Civil Aviation Authority is a highly regulated and respected industry controlled by National Aviation Authorities. To maintain the enviable safety standards that have been established, people working with Aircraft Maintenance industry must be licensed. The CAA regulates licensing and approval of active professional such as pilots, air traffic controllers, licensed aircraft technician and engineers. In other words, technicians are trained and licensed to maintain & certify the line maintenance work that has been carried out on an aircraft and return it to service.
Basic knowledge levels for each category license have been allocated relating to the complexity of certifications appropriate to the particular license. Category A applicant must demonstrate an adequate level of knowledge in the required subjects at a passing mark of 75% on the test.
In addition to the multi-choice question paper relating to appropriate level and modules required, an essay paper must be taken. The essay paper will comprise questions drawn from the syllabus subjects covering Maintenance Practices (Module 7), Human Factors (Module 9) and Aviation Legislation (Module 10).