Institute of Air Transport provides Basic Training Course or Basic Examinations for acquiring Aircraft Maintenance Licence (AML) for Category B2.
Privileges of Category B2 Licensed Personnel
A Category B2 Aircraft Maintenance Licence (AML) shall permit the holder to issue Certificates of Release to Service (CRS) and to act as B2 Support Staff following:
— maintenance performed on Avionic and Electrical Systems,
— Electrical and Avionics tasks within Powerplant and Mechanical Systems, requiring only simple tests to prove their serviceability; and
—to issue CRS following minor scheduled line maintenance and simple defect rectification within the limits of tasks specifically endorsed on the Certification Authorisation referred to in point 145.A.35 of Annex II (Part-145). This certification privilege shall be restricted to work that the licence holder has personally performed in the maintenance organisation which issued the Certification Authorisation and limited to the ratings already endorsed in the B2 licence.
The Category B2 Licence does not include any A Sub-Category
Basic Knowledge requirements
The knowledge training element is covering the subject matter for a Category B2 AML as specified in Commission Regulation (EC) 1321/2014,
Annex III (Part-66), Appendix I.
The AML Category B2 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 13 Aircraft Aerodynamics, Structures and Systems
Module 14. Propulsion
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 B2AML:
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