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LICENSED AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEERS (LAME) 

 

Programme Duration: 4 years

This is for Individuals that want to pursue a career as Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (LAME) . Trainees are not required to have any substantial previous technical qualifications or experience.
 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 18 years of age

  • Attain at least grades C+ in English, Mathematics and Physics on A-level, Electrical and Electronic Fundamentals

  • Francophone Baccalaureate Series C, D, E, F

  • Have an IELTS score of 5.0 or above, or certification from an approved English pathway program

  • Student must be in possession of a valid National ID or International Passport

 

The course is delivered via tutor groups, interactive online lectures, and online readingsand exercises. Participants work closely with their cohorts and receive personal supportfrom their tutor.

 

LAME TRAINING PRICING & DURATION

 

CAT A
 

This is a basic training module for mechanical technicians of Aircraft Maintenance and is delivered over 6 months.

Duration: 24 weeks total

 

Price: 


4,257,500 FCFA or 6 500 Euro (training cost only)

Registration fees: 200.000 FCFA
Prices are charged for the entire course


 

Module 1 – Introduction to aircraft

Module 2 – National Airworthiness Legislation

Module 3 – Digital Techniques Electronic/Instrument System for cat.

Module 4 – Materials and Hardware for cat.

Module 5 – Mathematics and Physics for Aircraft Maintenance

Module 6 – Maintenance Practices for cat.

Module 7 – Airplane Aerodynamics, Structures and Systems – Turbine/Piston Aeroplane

Module 8 – Gas Turbine Engine

Module 9 – Piston Engine

Module 10 – Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance and Repair Activity

 

 

CAT B1.1: MECHANICAL

 

Duration: 84 weeks total

 

Price: To Be Determined (TBD)

Module 1 – Mathematics

Module 2 – Physics

Module 3 – Digital Techniques Electronic/Instrument System for cat.

Module 4 – Materials and Hardware for cat.

Module 5 – Maintenance Practices for cat.

Module 6 – Basic Aerodynamics

Module 7 – Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance and Repair Activity

Module 8 – Aviation Legislation

Module 9 – Airplane Aerodynamics, Structures and Systems

Module 10 – Helicopter Aerodynamics, Structures & Systems

Module 11 – Gas Turbine Engine

Module 12 – Piston Engine

Module 13 – Propeller

 

 

CAT B2: AVIONICS

 

Duration: 84 weeks total

Price: TBD

 

Module 1 – Mathematics

Module 2 – Physics

Module 3 – Digital Techniques Electronic Instrument System for cat.

Module 4 – Materials and Hardware for cat.

Module 5 – Maintenance Practices for cat.

Module 6 – Basic Aerodynamics

Module 7 – Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance and Repair Activity

Module 8 – Aviation Legislation

Module 9 – Airplane Aerodynamics, Structures and Systems

Module 10 – Propulsion

Below is a comparative table between the three categories and modules.

 

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EASA PART 66 Organisations

Training Organizations and examinations to individuals seeking certification as aircraft maintenance technicians

Military Ceremony

Air Forces

Military branches responsible for aerial warfare and national defense.

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CAT B1 Certification

Focused on aircraft maintenance engineers and includes the maintenance of aircraft structures, power plants, mechanical systems, and electrical systems.

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MIRO PART 145

Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (EASA PART 145) 

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AOD Academy Ambition

To place 100,000 aircraft maintenance mechanics from sub-Saharan Africa by 2036

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Preparatory Courses

Mainly focused on Maths, Physics and English for Aircraft Maintenance.

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CAT B2 Certification

Focused on avionics maintenance engineers and encompasses the maintenance of avionics systems, including communication, navigation, radar, and other electronic components.

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African Aviation Industry Needs

Anticipated demand for over 50,000 aviation professionals in the next two decades:
15,000 pilots,
17,000 aircraft mechanics, and
23,000 cabin crew members.
Projection: 20 years.

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Regulatory Organizations

Entities responsible for creating and enforcing regulations within the aviation industry

Airport Counter

Commercial Companies

Airlines and other companies providing services related to air travel

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CAT A Certification

Focused on aircraft mechanics and involves the maintenance and repair of non-complex aircraft, such as small general aviation planes.

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AOD Connect

Learner Placement Program

Plane

Continuous Courses

These courses are essential to keep aviation personnel up-to-date with the latest industry standards, regulations, and best practices to ensure safety and efficiency.

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EASA PART 147 Organizations

Training Organizations for aircraft maintenance personnel

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Global Needs

Over 650,000 aircraft maintenance mechanics worldwide.
Projection by 2023.

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