BASIC KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS (PART 66.A.25):
Theoretical training for AML can be achieved by one of the following ways
CAT A: Line maintenance
CAT B: Base maintenance
Practical Experience requirements:
An applicant for part 66 AML should acquire a practical maintenance experience at approved AMO aircraft maintenance organization under part 145 from the national CAA at least, the year of practical experience required to issue AML according to CAT applied for is as follow:
An applicant for Basic PART-66 Aircraft Maintenance License or the addition of a category or subcategory, shall demonstrate a level of knowledge in the appropriate subject modules in accordance with Appendix I, by the basic knowledge examinations which are conducted by a training organization appropriately approved under EASA Part-147 Regulations. The Certificate of Recognition CoR is given to candidate upon on successful completion of the examination.
An applicant for a PART-66 Category B Aircraft Maintenance License shall have acquired: five years of practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft if the applicant has no previous relevant technical training; or three years of practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft and completion of training considered relevant by the competent authority as a skilled worker, in a technical trade; or two years of practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft and completion of a Part -147 approved basic training course.
An aircraft Maintenance license issued by a country other than the EASA Member States cannot be rendered as valid as EASA Part-66 AMEL. On top of that Part 66 AMEL or Part 66 COR issued by a Part 147 Organization (Known as Foreign EASA 147 Organization) or competent authority of the countries other than the EASA Member States are not mutually recognized in the Europe