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TT01: Understanding Maintenance Programme Principles

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The management of Maintenance Programmes by aircraft operators is a central and essential component of continuing airworthiness management. As continuing airworthiness management matures, only those organisations that effectively manage their maintenance programmes will realise the safety and economical benefits that can be achieved.
How will this course benefit me?
Participants benefit from exploring industry best practice and gain valuable insight into how to improve maintenance efficiency through more effective planning and implementation of their organisation’s Maintenance Programme.
Through exploring latest thinking and industry best practices, this course will enable you to develop optimal Maintenance Programmes that lead to:
  • Reduced maintenance downtime
  • Reduced maintenance costs
  • Improved quality targets and accuracy
  • Improved maintenance efficiency
  • Increased aircraft availability 
Key areas of focus
  • Introduction to reliability programmes and system safety assessment
  • Maintenance Steering Group methodology,
  • Maintenance Review Board process Maintenance Planning Documents (MPD)
  • Programme elements, including zonal inspection, component and powerplant, structural maintenance and ageing aircraft
  • Fuel system safety,L/HIRF and electrical systems
Is this course right for me?
This course is recommended for those who manage, supervise and administer large aeroplane Maintenance Programmes. This course is particularly suited to practitioners, typically:
  • Maintenance Programme Staff
  • Planning Engineers
  • Planning Managers
  • Regulators
This course would also benefit
  • Quality Assurance Staff
  • Maintenance Managers
  • New Operators
A basic knowledge of EASA Part M is desirable
Course details
Course format: This course is a balanced mix of group discussions, flipchart work and PowerPoint presentations. Managed syndicate exercises give you the opportunity to practise the application and evaluation of new processes and techniques.
Course level: Practitioner Level Training (P) is suitable for those who have worked in the subject for some time, are familiar with core terminologies and concepts and are looking to develop or update their level of knowledge and practical understanding.
Assessment process: No formal assessment. Formative feedback is provided by the facilitator.
Course size: 16 persons maximum at our Aviation Safety Academy or on-site at your facility.
Related Courses for Competence Development
TR03: EASA Part M - Inderstanding  the Management of Continuing Airworthiness
TR02: EASA Part 145 - Understanding the Requirements for Maintenance
Further Information
Please download the Course Information pdf for full course details. Alternatively, contact our Training Advisor on: +44 (0) 1276 859 519 or email training@bainessimmons.com for more assistance.


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