Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME)

An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) or Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME) is a licensed professional who certifies and carries out the maintenance of aircraft. The job of AME is a reputed, demanding and responsible assignment with the attractive pay and benefits. Our aviation training academy in Dubai provides specialized two years training program in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering. The AME education includes classroom teaching, workshop training, and assured OJT (On Job Training) with our associated partners. The training of CAR 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence (CAR66–AML) is delivered by a team of highly qualified and experienced professionals. Our aviation training institute VCATI is approved by General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA). We are one of the few training institutes in Dubai that provides the scholarship to qualifying students. Be an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer with world-class training, Guaranteed OJT and get a Guaranteed Job in the fast-growing aviation industry. 

Course Structure

Requirements: - 12 Years of Schooling Preferred

Phase 1: It is divided into theoretical lectures and practical sessions (800 hrs) covering the following modules:

Modules Subjects A B1 B2
A1 A2 B1.1
M1 Mathematics  ✔  ✔  ✔  ✔
M2 Physics  ✔  ✔  ✔  ✔
M3 Electrical Fundamentals  ✔  ✔  ✔  ✔
M4 Electronic Fundamentals  ✖  ✔  ✔
M5 Digital Techniques/ Electronic Instrument Systems  ✔  ✔  ✔  ✔
M6 Materials & Hardware  ✔  ✔  ✔  ✔
M7 Maintenance Practices  ✔  ✔  ✔  ✔
M8 Basic Aerodynamics  ✔  ✔  ✔  ✔
M9 Human Factors  ✔  ✔  ✔  ✔
M10 Aviation Legislation  ✔  ✔  ✔  ✔
M11 Aeroplanes Aerodynamics, Structures & Systems  ✔  ✔  ✔
M11a Aeroplanes Aerodynamics, Structures & Systems
M12 Helicopter Aerodynamics, Structures & Systems
M13 Aircraft Aerodynamics, Structures & Systems  ✔
M14 Propulsion  ✔
M15 Gas Turbine Engine  ✔  ✔
M16 Piston Engine  ✔
M17 Propeller  ✔  ✔  ✔


Phase 2: On Job Training (OJT) (a part of Practical Training):
The duration of this phase is ONE YEAR and will be conducted with an Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO). This is arranged at an external AMO which is approved by the GCAA for this purpose.

On Job Training (OJT) assured with associated partners


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Fees Structure

USD 30,000 with payment as below:

Flexible Payment Plan
Payable in Multiple Installments

Above fees includes:

  1. Tuition and Exam fee
  2. Cost & Teaching, lecturing and guidance counselling
  3. Health, Accident and Third party insurance
  4. Books and Teaching material provided
  5. GCA License fee
  6. Visa Cost
  7. Tools and Gadgets
  8. Safety Equipment
  9. Laptop

Above fees does not include:

  1. Accommodation
  2. Local transport
  3. OJT charges if any



Accommodation and Transport is Available for Students.

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Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Career

Aviation Industry has grown to double its size in last decade. A sizeable number of aircraft are added every year to various sectors of aviation both commercial and military aviation. As per Forbes report, Middle East is the fastest growing regions when it comes to the number of passengers travelling and airline capacity. According to International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) by 2030, the aviation industry will need 25,000 new aircraft. Approximately 500,000 new engineers and technician will be required to manage this large fleet. So one can imagine how the demand for qualified Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AME) is going to increase in coming years.

After obtaining the license, candidates have many career options. One can find jobs with both government and private aviation sectors. There is a constant requirement for qualified professionals in various airports of Middle East. Depending on your license you can provide maintenance service for airplanes, helicopters, VIP and corporate aircraft. Our aviation training institute VCATI offers Guaranteed Job for all the students of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering course. Our other courses include Career Upgradation Courses, and Corporate Aviation Courses. Fill out the form above, and we will get in touch with you.

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