Obtaining a Part 66 licence via a Part 147 MTO
CASA approves Part 147 MTOs to deliver basic training that complies with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF). The requirements are outlined in the Part 66 Manual of Standards (MOS).
A Part 147 Maintenance Training Organisation delivers the competency-based and type rating training to individuals requiring licences and ratings for the performance of maintenance certifications and certificates of release to service for aircraft maintenance.
A Part 66 licence may be granted to applicants upon completion of the relevant certificate in Aeroskills training package delivered by a Part 147 MTO.
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 industry experience; and A licences require two years industry experience.
Further information on Part 147 MTOs approved to conduct Category training can be found in Advisory Circular 147-02 – Approved Part 147 training organisations.