Aviation Maintenance Management

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute
In Central London (England), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (United Arab Emirates), Abuja, Nigeria (Nigeria) and 47 other venues

£ 20,000 - (Rs 16,42,338)

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Our popular course on Aviation Maintenance Management will teach you subjects ranging from mechanics, physics and engineering to safety law and regulation.

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Is this course for me?

This course is designed for: aviation maintenance specialists, aviation engineers, thermodynamic specials, mechanical engineers, aircraft manufacturers, aircraft fleet managers, aircraft maintenance managers, aviation entrepreneurs, aircraft pilots, aircraft 1st officers, air force maintenance crew, aircraft maintenance technicians
aviation safety officers, aircraft operators, others with a genuine interest in acquiring knowledge and expertise of aircraft maintenance management.

Requirements: Degree or Work Experience


Where and when

Starts Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Khalifa Street, 44486, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Abuja, Nigeria
Cadastral Zone A0, Central Business District, Abuja, 7069, Nigeria, Nigeria
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Kirkos Subcity Kebele, 21555, Ethiopia, Ethiopia
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Algiers, Algeria
Pins Maritimes, 16000, Algeria, Algeria
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Algiers, Algeria
Rue Hassiba Benbouali, 16015, Algeria, Algeria
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Amman, Jordan
Bin Ali Street, 11118, Jordan, Jordan
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What you'll learn on the course

Aviation Security
Basic IT training
Basic IT
Systems Engineering
Design techniques
Quality Training
IT Management
Maintenance Engineering
Airline Training
Aviation Academy
Aviation Training
Aviation structures
Maintenance Program
Goals and Objectives

Course programme

Course Contents, Concepts and Issues:

Module 1 - Fundamentals of Aviation Management

Why We Have To Do Maintenance

  • Thermodynamics Revisited
  • A Saw Blade has Width
  • The Role of the Engineer
  • The Role of the Mechanic
  • Two Types of Maintenance
  • Reliability
  • Redesign
  • Failure Rate Patterns
  • Other Maintenance Considerations
  • Establishing a Maintenance Program

Development of Maintenance Program

  • Introduction
  • The Maintenance Steering Group (Approach)
  • Process-Oriented Maintenance
  • Task-Oriented Maintenance
  • The Current MSG Process – MSG-3
  • The Maintenance Program Documents
  • Maintenance Intervals Defined
  • Changing Basic Maintenance Interval

Definition, Goals and Objectives

  • Definitions of Important Terms
  • Maintenance
  • Inherent Reliability
  • Mechanics, Technicians, Maintainers, Engineers
  • Word Pairs Used in Aviation
  • Goals and Objectives of Maintenance
  • Maintenance Program Content
  • Discussion of the Five Objectives

Aviation Industry Certification Requirements

  • Introduction
  • Aircraft Certification
  • Delivery Inspection
  • Operator Certification
  • Certification of Personnel
  • Aviation Industry Interaction

Documentation for Maintenance

  • Types of Documentation
  • Manufacturer’s Documentation
  • Regulatory Documentation
  • Airline Generated Documentation
  • ATA Document Standards
  • A Close Look at the TPPM

Requirements for Maintenance Program

  • Objectives of a Maintenance Program
  • Aviation Maintenance Program Outlined (AC 120-16D)
  • Summary of FAA Requirements
  • Additional Maintenance Program Requirements

The Maintenance and Engineering Organisation

  • Organisation of Maintenance and Engineering
  • Organisational Structure
  • The M&E Organisational Chart
  • General Groupings
  • Manager Level Functions – Technical Service Directorate
  • Manager Level Functions – Aircraft Maintenance Directorate
  • Manager Level Functions – Overall Shops Directorate
  • Manager Level Functions – Materiel Directorate
  • Manager Level Functions – Maintenance Program
  • Evaluation Directorate
  • Summary of Management Levels
  • Organizational Structure and the TPPM
  • Variations from the Typical Organisation

