EASA Part 147 Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Basic Training Certificate (BTC)

  • Qualification: EASA Pt 66
  • Level: Advanced - Higher education (Levels 3, 4)
  • Awarding body: Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)
  • Keywords: 
    FPF1654A01, Engineering, Engineering, transport, aeronautical, aircraft, Aeronautical, engineering, btc, aero, caa, maths, easa, aviation, technology, part 147, maintenance, Aeronautical, physics
  • Faculty: Science Engineering and Technology (SET)

About the course

We are an EASA Part 147 approved training provider (Approval No: UK147.0007). We offer the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part 147 - Aircraft Maintenance Training

Who is it for?

This course is for people interested in a high flying career in the Civil Aviation Industry.

  • Start date: 07 September 2015
  • Day:
  • Times: 0:00 - 0:00
  • Hours in College / week: 0 hrs (Minimum of 15 hours of personal study required per week)
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Location: Parkway Advanced Engineering Centre
  • CoBC course code: FPF1654A01
  • Fees: £7,750.00

Additional costs:

You must bring an electronic device capable of reading colour PDF documents (Laptop / IPad etc.) as all course materials are supplied on CDRom or are downloadable from the college systems. For the practical aspects of the course you will need to purchase the items listed below.

  • Uniform/clothing : £100.00


There are no reduced or concession fees for this course. If you are an international student fees will apply for this course.

What will I do on this course?

Course duration is 2 years and a term First year - All students study generic modules

  • B1/B2 Mathematics
  • B1/B2 Physics
  • B1/B2 Electrical Fundamentals
  • B1/B2 Electronic Fundamentals
  • B1/B2 Digital Techniques / Electronic Instrument Systems
  • B1/B2 Materials and Hardware
  • B1/B2 Maintenance Practices
  • B1/B2 Basic Aerodynamics

Second year - you will choose between studying B1 Mechanical Systems or B2 Avionics and

  • B1/B2 Human Factors
  • B1/B2 Aviation Legislation
  • B1 Turbine Aeroplane Aerodynamics, Structures and Systems
  • B1 Gas Turbine Engine
  • B1 Propeller
  • B2 Aircraft Aerodynamics, Structures and Systems
  • B2 Propulsion
  • --- Year 3 ----
  • Narrow Body Aircraft Training (Theory Only)
  • 10 Weeks On Job Training Placement (OJT)
  • Narrow Body Aircraft Training and the OJT will take place during the final term of the course, dates subject to the availability of aircraft.
  • The remainder of this term is College holiday

How is the course assessed?

  • Exams
  • Essay
  • Practical
  • Attendance

What could I do next?

  • Employment as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer
  • Gain 3 years industry experience to become fully licenced
  • World wide employability

What do I need to join?

  • A level Maths grade C or above
  • A level Physics grade D or above
  • 5 GCSEs at grade C or above
  • Overseas students need IELTS Academic test with minimum score of 5.5 in all four areas
  • Overseas students must have leave to remain in the UK for 2 years and a term

  • Other Qualifications will be considered on a case by case basis
  • Previous experience in the aviation industry
  • Previous engineering experience

You will need an interview for this course

Please check details before committing to a course as sometimes changes have to be made at short notice.

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Tom CareyTom CareyFoundation Degree in Aircraft Engineering

I always loved planes and so changing to an aircraft engineer was an obvious choice for me.

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