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Airworthiness Surveyors Course

Course Provider
CAA International
29 June 2012
Training Department CAA International Ltd
London Gatwick, West Sussex
Training Area
Air Safety
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Further information

Course Overview
This is a comprehensive course utilising experts from all key areas of Airworthiness, designed to cover all the basic core competency elements for an Airworthiness Surveyor. Delegates will acquire further knowledge of safety regulations, processes and procedures, as well as gaining a greater understanding of the correct approach to regulating industry. The course has been upgraded to include ICAO requirements ensuring that the skills learnt are applicable to any regulatory environment.

Who Should Attend
This course is ideal for new or potential Airworthiness Surveyors/Inspectors who require a thorough grounding in all core Airworthiness Surveyor competencies.

Course Objectives
By the end of this course, delegates will be able to:
• Understand airworthiness regulations and how they can be implemented in a real world situation

Key Topics

• Role of the surveyor
• Aviation Law & Enforcement
• ICAO, EASA – Regulatory requirements and procedures
• Aircraft Leasing Arrangements
• Initial Airworthiness, Aircraft and Component Certification, including the issue of Type Certificates, ETSO approval, and the issue of Certificates of Airworthiness.
• Engineer Licensing (Based upon EASA Part 66)
• Maintenance surveillance activities (Based upon Part 145)
• Quality Audit Techniques training
• Oversight of Production and Design Organisations (Based upon Part 21 POA / DOA requirements.
• Oversight of operations EU OPS 1/JAR OPS 3 sub parts K & L, JAR 26
• Operational approvals interface with Flight operations regulation and surveillance
• Continuing Airworthiness surveillance activities (Based upon EASA Part M)
• Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance

This course focuses on providing sound theoretical understanding of the role of an Airworthiness Surveyor through a mixture of classroom discussion and presentations from technical experts currently responsible for the regulatory requirements of their area.

Delegates will receive copies of all classroom-training materials, notes and reference materials.

Duration 4 weeks – accommodation to be arranged independently. We can provide recommendations on suitably placed hotels in the area.
Pre-course preparation Delegates will ideally have attended the CAAi two-week Airworthiness course or equivalent training, however this is not essential.
Delegates are expected to have the following level of experience:

• 5-10 years experience in aircraft maintenance
• Licensed B1/B2 (or ICAO equivalent) engineer
• Aeronautical degree or other professional qualification

For information on CAA International’s training services please contact:
Training Department, CAA International Ltd, Civil Aviation Authority, Floor 3W, Aviation House,
Gatwick Airport South, West Sussex, RH6 0YR, United Kingdom.

Tel: +44 (0)1293 768821 or email:

Please visit for course dates and booking details

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