EASA Part 66 Approved Basic Training Course

The EASA Part 66 Approved Category ‘B’ courses have a duration of 89 training weeks, just less than 2 years in all. The course design is made up of theory and practical training with 40% of the training being practical. You will learn in our clean modern training environment with our highly experienced lecturing team!

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Approved Part 66 Category B image
Approved Part 66 Category B image
Approved Part 66 Category B image
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The first year of the course covers the modules common to both B1 and B2 Licence categories and you do not need to make a decision regarding whether to follow Mechanical or Avionic licensing until the second year of the course. 

Part of the Approved Course includes an Industry placement for 8 weeks; this is arranged by AST and is included in the 89 week training programme.

It is also worth noting that AST Graduates have the option to continue on with their studies through Perth College UHI on the Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree, graduates would be able to enrol on year 3 of the BSc by undertaking a short bridging course.

Our next intake dates for this course are:

  • 3rd May 2021
  • 6th September 2021

Students born outside of the European Union/European Economic Area and who do not hold settled or pre-settled status by 31st December will need to meet the Student Visa Requirements, Contact AST today to find out more.

It is also possible to intersperse approved course training with experience requirements. This is known as the Integrated Sandwich course and this course is available for Corporate Customers Only. Additional intakes can be scheduled at the request of corporate customers where there are sufficient students.

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Application forms

Initial Registration Form To be completed first by all students

International Students Application Form

Approved Course Application Form

If you have any questions or are interested in enrolling on this course please contact us direct.

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Air Service Training, Brahan Building, Crieff Road, Perth, Scotland (UK), PH1 2NX

Phone Number

+44 (0) 1738 877105

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