CASA exams and further training
What exams and training am I expected to take?
CASA will continue to accept licence applications based on the CAR 31 examinations and schedule of experience requirements for four years from 27 June 2011.
On completion, CASA will issue you a CASR Part 66 licence with the appropriate category – not a CAR 31 licence.
From 27 June 2011, CASA will only be issuing CASR Part 66 licences.
CASR Part 66 utilises the Australian Qualification Training Framework, which is a competency-based training regime run in accordance with the Australian government skills training policy.
All licences are underpinned by competency-based training. B1.1, B1.3 and B2 licences require four years industry experience; B1.2 and B1.4 require three years; and A licences require two years.
If the practical training for an aircraft type rating is Practical Consolidation Training, it will be possible for the applicant to be issued an aircraft type rating without gaining further experience.
Aircraft Type Ratings
Maintenance Training Organisations that provide aircraft maintenance training that leads to a licence or aircraft type rating issue by CASA will first require a CASR Part 147 approval issued by CASA.
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