Importance of license in the Aircraft Maintenance

Safety is paramount when it comes to the aviation industry. Recent technological advancements have helped in reducing the risk of aircraft accidents and minimize the risk to persons and property. Aviation today is seen as a safe industry, however, a minor human negligence can lead to catastrophic results. To ensure the safety and maintain absolute high standards it is important to attain licenses and certification. The licenses are issued not only to the aviation personnel but also to aircraft, airports, airlines, and others.

                The aircraft maintenance engineers are expected to gain license in the same way as pilots and air traffic controllers. The type of license obtained by the AME defines their scope of work. Modern aircraft are a complex mixture of systems maintained by a variety of workforce. It's not just important but crucial that AME aspirants take out time to understand the licensing process. Aspirants are expected to take professional training from certified institute leading to appropriate qualifications and certifications.

There are several categories of licenses that cover different routes, disciplines, and levels.

Types of licenses

  1. Category A License: This license enables you to become a line or ramp maintenance certifying mechanic. After obtaining this license you will be qualified to work on the operational aircraft where you can perform minor maintenance tasks.
  2. Category B License: This license enables you to become a base maintenance certifying technician who is qualified to work on aircraft and perform complex maintenance tasks.

Benefits of licenses

  • Right license ensures the right experience.
  • Better job opportunity with the best in the industry.
  • Absolutely essential if you want to be part of the industry in long run.
  • You will be eligible to get jobs in airports and aircraft manufacturing or maintenance firms
  • Attractive salary packages