Module 2 - Aviation Technical Services


  • Makeup Engineering
  • Mechanics and Engineers
  • Engineering Department Functions
  • Engineering Order Preparation

Production, Planning and Control

  • Introduction
  • Forecasting
  • Production Planning
  • Production Control
  • Feedback for Planning
  • Organisation of PP&C

Technical Publications

  • Introduction
  • Functions of Technical Publications
  • Airline Libraries
  • Control of Publications
  • Distribution

Technical Training

  • Introduction
  • Organisation
  • Training for Aviation Maintenance
  • Maintenance Resources Management
  • Airframe Manufacturer’s Training Courses
  • Other Airline Training Courses

Computer Support

  • What is a Computer?
  • Airline Uses Computers
  • Computer Program Modules
  • Selecting a Computer System

The Art and Science of Troubleshooting

  • Introduction
  • Three Levels of Trouble Shooting
  • Knowledge of Malfunctions
  • Knowledge is Power
  • Building Your Own Knowledge Base
  • Understanding the Sequence of Events
  • Eight basic Concepts of Troubleshooting

Module 3 - Aviation Maintenance and Materiel Support

Line-Maintenance (on-Aircraft)

  • Makeup of Line
  • Functions of Control Maintenance
  • Maintenance Control Centres Responsibility
  • Line Maintenance Operations – General
  • Aircraft Logbook
  • Ramp and Terminal Operations
  • Other Line Maintenance Activities
  • Line Station Activities
  • Maintenance Crew Requirements
  • Morning Meeting

Hangar Maintenance (on-Aircraft)

  • Introduction
  • Organisation of Hangar Maintenance
  • Problem Areas in Hangar Maintenance
  • Maintenance Support Shops
  • Ground Support Equipment
  • Hangar Maintenance Activity – A Typical “C” Check

Maintenance and Overhaul Shops (Off-Aircraft)

  • Organisation of Overhaul Shops
  • Types of Shops
  • Operation of Overhaul Shops
  • Shop Data Collection

Materiel Support

  • Organisation and Function of Materiel
  • The Materiel Directorate
  • M&E Support Functions of Materiel
  • Other Materiel Functions

Human Factors in Maintenance

  • Background
  • Basic Definitions
  • Human Factors and Systems Engineering
  • Goals of the System Versus Goals of the Users
  • Designing for the Human Interface
  • Human Factors in Maintenance
  • Human Factors Responsibilities
  • Safety

Module 4 - Aviation Management Oversight Functions and Basic Systems Engineering

Quality Assurance

  • Requirement for Quality Assurance (QA)
  • Quality Audits
  • ISO 9000 Quality Standards
  • Technical Records
  • Other Functions of QA

Quality Control

  • Introduction
  • Quality Control Organisation
  • FAA and JAA Differences
  • QC Inspector’s Qualifications
  • Basic Inspection Policies
  • Other QC Activities


  • Introduction
  • Types of Reliability
  • A Definition of Reliability
  • A Reliability Program
  • Elements of a Reliability Program
  • Other Functions of the Reliability Program
  • Administration and Management of Reliability Program

Investigation of Reliability Alerts

  • Introduction
  • Alert Investigation – A Cross Functional Activity
  • Zeroing in on the Problem
  • About the Alert Analysis Flow Charts

Maintenance Safety

  • Industrial Safety
  • Safety Regulations
  • Maintenance Safety Program
  • General Responsibilities for Safety
  • General Safety Rules
  • Accident and Injury Reporting

Systems Engineering

  • Introduction
  • Systematic Versus Systems Approach
  • Systems Engineering
  • Definitions
  • System Interface Control
  • System Optimization
  • An example of a System – The “Onion-Layered” Structure

Additional information

£16,000.00 Per Delegate for UK Delivery
£20,000.00Per Delegate for Delivery outside the UK