring Aircraft Maintenance Licence (AML) for Category B1.2.
Privileges of Category B1.2 Licensed Personnel
A Category B1.2 Aircraft Maintenance Licence (AML) shall permit the holder to issue Certificates of Release to Service (CRS) and to act as B1.2 Support Staff following:
— maintenance performed on Aircraft Structure, Powerplant and Mechanical and Electrical Systems,
— work on Avionic systems requiring only simple tests to prove their serviceability and not requiring troubleshooting.
Category B1.2 includes the A2 Sub-Category privileges.
Basic Knowledge requirements
The knowledge training element is covering the subject matter for a Category B1.2 AML as specified in Commission Regulation (EC) 1321/2014,
Annex III (Part-66), Appendix I.
The AML Category B1.2 Basic Training is subdivided into the following Modules of knowledge:
Module 1. Mathematics
Module 2. Physics
Module 3. Electrical fundamentals
Module 4. Electronic fundamentals
Module 5. Digital Techniques Electronic Instrument Systems
Module 6. Materials and Hardware
Module 7. Maintenance Practices
Module 8. Basic Aerodynamics
Module 9. Human Factors
Module 10. Aviation Legislation
Module 11B. Piston Aeroplane Aerodynamics, Structures and Systems
Module 16. Piston Engine
Module 17. Propeller
Basic Examination requirements
The Basic Examinations are in accordance with the requirements of Commission Regulation (EC) 1321/2014, Annex III (Part-66), Appendix II.
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Essay Questions are used to evaluate the students’ knowledge for the applicable Modules.
Basic Experience requirements
There are two options to obtain a Category B1.2 AML:
Option 1 – To complete a full Basic Training Course approved in accordance with Annex IV (Part-147).
If this option is used, the required practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft is 2 years.
Option 2 – To pass successfully Basic Examinations on the applicable Modules only.
If this option is used, the required practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft is:
– 3 years if the applicant has a previous training considered relevant by the competent authority as a Skilled Worker
– 5 years if the applicant has no previous relevant technical training
Note: The previous aircraft maintenance experience gained outside a civil aircraft maintenance environment (Air Force, Cost Guard, Police, Aircraft Manufacture) shall be accepted when such maintenance is equivalent to that required by Part-66 as established by the competent authority.
Additional experience of civil aircraft maintenance shall, however, be required to ensure adequate understanding of the civil aircraft maintenance environment.
for Category А – minimum 6 months
for Category В – minimum 12 months
The Institute of Air Transport offers:
approved in accordance with Annex IV (Part-147)
Short Courses to prepare for Part-66 Basic Examinations